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Californians Cutting Back on Water Usage: Report

Californians Cutting Back on Water Usage: Report

Are YOU following the state's mandatory water use restrictions?
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
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
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.
Power Restored to More Than 4,000 Customers in Newark, Fremont

Power Restored to More Than 4,000 Customers in Newark, Fremont

The the cause of the outage has not yet been determined, according to officials with PG&E. Were you without power?
John George Psychiatric Hospital Earns Awards for Mental Health Programs

John George Psychiatric Hospital Earns Awards for Mental Health Programs

The facility was recently honored for continually improving the lives of people living with mental illness.
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.
WATCH: Viral Video from Fremont Deaf School Camp's Interpretation of Pharrell Williams' 'Happy'

WATCH: Viral Video from Fremont Deaf School Camp's Interpretation of Pharrell Williams' 'Happy'

You're going to love the video produced by a team of deaf campers and staffers from the California School for the Deaf in Fremont.
Alameda County Water District Announces New General Manager

Alameda County Water District Announces New General Manager

Robert Shaver will be the ninth General Manager in the District’s 100 year history.
Are You Off for Labor Day? Here's Why...

Are You Off for Labor Day? Here's Why...

What's the history of Labor Day? Find out here!
How You Can Donate to Help the Victims of the Napa Earthquake

How You Can Donate to Help the Victims of the Napa Earthquake

From Aug. 28 through Sept. 11, Wells Fargo customers can donate to the Red Cross at 1,701 Wells Fargo ATMs throughout Northern California.
'Fear the Beard' - Bay Area Air Quality District Debuts Comical TV Ads [VIDEO]

'Fear the Beard' - Bay Area Air Quality District Debuts Comical TV Ads [VIDEO]

The message: Commuting alone seems to take forever. Discover a better way to work, and Spare the Air.
MUST SEE: Drone Video Offers Aerial View of Napa Quake Damage

MUST SEE: Drone Video Offers Aerial View of Napa Quake Damage

This video captured by a man's quadcopter drone provides a bird's eye look at the damage.
BART's Earthquake 'Early Warning' System Could -- And Should! -- Have Broader Applications

BART's Earthquake 'Early Warning' System Could -- And Should! -- Have Broader Applications

UC Berkeley researcher among many urging funding for "alert" capabilities for cellphones, computers and detector-type devices in homes.
Amazing Special Needs Basketball Coach Wins 'Everyday Heroes' Contest

Amazing Special Needs Basketball Coach Wins 'Everyday Heroes' Contest

Hoopsters Coach Ken Ayles is the winner of the national Everyday Heroes contest sponsored by Sony Picture's When The Game Stands Tall.
Are You Ready for the Next Earthquake?

Are You Ready for the Next Earthquake?

The American Red Cross offers residents tips to help them prepare.
USGS Upgrades Bay Area Quake to 6.1

USGS Upgrades Bay Area Quake to 6.1

The quake struck around 3:20 a.m. about three miles northwest of American Canyon, and was originally reported to have been magnitude 6.0.