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Berkeley Soda Tax Brings In $116K In First Month Alone

Berkeley is celebrating a big haul after just one month of the city’s new soda tax.

05/18/2015

A Tesla Roadster Sport sits in a dealership showroom on November 3, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Tesla Announces Major Upgrades To Roadster 3.0, Expected To Be Able To Travel 400 Miles On Single Charge

The Palo Alto-based company is expected to unveil the upgrades in early 2015, with a non-stop trip from San Francisco to Los Angeles.

12/26/2014

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Golden Gate Bridge District Vote Keeps Sidewalk-Toll Plan For Cyclists-Pedestrians On The Table

A proposal to look into charging a toll for pedestrians and bicyclists to use the sidewalks on the Golden Gate Bridge will move forward after the bridge district board took a Friday vote.

10/24/2014

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Richmond Teenager Charged With Stabbing Elderly Woman In Berkeley Carjacking Attempt

An 18-year-old Richmond man has been charged with attempted murder and attempted carjacking for allegedly stabbing an elderly woman in Berkeley on Friday afternoon, police said Monday.

09/22/2014

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San Mateo County Judge Facing DUI Charge

A San Mateo County judge is a facing a DUI charge following a May arrest, according to San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe.

06/12/2014

Sonoma County Supervisor Efren Carrillo. (County of Sonoma)

Sonoma Supervisors Censure Efren Carrillo, Urge Him To Resign After Peeking Trial

The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday censured the actions of Supervisor Efren Carrillo and told him he should resign his 5th District seat because of an incident at a female neighbor’s apartment in July.

05/06/2014

Sonoma County Supervisor Efren Carrillo. (County of Sonoma)

Jury Finds Sonoma County Supervisor Not Guilty Of Attempted Peeking

The jury in the trial of Sonoma County Supervisor Efren Carrillo Monday reached a not guilty verdict on an attempted peeking charge against him.

04/28/2014

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Oakland Man Charged With Murder In Beating Death Of Woman Near Lake Merritt

An Oakland man has been charged with murder for allegedly beating a woman to death near Lake Merritt in Oakland earlier this month, police said Tuesday.

04/22/2014

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Board Approves 4 Years Of Toll Hikes On Golden Gate Bridge

The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District’s board of directors voted 15-2 Friday morning to gradually raise the toll on the bridge over the next four years starting this April.

02/28/2014

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Ex-Convicts Charged In Marijuana Deal Murder In Oakland Parking Lot

Two ex-convicts have been charged with murder for the fatal shooting of an Alameda man in the parking lot of a Walmart store in East Oakland in December that police said took place during a marijuana deal.

02/26/2014

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