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  1. The impact of the fire that killed 36 has reverberated throughout the Bay Area and beyond.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    Memorials continue to grow with flowers, notes, photos, and mementos along Fruitvale Avenue a block from the Oakland warehouse fire on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016. After a night of crews working to stabilize the structure, crews are back to work sifting through debris in the last 25 percent of the warehouse.

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  2. Oakland fire victims: Donna Kellogg, 32, future healerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    A Facebook photo of Donna Kellogg, 32, of Oakland, one of the 33 killed in a warehouse fire in Oakland, Calif., on Friday, Dec. 2, 2016. Donna Kellogg, a 32-year-old Oakland resident, was described by Josh Howes, an old boyfriend who went to the fire scene early Sunday, as a "super awesome, fiery, intelligent redhead who wanted to be a healer."

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  3. Big wins in San Francisco, Oakland, Albany could be first in stream of new soda taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    The American Beverage Association had a perfect record - an estimated 40-0 - in defeating soda tax measures until it met the left-leaning voters of Berkeley in 2014. And now Bay Area voters have put a bigger dent in "Big Soda's" record, as a one-penny per ounce sugar-sweetened beverage tax resoundingly passed Tuesday in San Francisco, Oakland and Albany.

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  4. Bay Area soda taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    The American Beverage Association, which has poured $600,000 to defeat a soda tax on the November ballot in Oakland, has sent mailers featuring local business owners opposed to the tax as well as a grocery bag. The association is calling the tax a "grocery tax".

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  5. Jim Harbaugh works Bay Area high school football sidelineRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    With his team on bye this weekend, Michigan Football head coach Jim Harbaugh made his way around the Bay Area, including this stop at St. Mary's High in Albany, where the former 49ers coach worked as a rod man on the chain crew for the Saint Mary's Panthers vs. El Cerrito Gauchos matchup.

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  6. Albany election sees soda industry run up big tabRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    The American Beverage Association has spent $50,000 to date to defeat Measure O1 in Albany, which would tax soda and sugary beverages. Altogether, the No on O1 campaign has so far spent $76,000, or about $4 per resident, according to campaign documents filed with the state.

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  7. Peele: Right-to-know attacks never seem to endRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    One example is a small local issue being presented voters in the city of Albany in November; Another is a big statewide matter that was beaten back in the state Assembly last week. In Albany, voters will be asked to amend the city charter to allow the city council to set fees for copies of public records as outlined in the public records act.

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  8. Michael Zilber and John Stowell might be making their best music yetRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    The ice and fire front line of the John Stowell/Mike Zilber Quartet gives the band a sound that's quietly dramatic and consistently alluring. Stowell, a guitarist based in Portland, Oregon, possesses a less-is-more aesthetic, rarefied harmonic palette and pleasingly cool tone.

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  9. Michael Zilber and John Stowell might be making their best music yetRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    The ice and fire front line of the John Stowell/Mike Zilber Quartet gives the band a sound that's quietly dramatic and consistently alluring. Stowell, a guitarist based in Portland, Oregon, possesses a less-is-more aesthetic, rarefied harmonic palette and pleasingly cool tone.

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  10. New chef takes reins at Cafe Eugene in AlbanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    Cafe Eugene, the only restaurant in these parts with a Pacific Northwest-themed menu, has brought on a new chef with a strong familiarity with coastal seafood. Christopher Laramie was executive chef of the Hog Island Oyster Co.

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  11. Man killed in solo wreck at I-80 off-rampRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    A man was killed early Thursday when his car went out of control on Interstate 80, rolled down an embankment and landed on its roof, the California Highway Patrol said. The wreck happened about 1:08 a.m. Thursday on westbound I80 at the Albany offramp which leads to Buchanan Street.

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  12. Albany: Man killed in solo wreck at I-80 off-rampRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    A man was killed early Thursday when his car went out of control on Interstate 80, rolled down an embankment and landed on its roof, the California Highway Patrol said. The wreck happened about 1:08 a.m. Thursday on westbound I80 at the Albany offramp which leads to Buchanan Street.

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  13. Tenants relocate from East Bay trailer park - new owners plan to build 27 townhomesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    Of the handful of tenants left in April at the Audiss RV Park at 5828 El Dorado St., all have accepted buyouts from the owner and all but one have left or are preparing to leave, according to resident Sidney Manchester-Jones. Edward Biggs, who has owned the nearly one-acre park since 1969, is selling the property to Berkeley-based developer Urban Community Partners, which plans to build 27 three-story townhomes on the site, with parking on the ground floor.

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  14. Oakland leaders send soda tax measure to votersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    The Oakland City Council voted unanimously at its Tuesday meeting to place a penny-per ounce soda tax on the November ballot. If passed by voters, the city expects to generate $12 million a year to fund programs to fight obesity.

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  15. Oakland: Leaders send soda tax measure to votersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    The Oakland City Council voted unanimously at its Tuesday meeting to place a penny-per ounce soda tax on sugary beverages on the November ballot. If passed by voters, the city expects to generate $12 million a year to fund programs to fight obesity.

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  16. Large power outage in Berkeley, Richmond, El Cerrito areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    A power transformer explosion and fire knocked out power to a large swath of Berkeley, Richmond and El Cerrito, Monday morning, officials said. PG&E is reporting an outage to more than 22,000 customers in those cities, while BART has issued an alert that trains are not stopping at its downtown Berkeley station because of to the outage.

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  17. Kidnapping suspect leads deputies on chase through several citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    A man wanted on kidnapping charges led Contra Costa County sheriff's deputies on a wild ride Saturday afternoon before ending up in handcuffs. The pursuit began about 2:30 p.m. in North Richmond when a deputy spotted a man in a Toyota Prius driving erratically and tried to pull him over.

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  18. Albany couple faces power of California dental lobby after son, 6, dies during procedureRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    After their 6-year-old son died following a dental procedure, an Albany couple went to the California Legislature, hoping a new law could prevent other families from experiencing similar tragedy. What they've found is that dentists hold surprising sway in Sacramento -- more, it seems, than grieving parents making a plea for change.

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  19. Albany gets key TCAL baseball win over Saint Mary'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    A late rally in the seventh inning propelled Albany High to a 2-1 victory over Saint Mary's on Friday in a matchup between the top two teams in the TCAL-Rock Division. Both teams received stellar pitching performances from their starters.

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  20. Love pop? Might cost more if Oakland soda tax measure gains steamRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    Following the lead of other East Bay cities, Oakland Councilmember Annie Campbell Washington on Wednesday announced plans to put "soda tax" on the November ballot. The proposed tax would apply to sodas and other sugary drinks that contribute to obesity and other health problems.

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