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  1. Noaha s Bagels aims to come around after financial holeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 12 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    OAKLAND >> Berkeley-born Noah's New York Bagels is, for the first time in years, poised for growth, and it's starting in the Bay Area. The bagel chain opened its first store in years last week at Oakland's Temescal Plaza, in the former site of long-time Italian deli Genova Delicatessen.

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  2. Tuteur seeks re-election to sixth term as Napa County Assessor-Recorder-County ClerkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 12 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    John Tuteur filed for re-election as Napa County Assessor-Recorder-County Clerk for a sixth term, using 569 signatures he personally collected over the past six weekends, he said in a news release. “I appreciate the trust Napa County voters have placed in me for the past 40 years,” he said.

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  3. Research shows California schools are narrowing achievement gapsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 7 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    New research shows that California's landmark overhaul of public education finance and accountability is narrowing achievement gaps between groups of students and helping parents learn about school progress, the state Department of Education reported Tuesday. The Learning Policy Institute late last week released “Money and Freedom: The Impact of California's School Finance Reform,” a study by researcher Sean Tanner and University of California, Berkeley professor Rucker Johnson.

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  4. First train in BARTa s new fleet makes inaugural runRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 26 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    OAKLAND >> Brighter, cleaner, quieter: Those were just a few words BART riders used to describe the first train in the agency's new fleet, which made its inaugural ride Friday. “It's kind of space-agey,” said Richmond resident Frank Bonanni, who was surprised to find himself boarding the new train.

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  5. Thursdaya s Berkeley-centered temblor woke folks in and around VallejoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    The magnitude 4.4 earthquake that shook the Bay Area early Thursday rattled some nerves in and around Vallejo, though some folks snoozed right through it. The temblor struck at about 2:39 a.m., some two miles from Berkeley, according to the U.S. Geological Survey , which reported fielding more than 34,000 calls about it from the public.

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  6. January 4, Vallejo a&E Source: Rose sings while De La Cruz transplants organ to the EmpressRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2018 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    Vallejo's Wayne De La Cruz is a master of the Hammond B3 organ. Pamela Rose is an accomplished Bay Area jazz vocalist.

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  7. DA charges women suspected of beating woman, watching her get run overRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2017 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    BERKELEY >> Two women were charged with attempted murder in a violent spat where they allegedly left a woman lying unconscious in the road, then watched her get run over, authorities said. At 11:32 p.m. Dec. 18, police responded to a report of a woman struck in a hit-and-run collision, and found her lying in the 3100 block of San Pablo Avenue, suffering from life-threatening injuries.

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  8. Affordable housing takes hit under GOP tax planRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2017 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    The new Republican tax overhaul will likely chop plans for thousands of new affordable homes in California and further squeeze low-income renters, but experts say the impact could have been more severe. The tax law, signed by President Donald Trump last week, preserved two threatened federal programs that are key to building tens of thousands of affordable homes in California - low-income housing tax credits and tax-exempt private activity bonds.

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  9. December 14 Vallejo A&E Source: Rolando finds a nice with best of Latin popRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    Derek Rolando took in all the artists and their songs - and, mostly, the memories of all the stars of Latin jazz, mambo, salsa, Tejano, Chicano rock, Latin pop and reggaeton. He watched from his couch as some of his early-career favorites were spotlighted on the PBS series, “Latin Music USA,” televised nationally this past April.

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  10. How the Republican tax bill could hit Bay Area residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2017 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    Emma Carroll, a UC Berkeley grad student, is thinking about taking out loans just to pay what could be a substantially higher tax bill. Jerry Pohorsky, an engineer in Santa Clara, might put off his plans to buy a new electric vehicle if a federal tax credit gets cut.

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  11. Several locals in the 47th Annual KPFA Craneway Crafts FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    Every mid-December - at least for the last four years - Jeannine Komush of Vallejo knows where she'll be. And it's not the mall.

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  12. AAA offers Christmas tree transport tipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2017 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    There is a right way and a wrong way to transport that Christmas tree from the lot to its destination, AAA officials said. “Although it may be an annual tradition, transporting a Christmas tree isn't as easy as you think,” AAA Northern California spokesman Michael Blasky said.

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  13. Berkeley photographer documents Californiaa s farm workers movementRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2017 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    OAKLAND >> In the summer of 1975, Mimi Plumb, then a 20-year-old art student who had grown up in Walnut Creek, set out on an adventure of a lifetime with her Leica M2R camera. Plumb headed to the Salinas Valley, where United Farm Workers organizers were mobilizing low-paid migrant workers who spent back-breaking hours in the fields planting and harvesting crops under extremely harsh conditions, to fight for better wages and working conditions.

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  14. Contra Costa sheriff pledges a full investigationa amidst troubling allegations from ICE detaineesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2017 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    RICHMOND >> Following reports and an open letter from 40 federal immigration detainees alleging abuse and civil rights violations in the West County Detention Center, the county Sheriff's office has pledged to conduct a full investigation, while also implying that the reports of abuses were a stretch. In a statement released on Facebook Friday morning, the office of Sheriff David Livingston also firmly denied reports in the San Francisco Chronicle that said ICE detainees complained that they were being confined to their cells 23 hours a day, and prevented from using the restroom for hours on end.

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  15. November 9 Vallejo A&E Source: Petty Theft still reeling from death of their namesakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    Petty Theft had caught one of the three sold-out Petty and the Heartbreaker shows at the Greek Theatre in Berkeley a month before Petty's death. “It was a great show,” Grisman said.

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  16. November 9 Vallejo A&E Source: Always Something To CelebrateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    Gene's Auto Repair helps the Food Bank of Contra Costa/Solano County through November with its 'Buy a Bag' program. Customers and non-customers can come buy, donate any amount, and it will help feed the area's hungry during the holidays.

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  17. Police nationwide work on tactics for far-right ralliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    In this file photo, demonstrators clash during a free speech rally in Berkeley A series of violent clashes in Berkeley left the city's police force struggling to strike a balance between preventing violence and protecting free speech. SHELBYVILLE, Tenn.

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  18. Carol J. Tranter: Totally not a good ideaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2017 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    The trade off planned by Ocem - think maybe “Jobs for Pollution - will not “make up” for the further damage to my lungs and the lungs of other Vallejoans. I'm a fourth-generation Vallejoan.

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  19. Two more East Bay games interrupted by fighting, threatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2017 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    Continuing problems at high school football games in the East Bay caused one game to be postponed and another to be stopped early in the second half Friday night. The scheduled contest between Tennyson and Berkeley was moved to Saturday after an off-campus incident Thursday convinced authorities the game shouldn't be played Friday night.

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  20. September 28 Vallejo A&E Source: Morchestra, Clairdee jump-starts jazz in VallejoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    Forgive jazz guitarist Tony Corman if he sends a wink over to pianist Laura Klein. The rest of the big band “Morchestra” likely isn't watching.

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