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Coastal Cleanup Day in Alameda Sep 20

Coastal Cleanup Day in Alameda Sep 20

Show our shoreline some love! Join your neighbors to clean up litter along Crown Beach 9AM-noon.

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Bid to Split California into 6 States Fails to Qualify for Ballot

Bid to Split California into 6 States Fails to Qualify for Ballot

Venture capitalist Tim Draper isn't ready to give up, though.
Californians Cutting Back on Water Usage: Report

Californians Cutting Back on Water Usage: Report

Are YOU following the state's mandatory water use restrictions?
California Economy: Steady but Unremarkable Growth in the Months Ahead, Forecast Says

California Economy: Steady but Unremarkable Growth in the Months Ahead, Forecast Says

The recovery is "painfully plodding," and the state is still performing below its potential in employment and output, according to UCLA.
9/11 Attacks Remembered Throughout East Bay Today

9/11 Attacks Remembered Throughout East Bay Today

It has been thirteen years since that fateful day.
BART Board to Receive Report on Avoiding Future Strikes

BART Board to Receive Report on Avoiding Future Strikes

There's a long list of changes that need to be made
Post Your 9/11 Memories

Post Your 9/11 Memories

We still remember 13 years later.
Spare the Air Alert Issued for Thursday

Spare the Air Alert Issued for Thursday

Vehicle exhaust and smoke from wildfires are fouling the air
'Yes Means Yes' Bill Headed to Governor's Desk

'Yes Means Yes' Bill Headed to Governor's Desk

The governor has until Sept. 30 to veto the bill or sign it.
Red Cross Launches Blood Donor Phone Application

Red Cross Launches Blood Donor Phone Application

Free app puts power to help save lives in hands of blood donors
Berkeley Man Already Convicted of Alameda Bank Robbery is Charged with Murder

Berkeley Man Already Convicted of Alameda Bank Robbery is Charged with Murder

Calvin Earl Odom, 25, was recently charged in connection with the shooting death of 37-year-old Vittorio Jackson.
Firefighter Injured in Fire Sunday Released from Hospital

Firefighter Injured in Fire Sunday Released from Hospital

The fire was first reported at 5:28 p.m. Sunday at a six-unit apartment building in the 1100 block of Regent Street, fire officials said.
Upcoming Blood Drives in Alameda County

Upcoming Blood Drives in Alameda County

The Red Cross asks eligible blood donors to help their communities prepare for emergencies by giving blood at one of the drives.
UPDATE: Report of Possible Weapon on Campus Prompts Lockdown of Island High

UPDATE: Report of Possible Weapon on Campus Prompts Lockdown of Island High

School district and police officials say the campus has been cleared and is safe.
Phone App Allows Scammers to Impersonate Police

Phone App Allows Scammers to Impersonate Police

Details about this new scam so you don't fall victim.
Oikos Shooting Suspect Indicted by Grand Jury

Oikos Shooting Suspect Indicted by Grand Jury

One Goh won’t be arraigned on the charges in the indictment until such time as he’s found to be mentally competent.
U.S. Coast Guard Helped Intercept 10,000 Pounds of Illegal Drugs During Recent Deployment

U.S. Coast Guard Helped Intercept 10,000 Pounds of Illegal Drugs During Recent Deployment

The crew returned to its homeport in Alameda Saturday after completing a 14-week deployment.
Advisory: Air Quality May Be Poor in Bay Area Through Monday Due to NorCal Wildfires

Advisory: Air Quality May Be Poor in Bay Area Through Monday Due to NorCal Wildfires

For real-time air quality information, residents can visit www.baaqmd.gov or www.sparetheair.org.
CSU East Bay Reports Server Security Breach

CSU East Bay Reports Server Security Breach

More than 6,000 people are affected.
Massage Envy Spa & Arthritis Foundation Host Annual 'Healing Hands for Arthritis' Event in Alameda

Massage Envy Spa & Arthritis Foundation Host Annual 'Healing Hands for Arthritis' Event in Alameda

On Sept. 17, $10 will be donated to the foundation from every one-hour massage or facial.