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  1. Participation in California beach cleanup ends three-year slideRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter

    Becka Lee, top left, Christy Pierce and James Bolton along with girls scouts Marley Pierce and Sabina Nieto, both 8, from the troop 33427 of Oakland, take part in the Coastal Cleanup Day at Crown Beach in Alameda, Calif., on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014.

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  2. Date Night: Ice skating in AlamedaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | San Jose Mercury News

    The vibe: Who says ice skating is just for the kiddies? Put on your coziest furry sweater and head to centrally located South Shore Center's 4,100 square feet of frozen bliss. This rink is open until 10 p.m. daily, so you and your main squeeze can cut ice and help each other balance while rocking out to the beats.

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  3. At-risk Hayward man missing for more than a weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | San Jose Mercury News

    Tommy Marshall is missing and at risk due to mental health issues after leaving a group home,Gerrylaide Manor, located at 261 Medford Avenue in Hayward. Marshall was diagnosed with mild mental retardation.schizophrenia, and is oxygen dependent.

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  4. Whole Foods microbrewery taps into San Jose marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | The Campbell Reporter

    Brewmaster Guy Cameron and NorCal Region Specialty Associate Coordinator Wesley Miller are seen here at the brewery inside the new Whole Foods that is going up on The Alameda in San Jose. The store's grand opening is slated for Dec. 9. When Whole Foods was deciding where to open its first on-site microbrewery and taproom in California, the soon-to-be-open Rose Garden store had several points in its favor.

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  5. Alameda neighbors rally behind elderly murder defendantRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | San Jose Mercury News

    Neighbors are rallying behind a 72-year-old Alameda man who said he killed his chronically ill wife to stop her suffering at her request. Alameda County Judge Paul Delucchi on Monday set Jerry "J.C." Canfield's bail at $100,000 -- very low for a homicide case -- after hearing Clinton Avenue neighbors testify that he is a pillar of their community and poses no risk to others.

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  6. Citywise: Council to consider Zoo project, new zoningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | Fremont Bulletin

    The City Council on Tuesday is expected to deliver the Oakland Zoo a key victory in its effort to expand into an adjacent hillside public park. Environmental groups, including the Sierra Club, have raised issues with the zoo's California Trails Project, noting that it would reduce public open space in Knowland Park and threaten prime habitat for the Alameda whipsnake.

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  7. Only shooting retired Contra Costa Sheriff's deputy now does is with cameraRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | San Jose Mercury News

    Oh sure, the temptation was always there for Philip Venable to take a photo or two while patrolling Martinez and Bay Point during his 27 year career with the Contra Costa Sheriff's Department. "On a few mornings there would be some great sunrises," Venable said, recalling his 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. shift.

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  8. East Bay's Park It: Sunol hosting Hootenanny Folk FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | Fremont Bulletin

    Sunol Regional Wilderness in southern Alameda County will celebrate its pioneer and ranching heritage with a family-friendly Cowboy Hootenanny Folk Festival from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. The event will feature square dancing for everybody with live old-timey music by the Jimmy Chickenpants musicians, a performance by the Diablo Mountain Cloggers, pony rides, a petting zoo, old fashioned games, crafts, and tales of the old days by Geary family descendants.

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  9. Date Night: Ice skating in AlamedaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | San Jose Mercury News

    The vibe: Who says ice skating is just for the kiddies? Put on your coziest furry sweater and head to centrally located South Shore Center's 4,100 square feet of frozen bliss. This rink is open until 10 p.m. daily, so you and your main squeeze can cut ice and help each other balance while rocking out to the beats.

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  10. Two new judges appointed to Alameda County benchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | San Jose Mercury News

    Brown appointed Thomas E. Stevens, chief of the U.S. Attorney's Office's Oakland branch, to the fill the vacancy left by the retirement of Judge Marshall I. Whitley. Stevens, a 48-year-old Piedmont resident, previously worked as an attorney for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office, and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher and Flom, LLP.

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  11. Gas prices downRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | The Sunnyvale Sun

    Rob Wonder, of Alameda, tops off the tank of his Honda CRV for $20 at the ARCO station in Alameda, Calif., on Nov. 3, 2014. In a rare -- and extremely welcome -- reversal of fortune, California found itself leading the country in a downward price spiral this week.

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  12. Gas prices tick down even more in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | The Campbell Reporter

    OCTOBER 27: Gas prices are displayed at an Arco gas station on October 27, 2014 in Mill Valley, California. Gas prices have fallen to their lowest level in four years with the national average for a gallon of regular gasoline dropping to $3.08.

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  13. Citywise: Alameda mayor neck-and-neck with challengerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | Fremont Bulletin

    As defeated incumbent Oakland Mayor Jean Quan and Mayor-elect Libby Schaaf publicly held hands this week and discussed a transition plan, incumbent Alameda Mayor Marie Gilmore and her challenger Trish Spencer were having a harder time seeing eye to eye. Gilmore and Spencer barely spoke to one another as they spent hours this week anxiously watching poll workers sort and count votes in a tight and heated mayoral contest that remains too close to call.

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  14. San Antonio woos RaidersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | Fremont Bulletin

    Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis, center, answers questions from reporters following a press conference to announce the hiring of interim head coach Tony Sparano, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, at Raiders' headquarters in Alameda, Calif.

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  15. Congressional race: Mike Honda's lead over Ro Khanna widens slightlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | Berryessa Sun

    Rep. Mike Honda slightly widened his lead over Democratic challenger Ro Khanna late Wednesday, with both campaigns sounding defiant as tens of thousands of vote-by-mail ballots remained uncounted. Unofficial returns in the nationally watched Silicon Valley race showed Honda led Khanna by 4.66 percentage points Wednesday evening, up from 4.46 points earlier in the day.

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  16. Police: Alameda woman killed by boyfriend during Texas tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | San Jose Mercury News

    What was supposed to be an Alameda woman's trip home to Texas to introduce her boyfriend to the family instead ended in the woman's death and the arrest of the boyfriend last week, police said. Authorities in Austin, Texas, said Kelly A. Turner, a 43-year-old Alameda resident and a flight attendant for Southwest Airlines, was killed early on the morning of Nov. 1 during an argument with her boyfriend while the couple was visiting Austin.

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  17. Honda's lead over Khanna narrows, with many ballots still uncountedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | Fremont Bulletin

    Rep. Mike Honda held a substantial but narrowing lead over Democratic challenger Ro Khanna on Wednesday, with both campaigns sounding defiant as tens of thousands of vote-by-mail ballots remained uncounted. Unofficial returns in the nationally watched race showed Honda led Khanna by 4.46 percentage points -- a significantly slimmer margin than the 7-point lead Honda held in the earliest returns.

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  18. GOP Assembly candidate in hospital with no insurance, blames ObamacareRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 3 | San Jose Mercury News

    While most candidates spent the past weekend in a last-minute campaign push before Election Day, David Erlich instead was in a hospital bed. Erlich, who is challenging incumbent Assemblyman Rob Bonta in the East Bay, underwent surgery for a perforated ulcer in mid-October.

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  19. NCS golf: Monte Vista girls win team titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 3 | The Campbell Reporter

    Led by Angela Zhang and Hailey White, the Monte Vista High girls golf team won its first North Coast Section team championship since 2008 on Monday at Tilden Park Golf Course. The Mustangs' five-player team score of 400 on a hilly and muddy course in the NCS Division I Tournament of Champions was five shots better than runner-up Dougherty Valley.

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  20. Pets and Wildlife Calendar: Nov. 1 and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 31 | San Jose Mercury News

    Golden Gate Cat Club Cat Show: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 1. Robert Livermore Community Center, 4444 East Ave., Livermore. www.catshows.us .

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