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Alameda’s Altarena Playhouse turns to old friend as new artistic director | East Bay Times Alameda’s Altarena Playhouse turns to old friend as new artistic director
Sue Trigg, who has lived in Alameda for 32 years, will take over the reins of the well-respected theater on Aug. 1.
East Bay Times | July 20, 2017
Alameda briefs: Subsidized taxi vouchers available | East Bay Times Alameda briefs: Subsidized taxi vouchers available
The city of Alameda is offering subsidies for discounted taxi rides for seniors and people with disabilities.
East Bay Times | July 20, 2017
Authorities suspend search for missing Oakland boater in Tomales Bay | Mercury News Authorities suspend search for missing Oakland boater in Tomales Bay
Authorities have suspended search efforts for a boater reported missing along the eastern shore of Tomales Bay.
Mercury News | July 20, 2017
Big Sur: Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge readying for girder launch within a week or two | Mercury News Big Sur: Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge readying for girder launch within a week or two
Closing a gap that links two sides of the Big Sur coast is within striking distance as Caltrans and its contractors work tirelessly to bridge Pfeiffer Canyon.
Mercury News | July 20, 2017
Giants catcher Buster Posey brightens day at pediatric cancer ward | Mercury News Giants catcher Buster Posey brightens day at pediatric cancer ward
San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey and his wife, Kristen, brighten the day for kids at John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek.
Mercury News | July 20, 2017
California man sentenced to more than 31 years in prison for rape, human trafficking | Mercury News California man sentenced to more than 31 years in prison for rape, human trafficking
A 36-year-old pimp pleaded guilty to raping a 15-year-old prostitute, as well as human trafficking of more than a half-dozen victims, and was immediately sentenced to more than 31 years in prison, an Orange County prosecutor said Wednesday, July 19.
Mercury News | July 20, 2017
Four possible locations for Lakewood branch library in Sunnyvale | Mercury News Four possible locations for Lakewood branch library in Sunnyvale
The city and Sunnyvale School District are continuing a joint effort to study the possibility of bringing a library and learning center to the Lakewood neighborhood. A feasibility study has been done to determine where such a facility could be placed at Lakewood Elementary School or the adjacent city-owned park. Four sites are under consideration, […]
Mercury News | July 20, 2017
What’s got the robin so agitated? | Mercury News What’s got the robin so agitated?
Plus, some creature is taking all the fruit off trees in a single night.
Mercury News | July 20, 2017
Tri-Valley police logs: Weapons brandished in Livermore | East Bay Times Tri-Valley police logs: Weapons brandished in Livermore
Vandalism was reported ten times in Danville on July 9.
East Bay Times | July 20, 2017
Tri-Valley letters: Public sector unions at root of water rate hikes | East Bay Times Tri-Valley letters: Public sector unions at root of water rate hikes
These are the July 28 Tri-Valley letters.
East Bay Times | July 20, 2017
Long, costly process to rebuild damaged Livermore trail starts | East Bay Times Long, costly process to rebuild damaged Livermore trail starts
Large sections of the Arroyo Mocho creekside trail were washed away last winter.
East Bay Times | July 20, 2017
Tri-Valley A&E: Singer-songwriter JD Souther to play Livermore’s Bankhead | East Bay Times Tri-Valley A&E: Singer-songwriter JD Souther to play Livermore’s Bankhead
The evening will feature selections from his new studio album, 'Tenderness.'
East Bay Times | July 20, 2017
Philanthropist offers to fund much of new main library | Mercury News Philanthropist offers to fund much of new main library
John Arrillaga says if city comes up with $20 million, he'll pay for the rest of estimated $45 million project
Mercury News | July 20, 2017
Google Street View puts you in a Space Station astronaut’s boots | Mercury News Google Street View puts you in a Space Station astronaut’s boots
Earth wasn't big enough anymore for Google, so it took Street View into space for a new, out-of-this-world user experience.
Mercury News | July 20, 2017
Oakland upcoming events: Pedalfest, neighborhood celebrations, band concert, discussions | East Bay Times Oakland upcoming events: Pedalfest, neighborhood celebrations, band concert, discussions
Some upcoming events in Oakland include Pedalfest, neighborhood celebrations, getting ready for the eclipse, film screenings.
East Bay Times | July 20, 2017
Morrisson chorus, workshops, upcoming events in Hayward area | East Bay Times Morrisson chorus, workshops, upcoming events in Hayward area
The popular Douglas Morrison Chorus will perform July 21-23.
East Bay Times | July 20, 2017
Developer gets OK to build San Leandro Tech Campus apartments | East Bay Times Developer gets OK to build San Leandro Tech Campus apartments
The San Leandro City Council approves plans by San Leandro Tech Campus developer Westlake Urban to build 197 apartments for rent within the office park.
East Bay Times | July 20, 2017
Roadshow: Why would a driver with HOV stickers avoid the carpool lane? | Mercury News Roadshow: Why would a driver with HOV stickers avoid the carpool lane?
Plus: Look for more entry points into express lanes in the future.
Mercury News | July 20, 2017
Concussion set Menlo School grad on path to world championships | Mercury News Concussion set Menlo School grad on path to world championships
Doran Finley selected to represent U.S. in men's quadruple sculls boat at rowing U-23 championships in Bulgaria
Mercury News | July 20, 2017
San Jose businesswoman pleads guilty to H1-B visa fraud | Mercury News San Jose businesswoman pleads guilty to H1-B visa fraud
The owner of San Jose-based Strataserv told immigration authorities her clients had job offers from Cisco Systems when they in fact did not.
Mercury News | July 20, 2017
Rocketship working on larger campus for 2018-19 | Mercury News Rocketship working on larger campus for 2018-19
Charter school moving to permanent facility in industrial zone near families it serves
Mercury News | July 20, 2017
Woman reports being raped at Stanford University | Mercury News Woman reports being raped at Stanford University
The alleged sexual assault occurred early Wednesday morning at a residence on the west side of campus.
Mercury News | July 20, 2017
Another worker hurt at Facebook site | Mercury News Another worker hurt at Facebook site
Construction worker fell 10-15 feet less than 3 months after two workers injured in 20-foot fall
Mercury News | July 20, 2017
Actress finds the beauty inside Fiona the ogre | Mercury News Actress finds the beauty inside Fiona the ogre
“The message of the whole show is about freaks. We’re all quirky and weird, we’re all a bunch of freaks. But beauty in on the inside.”
Mercury News | July 20, 2017
It’s a Rapp at Serra in terms of summer basketball | Mercury News It’s a Rapp at Serra in terms of summer basketball
Padres win 37th annual Skyline College tournament as coach who led team to state title returns to bench
Mercury News | July 20, 2017
Every performance is different for blues singer Teresa James | Mercury News Every performance is different for blues singer Teresa James
Singer Teresa James imbues every note with searing honesty and emotion. For her, blues is the genre that feeds that soulful sensation. “In pop music, half the time they’re not really singing,” James says, laughing. “Along with that, there’s the big extravaganza — dancers, lights, smoke, action. But for me, it’s always about the connection […]
Mercury News | July 20, 2017
UC Berkeley says door still open to Ben Shapiro visit | East Bay Times UC Berkeley says door still open to Ben Shapiro visit
"Until these most recent events, we've hosted dozens and dozens of events across the political spectrum without issue. It is clear that things have changed in terms of security in terms of planning for certain speakers and types of events," Mogulof said late Wednesday.
East Bay Times | July 20, 2017
Peninsula Things To Do, July 21 and beyond | Mercury News Peninsula Things To Do, July 21 and beyond
Music on the Square. 6-8 p.m. tonight, Lara Price. Courthouse Square, 2200 Broadway St., Redwood City. Free. 650-780-7311 or http://redwoodcity.org/musiconthesquare
Mercury News | July 20, 2017
Matters Historical: Filoli founder dug deep for gold at Empire Mine | Mercury News Matters Historical: Filoli founder dug deep for gold at Empire Mine
Twice, Bourn served as president of the prestigious Pacific-Union Club while belonging to other equally renowned men’s social organizations in London and Paris. On the San Francisco Peninsula, even today, he is lionized for building Filoli, an 1,800-acre estate in Woodside.
Mercury News | July 20, 2017
New Oshman JCC park, pavilion to serve as ‘gathering place’ | Mercury News New Oshman JCC park, pavilion to serve as ‘gathering place’
Construction of a park and multi-purpose building — the final pieces of the Oshman Family Jewish Community Center’s master plan — has commenced with a target completion date of early 2018.
Mercury News | July 20, 2017
50-apartment project on El Camino gets OK from Palo Alto commission | Mercury News 50-apartment project on El Camino gets OK from Palo Alto commission
The Sobrato Organization plans to replace the building with Mike’s Bikes at 3001 El Camino Real in Palo Alto with two residential buildings and 19,800 square feet of retail space.
Mercury News | July 20, 2017
Mountain View Volleyball Club excels at boys junior nationals | Mercury News Mountain View Volleyball Club excels at boys junior nationals
Five teams earn bronze medals in Columbus, Ohio, while six players tabbed all-tourney selections
Mercury News | July 20, 2017
Mountain View Community Center to be remodeled, expanded | Mercury News Mountain View Community Center to be remodeled, expanded
"We have overextended our programs," said Crosby. "There is no more space available, everything is booked." The remodeling project, she said, "will give the community a nicer space for social events."
Mercury News | July 19, 2017
Mountain View check-cashing store robbed | Mercury News Mountain View check-cashing store robbed
According to police reports, two men walked into Check Into Cast at about 10:30 a.m. on July 13. Both men had covered their faces. One of the men showed a handgun, then both went behind the counter at the business and demanded cash.
Mercury News | July 19, 2017
Eden fire in Saratoga fully contained | Mercury News Eden fire in Saratoga fully contained
A 10-acre wildfire near the Mountain Winery in Saratoga was fully contained Wednesday, authorities said.
Mercury News | July 19, 2017
Palo Alto taps Capitol Hill for new deputy city manager | Mercury News Palo Alto taps Capitol Hill for new deputy city manager
Michelle Poché Flaherty, who starts in Palo Alto on Aug. 8, is the director of performance, strategy and innovation for the Architect of the Capitol, which is responsible for maintaining Capitol Hill’s historic facilities and parks and promoting tourism.
Mercury News | July 19, 2017
Juvenile shot in East Oakland | Mercury News Juvenile shot in East Oakland
A teenage boy was shot and wounded in East Oakland Wednesday afternoon.
Mercury News | July 19, 2017
After Ann Coulter controversy, UC Berkeley rolls out new policy for inviting speakers | Mercury News After Ann Coulter controversy, UC Berkeley rolls out new policy for inviting speakers
The school isn't interested in more negative media coverage.
Mercury News | July 19, 2017
Three arrested, two sought in West County gang crackdown | East Bay Times Three arrested, two sought in West County gang crackdown
At a news conference at Richmond police's Regatta Boulevard headquarters, speakers said they couldn't go into great detail about Operation Crescent Moon and Operation Big House, the names of investigations into the Manor Boyz gang with the FBI's Safe Streets Task Force, backed with help from the district attorney's office.
East Bay Times | July 19, 2017
Man fatally shot outside Pittsburg ice cream parlor | East Bay Times Man fatally shot outside Pittsburg ice cream parlor
Pittsburg police responded to a reported shooting at around 3 p.m. and found the victim suffering from several gunshot wounds. 
East Bay Times | July 19, 2017
Children’s, community areas to expand at Mountain View Library | Mercury News Children’s, community areas to expand at Mountain View Library
"Library services are evolving from primarily providing reading materials to becoming community gathering places for learning and developing skills."
Mercury News | July 19, 2017
North San Jose-Milpitas residents petition Trader Joe’s to open store in area | Mercury News North San Jose-Milpitas residents petition Trader Joe’s to open store in area
Trader Joe's says it does not have any intention of opening any new stores between Fremont and San Jose in it's 2017-19 expansion plan.
Mercury News | July 19, 2017
New Oakland housing development breaks ground in shadows of construction project damaged in suspicious fire | East Bay Times New Oakland housing development breaks ground in shadows of construction project damaged in suspicious fire
A new luxury development and retail project breaks ground in Oakland amid fears by developers over recent rash of suspicious fires that damaged projects already under construction.
East Bay Times | July 19, 2017
Four arrested for mail theft in Brentwood’s Deer Ridge neighborhood | East Bay Times Four arrested for mail theft in Brentwood’s Deer Ridge neighborhood
Four people were arrested for allegedly driving around and stealing mail in the Deer Ridge neighborhood of Brentwood.
East Bay Times | July 19, 2017
Letters to the editor: Walnut Creek and Lamorinda | East Bay Times Letters to the editor: Walnut Creek and Lamorinda
Notes about words and actions Note to Donald Trump: As every parent knows, the words and actions of your children can come back to haunt you. Note to U.S. Congress: Your words and actions can and will come back to haunt you, Big Time. Note to our Allies and Europe: The words and actions of […]
East Bay Times | July 19, 2017
Japan’s renowned Ippudo ramen coming to Berkeley, San Francisco | Mercury News Japan’s renowned Ippudo ramen coming to Berkeley, San Francisco
Founder is credited with elevating the world of ramen.
Mercury News | July 19, 2017
VTA pulls plans to build near Branham light rail | Mercury News VTA pulls plans to build near Branham light rail
The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority recently pulled plans to build a high-density, mixed use project on a three-acre site they own near the Branham light rail station. Now the VTA wants to wait until a traffic study on the Highway 87 corridor is finished.
Mercury News | July 19, 2017
Former ‘Glee’ star tells ‘Stories’ in San Jose | Mercury News Former ‘Glee’ star tells ‘Stories’ in San Jose
When Chris Colfer takes the stage at the Hammer Theatre Center on July 26, his audience will likely skew a little younger than the crowds that once turned out to see him perform live with his “Glee” co-stars. Colfer, 27, is appearing in support of “Worlds Collide,” the sixth and final book in his “Land […]
Mercury News | July 19, 2017
Contra Costa County teacher of the year finalists | East Bay Times Contra Costa County teacher of the year finalists
Four finalists are competing for Contra Costa County teacher of the year, including Tom Trowbridge, from Concord High School in the Mt. Diablo Unified School District.
East Bay Times | July 19, 2017
Four men rob Antioch jewelry store, police asking for help | East Bay Times Four men rob Antioch jewelry store, police asking for help
Four men stole an as-yet undetermined amount of jewelry Wednesday morning from a store in Antioch's Somersville Towne Center.
East Bay Times | July 19, 2017