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Six Ways To Celebrate Mother’s Day In The East Bay

With Mother’s Day just around the corner, now is the perfect time to start thinking of ways to honor mom. The East Bay has some great options for celebrating Mother’s Day with everything from afternoon tea to a street fair.

05/02/2014

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East Bay Water District Taps Emergency Pipe, Filling San Pablo, Upper San Leandro Reservoirs With Sacramento River Water

The mighty Mokelumne River is not so mighty after three years of the worst drought in California history, so for the first time ever, the East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) serving Oakland, Berkeley, Richmond, and Walnut Creek among other cities, will tap its emergency pipeline from the Sacramento River to maintain levels in reservoirs as the summer approaches.

04/30/2014

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Best East Bay Picnic Spots

Within the country’s largest regional urban park district in the East Bay, there are plenty of scenic and spacious picnics areas to choose from. The following recommendations are some of the best picnic spots in the East Bay.

04/26/2014

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EBMUD To Ask Customers To Cut Back Usage While Buying Water To Fill Reservoirs

The East Bay Municipal Utility District’s board of directors voted Tuesday to ask their customers to continue voluntarily cutting their water use by 10 percent because the dry winter has reduced the amount of water in the agency’s reservoirs.

04/22/2014

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Best 2014 Summer Festivals In The East Bay

From Memorial Day to Labor Day, attend a festival or two in the East Bay. You can be sure of good times and good food for young and old, and even for Rover.

04/21/2014

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Best Bike Shops In The East Bay

The East Bay has a good number of great bike shops, especially in Oakland, so find the one that makes you the happiest.

04/15/2014

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Best French Restaurants In The East Bay

An extravagant, decadent, authentic and exquisitely prepared French meal in the East Bay is possible. CBS recommends some great French restaurants that will have you wanting to go back again and again. These are five that make most say “Oui, s’il vous plaît.”

04/09/2014

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Best Trivia Nights In The East Bay

The authentically ex-pat folks at Brainstormer suggest these East Bay places for a good trivia time. For some, bragging rights, prizes and semi-stardom await.

04/03/2014

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East Bay Woman Struck By Lightning While Crossing Berkeley Street During Storm

An East Bay woman was feeling lucky to be alive after being struck by lightning during Monday’s storm.

04/01/2014

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Our Picks of The Best East Bay Parks

San Francisco may have the Bay Area’s most famous park, but visitors will be pleased to discover a vast collection of open spaces and outdoor activities on the other side of the Bay. Here are five of the best parks in the East Bay, all within an hour’s drive of Oakland or Berkeley.

03/29/2014

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