Danville planners delay vote on controversial cellular tower
07/28/2015 11:06 PM PDT
A proposed 56-foot Verizon cellphone tower has infuriated Danville neighbors who claim the tower could damage their health and send property values tumbling. They also argue it has little value to Danville and suggested it would primarily benefit San Ramon.
07/28/2015 11:39 PM PDT - Giants general manager Bobby Evans could be stepping up his time on the phone searching for a starting pitcher on Wednesday, if he didn't start in the middle of Tuesday night's sobering 5-2 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers at AT&T Park.
07/28/2015 09:37 PM PDT - Despite opposition from a local neighborhood group, Contra Costa supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to allow a developer to build a six-story, 200 unit apartment building adjacent to the Pleasant Hill BART Station
07/28/2015 09:37 PM PDT - Wesley Grayson, 34, was arrested Monday on suspicion of auto theft, possession of stolen property and hit-and-run after his routine test drive in Concord escalated into a car chase that ended with a crash in Antioch, police said.
07/28/2015 07:17 PM PDT - Woods isn't having much success on the golf course these days, but he's getting quite good at playing soccer with his two kids.
07/28/2015 07:14 PM PDT - Colorado Rockies manager Walt Weiss got emotional when he had to tell Tulowitzki he was being traded to Toronto, but Weiss had seen something similar in 1992 when he pal Jose Canseco was pulled off the on-deck circle and dealt to Texas.
07/28/2015 07:09 PM PDT - Former NBA stars exchanging insults over Shaq's comments that Lakers' best starting five would beat Chicago Bulls' best five by 50 points.
07/28/2015 07:06 PM PDT - Hurley's father, Willard Hurley, has been missing for nine days from his Virginia home
07/28/2015 06:25 PM PDT - Going against the recommendation of its independent salary committee, supervisors voted to keep reimbursement for mileage when driving outside their districts on county business.
07/28/2015 06:13 PM PDT - Jurors found Henry Albert Smith Jr., 41, guilty of first-degree murder of Jim Capoot last week.
07/28/2015 05:43 PM PDT - Pandora fans can now listen to a full hour of music uninterrupted by ads -- if they agree to watch or interact with an advertisement first.
07/28/2015 10:54 PM PDT - Richmond's new rent control law, the first passed in the Bay Area in more than 30 years, is set to go into effect Dec. 1 and will affect nearly 10,000 units in Richmond.
07/28/2015 04:24 PM PDT - Christian Tago, a team captain linebacker, tells San Jose State coach Ron Caragher he's game to play some offensive downs, too
07/28/2015 04:21 PM PDT - The video shows the flower slowly blooming as botanical enthusiasts visit the plant and its odorous smell of rotting carcass.
07/28/2015 04:19 PM PDT - San Jose State coach Ron Caragher wants to use Tyler Ervin in multiple roles, not just at running back
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