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News Minute: Here is the latest Northern California news from The Associated Press

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SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) - Fire officials at South Lake Tahoe are investigating the cause of a blaze that did over $2 million damage to a hotel and sent two people to the hospital. Fire Chief Jeff Meston told Lake Tahoe News the two injured jumped from a second-story balcony at the Deerfield Lodge after the flames broke out late last night. Meston says crews kept the flames from spreading to the front of the hotel.

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The CHP has taken down safety guidelines for a criticized but legal driving maneuver in which motorcyclists pass stalled traffic by driving between lanes. The Chronicle reports that state officials were concerned the guidelines for so-called lane splitting could be misconstrued as enforceable laws. California is the only state in the country that allows the maneuver.

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - A San Jose man has been sentenced to four years in prison for his role in a copyright infringement scheme that involved selling counterfeit CDs and DVDs. Federal prosecutors say Otto Godinez-Sales maintained warehouses near his home, where he sold counterfeit CDs and DVDs. Two co-defendants were sentenced to just under two years in prison each.

LANSING, Mich. (AP) - A San Francisco company that uses mobile apps to link people needing transportation in Ann Arbor and the Detroit area to drivers is expanding to several other Michigan cities. Uber (OO'-burr) says service is starting today in Flint, Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo and Lansing.

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