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  • Dec. 14: Anthony Valdez, 19, Pittsburg - 12/16/2014 04:45 PM PST
    East Bay could get small piece of Super Bowl 50 action

    12/01/2015 09:47 PM PST
    Oakland is in the running to host the NFL's Super Bowl themed one-night concert festival with the Fox Theater a possible venue. 
    12/01/2015 07:53 PM PST - Two protest rallies -- one against criminalization of homelessness, the other against militarization of police -- merged in front of Longfellow Middle School prior to the start of Tuesday evening's City Council meeting.  
    12/01/2015 08:01 PM PST - Jeff O'Hearn, 54, was charged with molesting and orally copulating the same 10-year-old student when he was an elementary schoolteacher at Walt Disney Elementary School in San Ramon during the 2007-08 school year, according to a prosecutor. He faces life in prison if convicted.  
    12/01/2015 06:36 PM PST - 'Endorphin connoisseur' Zac Majors, a six-time US National Champion hang glider, has found his niche helping his customers reach new heights.  
    Melissa Hamburg/UC Berkeley
    12/01/2015 04:58 PM PST - "Orange Is the New Black" actress Laverne Cox will open UC Berkeley's Campus Climate Speaker Series with a talk about her experience as a transgender black woman.  
    Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group
    12/01/2015 06:50 PM PST - Many in Oakland and across the Bay Area are struggling to maintain stable living situations as housing prices and rents continue to rise. Event is free and open to the public.  
    12/01/2015 04:12 PM PST - Teen actors depict Marines grappling with life on and off the battlefield.  
    D. Ross Cameron/Bay Area News Group
    12/01/2015 08:10 PM PST - The East Bay is well-represented with Gov. Jerry Brown, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and Richmond Mayor Tom Butt all attending the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris this week to advocate that local governments across the world adopt policies to prevent global climate change, a bottom-up approach to pressure slow-moving federal and international agencies to match their efforts.  
    12/01/2015 03:36 PM PST - Walnut Creek homeless shelter plan needed better coordination by the military, colonel says. Shelter group now plans to open at downtown church.  
    Dan Rosenstrauch/Bay Area News Group
    12/01/2015 03:42 PM PST - Antioch's public works department started battening down the hatches earlier this year in anticipation of what might be a very wet winter.  
    Doug Duran/Bay Area News Group
    12/01/2015 06:32 PM PST - Households didn't save as much water in October as they did this summer, but the state is still on pace to meet the governor's goal of using 25 percent less than it did in 2013.  
    12/01/2015 10:59 AM PST - Our monthly tradition continues as we unveil the works of California cartoonist Tom Meyer from November 2015, and to be sure, Gov. Jerry Brown is among the highlights.  
    12/01/2015 10:54 AM PST - There are few cities that have responded to the drought in more effective ways than Brentwood, but the city's water conservation wasn't cheap.  
    12/01/2015 01:34 PM PST - Hollywood producer and an Oakley native Eric Kohler remained the object of a search by the Los Angeles Police Department on Tuesday, a week after he went missing.  
    Antioch Police Department
    12/01/2015 06:12 PM PST - A 7-Eleven employee in Antioch suffered a gunshot wound during a robbery Monday night but was expected to recover, police said.  
    (Doug Duran/Bay Area News Group)
    A twist on the classic Hanukkah feast from sweet potato latkes to peanut butter sufganiyot

    Celebrate the feast of lights -- Hanukkah -- with twists on tradition, from butternut-sweet potato latkes to zengoula, fried olives and chocolate-glazed sufganiyot with peanut butter cream.