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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.
Public Invited to Learn About New, Expanded Mental Health Programs in Alameda County

Public Invited to Learn About New, Expanded Mental Health Programs in Alameda County

The meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 26, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. in Berkeley.
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.
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.
Newark Man, 19, Arrested on Suspicion of Hit-And-Run

Newark Man, 19, Arrested on Suspicion of Hit-And-Run

Police arrested Sammy Sood Jr. on Wednesday night.
District Attorney Announces Reduction of County's Rape Kit Backlog

District Attorney Announces Reduction of County's Rape Kit Backlog

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley is trying to secure national funding specifically for the testing of rape kits.
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.
Firefighters Knock Down House Fire in Newark

Firefighters Knock Down House Fire in Newark

The fire was in the 36000 block of Haley Street.
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.
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.
Watch: Robin Williams Makes 'Koko' the Gorilla Smile

Watch: Robin Williams Makes 'Koko' the Gorilla Smile

In 2001, the famous Bay Area gorilla hadn’t smiled for seven months. Then she met Robin Williams.
Voters to Decide on $7.5B Water Bond in November

Voters to Decide on $7.5B Water Bond in November

The bond includes money for two new reservoirs. What do you think about the bond?
Newark Neighborhood Rallies Together in Preparation of Earthquakes

Newark Neighborhood Rallies Together in Preparation of Earthquakes

Nishi Deokule, along with neighborhood children, have formed an 'Earthquake Emergency Team' in order to be ready for the next trembler.