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Alameda

Sign promoting 'Brown is the New Green' a Water District $500K campaign  encouraging residents to conserve water.

Brown Is The New Green When It Comes To Bay Area Lawns

Brown is the new green. At least, it is when it comes to lawns in Alameda. Water officials hope it’s a new trend that will catch on all over California.

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Buzz Aldrin To Reunite With USS Hornet That Recovered Apollo 11 Crew

Forty-five years after his iconic moon landing, former astronaut Buzz Aldrin is set to reunite with the ship that recovered the Apollo 11 crew from the Pacific Ocean when they returned to Earth from their historic space mission.

07/24/2014

California Highway Patrol officers surround a car following a chase on Interstate 880 in Oakland. (Margie Shafer/CBS)

Driver Involved In Hit And Runs On Interstate 880 In Oakland Believed To Be Under The Influence Of Drugs

A brief pursuit of a reckless driver in the East Bay ended Thursday morning with the suspect being taken into custody in Oakland, a California Highway Patrol spokesman said.

07/24/2014

A cameraman records the judge's podium in a courtroom closed due to budget cuts and layoffs, at the Stanley Mosk Courthouse in downtown Los Angeles on March 16, 2009. Beset by an unprecedented budget crisis, the LA Superior Court, the largest trial court system in the US, laid off 329 employees and announced the closure of 17 courtrooms, with more of both expected in the future. AFP PHOTO/Robyn BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Ex-Felon Pleads No Contest In 1974 Murder Of Oakland Teen

A 66-year-old ex-felon pleaded no contest today to second-degree murder for killing a 13-year-old Oakland girl 40 years ago.

07/08/2014

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Celebrate National Tapioca Day With A Boba Tea From These Bay Area Best As Chosen By CBS SF Readers

Tapioca, that gooey, chewy, yummy, starchy, happy-feeling food has its own national holiday, June 28th, and there’s no better way to celebrate National Tapioca Day than with Boba Tea, Bubble Tea, or maybe you call it Pearl Milk Tea.

06/27/2014

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Pilot Killed In Livermore Plane Crash Was Air Force Veteran

A 63-year-old military veteran was killed in a plane crash near Livermore on Saturday afternoon, according to the Alameda County coroner’s bureau.

06/23/2014

Pacific Pinball Museum

Oakland Moves To Flip Decades-Old Pinball Ban And Work On New Gambling Laws

The Oakland City Council’s public safety committee is proposing a game-changing move that would reverse the city’s decades-old ban on pinball machines.

06/20/2014

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Study Shows Oakland Homes Appreciating At Faster Rate Than San Francisco’s

A new report from ZipRealty finds Oakland homes appreciating at a faster rate than San Francisco in the last year.

06/18/2014

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Busy Alameda Bridge Reopens After Mechanical Problems Force Closure

The Park Street Bridge in Alameda has reopened after a mechanical problem temporarily forced it to shut down Sunday afternoon, according to police.

06/15/2014

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Man Arraigned On Murder Charge For East Oakland Shooting Death

A 50-year-old man was arraigned in Alameda County Superior Court Monday on a murder charge for the shooting death of a man in East Oakland last summer.

06/09/2014

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