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The West Oakland BART station. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Returns To Normal Service For East Bay Lines, SFO And Millbrae

Bart officials announced normal service has been restored to East Bay lines, the San Francisco International Airport line and the Millbrae line following 10-20 minute delays due to equipment problems.

08/04/2014

An algae bloom has closed Temescal Lake to swimming. (CBS)

Algae Bloom And E. Coli Close Popular East Bay Lakes To Swimmers And Their Dogs

With the unusually warm July temperatures (by Bay Area standards) two popular East Bay swimming spots have shut down due to health concerns caused by rare toxic algae blooms.

07/25/2014

California Drought Dries Up Bay Area Reservoirs

California Asked To Cut Back Water Use, But East Bay MUD Claims To Be In Better Shape

Last week California mandated fines of up to $500 for water wasters prompting Bay Area water agencies to urge usage cutbacks of up to 20 percent. In the East Bay, one water agency says they’re in much better shape.

07/21/2014

A Great Bull Run event. (CBS)

Bull Run Similar To Spain’s Coming To Alameda County Fairgrounds

A bull run similar to the one in Spain is coming to the East Bay, unless a judge stops it.

07/14/2014

A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train sits idle at the Millbrae station on July 3, 2013 in Millbrae. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Criticized For Not Advertising Four Openings On Its Board Of Directors

BART is facing criticism for not publicizing that four board of directors seats are up for November’s election and that open filing for the positions is available for the next three weeks.

07/14/2014

Drive-In Theater (credit:  Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Drive-In Movie Theaters In The Bay Area & Sacramento

Drive–in movie theaters may no longer be dotting the American landscape, but the good times and cozy feelings we expect from seeing a movie from the comfort of our car is still around, and the remaining drive-ins are especially family-friendly these days.

06/27/2014

Hang out the 'Betsy Ross' for the Fourth of July (credit: Laurie Jo Miller Farr)

Best Stores In The Bay Area For Fourth Of July Paraphernalia

Hip, hip hooray for the USA – happy 238th birthday! Independence Day falls on a Friday this year, so however you’re celebrating the day, you can liven it up in some red, white and blue for the whole weekend.

06/24/2014

Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates. (CBS)

Berkeley Mayor’s Proposal For Regional Minimum Wage Hike Gains Traction

A plan by Berkeley’s Mayor to establish a regional minimum wage is gaining support in the East Bay.

06/23/2014

A picture taken on February 7, 2012 show

Best Local Bookstores In The East Bay

Bookworm paradise is found in the East Bay.

06/23/2014

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Tips For Air Travel With Kids

Flying with kids can be a trying experience. Be prepared and know what to expect when arriving at the airport and your air travel experience with your kids will be less stressful.

06/18/2014

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