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Pedro Figueroa, 31, reported his car stolen. When San Francisco law enforcement officers found out there was a warrant for his arrest, they called federal immigration officials. Courtesy of Jon Rodney hide caption

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Man Reports Car Stolen, Ends Up In Deportation Limbo
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San Francisco's Last Gun Shop Calls It Quits
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California Prisons Aim To Keep Sex Between Inmates Safe, If Illegal
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Gov. Jerry Brown speaks to the crowd during the California High-Speed Rail Authority groundbreaking event in Fresno. The $68 billion project faces challenges from Republicans in Congress, and from Central Valley farmers suing to block the train from crossing their fields. Gary Kazanjian/AP hide caption

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Construction Begins On California's $68 Billion High-Speed Rail Line
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ICYMI 2014: Soccer Field Standoff Highlights Gentrification Tension
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Confined In China, Ai Weiwei Directs Alcatraz Exhibit From Afar
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