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  1. Supervisors Committee Approves Ending Court Fees For Convicted CriminalsRead the original story

    Friday Sep 14 |

    The Alameda County Board of Supervisors' Public Protection Committee recommended that the full board approve the elimination of administrative court fees for people who are convicted of crimes. The committee took that action at the end of a lengthy hearing at which several activist groups said the fees should be eliminated because they often are a long-term financial burden on low-income people who already served time for their crimes and then have problems turning their lives around.


  2. Fireworks At Mt. Diablo High School In Downtown ConcordRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2018 |

    Hoover Tower at Stanford or Sather Tower campanile at UC Berkeley or the Caldecott Tunnel or the new Bay Brifdge. According to sources the goats couldn't be kept off the track s and were either hit by the trains or wandered into the electrical 3rd rt...Yes, even after all that, it is still her choice.


  3. Five In Custody After High-Speed Chase Through Contra Costa, Alameda CountiesRead the original story

    May 11, 2018 |

    Five teenagers are in custody after a high-speed chase through Contra Costa County and into Alameda County that ended with a crash but no injuries early this morning, according to the California Highway Patrol. Officers in two separate cars patrolling on westbound state Highway 4 east of Railroad Avenue in Pittsburg around 3:30 a.m. saw a Corvette and an Audi SUV racing at speeds of 120 mph, according to the CHP.


  4. Contra Costa County Library To Host Three Candidate ForumsRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2018 |

    The Contra Costa County Library is hosting three candidate forums at library branches in different parts of the county this spring. Voters attending the forums can hear directly from the candidates for Assembly District 15, District Attorney and Superintendent of Schools about their experience and positions on relevant issues leading up the June primary.


  5. Coalition Describes How 7.0 Quake In East Bay Could Kill HundredsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 |

    If an earthquake larger then the 6.9-magnitude 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake struck directly below the city of Oakland on the Hayward fault line late this afternoon, what kind of havoc would it wreak? Roughly 2,500 people could get trapped in the rubble and require rescue. An estimated 800 could die and another 18,000 could be severely injured in a scenario presented today by the Haywired Coalition, which includes more than 50 public agencies and institutions like the University of California at Berkeley.


  6. Traffic Jammin' with Janis Mara - Deducting Your Vehicle License...Read the original story

    Mar 5, 2018 |

    TRAFFIC JAMMER: Greetings, all! This column is for everyone who negotiates the highways and public transit of the Bay Area. It runs every first and third Monday of the month at 2pm and answers your commuting and transportation questions.


  7. Senators Unveil Bill to Tap $2B of State Surplus for Homelessness, Affordable HousingRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2018 |

    Two California senators Wednesday unveiled a bill that aims to tap $2 billion of the state's budget surplus for homeless and affordable housing projects statewide. SB 912, authored by State Sens. Jim Beall, D-San Jose, and Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, would use $2 billion of this year's higher-than-anticipated state revenue as a one-time investment to deal with homelessness and the shortage of affordable housing, according to the senators' offices.


  8. Police Arrest Man Who Allegedly Tried To Enter Woman's Car As She Drove In Walnut Creek BART GarageRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2017 |

    Officers arrested a man who allegedly tried to get into a woman's car as she drove through the Walnut Creek BART parking garage this morning, police said. Lowell Ligon, 27, of Berkeley, was arrested on suspicion of resisting arrest and booked at the Martinez Detention Facility, according to BART police.


  9. City of Pleasant Hill's Weekly UpdateRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2017 |

    In the mid 1990s Walnut Creek spent $17.4 million to build a one mile road that's now South Broadway between Newell and Rudgear. 20 years When I was a kid a barn burned to the ground, a crowd gathered & were talking ...... my folks said they thought it was PEACE AND LOVE in Berkeley..................LOL The Obama Generation doing what The Obama Generation does.


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