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2 hrs ago | Visalia Times-Delta
ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Fire officials say as many as nine people were injured in a kitchen fire at a San Francisco Bay Area jail.
Should all gun buyers receive a background check?
Should the government provide access to health care for everyone?
6 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times
Some public employees in four California counties who were promised extra pension benefits when they retire will be able to keep them under a tentative ruling issued Tuesday by Contra Costa County Superior Court Judge David Flinn.
10 hrs ago | GPB.org
Harold Camping, the radio preacher who generated headlines around the world in 2011 with his ultimately wrong predictions that the world was about to end, has died.
12 hrs ago | SFGate
Harold Camping, the preacher and radio host who convinced thousands of followers that the world would come to an end in 2011, has died.
Lead paint, outlawed nationwide 35 years ago, remains a menace to children's health, and three paint companies must pay the state $1.1 billion to remove it from surfaces in pre-1978 homes in 10 California cities and counties, including San Francisco, Alameda and San Mateo, a judge ruled Monday.
Since our earliest days, humankind has dreamed of soaring through the sky alongside the birds.
As Alamedans, we love our holidays - and we're not afraid to show it. Alameda is home to one of the largest Fourth of July parades in the country, while the Island's Gold Coast neighborhood routinely hosts thousands of trick or treaters every Halloween.
Grubs work for trollers, while bank anglers score with Power Eggs. 2. BODEGA BAY ROCKFISH Limits of rockfish and crabs have been the rule for Bodega Bay charter boaters.
Police Log: Slew of Stolen Cars Found; Elderly Woman Beaten, Robbed. Arrests for embezzlement, disturbance, auto theft, and more from Dec. 1 to 7. 72nd Anniversary of Pearl Harbor Bombing: Film Screening of Legacy of the Nisei Veterans.
These were among the week's top stories: Alameda High to Remain Open Wednesday Despite Threat A school district spokesperson said it's a "personal decision" for each family whether their children should attend classes on Dec. 11. See also "Police 'Taking Precautions' Following Threat at Alameda High."
Alameda Patch has an active and varied group of local bloggers who write about issues ranging from wildlife to politics.
A jury convicted Yim of first-degree murder in September for killing Dzuy Dunh Phan , 25, of Alameda.
What's playing in theaters around Alameda this weekend, plus showtimes. For more about some of the movies playing locally this weekend: 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire': Review, Interviews, Trailer Watch an interview with Jennifer Lawrence and director Francis Lawrence.