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Antioch hostage recalls ordeal at gas station
05/28/2015 08:48 PM PDT
When a carjacking suspect took Jagdish Bhalla and his co-worker hostage, the 75-year-old gas station owner welcomed him with iced tea and a candy bar.
Iconic Bay Area sportswriter Bergman left impression on readers, athletes
Ron Bergman, who died at age 80, would hit the town with Catfish Hunter or Joe DiMaggio and played bridge with the likes of Rollie Fingers and Ken Holtzman.
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Hometown Hero: Director of Fremont cancer institute blends compassion with artistic flare
Pam Priest Naeve, who works at the Cancer Prevention Institute of California, has dedicated her nearly 40-year career to educating cancer patients about how they can best cope with their fight against the disease. She also is a well-respected painter and artist.
The details of more than $12.2 billion in tax money spent on local government salaries in 2009 are now available
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Where you live affects how long you live.
Experts worry that the Bay Area transit system has entered a death spiral.
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Walnut Creek: Police searching for missing 84-year-old man
05/28/2015 06:56 PM PDT
Police were searching for a missing at-risk 84-year-old man Thursday, officials said.
Photos: Oakland Museum of California's Pacific Worlds exhibition opens May 30
05/28/2015 07:28 PM PDT - Oakland Museum of California's Pacific Worlds exhibition to run through Jan. 3, 2016.
New details released in Castro Valley home invasion, police chase
05/28/2015 06:09 PM PDT - Jamarco Jackson, 22; Mercedes Dunlap, 25 and Lavincent Clark 20, who also goes by the alias Kenneth Ray Watkins, were arrested in connection to a home-invasion robbery in Castro Valley.
More than 600 turn out for Brentwood job fair
05/28/2015 04:46 PM PDT - The three-hour event featured dozens of employers ranging from the FBI, Kaiser Permanente to Union Pacific Railroad and many retailers
Oakland hills residents angry over cell tower installation
05/28/2015 06:45 PM PDT - The council on March 31 denied the appeal to reverse a Planning Commission decision to approve the installation of cellular equipment on an existing utility pole.
Oakland Raiders host tour of Hornet for military
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Muir conservation group to buy and preserve 600 acres near Moraga
05/28/2015 04:09 PM PDT - John Muir Land Trust buys Carr Ranch property to preserve as open space and buffer to protect reservoir
Famous bidders lining up to buy Clippers
Billionaires, entertainers and athletes alike announced their intentions to pursue the Los Angeles Clippers with varying degrees of seriousness Wednesday, proving the longtime losers will be quite a prize if the NBA is able to wrest control of the team away from Donald Sterling after his lifetime ban for racist remarks. Full Story