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Rent control fight to be arduous, Alameda conference hears | East Bay Times Rent control fight to be arduous, Alameda conference hears
An impassioned crowd representing tenants’ rights groups around the state gathered at Alameda High School over the weekend to discuss the state’s housing crisis and what can be done at the local level.
East Bay Times | September 24, 2017
Folk icon Joan Baez honored by Committee for Green Foothills | Mercury News Folk icon Joan Baez honored by Committee for Green Foothills
The Woodside resident is internationally known for her music and voice as well as social activism, but local environmentalists know her for lower-profile actions closer to home.
Mercury News | September 24, 2017
Update: Protesters gather at UC Berkeley for Milo Yiannopoulos speech | East Bay Times Update: Protesters gather at UC Berkeley for Milo Yiannopoulos speech
Milo Yiannopoulos has vowed to rally at UC Berkeley at noon on Sunday.
East Bay Times | September 24, 2017
Voters asked to rewrite zoning for more housing | Mercury News Voters asked to rewrite zoning for more housing
Critics say proposed initiative wouldn't serve young workers, the poor and homeless hardest hit by high housing prices.
Mercury News | September 24, 2017
Patriots’ Tom Brady joins national anthem protests | Mercury News Patriots’ Tom Brady joins national anthem protests
The New York Times reported that the five-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback locked arms with teammate Phillip Dorsett, as several New England Patriots took a knee.
Mercury News | September 24, 2017
Woman arrested in connection with defacing Columbus statue at San Jose City Hall | Mercury News Woman arrested in connection with defacing Columbus statue at San Jose City Hall
The suspect was identified Friday through surveillance video of the statue being vandalized.
Mercury News | September 24, 2017
Roadshow: Lawsuit means delays on Measure B projects | Mercury News Roadshow: Lawsuit means delays on Measure B projects
Plus: Readers are all excited about seeing the new license plates beginning with the number 8.
Mercury News | September 24, 2017
Me & My Car: ’61 Austin-Healey restored from ‘mess’ to success | Mercury News Me & My Car: ’61 Austin-Healey restored from ‘mess’ to success
After five years, Davies’ Austin-Healey is already a show winner. Painted a rich cranberry red with white leather interior, it is also a head-turner.
Mercury News | September 24, 2017
Santa Clara County’s farming legacy alive in San Martin | Mercury News Santa Clara County’s farming legacy alive in San Martin
The farm and produce shop is a nod to Silicon Valley's agricultural past, which despite changing times remains a vital industry that many seek to preserve.
Mercury News | September 24, 2017
Top crops of Bay Area and surrounding counties | Mercury News Top crops of Bay Area and surrounding counties
The top crop in Santa Clara County isn’t an edible — at least not yet. Nursery crops make up the biggest bounty with more than $81 million sold in product. That’s plants that might go in the garden, and also might go to another former in the form of a seedling tomato with established roots […]
Mercury News | September 24, 2017
San Jose’s 1933 lynching: A guide to historic sites | Mercury News San Jose’s 1933 lynching: A guide to historic sites
My predecessor as a local columnist, Harry Farrell, wrote a fine book in 1992 about the lynching, entitled "Swift Justice.''
Mercury News | September 24, 2017
Walters: A half-century later, Delta water bypass still just a notion | Mercury News Walters: A half-century later, Delta water bypass still just a notion
Walters: A half-century later, Delta water bypass still just a notion
Mercury News | September 24, 2017
Will Lafayette let tenants appeal large rent hikes? | East Bay Times Will Lafayette let tenants appeal large rent hikes?
A rent review program would allow tenants to seek nonbinding mediation if they receive a large rent increase.
East Bay Times | September 24, 2017
Overnight crash on Interstate 80 in Albany kills one | East Bay Times Overnight crash on Interstate 80 in Albany kills one
The crash happened in the westbound direction around 2:50 a.m.
East Bay Times | September 24, 2017
Concord on Amazon: ‘We can give them exactly what they want’ — but won’t go it alone | East Bay Times Concord on Amazon: ‘We can give them exactly what they want’ — but won’t go it alone
Four other Bay Area cities will join Concord in a regional bid to house giant online retailer's second headquarters.
East Bay Times | September 24, 2017
Milo Yiannopoulos’ 15 minutes in Berkeley cost university $800,000 | Mercury News Milo Yiannopoulos’ 15 minutes in Berkeley cost university $800,000
Berkeley spokesman calls it 'most expensive photo opp' in university history
Mercury News | September 24, 2017
Guest Commentary: ECCFPD must lobby Sacramento for equal protection | East Bay Times Guest Commentary: ECCFPD must lobby Sacramento for equal protection
Today our fire district is trying to operate with funding levels that may have been sufficient decades ago, when the area was sparely populated and rural. 
East Bay Times | September 24, 2017
School Bell: New all-abilities playgrounds in Brentwood | East Bay Times School Bell: New all-abilities playgrounds in Brentwood
The new structures were paid for with funds from Measure B, which was approved by in the recent election.
East Bay Times | September 24, 2017
Third annual Out of the Darkness Walk supports suicide prevention | East Bay Times Third annual Out of the Darkness Walk supports suicide prevention
Nation-wide the walks have raised millions of dollars to support the American Federation for Suicide Prevention’s work toward suicide prevention
East Bay Times | September 24, 2017
Berkeley, A Look Back: Downtown sees wartime retail boom | East Bay Times Berkeley, A Look Back: Downtown sees wartime retail boom
Traditional department stores were expanding in downtown Berkeley 75 years ago as the wartime economy brought disposable income through plentiful East Bay jobs in shipyards and defense plants.
East Bay Times | September 24, 2017
Evicted after Ghost Ship fire, Oakland artist collective gets new warehouse, second chance | Mercury News Evicted after Ghost Ship fire, Oakland artist collective gets new warehouse, second chance
After being evicted from their former home after the deadly Ghost Ship fire, this artist collective managed to secure a new warehouse it plans to build out as live/work space (legally, this time).
Mercury News | September 24, 2017
UC Berkeley braces for Milo Yiannopoulos, even after “Free Speech Week” canceled | Mercury News UC Berkeley braces for Milo Yiannopoulos, even after “Free Speech Week” canceled
Police were preparing for all possibilities
Mercury News | September 24, 2017
Bay Area wine, spirits and beer events: Sept. 23 and beyond | Mercury News Bay Area wine, spirits and beer events: Sept. 23 and beyond
From tequila tasting to an olive festival, here's what's happening in Northern California.
Mercury News | September 23, 2017
UC Berkeley’s ‘Free Speech Week’ officially canceled, appeared to be set-up from the start | Mercury News UC Berkeley’s ‘Free Speech Week’ officially canceled, appeared to be set-up from the start
Berkeley Patriot pulled out of the Milo Yiannopoulos-backed event.
Mercury News | September 23, 2017
High school football: Menlo-Atherton rides out Burlingame | Mercury News High school football: Menlo-Atherton rides out Burlingame
Mistakes almost cost Bears on the road before comeback by Panthers falls short
Mercury News | September 23, 2017
High school football: Valley Christian holds off St. Francis | Mercury News High school football: Valley Christian holds off St. Francis
Big plays by running backs, heavy pressure by defense propel Warriors to WCAL victory.
Mercury News | September 23, 2017
As death toll of Mexico quake rises, San Jose residents worry for safety of loved ones | Mercury News As death toll of Mexico quake rises, San Jose residents worry for safety of loved ones
Following a deadly 7.1 earthquake in Mexico, San Jose residents worry loved ones are still in danger.
Mercury News | September 23, 2017
Man injured in East Oakland shooting | East Bay Times Man injured in East Oakland shooting
The man was hit while on 85th Avenue, and suffered a gunshot wound to his upper arm, according to police.
East Bay Times | September 23, 2017
California’s Legislature is getting more family-friendly — and it’s not just politics driving the shift | Mercury News California’s Legislature is getting more family-friendly — and it’s not just politics driving the shift
SACRAMENTO — State lawmakers this year passed bills that would give millions of Californians 12 weeks to snuggle with their newborns before returning to work, grant school employees six weeks of paid parental leave and offer moms and dads a place — besides a grimy bathroom floor — to change dirty diapers at amusement parks, […]
Mercury News | September 23, 2017
Will: America’s engine running complacently on autopilot | Mercury News Will: America’s engine running complacently on autopilot
George F. Will: America's engine is running complacently on autopilot.
Mercury News | September 23, 2017
Around Danville: 9-year-old student sells lemonade, raises funds for Harvey relief | East Bay Times Around Danville: 9-year-old student sells lemonade, raises funds for Harvey relief
This is the Around Danville column for Sept. 22.
East Bay Times | September 23, 2017
Wave water park to close for season after this weekend in Dublin | East Bay Times Wave water park to close for season after this weekend in Dublin
Wave finishes its first operating season with two slides still closed during state safety investigation
East Bay Times | September 23, 2017
Pizarro: Bringing the art of Burning Man to San Jose | Mercury News Pizarro: Bringing the art of Burning Man to San Jose
"Playa to Paseo" is a new initiative to bring interactive art installations from the annual Burning Man festival to San Jose.
Mercury News | September 23, 2017
Thieves steal iPhones from Concord store | East Bay Times Thieves steal iPhones from Concord store
A Concord cell phone store lost four iPhones in a Saturday morning robbery.
East Bay Times | September 23, 2017
East Bay road reopens after long closure from winter storms | East Bay Times East Bay road reopens after long closure from winter storms
The heavily used road had been closed since winter storms triggered mudslides and rockslides
East Bay Times | September 23, 2017
Campbell pet hospital offers new hope for cancer-stricken animals | East Bay Times Campbell pet hospital offers new hope for cancer-stricken animals
A one of a kind machine is helping to extend the lives of cancer stricken pets.
East Bay Times | September 22, 2017
Soulciety seeks to give voice to foster children, youth on probation | East Bay Times Soulciety seeks to give voice to foster children, youth on probation
Soulciety is working on a theatrical production to tell the stories of eight youth from unincorporated Alameda County communities who, at one time, were in the foster care system or on probation.
East Bay Times | September 22, 2017
Police Reports: Walnut Creek and Lamorinda Sept. 10-16 | East Bay Times Police Reports: Walnut Creek and Lamorinda Sept. 10-16
LAFAYETTE The following excerpts are from the Lafayette police log. Sun. Sept. 10 Suspicious subject: At 10:05 a.m. in the 3600 block of Mt. Diablo Boulevard. Suspicious circumstances: Reported at 7:37 p.m. on Taylor Boulevard at Pleasant Hill Road and at 11:30 p.m. in the 3300 block of Lucille Lane. Mon. Sept. 11 Grand theft: At 8:43 […]
East Bay Times | September 22, 2017
‘Eat Drink Los Gatos’ celebrates local eateries, wine and beer | Mercury News ‘Eat Drink Los Gatos’ celebrates local eateries, wine and beer
Local restaurants, wineries and breweries are putting on a new downtown event Saturday called "Eat Drink Los Gatos" that expands the annual Fall Wine Walk into a street fair with food booths and live music throughout the day. A portion of North Santa Cruz Avenue will be closed to vehicular traffic during the event.
Mercury News | September 22, 2017
Lawsuit claims Uber driver talked to California teen rider about her virginity, his erection | Mercury News Lawsuit claims Uber driver talked to California teen rider about her virginity, his erection
Uber is facing new allegations of inappropriate driver behavior, this time by a California high school student who says she was scared by her driver’s lewd comments.
Mercury News | September 22, 2017