Alameda County Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Friday Must Reads: Obesity Costs Alameda County Billions Each Year;...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | East Bay Express

    1. Health-care costs and lost worker productivity related to obesity costs Alameda County more $2 billion a year, the Trib $ reports, citing a new report commissioned by the county's Health Committee. According to the report, nearly 70 percent of ...

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  2. Fans of A's and Raiders no fan of stadium sagaRead the original story

    Friday Jul 11 | Contra Costa Times

    ... stadiums and built separate facilities for baseball and football mostly on the public dime. But Oakland and Alameda County taxpayers can't afford to do that. They still owe a combined $140 million from renovations to O.co Coliseum that brought back ...

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  3. Daniel Borenstein: Contra Costa retirement board ends another pension spiking gambitRead the original story

    Friday Jul 11 | Inside Bay Area

    ... county treasurer supported the move. The four worker and retiree representatives opposed it. Trustees of the Alameda County retirement system will soon consider the same issue. How much is at stake for Contra Costa County workers? Flinn's decision ...

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  4. Suspected Arrested for Arson inside Oakland AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | NewsTalk 1530 KFBK

    ... International Airport this morning. Airport authorities say a man in his sixties was taken into custody by Alameda County Sheriff's deputies after a TSA agent witnessed him setting fire to a trash can inside Terminal One. The fire didn't cause any ...

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  5. Ex-Con Convicted of First-Degree Murder in 2012 Stabbing of Berkeley WomanRead the original story

    Friday Jul 11 | Patch.com

    ... today for the stabbing death of a 26-year-old Berkeley woman at an East Oakland apartment complex in 2012. An Alameda County Superior Court jury deliberated for less than a full day before delivering its verdict against 36-year-old Jamaal Prince of ...

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  6. Oakland council to consider A's lease WednesdayRead the original story

    Friday Jul 11 | Inside Bay Area

    ... its first chance to publicly discuss the lease deal and ask questions of representatives of the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Joint Powers Authority, which negotiated terms with the A's and approved the lease last week. "We need to bring the lease ...

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  7. Firefighters Rescue 2 People, Revive Pets After San Leandro Apartment Catches FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | CBS Local

    ... caught fire in unincorporated San Leandro. The fire in the 1500 block of 159th Avenue in the Ashland Area of Alameda county was reported shortly before 1 a.m. and was under control within 10 minutes of crews arriving on scene, fire officials said. ...

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  8. 17-day fair closes with attendance up 22%Read the original story

    Friday Jul 11 | Pleasanton Weekly

    Searing heat with temperatures hovering near the 100 degree mark for several days didn't stop the 475,762 visitors to this year's Alameda County Fair.

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  9. Small fire at Oakland International Airport damages terminal, transient arrestedRead the original story

    Friday Jul 11 | Inside Bay Area

    ... a wall early Friday morning, and authorities say a homeless man may have been responsible for starting it. Alameda County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested a transient on suspicion of arson after the one-alarm blaze, which began around 3:30 a.m. in ...

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  10. Fremont: Man injured in jump from lakeside cliffRead the original story

    Friday Jul 11 | Contra Costa Times

    ... clear. The 470 acre park operates through a partnership between the East Bay Regional Park District and the Alameda County Water District. Some here call it the 'O.J. House,' the only gated community in a vast stretch of desert rich in gold and ...

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  11. Sales tax measure is back, and just might passRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | Pleasanton Weekly

    The Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously this week to place a transportation sales tax increase measure on the November ballot, a measure that failed by a faction of the two-thirds favorable votes it needed two years ago.

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  12. Man severely burned in San Leandro apartment fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | KTVU Oakland

    A man suffered severe burns in a one-alarm fire at an apartment unit in unincorporated San Leandro Friday morning, according to the Alameda County Fire Department.

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  13. Authorities: Man set fire at California airportRead the original story

    Friday Jul 11 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... Kidd says the man, who was in his 60s, was not a passenger. It was unclear what led him to start the fire. Alameda County Sheriff's officials described him as a transient and told the Contra Costa Times (http://bit.ly/1m15Icz) he tried to leave on a ...

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  14. East Bay luxury home sales soar more than 35% in MayRead the original story

    Friday Jul 11 | Pleasanton Weekly

    Luxury home sales in the East Bay soared more than 35% in May as the high-end market remained strong heading into summer.

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  15. Kitchen Fire Sends Man to Hospital With Severe BurnsRead the original story

    Friday Jul 11 | Patch.com

    A man suffered severe burns in a one-alarm fire at an apartment unit in unincorporated San Leandro this morning, according to the Alameda County Fire Department.

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  16. Report finds overweight, obesity costing Alameda County billionsRead the original story

    Friday Jul 11 | San Jose Mercury News

    Nearly 70 percent of seniors, more than half of adults and a third of school-age children are overweight or obese, costing Alameda County billions of dollars each year, according to a new report.

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  17. Daphne Webb disappearance: Oakland police say they've given case to prosecutorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | Inside Bay Area

    ... girl or her body. Police spokeswoman Officer Johnna Watson confirmed that the case has been referred to the Alameda County District Attorney's Office. The District Attorney's Office is the only entity that can declare the case closed in the event of ...

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  18. Quan: Oakland can keep both A's and RaidersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | Inside Bay Area

    ... lead the redevelopment of the 120-acre Coliseum site. Meanwhile, the site is owned jointly by the Oakland and Alameda County, which also have taken diverging paths. Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley said he has had talks with Wolff about a land ...

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  19. Nadia LockyerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | San Jose Mercury News

    Former Alameda County Supervisor Nadia Lockyer broke her back in a fall at her home over the weekend, she reports on Facebook.

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  20. Lawsuit demands Calif. stop approving pesticides that harm beesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | Ag Professional

    ... for Food Safety, Beyond Pesticides and the Pesticide Action Network North America, filed the lawsuit in Alameda County Superior Court. The new insecticides are part of a controversial class of pesticides known as neonicotinoids, or "neonics," that ...

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