Brentwood students melding art and technology
04/18/2014 10:59 PM PDT
Heritage High School teacher is introducing teens to digital art, where the viewer needs a smartphone to fully appreciate a piece of work.
04/18/2014 07:57 PM PDT - The East Bay Municipal Utility District Board on Tuesday will consider sticking with 10 percent voluntary water saving plan
04/18/2014 05:56 PM PDT - CONCORD -- For the second time in the last two months, a BART train derailed along central Contra Costa County tracks, this time after a train operator attempted to maneuver the train from a side track onto a mainline track without approval, the BART board president said Friday.
04/19/2014 11:25 AM PDT - Contra Costa prosecutors announced former Woodside Elementary School Principal Jennifer Sachs will not be charged with failing to report child abuse for her handling of teacher Joseph Martin from 2004 to 2006.
04/18/2014 04:46 PM PDT - In her annual review of the San Jose Police Department, retired Judge LaDoris Cordell also found fault in about a dozen internal affairs investigations that cleared officers for using force.
04/18/2014 04:31 PM PDT - Former Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory director Andrew Sessler, described as a visionary in the fields of physics and particle accelerator sciences, died Friday at the age of 85, lab officials said.
California drought: March rains mean small increase in water supply, but not enough to make a major difference
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Free tours of water-wise California-native gardens
As more Californians than ever explore drought-tolerant landscape alternatives, two upcoming garden tours shine a spotlight on low-water native plants. On April 26 and 27, some 60 gardens on the Peninsula and in the Santa Clara Valley will be open to visitors. And on May 4, some 40 East Bay gardens, from Fremont to Martinez, will be open too.
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Ryan Seacrest leaving 'American Idol?'
Report says the “Idol” host stepping down after current season.