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  1. Slain Emeryville man found in Plumas County remembered as insightful, nature-lovingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Five days after a 20-year-old East Bay resident was killed in a mysterious and bizarre incident in Plumas County, his family is still struggling to cope with the news of his death. Trevor Holminski, of Emeryville, is remembered as a kind and insightful young man, who loved nature and had studied sound engineering at Ex'Pression College in Emeryville.

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  2. Oakland lands two big downtown leases, adding 350 jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Downtown Oakland has landed two high-profile health-related tenants -- Brown & Toland Physicians and the state's stem-cell institute -- deals that burnish the cachet of the East Bay city and bolster its economic base about 330 new jobs. Both deals also are a reminder that the technology boom in San Francisco has caused office rents to spike and forced some organizations to exit the West Bay city.

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  3. Albany artist has latest Red Baron sculpture ready to flyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Ten, 20, 30, 40, 50 or more. Tyler Hoare can be forgiven for not remembering exactly how many airplanes he has put into the Bay.

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  4. California drought: River that runs through downtown San Jose goes dry; fish and wildlife sufferRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    On a recent afternoon at Guadalupe River Park in the heart of downtown, a couple strolled hand-in-hand, a mother pushed her toddler in a stroller, and soft breezes rustled the leaves of stately trees near the home of the San Jose Sharks. The river that runs through America's 10th-largest city has dried up, shriveling a source of civic pride that had welcomed back trout, salmon, beavers and other wildlife after years of restoration efforts.

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  5. Roadshow: Little relief for 24-80-580 interchangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Q There's a whole East Bay freeway section that is legendary for being horrible, frustrating and dangerous -- from the southbound Martin Luther King freeway entrance by Children's Hospital onto Highway 24 to Interstate 580 to eastbound Interstate 80 at Emeryville. Much of the 24 traffic is trying to cross two lanes to 80 west, while a large percentage of the 580 west traffic is trying to merge one or two lanes right for 80 east.

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  6. Piedmont: City working on disaster preparedness plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    While the recent 4.0 earthquake along the Hayward Fault rattled windows and nerves, scientists predict that the Big One is overdue. The city stands ready to protect lives and property with coordinated efforts by the fire and police departments, public works, the public safety committee and the city staff.

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  7. Artists angered as developers challenge Oakland's public art requirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Many Bay Area cities have required developers to put a small percentage of their project costs toward public art projects for years, and Oakland officials were happy to join those ranks when city officials approved their own art requirement in December. But city officials were surprised this week when a group representing regional builders sued Oakland over their new 1 percent requirement, claiming the requirement violated developers' First Amendment rights by forcing them to pay for someone else's speech -- in this case, someone else's art.

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  8. Oakland City Council chooses Orton Development to restore city's historic auditoriumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    The City Council on Tuesday picked Orton Development to handle the restoration of the city's historic auditorium on the southwest shore of Lake Merritt. Emeryville-based Orton was unanimously awarded an exclusive negotiating agreement to renovate the Henry J. Kaiser Convention Center.

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  9. AC Transit nearer to major service changes in Alameda CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    AC Transit has mapped some 40 major changes in its service from Albany to Fremont for new, expanded and improved routes and schedules based on reactions from riders and others to proposals presented earlier this year -- and is inviting further comment. Reliability and frequency of bus service were the two top rider values expressed in 900 surveys and other reactions to the original proposals.

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  10. Man sentenced for role in Emeryville prostitution ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    A San Francisco man has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison and ordered to pay almost $34,000 in restitution after pleading guilty to multiple felonies including bribing a police officer, stemming from his role in a sex trafficking ring run out of an Emeryville spa, officials said Thursday. Jimmy Gong Yan Lee, 55, pleaded guilty May 22 to conspiracy to commit pandering, two counts of bribery and three counts of tax fraud.

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  11. Piedmont: Thousands turn out for 50th Fourth of July paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Huge helium balloons in the shape of giant stars and even Uncle Sam's top hat bobbed in the breeze as Piedmont's 50th Fourth of July Parade wound its way up Highland Avenue this past Saturday morning to the delight of thousands of spectators who lined the street waving the stars and stripes. Germany's Sebastian and Rahel Boenisch brought their children, 2-year-old Alexander and 3-year-old Victoria to watch Piedmont's celebration.

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  12. Drummond:Kaiser convention center fight rages onRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    There was a time when Oakland's Henry J. Kaiser Convention Center was a bustling public gathering place that drew visitors from across the Bay Area. There used to be an annual Christmas pageant.

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  13. Alameda: Plan for homes, businesses at former Navy base approvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    A $500 million plan to build a mix of homes and businesses at the former Alameda Naval Air Station got the final nod from the City Council on Tuesday, a move that officials hope will spur other redevelopment at what is now called Alameda Point. The council's unanimous decision to approve the final passage of its agreement with developer team Alameda Point Partners follows the project getting the initial green light last month, when more than 50 public speakers urged support.

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  14. Geocaching a fun and free treasure huntRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Reporter Angela Hill finds and opens the cache titled "The perfection of art is to conceal" on a steel sculpture at the Powell Street Underpass in Emeryville on June 22, 2015. Deceptively, the paper bag did not contain the cache.

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  15. Geocaching is a fun, free, GPS-enabled treasure hunt for anybody, anywhere, anytimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Reporter Angela Hill finds and opens the cache titled "The perfection of art is to conceal" on a steel sculpture at the Powell Street Underpass in Emeryville on June 22, 2015. Deceptively, the paper bag did not contain the cache.

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  16. Former UC Berkeley students announce Title IX sexual assault lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Attorneys for three former UC Berkeley students will announce Monday that they have filed a lawsuit against the University of California Board of Regents, claiming their clients were sexually assaulted and that the university did not do enough to protect them. The Title IX sexual assault lawsuit will be announced at an 11 a.m. news conference in Emeryville, according to attorneys Alex Zalkin and Irwin Zalkin.

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  17. Emeryville: Multiple shots fired in market parking lotRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Multiple gunshots were fired at a market parking lot Thursday afternoon but police did not find any wounded victims at the scene. The shooting happened about 1:24 p.m. Thursday in the parking lot of the Pak N Save market, 3889 San Pablo Avenue.

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  18. Walnut Creek Barnes & Noble bookstore closingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    After 21 years in its central downtown location, the city's last remaining major bookstore, Barnes & Noble, has lost its lease and is looking for a new location. The company with a popular store at the corner of S. Main Street and Olympic Boulevard across from Broadway Plaza and its landlord could not agree on a lease extension, a Barnes & Noble executive said.

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  19. Livin' on the dock of the bayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    It began its life as a Delta barge, later became a floating hot dog and beer stand, and finally a marina fuel dock, before being converted to its current use as a house -- yes, an actual house, albeit one that's tethered to a slip on H Dock at the Berkeley Marina. "Here are the engines," Dinwiddie says, throwing open a trap door in his living room floor.

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  20. Livin' on the dock of the bayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    It began its life as a Delta barge, later became a floating hot dog and beer stand, and finally a marina fuel dock, before being converted to its current use as a house -- yes, an actual house, albeit one that's tethered to a slip on H Dock at the Berkeley Marina. "Here are the engines," Dinwiddie says, throwing open a trap door in his living room floor.

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