Berkeley police locate missing at-risk Richmond woman
A missing at-risk Richmond woman who disappeared in Berkeley Friday has been safely located, police said.
Honda and Swalwell House races get more crowded
One of the Bay Area's most-watched congressional races got a lot more crowded by Friday's candidacy filing deadline.The challenge to Rep. Mike Honda, D-San Jose, from well-funded fellow Democrat Ro Khanna of Fremont has been making national headlines since last April.
Contra Costa Supervisors Gioia, Mitchoff will face no opponents for re-election on June 3
Incumbent District Attorney Mark Peterson, Sheriff-Coroner David Livingston, Assessor Gus Kramer, Clerk-Recorder Joe Canciamilla and Treasurer Russell Watts also are unopposed, but Auditor-Controller Robert Campbell faces challenger Ayore Riaunda, while Karen Sakata and Linda Delehunt, are vying to replace retiring County Superintendent of Schools Joe Ovick.
Village Theatre Art Gallery program invites young artists to make fabric quilt mosaic projects
Village Theatre Art Gallery will be offering a Young@Art program for children, as part of its current exhibition, ARTful Women. Kids will be given an opportunity to learn about contemporary fabric art practices by making a fabric quilt mosaic with local mosaic instructor Jean Cernigoj.
Oakley earns 'B' in customer satisfaction
Sampling of residents surveyed shows an uptick in
Antioch residents look to social media to help curb illegal dumping
ANTIOCH -- A picture is worth a thousand words.And for a growing number of Antioch residents, the hope is that posting photos of litter piles and unkempt homes on social media will stir people to action.
Pleasant Hill: Police looking for men who robbed convenience store
Police are looking for two men who robbed a Pleasant Hill Check 'N Go on Friday afternoon.
Chris Treadway: Richmond's Craneway hosting a colorful pageant of quilts
"Extraordinary Quilts" is the theme of the annual show hosted by East Bay Heritage Quilters, which will feature more than 200 pieces by members and special guests on March 22 and 23
Richmond to explore new plan to fix blighted housing stock
The Richmond City Council voted 6-1 Tuesday to develop plans for a "Richmond Distressed Housing Rehabilitation Program," which will partner a local nonprofit, a San Francisco law firm and the city in a strategy to float bonds to fund the purchase of blighted houses, rehabilitate them and resell them.
Richmond police seeking information on fatal December hit-and-run
Police are asking the public for help in identifying the driver that struck a 63-year-old man after the man succumbed to his injuries in late January.
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This country is threatening to ban Facebook and YouTube
Turkey's prime minister has threatened drastic steps to censor the Internet, including shutting down Facebook and YouTube, where audio recordings of his alleged conversations suggesting corruption have been leaked in the past weeks, dealing him a major blow ahead of this month's local elections. Full Story
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SXSW Music Picks: Chain Gang of 1974 buzzes into Texas
Also meet Adrian Marcel, one of Oakland's most promising R&B talents.
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Oops! Obama misspells Aretha Franklin's iconic song
The president omitted a letter from the singer's 'R-E-S-P-E-C-T' while praising her at a White House celebration.