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  1. Briefs: 'Grease,' 'Moana' the next movies in Piedmont ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 17 | Inside Bay Area

    The Piedmont Recreation Department presents two more free family-friendly movies in the park later this month and in September. The classic 1950s-themed musical "Grease," starring Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta, will be screened Aug. 25. The show begins at dusk, about 8 p.m. and ends about 10 p.m. The film follows the high jinks at a high school graduation and the budding romances set to a memorable musical score.

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  2. Caregiver in Piedmont faces elder fraud charges, police sayRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 15 | Inside Bay Area

    Police believe a woman who worked as a caregiver and was arrested on suspicion of elder fraud may have targeted other victims. Investigators announced Wednesday that Dorgima Bambushew was charged by the Alameda County District Attorney's Office with three counts of elder Fraud and one count of burglary.

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  3. Montclair/Piedmont letters: Erasing unpleasant past may be mistakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 15 | Inside Bay Area

    Regarding the removal of historical names and figures: Where do we begin and where do we stop? Robert E. Lee? Princeton? How about our world-famous Stanford University? Following is just one quote attributed to Leland Stanford about the Chinese during the building of the California railroad when cheap Chinese labor was used to dynamite through the Sierra: "The presence of numbers of that degraded and distinct people would exercise a deleterious effect upon the superior race."

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  4. Montclair/Piedmont calendar: Waterfront walking tour Aug. 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | Inside Bay Area

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  5. Refurbished Dimond library throwing thank you party for the communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 9 | Inside Bay Area

    Dimond residents waited six months for the Dimond Branch Library to reopen after extensive renovations and it did on July 15 to many smiles and compliments on the improvements. Now, the library is ready to say thank you with the Dimond Library Celebration on Aug. 19 for all who contributed to the renovations with their donations and time, as well as for all who stopped by on a regular basis to check on the progress.

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  6. Piedmont's revamped Hampton Field a hit with sports groupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 9 | Inside Bay Area

    The beautifully revamped Hampton Field is in full swing, with youth sports groups such as baseball and soccer enjoying the newly installed turf, both natural and artificial. Sports shoes other than cleats are required to be worn by players to lessen the impact to the turf, city Parks and Projects Manager Nancy Kent said, adding that teams are respecting the new field.

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  7. Montclair/Piedmont calendar: Preservation Park walking tour Aug. 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 6 | Inside Bay Area

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  8. Piedmont briefs: City offering free preparedness guideRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 2 | Inside Bay Area

    The Paramount Theater at 2025 Broadway, Oakland, is showing two classic movies this fall, with tickets at $5 each for an evening's entertainment. Shows begin with an organ concert on the Wurlitzer at 7:30 p.m., followed by prize drawings for the audience.

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  9. Montclair/Piedmont letters: Oakland police panel myths debunkedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 1 | Inside Bay Area

    Oakland will soon inaugurate its powerful new police commission and it can't come soon enough, given the latest scandal at the Oakland Police Department. As this new process unfolds, misinformation has proliferated, and the confusion needs to be cleared up.

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  10. Aquatics coordinator leaves Piedmont for East Bay parks jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 26 | Inside Bay Area

    Piedmont's aquatics coordinator has left to take a job with the East Bay Regional Park District, said Recreation Department Director Sara Lillevand. "He did a lot in a short time," she said at the July 19 Recreation Commission meeting.

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  11. Montclair, Piedmont letters: Update rodeo cruelty lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Back in 1993, the Alameda County Board of Supervisors passed a rodeo ordinance banning horse tripping and steer tailing, the first such ordinance in the nation. The ordinance needs amending to include other cruel and nonsanctioned events, e.g. wild cow milking ; the children's mutton busting event ; and all animal scrambles .

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  12. Montclair, Piedmont police calls: ID theft, auto burglary reportedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    The following are highlights from the Piedmont police blotter. For more information, including about other cases, visit the police department at 403 Highland Ave. 12:44 p.m. - Oakland Avenue.

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  13. At Piedmont's July Fourth parade, traditions old and new celebratedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Traditions began and continued on for another year Tuesday in Piedmont at the 52nd annual Fourth of July Parade, which celebrated arts in the city. The Pollack family brought their 10-month-old son, Levy, to the parade for his first time - and not the last.

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  14. Montclair/Piedmont calendar: Chabot space center to host First FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

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  15. Over 100 Californians took their lives under new assisted suicide lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    That's the number of California residents who committed suicide in 2016 with the help of doctor-prescribed drugs under the state's new aid-in-dying law, according to a first-of-its-kind report released late Tuesday. Nearly 200 received the drugs under the law, the report said.

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  16. New swim complex ideas studied, but Piedmont lacks fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    The Piedmont Recreation Commission looked at options for a new swim complex - even though there are no funds at this time to pay for the price tag, estimated to cost $11 million to $14 million. At its June 21 meeting, the commission heard the findings of a study by consultants Harley Ellis Devereaux.

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  17. Letters: Whether to fund sewers or teachers not so simpleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    In case you missed it, there was an interesting pair of front-page headlines in June 23's Piedmonter. On the City Council: "Budget OK'd; municipal sewer taxes rising in July."

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  18. Pat Theophilos, arts advocate extraordinaire, business pioneer, fondly recalledRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    In a life most would describe as well-rounded, Pat Theophilos blended her business education and background with her love for the performing arts. The Piedmont resident also belonged to a book club and a bridge club and had a passion for golf and wine.

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  19. Calendar: Catch July 4 show at Oakland's Jack London SquareRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

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  20. Cool places on a hot day for Alameda County folks to goRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    The Alameda County Health Care Services Agency has published a list of Hot Weather and Homelessness Cooling Centers, with addresses and hours of operation, available at bit.ly/2svFH3b . "Be Careful! Heat and sun are threats to aging folks, babies and children, disabled persons, folks with medical conditions or who take medication, and folks who drink or use drugs," the agency says on a fact sheet that also contains suggestions how to help people suffering from the heat, such as providing them water.

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