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1 hr ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel
Last seen marching boldly in his pinstriped suit, former Santa Clara County Board President George Shirakawa Jr. shuffled into the basement of criminal court Wednesday in a faded red jail jumper, his hands shackled to his waist, his elastic waist pants sagging and his hair tousled.
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5 hrs ago | East Bay Express
The site, put together by GOP Assemblymembers and paid for with public funds, uses a similar web address to Covered California - the state's Obamacare exchange - in an obvious attempt to mislead people and discourage them from signing up for Obamacare.
10 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times
An 18-year-old Livermore man and two teens have been charged on four counts involving drug possession, along with intent to sell and transport narcotics, authorities said Wednesday.
14 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times
Start the car engine early and don't forget a hat, gloves and scarf. It's cold around the Bay Area on Wednesday morning and the icy chill isn't going anywhere anytime soon.
14 hrs ago | Patch.com
Temperatures in the East Bay are expected to dip well below 40 degrees over the next few nights.
18 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter
It's nearly midnight on a dark corner of Oakland's International Boulevard. The only people in sight are prostitutes and four volunteers trying to talk them off the streets and into church.
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But it's not just the Dec. 23 deadline they need to meet to have coverage begin by Jan. 1 under the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare.
A man has been convicted of second-degree murder for fatally shooting Samuel Nava III, a popular 17-year-old Hayward High School student and varsity baseball player, more than three years ago after a confrontation in a park.
San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit's board members voted 8-1 on Thursday to approve contracts for its union employees -- but left out a controversial family medical provision that they say was included in the first version by accident.
Ten days after the elected BART board asked its two biggest unions to resubmit to their members a revised contract without a disputed family leave provision, the labor groups say they are still exploring their options.
A dispute over who gets a $7.5 million Alameda County contract is sowing division between the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and a pair of black-owned businesses.
The Alameda County Transportation Commission announced it is looking for a Newark resident to serve on a Citizens Advisory Committee.
The County of El Dorado and the Judges of the Superior Court of California, County of El Dorado, announced that Brian Richart has accepted appointment as El Dorado County's new chief probation officer, according to a statement from the Chief Administrative Office and the Superior Court.
A man hit and killed by a car while walking near the Dumbarton Bridge toll plaza late Friday was identified as a 21-year-old Santa Clara resident, authorities said Sunday.
Cristina Harbison woke up on June 9, 2005, stunned to find blank freeway signs -- and no statewide Amber Alert for a troubled mother from unincorporated Walnut Creek and her 5-year-old daughter.