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Smashburger plots Oakland takeover
Proving the burger market is still sizzling, Smashburger - the fast-growing chain that actually smashes its burgers on the grill - is plotting an East Bay takeover.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Inside Bay Area
Rasam's opens in Sunnyvale, Shotaro Kamio's new Iyasare arrives in Berkeley
New in Sunnyvale: On the burgeoning Sunnyvale culinary scene that is Murphy Avenue, a new contemporary Indian restaurant is doing riffs on cuisine from Maharashtra in the west to Assam in the east.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
East Bay Express
Re: Bicyclists Get a Sharrow on Oakland's 40th Street
Oakland's 40th Street is looking decidedly more colorful these days. If you've been wondering what the bright-green five-foot-wide band painted on the road is, the answer is: a sharrow.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Black Friday Shoppers, Protesters, Hit Bay Area Malls
At the Serramonte Center in Daly City, Bay Street Shopping Center in Emeryville and Bayfair Shopping Center in San Leandro customers have been streaming into stores since Thursday evening, a shopping center publicist said.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Contra Costa Times
Thousands in East Bay still without power after deadly windstorm
Powerful winds that reached 60 mph Thursday night in parts of the East Bay and contributed to two deaths in Oakland had calmed by Friday morning, but thousands of PG&E customers were still without power and emergency personnel and cleanup crews were scrambling to new reports of fallen trees and power lines.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Alameda Man Arrested After Police Chase in Emeryville - Patrol Car Rammed
An Alameda man was arrested early this morning after a police pursuit - by car and on foot - that left the man trapped atop the roof of an Emeryville elementary school, according to the Oakland Tribune.
Contra Costa Times
Emeryville: Suspect with stolen costume jewelry rams police car
An Alameda man suspected of burglarizing a building and ramming a police car with his vehicle while fleeing Wednesday morning was arrested after he ran out of room atop an elementary school, police said.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Those Rocked by Recession Most Likely to Hit the Bottle: Study
Some Americans hardest-hit by the recent recession may have turned to alcohol to deal with their problems, a new study suggests.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
RDSI Initiative Uses Aspera Corporation For Science DMZ Data Mover
EMERYVILLE, Calif., Nov 18, 2013-Aspera, Inc., creators of next-generation software technologies that move the world's large data at maximum speed, today announced that the Australian Government Initiative, the Research Data Storage Infrastructure Project, working closely with the Australian Government's National Research Network Project, is ... (more)
Thu Nov 14, 2013
The Campbell Reporter
Travel Q&A: Best time to tour the Galapagos?
A The Galapagos are a year-round destination. However, peak season is from June through early September and over the winter holidays.
Here's To You, Alternative Tentacles: Top 3 Things We're...
One-time presidential candidate/prolific social critic Jello Biafra plays with his current band, the Guantanamo School of Medicine, at Slim's Nov. 15. Are you reading this while sitting in an office with other people? If so, did you bring your headphones today? Do you have a good sense of when and where it's appropriate to run in circles, smash ... (more)
The Modesto Bee
AcroYoga, an uplifting practice
Like a squadron of determined superheroes soaring to the rescue, four women leaned forward in a row, mid-air, their bodies parallel to the floor, arms locked to their sides.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
How A Free Bus Shuttle Helped Make A Small Town Take Off
There were 1.5 million boardings on the Emery Go Round last year. Zikhona Tetana, a visiting scientist from South Africa, is taking the Emery Go Round to a Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory facility in Emeryville.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Novartis to Close La Jolla Facility
Novartis spokesman Eric Althoff told Bloomberg News that the firm will close the biotherapeutics development unit in La Jolla, in addition to closing two sites in Europe and transferring cancer research facilities from Emeryville, Calif.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
Madison Park Financial debuts Oakland's only new apartments this year
Bakery Lofts 3 is the third phase of a re-use of a former industrial bakery that sits along the Oakland/Emeryville border.
Contract Pharma Breaking News
Grifols Acquires Novartis' Transfusion Diagnostics Unit
Grifols , a global healthcare company and producer of plasma therapies, has signed an agreement to acquire the transfusion diagnostics unit of Novartis for a total of $1.7 billion.
Fri Nov 08, 2013
World War II sub gets modern hydraulics
Believe it or not, several key systems are still operational in the 1945-vintage submarine USS Pampanito , docked at San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf.
/ CORRECTION - Berkeley Research Group, LLC
Complete corrected text follows. EMERYVILLE, CA -- November 4, 2013 -- Palgrave Macmillan has launched The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Strategic Management, the first reference work in its field.
Thu Nov 07, 2013
The Campbell Reporter
Plan Bay Area: 'Smart growth' and 'sustainable communities' hurt the poor
The Association of Bay Area Governments and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission have approved Plan Bay Area, a master plan for housing, transportation and land use in the San Francisco Bay Area through 2040.