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Gov. Brown Signs Bill Allowing Dogs in Outdoor Restaurants

Gov. Brown Signs Bill Allowing Dogs in Outdoor Restaurants

"Bone-appétit," says Assemblymember Yamada, sponsor of the bill which becomes law in January.
Legislature Approves Community Colleges Giving 4-Year Degrees

Legislature Approves Community Colleges Giving 4-Year Degrees

The measure would allow the schools to offer the four-year degrees when a local workforce need for college graduates can be shown.
One Person Critically Wounded in Shooting; Suspect at Large

One Person Critically Wounded in Shooting; Suspect at Large

The shooting occurred in the area of Marina Way and Barrett Avenue just after 5 p.m., according to police officials.
CA Suicide Prevention Bill Heads to Governor's Desk

CA Suicide Prevention Bill Heads to Governor's Desk

Assembly Bill 2198 Requires Suicide Prevention Training for Mental Health Professionals
Almond, Peanut Butters Recalled Due to Salmonella Fears

Almond, Peanut Butters Recalled Due to Salmonella Fears

The goods in question were sold at Whole Foods, Kroger, and Trader Joe's
Baseball Commissioner Says Oakland A's Need a New Ballpark

Baseball Commissioner Says Oakland A's Need a New Ballpark

Bud Selig, who is step down in January, came to Oakland because he is visiting all Major League Baseball stadiums in a farewell tour.
Richmond Man Convicted of Kidnapping with Intent to Rape for Assault on Prostitute

Richmond Man Convicted of Kidnapping with Intent to Rape for Assault on Prostitute

The prosecutor described Lazaris Fuller as a “serial rapist of prostitutes.”
NorCal Patient Being Treated for Possible Ebola Exposure, Kaiser Permanente Says

NorCal Patient Being Treated for Possible Ebola Exposure, Kaiser Permanente Says

The person is in isolation at a Sacramento-area facility.
Back to School: 5 Easy School Lunch Ideas That Are Healthy, Too

Back to School: 5 Easy School Lunch Ideas That Are Healthy, Too

Colorful and bite-size fresh fruit and veggies are not only fun to eat they are healthy – rich in anti-oxidants, nutrients and vitamins.
East Bay Leaders Support Gun Violence Restraining Order Bill in Wake of UCSB Massacre

East Bay Leaders Support Gun Violence Restraining Order Bill in Wake of UCSB Massacre

Assemblywoman Nancy Skinner says the bill is modeled on California’s domestic violence restraining order laws.
Pumpkin Spice Latte to Make Early Debut, Starbucks Announces

Pumpkin Spice Latte to Make Early Debut, Starbucks Announces

The popular fall beverage will be returning Aug. 25, nearly a month before the official start of autumn.
Dog Rescued Sewage Water Treatment Plant

Dog Rescued Sewage Water Treatment Plant

The dog did not have a collar. Anyone who is missing a black pit bull mix can call Animal Services at (925) 335-8320.
Bay Area Students Head Back to School

Bay Area Students Head Back to School

Are you happy or sad about sending your kids back to school? Tell us in the comments section.
Drought: Water Agencies Ordered to Enforce Statewide Water Restrictions

Drought: Water Agencies Ordered to Enforce Statewide Water Restrictions

Gov. Jerry Brown has asked all Californians to make a voluntary 20 percent reduction in water use.
BART Resumes Normal Service Following Suspicious Package Scare

BART Resumes Normal Service Following Suspicious Package Scare

The closure began around 8 p.m. last night.
El Cerrito 'Measure R' on November Ballot

El Cerrito 'Measure R' on November Ballot

Measure R would generate additional locally-controlled funds for local projects and services, according to city officials.
Free Ice Cream Social for Dogs This Weekend in El Cerrito

Free Ice Cream Social for Dogs This Weekend in El Cerrito

The treats are served with toppings, too!
Back to School: CHP Urges Caution Around Buses, School Zones

Back to School: CHP Urges Caution Around Buses, School Zones

Officials ask drivers to stay alert while traveling through school zones.