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Tuesday Sep 9 | Contra Costa Times

Bay Area: Program that compensates victims of crimes launches new awareness campaign

Graphic images of crime victims are on buses and trains traveling in the four most violent cities in the state -- Oakland, Richmond, Antioch and San Francisco -- to alert people about a state victim financial compensation program. The California Victim Compensation Program's awareness campaign will run through the end of September in hopes of closing a gap between the high number of reported violent crimes in the four cities and the low number of compensation applications submitted for assistance.


Tuesday Sep 9 | CBS Local

15 Things To Do In The Bay Area, Mostly Free - Week Of September 8th-September 14th

Hi, it's Jayn with another 15 things you can do in the Bay Area. 1 - The Giants take on the Arizona Diamondbacks at AT&T Park in San Francisco, Thursday, September 11th.


Tuesday Sep 9 | Reuters

Former California policeman pleads no contest in baseball bat beating

A former Northern California police officer pleaded no contest Monday to assault and vandalism for beating a woman with a baseball bat while off duty, officials said. Prosecutors said Gregory Thompson, 53, wore a mask in the attack, which took place outside of a home owned by a relative.


Mon Sep 08, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Top Peruvian foe of illegal logging brutally slain

Authorities in Northern California are searching for a mountain lion that attacked a 6-year-old boy and began dragging him away before his father and another man fought the animal off. For the first time since it declared California's gay marriage ban unconstitutional, the federal appeals court will hear arguments over same-sex weddings.


KTVU Oakland

Two hospitalized after crash involving San Francisco Muni bus crash

A bicyclist and minivan driver were hospitalized after a collision that also involved a San Francisco Municipal Railway bus in the city's Richmond District Monday morning, a police spokeswoman said. The minivan collided with a bicyclist and the vehicle then struck a 31-Balboa Muni bus, San Francisco police Sgt.


Sun Sep 07, 2014

San Francisco Chronicle

Peace, love, fun and running in Richmond footrace

Runners at the Peace-Love-Run race in Richmond check their 10K finish times. The Summer of Love-themed 5K, 10K and half marathon happened on Sunday, Sept.


Sat Sep 06, 2014

Washington Times

Film shot in Richmond to open Sept. 26

It will appear at four theaters in the Richmond area, as well as in cinemas in Charlottesville, Harrisonburg, Roanoke, Lexington and Staunton, and in Washington. "I'm really thrilled that it's finally happening after all the time and effort that all these people have put into this film," said Farrell, the movie's co-writer and co-producer, who also is chairman, president and CEO of Richmond-based Dominion Resources Inc., parent company of Dominion Virginia Power.


Fri Sep 05, 2014

Sky News

Marijuana Cookies Send Students To Hospital

Police arrest a 17-year-old student who was allegedly selling the pot-laced cookies for $3 each or two for $5 during lunch hours. Two of them had to be taken to hospital as they were unconscious, unresponsive and in critical condition, said police in Richmond, about 17 miles north-east of San Francisco.


Thu Sep 04, 2014

WTAQ-AM Green Bay

California students rushed to hospital after eatin...

Two California high school students were rushed to a hospital on Thursday after eating marijuana-laced cookies that a classmate was selling during the lunch hour, police said. One of the students of De Anza High School in Richmond, about 17 miles northeast of San Francisco, collapsed in a classroom, while the other made it to the school office before being rushed to the hospital, said Richmond Police Department Lieutenant Al Walle.


Inside Bay Area

Moraga, Orinda: California Independent Film Festival branches out

Running this year Sept. 11-14 at three locations -- Moraga's New Rheem Theatre, the Orinda Theatre in Orinda and debuting at San Francisco's Castro Theatre -- the fast-growing festival aims to make big noise.


East Bay Express

California Victim Compensation Aims to Expand Reach With New Ad Campaign, Policy Review

In California, victims of violence can receive financial support from the state to help cover a wide range of expenses, including medical bills, mental health services, relocation to a safer home, crime scene clean-up, and more. While the California Victim Compensation Program helps tens of thousands of people each year, some victims in need are deemed ineligible based on a number of controversial policies - the subject of my March 5 cover story, " Unfair Punishment Part One: Victim Discrimination ."


Wed Sep 03, 2014

Summer May Be Coming To An End, But Ice Cream Is Still A San Francisco Treat

Along with a delicious variety of neighborhoods to explore, San Francisco offers some of the best ice cream in the country in an array of classic and unique flavors.


Mon Sep 01, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Anti-gay speech in Richmond draws scrutiny

A flurry of recent news stories from local and national media has cast a harsh light on bigoted vitriol directed at Vice Mayor Jovanka Beckles, Richmond's first openly gay elected leader.


Thu Aug 28, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Can working-class families afford to live in San Mateo County?

Araselis Marte and her two daughters have lived in their small two-bedroom apartment on Grant Street for nine years.


Wed Aug 27, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Options for Doctors Medical Center become clearer, giving renewed hope

A new legal opinion suggests that Doctors Medical Center could be licensed to become a satellite emergency department under the county's jurisdiction, offering a possible avenue to preserve services at the foundering hospital that is at risk of closure.


Tue Aug 26, 2014

SF: Man Killed by Muni Bus Driver at Closed Crosswalk Outside Geary Tunnel

A man was hit and killed by a Muni bus driver on Geary Boulevard at Lyon Street on Monday at 1:15 a.m., according to media reports .


Wed Aug 20, 2014

Fly Away Simulation

Review of VERO-FS San Francisco Bay Photoreal Scenery

Vero-FS offers a photo-realistic texture scenery for central California, U.S.A, including the San Francisco Bay area and California's Central Valley.


Mon Aug 18, 2014


How gentrified is your neighborhood (circa 1985)?

Devin McCutcheon, a UCLA grad student focusing on San Francisco history, recently unearthed a quiz titled "Has your neighborhood become upscale?" clipped from the September 19, 1985, edition of the Chronicle .



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