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Protesters march in Berkeley for the fourth night in a row. (Christin Ayers)

Highway 24, BART Stations, Amtrak Shut Down As Protesters March Through Oakland & Berkeley For 4th Night

Protesters marched through Berkeley for a fourth night in a row in the latest demonstration over the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown during confrontations with police. The protesters ended up in Oakland and prompted a closure of Highway 24.

12/09/2014

Berkeley Pot Club

Fed Up Parents Want To Shut Down A Berkeley Pot Club Because The Neighborhood Reeks Of Marijuana

Some Berkeley parents are tired of marijuana ‘contact’ fumes wafting into their yards from a nearby pot club. They want the city to do something about the “40 Acres Collective” operating out of a building on San Pablo Avenue.

11/14/2014

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Object Prompting Shutdown Of Highway 12 Near Fairfield Not A Bomb, Was Tube For Geocaching

A prize from a scavenger hunt looked like a possible bomb to highway work crews and prompted the California Highway Patrol to shut down state Highway 12 at Interstate Highway 80 near Fairfield Tuesday afternoon, a CHP officer said.

09/09/2014

BART West Dublin Pleasanton

BART Dublin Station Reopens After Police Detonate Suspicious Package Deemed Harmless

BART’s Dublin/Pleasanton station has reopened after a suspicious package found on the platform was detonated and deemed harmless Friday morning.

08/01/2014

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Seaport Blvd In Redwood City Reopens After Big Rig Crash

A main road in Redwood City has fully reopened after a big-rig crash early Thursday morning.

07/17/2014

Heald College in Milpitas is owned by the for-profit education company Corinthian Colleges Inc.(ZappaOMati/Creative Commons)

California-Based Corinthian Colleges Selling 85 Campuses Under Deal With Feds

The troubled for-profit education company Corinthian Colleges Inc. and the Education Department reached an agreement late Thursday that has 85 of the company’s 100-plus campuses going up for sale, and 12 others closing.

07/04/2014

California Highway Patrol officer, CHP

Overturned Big-Rig Closes I-80 On-Ramp In Vallejo

An overturned big-rig has closed an on-ramp to westbound Interstate Highway 80 in Vallejo Wednesday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol.

05/28/2014

Lombard Street

San Francisco Officials May Close ‘World’s Crookedest Street’ To Cars

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is now considering shutting down Lombard Street between Larkin and Leavenworth Streets on weekends to improve general safety in the area known to attract tourists on foot and in cars.

05/19/2014

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SF Bar Allegedly Charging Extra For Female Company Shut Down

The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control Thursday closed a San Francisco bar for 45 days, alleging that patrons were being charged a surcharge on drinks in return for female company.

04/10/2014

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Blockbuster Throws In The Towel

The DVD-rental chain will close down its remaining US stores and curtail its DVD-by-mail rental service…

11/06/2013

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