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Is That A Termite Colony Forming On The Wall, Or Just Flying Ants Buzzing The East Bay?

Ants are bad enough when crawling army-style across your kitchen countertops, but when they go airborne, it’s an all out aerial assault on your goals for an insect-free household. And when they’re mistaken for termites, it can be momentarily heart-stopping, as the two insects looking incredibly similar at first glance.

05/01/2015

New traffic signs (photo courtesy: 80smartcorridor.org/)

Testing Begins For $79M State-Of-The-Art Traffic Signs Planned For I-80 East Bay Corridor

Traffic planners are ready to test new state-of-the-art signs that have been installed over a 20-mile stretch of westbound I-80 in the East Bay. It’s part of an effort to ease the commute between Richmond and Emeryville at a price tag of $79 million.

05/01/2015

No. 209 Gin (credit: Randy Yagi)

5 of The Top Bay Area Distilleries

In recent years, there’s been a noticeable rise in interest in grain-to-glass craft sprits in the Bay Area

04/29/2015

Composite drawing of a man suspected of trying to kidnap three high school girls in separate incidents. 22-year old Sagar Patel is accused of brandishing a gun and wearing a watch cap in one of the cases. (Hayward Police)

22-Year-Old Charged With Trying To Kidnap 3 East Bay Teen Girls

A 22-year-old student has been charged with three counts of attempted kidnapping to commit robbery for allegedly trying to force three teenage girls into his car over the past two months, according to the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office.

04/20/2015

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5 Close-To-Home Lakeside Getaways

A look at five of the best lakeside getaways in and around the Bay Area to get away from it all.

04/18/2015

The scoreboard on the football field at Clayton Valley Charter High School. (Photo Credit: Clayton Valley Football Instagram)

Clayton Valley High School Athletes Accused Of Robbing Purported Drug Dealer At Gunpoint

An East Bay high school football star and three of his classmates are behind bars for an alleged armed robbery involving a purported drug dealer.

04/16/2015

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Palo Alto Hiker Found Dead After Going Missing In Sunol Regional Wilderness

Irwin “Don” Meyers had left his home at about 9:30 a.m. Wednesday to take a hike on the Maguire Peak Trail.

04/16/2015

A small pool of water is surrounded by dried and cracked earth that was the bottom of the Almaden Reservoir. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

East Bay Water Utility Votes To Impose 20-Percent Mandatory Reduction In Use As ‘Stage 4 Critical Drought’ Declared

The East Bay Municipal Utility District board of directors voted Tuesday to declare a stage four critical drought and impose a districtwide 20 percent mandatory reduction in water use.

04/14/2015

American Girl Place New York Opens

Best Kids Clothing Stores In The Bay Area

It is easy to find beautiful clothes for kids at high prices, but when reality sets in and cost is a concern don’t give up cuteness and quality for a lower price tag. Smart boutiques and consignment shops offer affordability for Bay Area moms.

04/14/2015

Record Shop

Best Record Stores In The Bay Area

The very first Record Store Day was launched in 2008, when Metallica helped kick off the event at a Bay Area independent record store

04/13/2015

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