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Judge orders a trial of man accused in death of Kristina Chesterman
03/08/2014 06:42 AM PST
Evidence heard in DUI hit and run that left a Livermore nursing student dead in Chico.
Hometown Hero: Fremont food bank's Melissa Ponchard 'thinks outside box' to serve thousands
Melissa Ponchard wants to help Tri-City Volunteers, the largest of the Alameda County Community Food Bank's 275 food pantries, find new and better ways to serve a growing number of poor residents.
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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Berkeley police locate missing at-risk Richmond woman
03/07/2014 08:31 PM PST
A missing at-risk Richmond woman who disappeared in Berkeley Friday has been safely located, police said.
Honda and Swalwell House races get more crowded
03/07/2014 07:39 PM PST - One of the Bay Area's most-watched congressional races got a lot more crowded by Friday's candidacy filing deadline.The challenge to Rep. Mike Honda, D-San Jose, from well-funded fellow Democrat Ro Khanna of Fremont has been making national headlines since last April.
Oakland rent law under fire as one couple faces 112 percent rent hike
03/07/2014 07:52 PM PST - The City Council's Community and Economic Development Committee is taking up the issue Tuesday as the council considers tightening Oakland's rent control law amid growing concern that low-income renters are being priced out of the city.
June election: Several vie for Hayward council seats, Union Sanitary District incumbents unopposed
03/07/2014 08:59 PM PST - Hayward will have a new mayor after the June 3 election, with Mayor Michael Sweeney declining to run for a fourth term. Four candidates have filed to succeed him. Because Sweeney is an incumbent and did not file, the filing deadline is extended to Wednesday. Filing also remains open for one council seat.
Citywise: Santana's Oakland payout tops $200K
03/07/2014 05:10 PM PST - Elsewhere: Berkeley inundated with emails following plans to kill squirrels and gophers at Cesar Chavez Park
Sunnyvale's ammo magazine ban is in effect -- but to what effect?
03/07/2014 10:34 PM PST - Sunnyvale's ban on possession of ammunition magazines that can hold more than 10 rounds took effect Thursday, but it's hard to say who's complying or what impact it will have.
San Lorenzo: PG&E cuts down dozens of trees at Duck Pond park
03/08/2014 11:40 AM PST - The tree removal is part of a systemwide project to clear vegetation from utility's gas pipeline right of way.
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Who are these soldiers? After 150 years, we now know.
The Library of Congress, which owns the rare tintype, had described it as an "unidentified company of soldiers" anonymous Yankees whose stories and fates seemed forgotten. Full Story
'Budapest Hotel's' Wes Anderson, Ralph Fiennes had no reservations about collaboration
If Wes Anderson were a country, he would border on art, the fantastical, nostalgia, whimsy and kitsch. Full Story