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Alameda firefighters launch annual holiday toy drive | East Bay Times Alameda firefighters launch annual holiday toy drive
Alameda firefighters are collecting toys for needy families
East Bay Times | November 22, 2017
Ice cream! The best winter holiday flavors in the Bay Area | Mercury News Ice cream! The best winter holiday flavors in the Bay Area
Black Friday? Make that Ice Cream Friday. Several Bay Area scoop shops, including Fenton's and Salt & Straw, are offering sensational winter holiday flavors.
Mercury News | November 22, 2017
‘You will be held accountable’: Richmond man facing 112 years after murder conviction | Mercury News ‘You will be held accountable’: Richmond man facing 112 years after murder conviction
Edbert James III was convicted of first degree murder Tuesday.
Mercury News | November 22, 2017
How Jackie Speier used her own experience to shine the spotlight on sexual harassment | Mercury News How Jackie Speier used her own experience to shine the spotlight on sexual harassment
Jackie Speier was a 23-year-old Congressional staffer when she was forcibly kissed by her chief of staff. More than 40 years later, she's leading the charge to clean up sexual harassment in Congress.
Mercury News | November 22, 2017
DIRECTV to pay $9 million over alleged hazardous waste dumping in Alameda County, state | Mercury News DIRECTV to pay $9 million over alleged hazardous waste dumping in Alameda County, state
The Alameda County District Attorney and state Attorney General announced a settlement with DIRECTV for their illegal dumping of hazardous waste.
Mercury News | November 22, 2017
San Jose’s homeless get an early Thanksgiving dinner | Mercury News San Jose’s homeless get an early Thanksgiving dinner
A coalition of churches and volunteer groups gathered about 100 people living in encampments to an early Thanksgiving dinner Tuesday at Forager, a downtown San Jose eatery.
Mercury News | November 22, 2017
This is the coolest Hanukkah experience in the Bay Area | Mercury News This is the coolest Hanukkah experience in the Bay Area
Looking for ugly Hanukkah sweaters for gifts and a Lego-menorah building workshop for the kiddos. The Reboot pop-up in San Francisco has all that and more.
Mercury News | November 22, 2017
Faster than a speeding skateboard: Onewheel represents the new wave in personal transportation | Mercury News Faster than a speeding skateboard: Onewheel represents the new wave in personal transportation
From Mountain View garage to Santa Cruz startup: Future Motion's battery-powered Onewheel invention offers a new mode of personal mobility for daily commuters and weekend warriors blazing new trails.
Mercury News | November 22, 2017
Alameda police calls: Man flees after traffic stop | East Bay Times Alameda police calls: Man flees after traffic stop
A man fled from Alameda police following an attempted traffic stop
East Bay Times | November 22, 2017
Cannabis rules formally adopted for city of Alameda | East Bay Times Cannabis rules formally adopted for city of Alameda
Final passage of the ordinance outlining changes to the city's municipal code occurred Tuesday night
East Bay Times | November 22, 2017
Four hospitalized in head-on crash in Antioch | East Bay Times Four hospitalized in head-on crash in Antioch
Four people were hospitalized Tuesday night in a head-on collision, police said.
East Bay Times | November 22, 2017
Roadshow: New lane lines should help I-680 drive | Mercury News Roadshow: New lane lines should help I-680 drive
Plus: Lots of improvement going on at the BART Lafayette Station.
Mercury News | November 22, 2017
How one Bay Area woman helps rescue hundreds of human trafficking victims and missing teens | Mercury News How one Bay Area woman helps rescue hundreds of human trafficking victims and missing teens
For years, Louise Reeves has been known as a one-woman army in the fight against human trafficking.
Mercury News | November 22, 2017
Applications for U.S. unemployment benefits drop 13,000 | Mercury News Applications for U.S. unemployment benefits drop 13,000
The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell for the first time in three weeks, pushing total applications down to a low 239,000, further evidence of the strength of the labor market.
Mercury News | November 22, 2017
Neon dancing pig sign might boogie again | Mercury News Neon dancing pig sign might boogie again
The 50-year-old “Dancing Pig” sign marking the former site of the Stephens Meat Products sausage factory at 105 S. Montgomery Street has been dark in recent years but may come out for another spin. A new campaign to restore the porcine landmark to its former glory was launched last week by the Preservation Action Council.
Mercury News | November 22, 2017
Letter: Is GOP health plan really that bad? | East Bay Times Letter: Is GOP health plan really that bad?
This letter writer disputes a recent editorial concerning the GOP tax plan.
East Bay Times | November 22, 2017
Letter: A way to save lives from gun violence | East Bay Times Letter: A way to save lives from gun violence
Letter writer says more people need to know about Gun Violence Restraining Order.
East Bay Times | November 22, 2017
Multi-car crash closes down major commute road connecting Pittsburg, Concord | East Bay Times Multi-car crash closes down major commute road connecting Pittsburg, Concord
Initial reports confirmed by the California Highway Patrol indicated two people were trapped in a vehicle.
East Bay Times | November 22, 2017
Oakland businesses compete against big-box stores during ‘Plaid Friday’ | East Bay Times Oakland businesses compete against big-box stores during ‘Plaid Friday’
Oakland residents are encouraged to shop locally and support independent businesses on Plaid Friday.
East Bay Times | November 22, 2017
Encinal High School Marching Jets Band takes first place | East Bay Times Encinal High School Marching Jets Band takes first place
The color guard, under new coach Victoria Garcia, also took first place in their division.
East Bay Times | November 22, 2017
Saratoga boys basketball team will pick up the pace | Mercury News Saratoga boys basketball team will pick up the pace
Shooting a strength for Falcons
Mercury News | November 22, 2017
Christmas in the Park ready to light up downtown San Jose | Mercury News Christmas in the Park ready to light up downtown San Jose
Figure skating champs Polina Edmunds and Rudy Galindo will help light San Jose's holiday tree Friday night to open Christmas in the Park.
Mercury News | November 22, 2017
Westmont High School boys basketball team moves to new division | Mercury News Westmont High School boys basketball team moves to new division
Prospect, Del Mar start play next week
Mercury News | November 22, 2017
Milpitas school district seeks opinion on proposed bond | Mercury News Milpitas school district seeks opinion on proposed bond
District floats survey to consider June 2018 ballot measure to upgrade schools.
Mercury News | November 22, 2017
Pending home sales take another tumble across much of the Bay Area | Mercury News Pending home sales take another tumble across much of the Bay Area
Pending home sales tumbled across much of the Bay Area in October, according to a new study that reinforces the continually emerging picture of the region's affordability crisis.
Mercury News | November 22, 2017
Milpitas council approves censure policy | Mercury News Milpitas council approves censure policy
Mayor Rich Tran, who previously opposed the policy, goes along with the idea during latest council vote.
Mercury News | November 22, 2017
Milpitas: Religious assembly project appealed | Mercury News Milpitas: Religious assembly project appealed
Neighboring company objects to locating the Ismaili Cultural Center in industrial zone off South Milpitas Boulevard
Mercury News | November 22, 2017
Milpitas: Liquor store chain eyes Town Center | Mercury News Milpitas: Liquor store chain eyes Town Center
Project may see a BevMo! sited in former Mervyn’s building along with 24 Hour Fitness gym, other tenants, city says.
Mercury News | November 22, 2017
San Jose: Apartment fire victims identified by relative | Mercury News San Jose: Apartment fire victims identified by relative
The 52-year-old Vietnamese-American father survived the fire, but he was gravely injured and in a coma Tuesday.
Mercury News | November 22, 2017
Children’s Support League gears up for 30th Heart of the Home tour | East Bay Times Children’s Support League gears up for 30th Heart of the Home tour
Since 1986, CSL has granted more than $3.6 million to more than 100 local agencies that help at-risk children
East Bay Times | November 22, 2017
Amid Bay Area exodus to Sacramento, low-income families at risk of being pushed out, study finds | Mercury News Amid Bay Area exodus to Sacramento, low-income families at risk of being pushed out, study finds
The research shines a spotlight on the ripple effect of Bay Area's upward-spiraling housing costs.
Mercury News | November 22, 2017
Black Friday loses its luster as people opt for alternatives | Mercury News Black Friday loses its luster as people opt for alternatives
Whether because of a distaste for marathon shopping or because retailers offer regular discounts these days, fewer people are planning to shop on Black Friday this year than in previous years.
Mercury News | November 22, 2017
Los Gatos football team advances to CCS semifinals | Mercury News Los Gatos football team advances to CCS semifinals
Wildcats will face No. 2 Salinas
Mercury News | November 22, 2017
Brentwood’s first downtown ice rink in full swing | East Bay Times Brentwood’s first downtown ice rink in full swing
The Downtown Business Coalition also helped to sponsor the Brentwood on Ice skating rink.
East Bay Times | November 22, 2017
Techapella: Harmonizing Silicon Valley geeks strut their stuff — and you can watch | Mercury News Techapella: Harmonizing Silicon Valley geeks strut their stuff — and you can watch
A cappella groups from Facebook, Google and more square off in Techapella, and it's (mostly) friendly -- here's how you can watch.
Mercury News | November 22, 2017
Interfaith Thanksgiving service promotes unity | East Bay Times Interfaith Thanksgiving service promotes unity
Hundreds of people, many from different religious backgrounds gathered Monday night in a Fremont church to promote unity and diversity.
East Bay Times | November 22, 2017
Marni Jameson: 10 ways amateur painters show their inexperience | Mercury News Marni Jameson: 10 ways amateur painters show their inexperience
Plus time-tested tips from the professionals
Mercury News | November 22, 2017
Manhunt continues for second escaped Santa Clara County inmate in Stockton | Mercury News Manhunt continues for second escaped Santa Clara County inmate in Stockton
The arrest of one of two escaped inmates was the result of an investigation by the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office, which determined the men were hiding out in an area of Stockton.
Mercury News | November 22, 2017
Bluegrass legend Del McCoury headlines a concert for the ages (literally) in Berkeley | Mercury News Bluegrass legend Del McCoury headlines a concert for the ages (literally) in Berkeley
Guitarist and singer Del McCoury, who helped create the template for contemporary bluegrass, plays 2 shows with his sons in Berkeley Nov. 25.
Mercury News | November 22, 2017
Letter: Initiative is in Martinez’s best interest | East Bay Times Letter: Initiative is in Martinez’s best interest
These letter writers say the Martinez Open Space and Park Protection Initiative is best for both the city and the City Council.
East Bay Times | November 22, 2017