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  1. Pittsburg to dedicate new parks to fallen officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Inside Bay Area

    The city has decided to honor the lives of two Pittsburg police officers killed in the line of duty by naming two new city parks after them. The City Council voted unanimously 5-0 in favor of a measure that will name the parks, which are scheduled to open in 2015, after Inspector Raymond Giacomelli, killed in 2003, and Officer John Buckley, killed in 1935.


  2. El Torito founder dies; brought mild Mexican food to 1950s U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Inside Bay Area

    Larry J. Cano, the founder of the El Torito restaurant chain who helped popularize guacamole, fajitas and margaritas with the U.S. masses, has died at age 90. His former longtime assistant Lee Healy confirmed Cano's death to The Associated Press on Monday. He died of pancreatic cancer Wednesday at his home in Corona Del Mar, Healy said.


  3. PG&E exec in email scandal gets huge severance packageRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    One of the three PG&E executives ousted over a scandal involving inappropriate emails with state regulators left the company with a package of perks valued at more than $3 million, the company quietly revealed in a regulatory filing that came to light this week. The disclosure of the package awarded to Thomas Bottorff, the utility's former senior vice president of regulatory affairs, was quickly greeted with criticism from local officials and comes at a delicate time for the utility, which is struggling to revamp its public image and improve its gas operations in the wake of the San Bruno pipeline explosion, which killed eight and wrecked a quiet residential district.


  4. SpaceShipTwo crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Billionaire Richard Branson is promising to find out what caused the crash of his Virgin Galactic prototype space tourism rocket that killed a test pilot, but federal investigators are cautioning that it may take up to a year to learn exactly what went wrong. The crash in the California desert almost certainly dashed Branson's goal of starting suborbital flight next spring, but the mogul said that while he remained committed to civilian space travel "we are not going to push on blindly."


  5. Antioch: City Council candidate on probation for fraud convictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Anthony Segovia, 27, pleaded no contest in September 2012 to a pair of insurance fraud charges committed between early 2010 and late 2011, as well as a grand theft charge in February 2008. Segovia "did knowingly assist and conspire with another person to present and cause to be presented" fraudulent claims totaling more than $50,000 to 11 insurance carriers for payment of a loss and injury, according to court records.


  6. Mt. Eden 36, Alameda 33Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Senior quarterback Giovanni Remmen scored the winning touchdown for the visiting Monarchs on a 17-yard run with 6:43 left in this West Alameda County Athletic League Shoreline Division opener for both teams at Thompson Field. Brian Mulder's 6-yard touchdown catch had given the host Hornets their last lead, 33-29, less than four minutes earlier.


  7. Three candidates vie for two seats on John Swett school boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Two of the three candidates for seats on the John Swett school district board are strongly backing a bond measure to build a new middle school, while a third says he is more focused on improving programs, student services and funding. Current board President Brian Colombo is running along with Deborah Brandon and Michael Kirker for two school board seats.


  8. PUC under fire for emails with PG&E officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Newly released emails that show top officials with the Public Utilities Commission working closely with PG&E executives on the choice of a judge to hear a critical rate-hike case sparked calls from critics Tuesday to scrap the proceeding and start over. A judge to PG&E's liking, John Wong, was eventually assigned the case by a PUC official, after company executives appealed directly to PUC President Michael Peevey.


  9. Bay 101 seeking new card room in San Jose, MilpitasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Facing a deadline to move, the Bay 101 card room is pushing full speed ahead on two fronts to develop a larger card room either in San Jose or Milpitas, despite road blocks in either direction. On Wednesday, the San Jose Planning Commission will review a Bay 101 proposal that would develop a more spacious card room across Highway 101 from its current north San Jose site on Bering Drive.


  10. Struggling Kmart closes San Mateo storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    A business of the past will become the housing of the future in San Mateo, where struggling discount retailer Kmart is closing one of its two Peninsula outlets. The goods have been liquidated and the shelves removed in the cavernous store, which is selling off fixtures until Wednesday when it closes for good.


  11. Agu's family files lawsuit against CalRead the original story

    Aug 5, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Standing on the steps of the Alameda County courthouse, in front of three large family photos, attorneys for the parents of former Cal football player Ted Agu said they filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the U.C. Regents on Tuesday to address "a tragedy that should never have occurred."


  12. San Bruno says emails expose cozy ties between PG&E and the PUCRead the original story

    Jul 25, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    San Bruno officials said Friday they have discovered at least 40 violations of state law in documents that prove an "illegal, cozy, and inappropriate" relationship exists between the state Public Utilities Commission and PG&E, the latest flap in the aftermath of a lethal natural gas explosion in San Bruno four years ago.


  13. Leaders: Pittsburg's future looks brightRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    City officials presented a rosy picture at last week's "State of the City" luncheon, highlighting the continued decline in unemployment numbers, completion of development projects and falling crime rates.


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