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Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow, in 2006. (CBS)

Jump On Tomorrow: ‘Shrimp Boy’ In Court, Hayward Air Rally, Comic-Con Begins

Getting a jump on tomorrow: “Shrimp Boy” returns to a San Francisco courtroom.

07/23/2014

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Five Kid-Friendly Alternatives To The Super Bowl In The East Bay

For those kids bored by the idea of spending hours watching football, the East Bay offers a number of great alternative ways to spend the day. Here is a list of the five best options.

01/24/2014

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Best Railroad Experiences In The East Bay For Kids

Railroad-themed rides and exhibits are alive and well in the East Bay, and are perfect entertainment for the kids.

06/28/2013

Lake Merritt Celebration

‘Love Our Lake’ Celebration Draws Big Crowd To Oakland

Gov. Jerry Brown returned to Oakland Sunday afternoon to attend a grand opening dedication at Lake Merritt.

06/09/2013

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East Bay’s Most Unique Playgrounds

When the kiddos start to get bored with venturing out to the same old playgrounds, check out some of these East Bay playground hotspots to re-spark their enthusiasm for outdoor fun. With everything from pirate ships to castles, farm animals to climbing walls, look no farther than just outside your backdoor to keep the little ones entertained for hours.

08/31/2012

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Last Minute Budget Talks Save Popular Oakland Programs

Oakland leaders have agreed to eliminate 105 city positions to fill a $28 million budget gap caused by the loss of state redevelopment money. However, last minute negotiations were able to save popular programs from deep cuts.

02/01/2012

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Spending Cuts To Severely Affect Oakland Zoo, Children’s Fairyland

The latest round of spending cuts in Oakland will include major hits to two of the city’s most popular family attractions: the Oakland Zoo and Children’s Fairyland.

01/24/2012

A walker takes dogs to a dog park. (Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Battle Over Oakland Lake Merritt Dog Parks Heats Up

The Oakland City Parks Commission Wednesday takes up a heated Lake Merritt dog-park battle.

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