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

    Thursday Jul 19 | 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.


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

    Tuesday Jul 17 | 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.


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

    Saturday Jun 30 | 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.


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

    Thursday Jun 28 | 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.


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

    Thursday Jun 28 | 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.


  6. 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.


  7. 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.


  8. 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.


  9. Raising sales tax on Alameda County ballot in JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    A June ballot measure would raise the sales tax in Alameda County by a half-cent, with the money going to assist low-income families with child care and preschool costs. Measure A, which will appear on the June 5 ballot, would impose a 30-year, half-cent jump in local sales tax, an increase that would fund scholarships for families to get early education for their kids.


  10. Pittsburg man charged with leading multi-state human trafficking ringRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    A 32-year-old man who'd been on the lam for months is in custody facing numerous felony charges, including human trafficking and kidnapping. The arrest of Hilario Martinez followed a three-month Pittsburg police investigation, plus another seven months of searching for Martinez, until he was arrested May 2 following a police chase.


  11. In brief: Berkeley 'Food Futures' event examines our nutritional destiniesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | Contra Costa Times

    Yunwen Tu, a Bay Area pioneer and masterful food design expert, was chosen to showcase her food design projects and curate the design and art exhibition at the 2018 Berkeley-Stanford Food Innovation & Design Symposium "Connected Food Futures: Cultivating Connections Across the Food Supply Chain" at UC Berkeley's Blum Center for Developing Economies. The event was to feature more than 100 academics, farmers, makers, scientists, entrepreneurs, chefs, students, food industry professionals and more.


  12. Bay Area's best specialty grocery storesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    John Beaver and Erica Perez are the owners of Oaktown Spice Shop photographed at their newest location in Albany, Calif., on Tuesday, May 1, 2018. The shop sells a variety of esoteric spices, exotic peppers and other essential ingredients for cooking Thai, Korean, Jamaican, Mexican and Indian fare.


  13. Whata s behind San Josea s fascination with Burning Man artRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    "Ursa Mater," by the Alameda-based art team Mr and Mrs Ferguson, is a sculpture covered with 200,000 pennies that is the latest installation for the Playa to the Paseo partnership between the Burning Man Foundation and the city of San Jose. "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.


  14. D.A. charges Oakland man with murder in Albany homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    An Oakland man who admitted to authorities that he was in Albany on the day a Vallejo man was shot in the head has been charged with murder, the Alameda County district attorney's office said Wednesday. Thomas Shimamura, 31, was charged with murder with a special allegation of a personal and intentional discharge of a firearm causing great bodily injury, according to charging documents obtained Wednesday.


  15. Two arrested in Albany homicide; victim IDa d as Vallejo manRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    A Berkeley woman and an Oakland man have been arrested on suspicion of homicide in connection with a fatal shooting of a Vallejo man, authorities said. About 11:30 a.m. Sunday, police received word of an injured man on the Ohlone Greenway, in the 600 block of Masonic Avenue.


  16. Police seek suspect in weekend Albany homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    Around 11:30 a.m. Sunday, police received word of an injured man on the city's Ohlone Greenway in the 600 block of Masonic Avenue. When officers arrived, they found a man lying against a bench along the path and suffering from a gunshot wound.


  17. Alameda firefighters union chief seeks $200K from cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    The leader of the Alameda firefighters union wants at least $200,000 from the city in damages over what he describes as "false" and "malicious" accusations against him as a result of the city manager's claim she was put under political pressure to pick a union-backed candidate as fire chief. Jeff DelBono cites Vice Mayor Malia Vella and City Councilman Jim Oddie as witnesses - the same elected representatives that City Manager Jill Keimach secretly audio-recorded for evidence that they were possibly violating the City Charter by weighing in on whom she picked as a fire chief.


  18. East Bay cities, utility districts fined for sewage overflowRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    Jared Blumenfeld, center, regional administrator of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Region 9, holds up a piece of broken sewer pipe at a press conference Monday, July 28, 2014 at Crown Memorial State Beach in Alameda, Calif., to announce a consent agreement to implement improvements in the sewage systems of eight East Bay cities and water agencies, and to stop the dumping of raw sewage into San Francisco Bay. The EPA announced Tuesday that the cities and water districts were fined for allowing sewage to enter the bay.


  19. Earth Day: Albany beach cleanup, climate change talks setRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    A beach cleanup is scheduled at Albany Beach and the Albany Bulb from 9 to 11 a.m. that day. The Watershed Project is hosting the annual event at which volunteers from the community will come out and remove trash from the area.


  20. Woman arrested, man sought in Berkeley carjackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    A woman was arrested after a crash-filled pursuit and a man is being sought in the carjacking Monday morning of a person delivering food, authorities said. Police said the woman victim had just made a food delivery to the resident of a home in the 1600 block of Walnut Street about 6:12 a.m. Monday.


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