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UC Police officers gathered at the entrance of Gill Tract in Albany, May 13, 2013. (CBS)

‘Occupy The Farm’ Activists Vow Return After Lastest Eviction From Albany Land Tract

“Occupy The Farm” plans on returning to the tract of land in Albany owned by the University of California at Berkeley Monday night to discuss the group’s next move after it was removed and thousands of plants that were planted by the group were plowed Monday morning, a group organizer said.

05/13/2013

Occupy The Farm, Gill Tract, Berkeley, Albany

‘Occupy The Farm’ Activists Reclaim UC-Owned Land In Albany

A tract of farmland owned by the University of California, Berkeley in Albany is once again being taken over by a group of “Occupy the Farm” activists Saturday, police and members of the group say.

05/11/2013

An Airsoft pistol (top) is placed alongside a pistol used by Richmond Police. (CBS)

East Bay Police Train With Airsoft Guns Amid Ammo Shortage

A nationwide shortage of ammunition has forced several police departments, including Richmond, to find a backup solution for training rounds. Officers said the solution is just as effective as live ammo, not to mention cheaper.

04/18/2013

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Curry, Plumlee Power Duke By Albany 73-61

Seth Curry scored 26 points, Mason Plumlee had 23 and second-seeded Duke beat Albany 73-61 on Friday in the second round of the Midwest Regional.

03/22/2013

Coast Guard crew members aboard a HH-65C Dolphin helicopter. (U.S. Coast Guard via Getty Images)

Exhausted Swimmer Rescued From Bay Near Albany

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued an exhausted swimmer in the waters near Albany on Thursday afternoon.

03/22/2013

Wild turkeys in Albany.  (Source: YouTube: Dan Brekke)

Wild Turkeys Take Over East Bay Town

Parents in a quiet East Bay town are on alert after the town has been taken over by a gang of roaming wild turkeys.

02/21/2013

A goat eats away at a tree. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Petition Introduced To Remove Ban On Backyard Goats In Albany

Currently, residents in Albany are allowed to keep goats on a temporary basis for weed abatement.

02/20/2013

Dry cleaning. (CBS)

International Dispute Leading To Higher Bay Area Dry Cleaning Prices

An international trade dispute over wire hangers is being felt by Bay Area dry cleaners, and customers could end up paying for it.

12/26/2012

James Izumizaki.  (Source: Facebook)

Albany Police Chief Defends Probe Of Teacher Who Committed Suicide

Albany’s police chief is defending the way his department handled its investigation into a teacher who was arrested on suspicion of molestation but committed suicide before he was charged with a crime.

10/05/2012

James Izumizaki.  (Source: Facebook)

Accused Albany Teacher Mourned At School Following Suicide

Parents, students and staff gathered outside Albany Middle School Tuesday morning to mourn the passing of a sixth-grade teacher who was found dead of an apparent suicide on Monday after being arrested on suspicion of molestation.

10/02/2012

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