Nilda Rego, Days Gone By: Crocker builds his spite fence

Crocker then carried out his threat to build a three-sided fence around Yung's lot. It went up-and-up, reaching 40 feet. It had to be braced with big timbers. It cost him $3,000.  
After an hours-long standoff with two hostages at a gas station, an armed suspect who had carjacked several vehicles and fled authorities across Contra Costa County released his captives and surrendered peacefully Wednesday afternoon, police said.  
 
US Baseball Academy Camp -- Registration open for four-day summer camp June 15-18 hosted by Team Avenue Baseball CEO at De Anza High School in Richmond.  
 
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Bay Bridge bolt pull test finds 406 of 408 withstand high extreme force. Two fail and are to be tested further. Next major test: Ability to survive corrosion.  
 
Tuesday, May 5 VEHICLE THEFT -- A 1996 Nissan Maxima was stolen overnight from the 700 block of Norvell Street. POSSESSION -- A Richmond woman, 22, and Richmond man, 25, were arrested at 1 p.  
 
The event will feature 90 writers and numerous panels and booths from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 31 at City Hall, 6 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza in downtown Oakland.  
 
Kids' Club Preschool is trying to find new digs for about 300 youngsters before the school's lease expires in July  
 
Michelle Longega Wilson, who already has two books under her belt, will host a session to help aspiring young authors realize their dream of writing and publishing,  
 
Most rattlesnake sightings in East Bay parks occur in the springtime, when the snakes are out looking for food and mates after the long winter months.  
 
A top administrator at the Novato Unified School District who worked her way up from a teaching position is leaving to become superintendent at Oakley Union Elementary School District in the East Bay.  
 
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Emma Stone, Andrew Garfield reunited?

'The Amazing Spider-Man' co-stars have been spotted together around L.A. amid reports their romance is back on.