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  1. By Gary Peterson, [email protected]Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    For much of her life, Tiffany Miller has told people stories about her adventurous, pioneering grandmother. And for much of her life, people have looked back at Tiffany Miller as if she had her head in the clouds.

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  2. Oakland: CHP helicopter aids firefighters in hills crash rescueRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Inside Bay Area

    At least one of two teens was at a hospital Sunday evening after their car crashed when it left the roadway in the Oakland hills, authorities said. Around 11:30 a.m., Oakland firefighters asked the California Highway Patrol air operations' helicopter to join a rescue of the teens, whose car had gone down a cliff on Grizzly Peak Boulevard near Fish Ranch Road, according to a CHP news release.

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  3. San Francisco Bay: $12 parcel tax for wetlands has big financial backersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Inside Bay Area

    Wetlands offer habitat for a variety of wildlife at Alviso Marina County Park in Alviso, Calif., Wednesday, May 25, 2016. Measure AA is the first Bay Area-wide measure ever put on the ballot.

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  4. Man fatally stabbed in East OaklandRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Contra Costa Times

    An 18-year-old man was fatally stabbed Friday night in East Oakland and a suspect was later arrested, police said Saturday. The name of the suspect, a 27-year-old Oakland man, was not released because he had not been interviewed or booked.

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  5. Clinton in OaklandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | Inside Bay Area

    Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign took on a local flavor Friday morning as she held court inside an Oakland diner, discussing everything from gentrification to helping ex-felons get jobs. "That's why I'm here," she told her select group of breakfast-mates, who included Mayor Libby Schaaf and Oakland schools Superintendent Antwan Wilson.

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  6. Oakland: Police, friends plea for help in solving man's killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | Contra Costa Times

    Brian Bole was less than a block away from his apartment the morning of April 10 when he was gunned down. The well-liked and respected 30-year-old health care analyst and former NASA researcher was walking home from a pub in the Temescal district of North Oakland when he was shot and killed about 12:15 a.m. April 10 on the 3000 block of Richmond Boulevard, a neighborhood usually immune from such violence.

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  7. Live Updates: Warriors in must-win Game 5 vs. Oklahoma City, 6 p.m.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | Contra Costa Times

    Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry shoots and makes a three-point basket against the Oklahoma City Thunder in the third quarter of Game 2 of the NBA Western Conference finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Wednesday, May 18, 2016. Golden State defeats Oklahoma 118-91.

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  8. Most deserving first-time All-Star candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | Contra Costa Times

    Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Rich Hill throws in the fourth inning of a game against the Texas Rangers at the Coliseum in Oakland, Calif., on Wednesday, May 18, 2016. Any day now, Major League Baseball will reveal its first fan voting update for the 2016 All-Star Game in San Diego.

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  9. Oakland mayor, Rev. Jackson to honor Oakland Promise studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | Inside Bay Area

    Mayor Libby Schaaf and the Rev. Jesse Jackson will honor 300 Oakland high school students receiving Oakland Promise scholarships June 3. The ceremony will be 7 p.m. June 3 at the Oakland Scottish Rite Center, 1547 Lakeside Drive.

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  10. Oakland may open more gates for street food vendorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | Contra Costa Times

    Oakland is loosening its belt of rules and regulations involving mobile food vendors in an effort to increase the city's pedestrian activity, entrepreneurship opportunities and commercial vitality. The city released its draft of proposed changes at the beginning of the year, and will hold a public hearing 6 p.m. June 1 at City Hall, with more public hearings to follow in July.

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  11. Trail-blazing Giants announcer tapped as JobTrain role modelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | Inside Bay Area

    Brooks-Moon, the public address announcer for the San Francisco Giants since 2000, said she was caught by surprise early in her broadcasting career when a girl invited her to speak at her middle school's career day. Then it happened again -- and again.

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  12. With Curry, Warriors in free fall, can Oracle fans protect their MVP?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | Contra Costa Times

    Experienced front-row fans insist that catching a flying MVP requires nothing more than the skills taught in Little League: Stay in front of it, bend your knees and, for goodness' sakes, use two hands. Matt Swanson, who sits in floor seats at Oracle Arena, varies his techniques depending on the player in question.

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  13. By Gary Peterson, [email protected]Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | Inside Bay Area

    This July 22, 2014 file photo shows Veterans Affairs Secretary nominee Robert McDonald testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington. The agency was bloated with a backlog of nearly 350,000 unprocessed disability claims filed by veterans who put their life on the line for their country.

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  14. California faces a crucial opportunity to protect at-risk childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 | Contra Costa Times

    In his second inaugural address in 1963, Gov. Edmund G. "Pat" Brown said that "Both our Constitution and our conscience enjoin us to invest money in young minds, our greatest natural resources," because he was confident that our investment in free public education would be returned "manifold, to our economy and to the strength of our democratic government." As a longtime public servant in California who has fought years to improve the livelihood of our state's children -- and a nonprofit leader who has worked to ensure our state implements policies that ensure equity in educational opportunities -- we agree that public education remains a critical investment.

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  15. Oakland: Fallen lawman is no longer forgottenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 | Contra Costa Times

    Alfred Janske, who is working to secure a headstone for Denis Cronin, an Alameda County law enforcement officer who was shot and killed in the line of duty in June 1897, walks among the grave markers at St. Mary's Cemetery in Oakland, Calif., on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016. Janske is also working on a book about the cemetery.

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  16. Brad Pitt saves young fan from being crushedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 | Contra Costa Times

    Brad Pitt came to the rescue of a young girl in danger of being crushed in a crowd on Monday. The 52-year-old actor walked down to greet fans in the Canary Islands while filming his upcoming World War II film "Allied."

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  17. OPD sex scandal: Sheriff's deputy cleared after investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 | Contra Costa Times

    A sheriff's deputy briefly investigated for online contacts with the woman at the heart of an Oakland police sexual misconduct scandal has been cleared of wrongdoing, a sheriff's spokesman said Tuesday. Sgt. Ray Kelly of the Alameda County Sheriff's Office said the 15-year veteran's messages on Facebook occurred when the woman was 18 years old.

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  18. Supporters of shipping coal through Oakland say it will bring jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 | Contra Costa Times

    Without coal as a possible commodity for export, the planned bulk terminal near the Port of Oakland could be in jeopardy, a project official said Monday. The terminal project, which represents a small portion of a massive redevelopment of the former Oakland Army Base, has become a flash point in the local debate over health risks and climate change ever since plans to transport coal through the terminal surfaced last year.

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  19. Oakland man arrested after woman critically injured in I-580 wreck in RichmondRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 | Inside Bay Area

    An Oakland man was arrested early Tuesday on suspicion of driving under the influence after the California Highway Patrol said his car rear-ended a stalled vehicle on Interstate 580 critically injuring that vehicle's driver. The suspect, Alwyn Redd, 35, was also seriously injured and transported to a hospital where he has a police hold on him, authorities said.

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  20. Berkeley, A Look Back: Important moment in city history largely forgottenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 | Inside Bay Area

    This is the week of an important anniversary in Berkeley history, one our community no longer celebrates and, indeed, seems to scarcely remember. This past Tuesday, May 24, was the 150th anniversary -- the sesquicentennial -- of the selection of the name Berkeley for our community.

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