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  1. California voters approve state paying for universal preschool, poll findsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

    Reflecting the growing national focus on preschool, a majority of California voters approve extending public schooling to 4-year-olds, even if it costs the state an additional $1.4 billion, a Field Poll released Friday shows.

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  2. East Bay men sentenced to prison for Alameda bank robberyRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

    Two East Bay men were sentenced to prison for robbing an Alameda bank in August, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced Thursday.

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  3. Today's Music Picks: Broken Bells set for OaklandRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

    James Mercer is best known as the leader of The Shins; yet, he's done his finest work in Broken Bells.

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  4. Teen gets 25 years to life for killing toddler in Oakland gang shootingRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

    DaNorman Bobino, left, waits with others to speak as he attends his nephew Hiram Lawrence Jr.'s funeral with other family members at the the Acts Full Gospel Church on Friday, Dec. 16, 2011 in Oakland, Calif.

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  5. Video: Oracle Arena, Golden State Warriors gear up for playoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

    Workers, from left, Angel Martos, Javier Curiel and William Mijango with CBS Outdoor hang a large image of Golden State Warriors' Klay Thompson and Stephen Curry on a billboard at Oracle Arena, in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, April 17, 2014, for the upcoming NBA playoffs.

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  6. Record labels sue Oakland's Pandora Media for playing older songsRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

    Major record labels are suing Internet radio giant Pandora for copyright infringement for using songs recorded before 1972 without paying license fees.

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  7. Island Life: Spring brings fuzzy animals and moreRead the original story

    Yesterday | Contra Costa Times

    On Saturday afternoon, South Shore Center will host an Easter celebration from noon to 3:30 p.m., in the Neptune Court area.

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  8. A's Jesse Chavez adapting well to starting gigRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

    For five years he bounced around the major leagues, going from Pittsburgh to Atlanta to Kansas City to Toronto before landing in the Oakland bullpen.

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  9. Purdy: Ranking the hottest NorCal-SoCal sports rivalriesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

    Northern Californians know many things. Mostly, we know that we are better than Southern Californians.

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  10. Police identify West Oakland homicide victimRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

    A 20-year-old man killed in a drive-by shooting Wednesday morning in West Oakland was identified by police Thursday as Marjon Fuller.

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  11. Alameda County DA's office seeks death penalty against child killerRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    The Alameda County District Attorney's Office announced Thursday that it is seeking the death penalty against an Oakland man charged with two murders, including the killing of an 8-year-old girl. 1 comment

  12. Alameda County's Measure A health spending questioned by oversight groupRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

    Less than two months before Alameda County voters decide whether to renew a half-cent sales tax bolstering the health care safety net, a new report questions how county supervisors are spending some of the money.

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  13. Record Store Day: Vinyl is making a comebackRead the original story

    Wednesday | Inside Bay Area

    It won't fit in your pocket or play on your smartphone. You can't download it, stream it or store it in a cloud file.

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  14. Jim Barnett to continue broadcasting Warriors gamesRead the original story

    Wednesday | Contra Costa Times

    The Warriors' regular-season finale against the Denver Nuggets was supposed to be Jim Barnett's final game behind the microphone as a television analyst, but the club confirmed Wednesday that Barnett will be back on the air next year in a more limited capacity.

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  15. Police: Girl reports she was sexually assaulted, robbed and kidnappedRead the original story

    Yesterday | Contra Costa Times

    San Francisco police are investigating a report that a teen girl was possibly sexually assaulted, robbed, and kidnapped and then left in Berkeley early Wednesday, police said.

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  16. Alameda briefs: June 30 deadline to file for parcel tax exemptionRead the original story

    Yesterday | Inside Bay Area

    The deadline to file for an exemption from the Alameda Unified School District's Measure A parcel tax is June 30. There are two types of exemptions.

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  17. Oakland: Group teaches life lessons, much more through golfRead the original story

    Yesterday | Contra Costa Times

    But at First Tee of Oakland, it's not about getting a hole in one, it's about children learning valuable life skills like confidence, integrity and responsibility -- from the first day a club is put in their hands.

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  18. Piedmont, Montclair calendar: Meet Saturday at Oakland Zoo for Crew Creek Work DayRead the original story

    Yesterday | Contra Costa Times

    We have changed how we collect and accept calendar information. Readers must now submit all items through our website.

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  19. Alameda: Sidewalks to be cleaned on Park StreetRead the original story

    Yesterday | Contra Costa Times

    The city of Alameda plans to spend between $5,000 and $10,000 to deep-clean sidewalks and garbage cans on both sides of Park Street from Encinal Avenue to Lincoln Avenue beginning in May. "It's going to be great," said Robb Ratto, executive director of the Park Street Business Association.

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  20. Oakland Community Orchestra to celebrate 50 years of musicRead the original story

    Wednesday | Contra Costa Times

    Oakland Community Orchestra conductor Gil Gleason wasn't letting anything slip by at a recent Friday morning rehearsal at Leona Lodge.

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