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Gunman who shot at  Oakland police officer still sought | East Bay Times
East Bay Times | October 19, 2018
A suspect who shot at an Oakland police officer Friday morning but did not hit him is being sought.
Editorial: Slim pickings for dysfunctional Rodeo Hercules fire board | East Bay Times
East Bay Times | October 19, 2018
Prather and Hill only acceptable candidates for three board seats at financially troubled district
Editorial: Pleasanton a model for confronting pension costs | East Bay Times
East Bay Times | October 19, 2018
City voters should continue fiscal prudence by re-electing Narum and choosing Streng for second seat
Kamala Harris heads to Iowa next week as presidential speculation grows | East Bay Times
East Bay Times | October 19, 2018
The last time Kamala Harris was in Iowa, the little-known San Francisco district attorney trudged through snow to knock on voters’ doors and delivered boxes of pizza to caucusgoers as a volunteer for presidential hopeful Barack Obama.
Vote: Greatest Halloween candy? We’re down to the Elite 8 | East Bay Times
East Bay Times | October 19, 2018
Snickers, Kit Kat, peanut and plain M&M's, Butterfinger, Twix, Reese's Peanut Butter Cups and Tootsie Rolls battle for the title of top candy. Time to vote!
Editorial: Reject Oakland, Richmond taxes on vacant property | East Bay Times
East Bay Times | October 19, 2018
Poorly conceived idea would unfairly punish property owners and make cities less attractive to developers
WWII sailor, 95, wants one last look at the USS Oakland | East Bay Times
East Bay Times | October 19, 2018
World War II Navy veteran Robert Almquist, 95, served on the crew of the USS Oakland from 1942 to 1946. Most, if not all, of his fellow sailors are deceased and he wants to hold his own reunion with the ship's mast, located at the Port of Oakland.
BBQ Becky, Permit Patty, and Cornerstore Caroline: Too ‘cutesy’ for those white women calling cops on black people? | East Bay Times
East Bay Times | October 19, 2018
The trend started this spring. On April 29, a white woman named Jennifer Schulte called the police on two African American men who had been using a charcoal grill in an area of a park in Oakland, California, that wasn't designated for charcoal grilling. After a local TV news station picked up the st...
Driver pleads guilty in deadly, speeding wreck in Santa Cruz | East Bay Times
East Bay Times | October 19, 2018
A 20-year-old man speeding through Soquel, killing a cyclist, about two years ago was convicted of felony vehicular manslaughter this week in Santa Cruz County Superior Court.
Letter: Measure K makes rent law part of city charter | East Bay Times
East Bay Times | October 19, 2018
I am neither a landlord nor a tenant -- but I think that the passage of Measure K would be bad for Alameda.
‘Venom’ confuses with shifts in mood | East Bay Times
East Bay Times | October 19, 2018
Venom is one of the more popular Spider-Man villains, so him getting his own movie isn’t surprising. Unfortunately, “Venom” can’t decide what kind of a movie it is, and never really comes together as a fun ride or a gritty exploration of body horror and coming to terms with the monst...
Mega Millions jackpot shoots even higher — to record $970 million | East Bay Times
East Bay Times | October 19, 2018
The Mega Millions drawing will take place today at 8 pm PST, and ticket sales end at 7:45 pm.
California marijuana policies at play on Election Day, even in Republican strongholds | East Bay Times
East Bay Times | October 19, 2018
Marijuana will once again be a hot topic on Election Day, with the future of local, state and federal cannabis policies in the hands of voters Nov. 6. But this time, voters in states that typically lean Republican will be the ones weighing legalization measures at the ballot box. A number of red com...
Letter: GOP candidate who will act on climate change | East Bay Times
East Bay Times | October 19, 2018
Alex Glew, of Assembly District 24, is a Republican candidate who's actually proposing to do something about climate change.
CHP arrests San Jose man suspected in road-rage stabbing on Highway 87 | Mercury News
Mercury News | October 19, 2018
A 34-year-old San Jose man suspected of stabbing an Uber driver in a road-rage incident last month on Highway 87 was arrested Thursday, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Musk delivers: $35,000 Tesla Model 3 is ready to roll | East Bay Times
East Bay Times | October 19, 2018
In tweets Thursday afternoon, Musk talked up a mid-range, lower-cost version of the company's Model 3 sedan, as well as an easy way to plunk down cash for purchases.
Opinion: Homeless are biggest losers in decision to demolish Annex | Mercury News
Mercury News | October 19, 2018
County never took the time to seriously consider proposal to turn Annex into temporary housing for the homeless
Should Point Reyes’ elk be shot so dairy cattle can graze? | East Bay Times
East Bay Times | October 19, 2018
Dairy ranchers may get some long-term relief from the wild ungulates in the form of a bipartisan bill authored by U.S. Rep. Jared Huffman, D-San Rafael.
East Bay Times | October 19, 2018
Three incumbents face two challengers for three open seats as council shrinks to seven members
Editorial: Berkeley needs the next generation of leaders | East Bay Times
East Bay Times | October 18, 2018
Rashi Kesarwani, Ben Gould, Rigel Robinson and Lori Droste provide best hope for addressing city's mounting problems
PG&E seeks higher monthly bills for electricity transmission | East Bay Times
East Bay Times | October 18, 2018
San Francisco-based PG&E made a rate request with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and if approved, the plan, which is being harshly criticized, would increase bills by $1.50 a month for residential customers.
Storm drains, roads, retail emerge among key issues in Moraga council race | East Bay Times
East Bay Times | October 18, 2018
Three candidates, including the current mayor who's been on the council since 2006, are vying for two seats in the Nov. 6 election
Phil Collins performs first Bay Area solo concert in over 14 years | East Bay Times
East Bay Times | October 18, 2018
The long wait is finally over and fans can get tickets to see music star Phil Collins on his Not Dead Yet Live! tour stop in Oracle Arena in Oakland.
Football: Pittsburg didn’t let loss in opener define season | East Bay Times
East Bay Times | October 18, 2018
Pirates, riding a five-game winning streak, will play unbeaten Liberty on Friday for BVAL championship.
Letter: Testa lends her voice to Pleasanton vision | East Bay Times
East Bay Times | October 18, 2018
Julie has lent her voice to our vision for that area and to other concerns facing Pleasanton.
Fire heavily damages market in unincorporated San Leandro | East Bay Times
East Bay Times | October 18, 2018
A fire caused heavy damage at market in unincorporated San Leandro early Thursday.
Photos: Loma Prieta earthquake scarred Bay Area 29 years ago | East Bay Times
East Bay Times | October 18, 2018
For many Bay Area residents, the Loma Prieta earthquake is an unforgettable moment in time. The magnitude-6.9 temblor killed 63 people, injured thousands of others and caused billions of dollars in damage.
Campbell’s 24th annual Oktoberfest is on tap | East Bay Times
East Bay Times | October 18, 2018
Get ready for a weekend of beer, bratwursts and Bavarian pretzels and say willkommen to this year’s Campbell Oktoberfest. The 24th annual festival, which is put on by the city’s Chamber of Commerce, is slated for Oct. 20 and 21 between Third Street and Railway Avenue in downtown Campbell. Ken Jo...
Letter: Rishi Kumar works hard to make Saratoga safe | East Bay Times
East Bay Times | October 18, 2018
Residential burglaries have dropped significantly due to Kumar helping set up 70 Neighborhood Watch programs.
What happens if you win Mega Millions’ $970 million jackpot? | East Bay Times
East Bay Times | October 18, 2018
Despite the terrible odds — one in 302.5 million for those keeping score at home — someone will eventually match all six numbers and win the Mega Millions jackpot, which now stands at $970 million. It could happen as soon as Friday night, when the next drawing is held.
7 fantastic SF Bay Area things to do this weekend, Oct. 19-21 | East Bay Times
East Bay Times | October 18, 2018
Wondering what to do this weekend? Do we have ideas for you -- everything from a Trader Vic's Hulaween workshop to hot new shows, movies and more.
Berkeley, a Look Back: Parks’ visitors reported up by half in ’43 | East Bay Times
East Bay Times | October 18, 2018
"Upwards of 426,500 persons from the seven East Bay cities … found relaxation, fun and relief from the strains of the war effort in the regional parks," the park district's board president said.
Alameda man a driving force in upcoming Festival of Rock Posters | East Bay Times
East Bay Times | October 18, 2018
The show will have more than 5,000 different posters on hand for visitors to see or buy, more than at any other place or time.
Editorial: Moraga tension must not push council off course | East Bay Times
East Bay Times | October 18, 2018
Trotter and McCluer best of three candidates for two council seats in well-run town
What to do about painfully shy cat that hides when company comes? | East Bay Times
East Bay Times | October 18, 2018
Two adopted cats are best friends, but one doesn't care for strangers and pulls a disappearing act when company arrives.
Piedmont schools at or near top again in statewide tests | East Bay Times
East Bay Times | October 18, 2018
Results are in for the latest CAASPP exams given each spring in math and language arts to 11th- and third- through eighth-graders.
Voices of the Future: Something deeper always bully’s motive | East Bay Times
East Bay Times | October 18, 2018
It’s not just about a mean kid who wants to mess with other people but more like a kid who needs help in his or her life — someone who doesn’t know how to let his or her feelings go and give back to the community.
Update: San Jose diocese names 15 accused priests | East Bay Times
East Bay Times | October 18, 2018
"The sexual abuse of children and young people is an appalling crime and a sin," Bishop Patrick McGrath said in a statement Thursday naming priests accused of molesting kids.
High school football: Bay Area games to watch this weekend | East Bay Times
East Bay Times | October 18, 2018
Week 10: Liberty-Pittsburg, De La Salle-San Ramon Valley, Menlo-Atherton vs. Sacred Heart Prep highlight the action.
Concussions: Stanford researchers use high-tech mouth guards to study head trauma in young athletes | Mercury News
Mercury News | October 18, 2018
A new Stanford research project using high-tech mouth guards is the nation's first study in youth to measure rotation and full motion of the head during impacts. Teen football players at three Bay Area schools wear the custom-designed mouth guards with motion sensors.
Berkeley to crack down on people who clutter sidewalk with personal stuff | East Bay Times
East Bay Times | October 18, 2018
Critics say it negatively impacts homeless people who can't help but keep their stuff on sidewalks
Oakland’s ‘First Fridays’ group cancels November event | East Bay Times
East Bay Times | October 18, 2018
Violence that took place hours after festival ended prompts a review of safety, security procedures
Marga Gomez’s final solo show is touching and hilarious in Berkeley | East Bay Times
East Bay Times | October 18, 2018
S.F. Comedian and stage performer Marga Gomez is performing what she says is her last solo show, "Latin Standards," in Berkeley -- and it's brilliant.
Making wine to help save water: T.J. Rodgers’ latest venture | East Bay Times
East Bay Times | October 18, 2018
T.J. Rodgers, a legend in the semiconductor industry, is using one his passions, wine, to try and solve the matter of wasteful water usage on California farms.
Milbank: I invite Elizabeth Warren to join my tribe — she should become a Jew | East Bay Times
East Bay Times | October 18, 2018
After her DNA test, Warren is not only enduring Trump's 'Pocahontas' insults but also being disparaged by Indian tribes.
‘Captain Underpants’ creator drawing a huge crowd for San Jose visit | Mercury News
Mercury News | October 18, 2018
Dav Pilkey will entertain 1,600 people as his "Howling With Laughter" tour stops at the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds on Friday night.
Tech boom: Silicon Valley headed for best office market in years | Mercury News
Mercury News | October 18, 2018
Office leasing activity is strong enough that over the first nine months of 2018, the square footage that's been leased already exceeds the amount of leasing that was achieved in all of 2017, and the demand for office space appears to exceed the supply of completed properties, according to separate ...
2 provocative SF plays take on issues of refugees, slavery | East Bay Times
East Bay Times | October 18, 2018
In San Francisco, Multi Ethnic Theater mashes up the plight of refugees with Greek tragedy, and Brava Theater revives a slavery-themed satire.
Lotto player wins $102,739 at Hercules cafe | East Bay Times
East Bay Times | October 18, 2018
Someone is holding a Fantasy Five game lottery ticket worth more than $102,000 that was bought at a Hercules cafe.
County asks for further investigation of Clayton Valley Charter High School, will refer to the district attorney | East Bay Times
East Bay Times | October 18, 2018
At issue was what to do with a recent audit that found that the married former top leaders of the school made almost $850,000 in less than two years before leaving the school last spring, hired people in secret and created positions without the school board’s approval.