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Police take a man into custody at bus stop area of the Fremont BART station, June 5, 2015. (CBS)

Police Credit ‘Hero’ Bus Driver With Recovery Of 3-Year-Old Kidnapped Milpitas Boy; Suspect Arrested

A three-year-old boy that went missing from a library in Milpitas Friday has been located in Fremont, according to police.

06/05/2015

Ryan Traynor teaches his Money Smarts class for teenagers. (CBS)

Peninsula Teenager Leads Youth Literacy Campaign

He teaches science, math, and finance, collects books and board games for kids… and this week’s Jefferson Award winner is still a teenager!

05/06/2015

Library-A-Go-Go machines restored at BART stations, shopping center on March 25th, 2015

‘Robotic’ Libraries Return To BART Stations, Shopping Center

Apparently replacing a librarian with an Italian robotic vending machine is a lot harder than it sounds, and it sounds hard enough, but today, the three Library-A-Go-Go machines are back up and running at El Cerrito Del Norte BART, the Discovery Bay Sandy Cove Shopping Center, and the Pittsburg/Bay Point BART station.

03/27/2015

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Patrons At 2 Berkeley Public Library Branches Potentially Exposed To Measles

A person with a possible case of measles was at two Berkeley library branches last week and could have exposed library patrons to the highly contagious disease.

03/07/2015

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Students Noticing More Homeless On SJ State’s Campus Since Jungle’s Closure

Ever since the closure of the jungle homeless encampment in San Jose the homeless have been spreading throughout the city including places like San Jose State University.

03/03/2015

Misspelled Library Buttons

Spelling Goof By Button Supplier To Berkeley Public Library Helps Counterpart In Michigan

A spelling mistake by a company supplying buttons to the public library in Berkeley, California, is helping its Michigan almost-namesake city promote its own book services.

02/22/2015

Dorothea Dorenz shared some photos taken by someone in the library showing dozens and dozens of books thrown away. (CBS SF)

Alameda County Wants Libraries To Stop Throwing Out Books

An Alameda County supervisor is asking libraries to stop throwing out thousands and thousands of books.

02/06/2015

(Fairfield Police)

10-Year-Old Boy Honored For Reporting Gun In Friend’s Backpack At Fairfield Library

Fairfield police last week recognized a 10-year-old boy and his father for courageous actions they took in September.

02/02/2015

Parker Dains. (CBS)

Bay Area Girl Makes Book Publisher See That Girls Can Love Bugs, Monsters & Other ‘Boy’ Stuff

A seven-year old Bay Area girl got a big publishing company to change some of their books.

12/02/2014

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Mountain View Library Encouraging Adults To Play With Legos On Their Lunch Breaks

Adults will get to play like kids on their lunch break in the Mountain View library next month.

11/20/2014

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