The annual tarantula mating ritual began early on the East Bay’s Mount Diablo, sending giant, hairy spiders skittering across roads and meadows, in search of a willing partner.
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.
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.
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.
A bull run similar to the one in Spain is coming to the East Bay, unless a judge stops it.
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.
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.
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.
A plan by Berkeley’s Mayor to establish a regional minimum wage is gaining support in the East Bay.
Bookworm paradise is found in the East Bay.