Osprey expand nesting areas to San Francisco Bay shoreline
The osprey, a fierce and powerful fishing bird, used to be just another San Francisco Bay shoreline visitor, flying over and feeding without setting down roots. These days, however, the acrobatic divers are becoming natives, constructing elaborate stick nests on cranes, poles or other man-made structures.
Public is urged to minimize driving, and limit strenuous exercise to early morning hours Friday during seventh Spare the Air alert this summer.
Two people answering a knock at their apartment door in Richmond Thursday morning were shot and are in critical condition, police said.
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Million-dollar-plus home sales hit record in Bay Area
Fueled by the booming tech economy and seemingly insatiable demand for housing, the Bay Area set records in the second quarter of this year in the number of homes sold for $1 million or more as well as those costing at least $2 million, according to a real estate information service.
Contra Costa Times editorial: Innovative education administrator Marshall Tuck superior choice for state schools chief
Of the two remaining candidates for state superintendent of public instruction, both Democrats, incumbent Tom Torlakson panders to the politically powerful California Teachers Association by defending the status quo, while Marshall Tuck advocates for immediate changes and understands what must be done.
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More on Bay Bridge project say Caltrans tried to muzzle their criticism
07/31/2014 06:16 PM PDT
Caltrans workers and contractors say they suffered job repercussions when they voice concern about bridge work quality and costs
Some here call it the 'O.J. House,' the only gated community in a vast stretch of desert rich in gold and silver, pioneer trails and proud, isolated towns north of Reno.
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What's wrong with 'You're so smart'? Nothing, if you don't mind raising kids who are more likely to be motivated by praise than their own determination. We dissect five common parenting phrases and provide the more appropriate -- and effective -- alternatives.
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