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Administrators of the joint powers authority that provides liability coverage to Pleasanton Unified School District has reached settlements in two claims filed by district employees alleging sexual harassment and a hostile work environment at the hands of former Walnut Grove Elementary principal Jon Vranesh, district officials announced Wednesday.
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A Hayward man has been convicted of first-degree murder with special circumstances for the fatal shooting of a man during an apartment burglary three years ago.
An Alameda County jury on Wednesday convicted an Oakland man of first-degree murder in the killing of a Pittsburg man inside an East Oakland drug house.
Jason Quero, 30, of Mountain House, Calif., was arrested on June 27, 2014, by the Livermore Police Department on suspicion of several counts of sexual abuse that occurred between 2010 and 2011.
Bay Area officials who approved a sweeping land use plan that puts a premium on placing high-density housing near public transit are winning legal challenges.
Crews were dispatched at 8:57 a.m. to the home at 1905 Alvarado St. for a report of a structure fire, Alameda County Fire Spokeswoman Aisha Knowles said.
The redesigned lobby of the Pleasanton Senior Center was renovated with new carpeting and flooring, repainted walls and new light fixtures.
California regulators violated the law by approving expanded use of pesticides that have been shown to hurt honeybees needed for pollinating key American crops, according to a lawsuit filed against the state by environmental groups on Tuesday.
Alameda County residents will vote in November whether to make their county the first in Northern California to take its transportation sales tax to a full cent, Alameda County supervisors decided Tuesday.
Aaron Gimbert, 34, was arrested Sunday at the Alameda County Fair in Pleasanton for handing out business cards to underage girls, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.
Summer is a challenging time to collect enough blood and platelet donations to meet patient needs.
Former Alameda County Supervisor Nadia Lockyer broke her back in a fall at her home over the weekend, she reports on Facebook.
A 66-year-old ex-felon pleaded no contest Tuesday to second-degree murder for killing a 13-year-old Oakland girl 40 years ago.
Food judge Chuy Gomez reacts to a small taste of "The World's Hottest Ice Cream" by Tony Cardinali of Cardinali Ice Cream at the first ever "Snackdown" fair food competition at the Alameda County Fair in Pleasanton, Calif., on Tuesday, June 24, 2014.
The six cities, two counties and two water agencies have gone in together to buy 90 electric vehicles with the help of a $2.8 million grant from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, a regional transportation agency, officials with the Bay Area Climate Collaborative said on Tuesday.
Law enforcement in two Bay Area counties are bracing for an exodus of senior deputies this week, due to a major change in their benefits that takes effect this week.
A prosecutor asked jurors today to convict a 57-year-old San Leandro man of five sexual assault charges for allegedly abusing, molesting and raping a family member when she was between the ages of seven and 10. In her closing argument in the Alameda County Superior Court trial of Arthur Esver, prosecutor Samantha Kim said Esver took advantage of ... (more)
Updated: Thu Jul 10, 2014 04:15 am
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