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Alameda

A view looking east toward man-made islands of the Lake Merritt Bird Sanctuary. The Bellevue-Staten apartment building is in view, and the Oakland/Piedmont Hills are in the background. (Wikipedia)

Rental Boom Around Oakland’s Lake Merritt

The trendy neighborhood is attracting new residents and it’s driving up rents.

09/13/2014

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Oakland Man Convicted Of Mayhem And Assault For Attacks On 3 Females In 2012

A man has been convicted of mayhem with the use of a firearm as well as 2 counts of assault and robbery for attacking 3 female victims in two separate incidents 2 years ago.

09/13/2014

Felix Becerra-Gonzalez (San Mateo County Sheriff's Office)

Pleasanton McDonald’s Manager Sentenced To Prison For Robbing McDonald’s

A former Pleasanton McDonald’s manager was sentenced to seven years in prison Thursday for robbing another McDonald’s in San Mateo last year.

09/11/2014

View from the Marin Headlands (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Marin Tops ‘Best County In California’ List

The folks living at the southern end of the Golden Gate Bridge may live in one of the most vibrant cities on earth, but they don’t reside in the best county in California, according to the Real Estate website Movoto.

09/11/2014

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Alameda’s Island High School Briefly Locked Down; Police Respond To Reports Of Weapon

An Alameda high school is on lockdown Tuesday afternoon because of reports of a weapon there, police said.

09/09/2014

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Dog Killed In Alameda Fire Started By Unattended Stove

A Sunday structure fire in Alameda displaced four families, injured a firefighter and killed a dog.

09/08/2014

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Alameda Bar Owner Arrested For Allegedly Biting Police Officer

The owner of a newly-opened bar in Alameda is facing charges, after authorities said he bit a police officer in the leg while resisting arrest.

09/05/2014

Cocktails (credit: Creative Commons)

East Bay Bar Opening Party for Capone’s Speakeasy Ends In Mob-Appropriate Fashion

The bar opened in Alameda in true 1920’s posh mode, welcoming guests dressed to the occasion…

09/04/2014

Anthony Torres was arrested in connection with a shooting at a house party in Livermore. (Source: Livermore PD)

5 People Hurt In Shooting At House Party In Livermore

Livermore police have arrested a suspect in an early morning shooting that sent five people to the hospital.

08/31/2014

A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train sits idle at the Millbrae station on July 3, 2013 in Millbrae. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Board Votes Against Policy That Gave Themselves Free Rides For Life

The BART Board of Directors voted 6 to 2 Thursday night so that the transit system’s directors will no longer get free rides for life.

08/29/2014

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