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  1. 14 candidates vie for Berkeley City CouncilRead the original story

    Monday | Inside Bay Area

    Two of those council seats - representing Districts 1 and 7 - were left vacant when incumbents announced they were not seeking re-election. District 8 Councilwoman Lori Droste and District 4 Councilwoman Kate Harrison both face challengers.


  2. Editorial: Voters, here's where your sales tax money goesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 27 | Contra Costa Times

    You just bought that fancy $1,000 computer and had to fork over about $90 more in sales tax. Ever wonder where that money goes? Now's a good time to ask, especially if you vote in one of four East Bay cities with sales tax measures on the Nov. 6 ballot.


  3. Football: Albany making a comeback under 29-year-old coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 26 | Inside Bay Area

    It was about this time last year that administrators at Albany High knew they had to take drastic action with the football program. The Cougars were 1-5, two of those defeats were forfeits and they were beaten 56-0 by St. Mary's in the last game they actually played.


  4. Fifth student arrested in Pittsburg High threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | Inside Bay Area

    Several social media threats were made against Pittsburg High School this week. Community meetings with school and police officials are set for Sept.


  5. Police searching for man suspected of stabbing elderly woman in BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    At approximately 2:47 a.m. on Tuesday, officers responded to a report of a woman screaming for help at a home in the 1500 block of Edith Street, where they found a woman in her 70s had been stabbed, according to officials. Police identified the suspect in the stabbing as Mark Edward Jekabson, 42, a white male with brown hair and blue eyes who is about 5 feet 11 inches and approximately 160 lbs.


  6. The secret behind some of the Bay Area's smoother commute roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2018 | Contra Costa Times

    Rubberized asphalt is placed on the fast lane on eastbound I-80 after the San Pablo Dam Road exit in San Pablo, Calif., on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2018. California Department of Transportation is paving approximately 10-miles of new rubberized asphalt between Interstate-80 and Highway 4. The new asphalt will last longer, is quieter and smoother to drive for motorists.


  7. Foothill, Amador Valley off to hot starts in East Bay Athletic League.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    The Albany High bench watch as teammate Jackie Davis passes the ball during their non-league volleyball match against Heritage High in Albany, Calif., on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018. St. Francis traveled south for an early test, competing last weekend in the Santa Barbara High Tournament of Champions.


  8. Dumbarton Bridge carpool hours to be evaluated: RoadshowRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    The Dumbarton bridge is seen here Wednesday December 17, 2008 in Fremont, Calif. Caltrans is releasing the findings from a two-year study to determine if the Antioch and Dumbarton bridges need seismic retrofits.


  9. Con: Legislation would undermine city and county controlRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    We face a housing shortage. Prices are too high, areas that create jobs offer insufficient housing, and commutes are too long.


  10. New BART line to Antioch packing in riders: RoadshowRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    The new BART train arrives at the Antioch station on May 26, 2018 in Antioch, California. The new BART extension connecting Pittsburg Bay Point and Antioch aims to ease congestion on State Route 4 and uses a more environmentally-friendly Diesel Multiple Unit train that runs on renewable diesel.


  11. Jim Harbaugh on chickens and 10 other 'What the hell?' quotesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh smiles as he carries the down marker on the sideline during the game between El Cerrito against St. Mary's High at St. Mary's High School in Albany, Calif., on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016. Harbaugh helped with the marker the entire game during his visit to watch the game and see El Cerrito's four-star offensive lineman Aaron Banks.


  12. BART riders uneasy following stabbing death, attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | Contra Costa Times

    Barbara Song, of Albany, is rethinking late-night trips on BART to pick up friends at the airport. Vallejo resident Michael Johnson said his coworkers who ride early in the morning are driving now, instead.


  13. Snapp Shots: Albany native, partner helping displaced Syrian kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    Even when he was a little kid, Demetri Blaisdell knew how lucky he was to grow up in Albany with its great schools and nice people. But it never occurred to him that the best thing was something he took for granted - that he always felt safe.


  14. Police looking for driver who hit bicyclist near Pittsburg High, then fledRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    A bicyclist survived a scary encounter with a car at a busy intersection Monday, and police continued to look Tuesday for the driver. Officers responded to the intersection of California Avenue and Harbor Drive around 1 p.m. after a vehicle described as a late model Honda SUV hit the biker, Pittsburg police spokesman Capt.


  15. Tara Mechani, a 15-foot-high metal sculpture, will spend the summer in Plaza de Cesar Chavez.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    "Tara Mechani," a 15-foot-tall metal figurative sculpture by artist Dana Albany, will be on display at San Jose's Plaza de Cesar Chavez through June 9, 2018. The 15-foot-high metal sculpture, the most recent Burning Man artwork from the "Playa to the Paseo" partnership, was supposed to be removed from Plaza de Cesar Chavez in early June but Kerry Adams-Hapner , San Jose's director of cultural affairs, says it will continue to delight visitors through Aug. 13. If you're checking the calendar, that means Tara Mechani will still be around when thousands of people flock to San Jose Jazz Summer Fest's main stage in the park.


  16. In brief: Albany Library to host job workshop on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 | Contra Costa Times

    The Albany LIbrary on June 30 will host an interactive workshop, designed for teens and young adults, to address all aspects of a successful job search. Participants will leave with a toolkit of proactive strategies.


  17. East Bay gears up for July Fourth parades, fun, fireworksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 | Contra Costa Times

    There's something about Fourth of July celebrations that lends itself to appreciating community and what it represents. This Independence Day, residents of Berkeley, Albany, El Cerrito, Piedmont and Alameda will gather to enjoy parades, activities and music and, in some cases, culminate with a fireworks display worthy of the nation's 242nd birthday.


  18. Albany must either sell the land or take steps to remove the cross.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    The cross on Albany Hill is lit up for the holiday season in Albany, Calif., on Monday, Dec. 19, 2016. The large cross on Albany Hill has come under criticism in the past.


  19. Supporters of Alameda County sales tax measure still hopeful of winRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    A ballot measure that proposed raising the sales tax in Alameda County to support early childhood education fell short of the two-thirds majority it needed to pass in Tuesday's election. But with it capturing 64.63 percent of the vote - or just about 2 percentage points shy of victory - supporters of Measure A think it can still muster the necessary threshold after mail-in and other ballots are counted.


  20. Woman, child escape serious injuries after hit-and-run crashes in PittsburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 | Contra Costa Times

    A woman and a child were taken by ambulance to a hospital Thursday after a series of hit-and-run crashes the woman is suspected of committing, police said. Both escaped serious injury and were expected to be OK after a series of collisions on northbound Harbor Road, Pittsburg police spokesman Capt.


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