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3 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Guest Commentary: Alameda County Office of Education maintains high financial standard

As the campaign for the Alameda County Superintendent of Schools heats up, tough questions and critical analysis are expected.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Opinion

7 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Suspicious object found in Fremont's Centerville district deemed harmless

A busy street in the city's Centerville district, closed for about two hours Wednesday morning, was reopened after officers determined a suspicious device found near a bus stop was harmless.

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11 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

A's reject 10-year Coliseum lease offer

The Oakland A's have rejected a deal to play at its ballpark for the foreseeable future, saying the 10-year lease extension offer doesn't meet all their requirements.

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15 hrs ago | SFGate

Aa s response to Coliseum lease offer

The following is the A's news release, in response to the Coliseum Authority's announced offer of a 10-year lease: "The A's received the Oakland-Alameda County Authority's proposal earlier this afternoon.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Campbell Reporter

EBMUD taps Sacramento River water for first time to avoid rationing

The East Bay's largest water district decided Tuesday to use voluntary conservation and tap a new water supply from the Sacramento River to get through the year without rationing.

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Related Topix: Contra Costa County, CA, Sacramento, CA, Walnut Creek, CA, Sacramento County, CA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

East Bay to tap Sacramento River water

The East Bay Municipal Utility District this month will begin diverting water from the Sacramento River for the first time ever, a clear sign that the drought is literally causing ripples across the state.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Sacramento County, CA, Contra Costa County, CA, Sacramento, CA

Patch.com

Man Arrested in Connection to Murder of Woman Found Dead at Oakland's Lake Merritt

The Alameda County District Attorney's Office charged Prince Tsetse, 40, of Oakland with the murder of Kimberly Robertson.

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Related Topix: Oakland, CA

Daily Kos

Respect after Death

Christopher Lee was a filmmaker and an activist. He was the first transman grand marshall of the LGBT Pride Parade in 2002.

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Related Topix: Transgender, Suicide, Wedding

Towleroad

Trans Filmmaker's Suicide Spurs Bill For Accurate Trans Death Certificates

But when his death certificate arrived, it had his female birth name on it and listed his gender as female, even though Lee's driver's license said male.

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Related Topix: Transgender, Suicide

Patch.com

Got Drugs? Alameda County DA's Office Accepting Unused Prescription...

WHAT: The public is encouraged to bring any unused, unwanted and/or expired prescription or over the counter medication for free, confidential and safe disposal WHO: The Alameda County District Attorney's Office, in partnership with the US Drug Enforcement Administration, is participating in National Drug Take Back Day WHEN: Saturday, April 26, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Drug Enforcement Administration, Oakland, CA

Contra Costa Times

Oakland: Teen pleads not guilty to New Year's Eve murder

A 17-year-old boy pleaded not guilty today to a murder charge for the fatal shooting of a 21-year-old woman in East Oakland on New Year's Eve.

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Related Topix: Oakland, CA

Pleasanton Weekly

Alameda County seeking poll workers for June 3 primary

Alameda County is seeking poll workers to run the upcoming June 3 statewide primary election in Pleasanton and at other county polling places.

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SFGate

Conviction upheld in sex act with BART seat

The man accused of trying to make love to a BART train seat was rightfully convicted of lewd conduct, a state appeals court ruled Monday.

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Related Topix: San Francisco, CA, Pleasanton, CA

Mon Apr 21, 2014

KTVU Oakland

Man ordered to stand trial for murder two years ago

A judge ruled Monday that prosecutors produced enough evidence to have a man stand trial on a charge that he murdered a father of four in East Oakland two years ago during an apparent robbery.

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SFGate

Murder charge in head-on San Leandro crash

Jesus Antonio Godinez , 19, was initially arrested on suspicion of gross vehicular manslaughter in connection with a crash last month that killed Alejandro Ramirez-Juarez , 32, of San Leandro.

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Related Topix: San Leandro, CA

Patch.com

San Leandro Man Convicted of 8 Felony Counts of Sexually Abusing Daughter

A San Leandro man has been convicted of eight felony counts for sexually abusing his daughter over a seven-year period, prosecutors said.

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Related Topix: San Leandro, CA

Contra Costa Times

Hayward statue to honor Alameda County children who died from violence

A 14-year-old girl's slaying in 1994 galvanized then-county Supervisor Gail Steele to create a memorial to children whose lives were violently cut short, first by planting a grove of trees and now with a statue at City Hall.

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Related Topix: Hayward, CA, Castro Valley, CA, Oakland, CA

Patch.com

Good Samaritans Rescue 7-Year-Old From Water Near San Leandro Marina

A young boy is in serious condition tonight after good Samaritans pulled him and a young girl from the water near the San Leandro Marina on Sunday, police and fire officials said.

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Related Topix: San Leandro, CA, Oakland, CA

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Inside Bay Area

East Bay garden tour to mark 10 years

People are aware of their water usage, acknowledging that a major portion goes into maintaining their lawns.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Contra Costa County, CA, Oakland, CA

Inside Bay Area

Hayward school, Union City Masonic Home share garden produce

Melissa Morris, center, project specialist at Tennyson High School, leads a group of students in the school's community garden and farm in Hayward, Calif., Friday April 11, 2014.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Hayward, CA, Life, Food, Vegetables, Education Etc., Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

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