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People walk by a homeless man. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Albany To Pay 28 Homeless People $3K Each To Leave The Bulb

People living on a former landfill known as the Albany Bulb will have to move out by Friday as part of a settlement with the city of Albany.

12 hours ago

Klay Thompson attempts a shot against the Minnesota Timberwolves on April 14, 2014 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. (Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Oakland City Council Member Calls Warriors Land Purchase ‘A Slap In The Face’

Oakland City Councilmember Larry Reid said he is very disappointed, and feels the decision disrespects the city and thousands of loyal fans.

16 hours ago

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

Fewer San Jose Cops Tipping Off Supervisors About Internal Misconduct

It appears that cops in San Jose have nearly stopped policing themselves. Compared to previous years, far fewer San Jose police officers are tipping off supervisors to misbehaving colleagues.

04/22/2014

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Mountain View City Council Declaring Water Shortage

Car washes and water served at restaurants may soon be a thing of the past as the Mountain View City Council is likely to declare a “Stage 1″ water shortage emergency on Tuesday, due to the state’s ongoing drought.

04/01/2014

Occupy Oakland Holds Vigil For Protesting Vet

$4.5M Settlement Reached For Iraq War Vet Injured In Occupy Oakland Protest

An Iraq War veteran who was critically wounded when he was hit in the head with a police projectile during a 2011 Occupy Oakland protest will receive a $4.5 million settlement from the city of Oakland, his attorneys announced Friday.

03/21/2014

Wal-Mart employee checks the stock in a food aisle. (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Richmond Moves Closer To Having State’s Highest Minimum Wage

On a first reading of the proposal Tuesday night, the Richmond City Council voted to hike the minimum wage to $12.30 an hour.

03/19/2014

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Free Ride Ending For Electric-Car Drivers Juicing In Martinez

Electric-car drivers have been charging their cars for free in downtown Martinez, but the free ride is coming to an end. Drivers will have to pay starting Wednesday.

03/04/2014

A home for sale in Richmond. (CBS)

Richmond’s Eminent Domain Plan Moves Another Step Forward

The Richmond City Council has set up new guidelines for the proposal.

12/18/2013

In this photo illustration a woman smokes an electronic cigarette. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Richmond Votes In Tough Ban On E-Cigarettes

The city of Richmond has voted to ban electronic cigarettes in enclosed public spaces, including fenced parks.

12/04/2013

A Vallejo police cruiser. (CBS)

Struggling To Find Cops, Vallejo Shifts Funds To Paving Projects

The City of Vallejo has $2.5 million to put toward more officers on the streets, but those funds will soon be diverted to repaving because the city can’t find qualified candidates to take the jobs.

10/10/2013

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