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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.
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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.
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.
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.
Community Invited to 'Endless Summer Pool Party' at Dan Oden Swim Complex

Community Invited to 'Endless Summer Pool Party' at Dan Oden Swim Complex

The party is on Aug 15. Tickets are $8 when purchased ahead of time, $9 the day of the party. Sports members enjoy a reduced rate.
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?
How One Union City High School Student Raised $1,000 for the Fight Against Malaria

How One Union City High School Student Raised $1,000 for the Fight Against Malaria

Aniruddh Mandalapu was joined by his colleagues from Choi’s Martial Arts Demo Team for the fundraiser in Union City.
Bay Area Gas Prices Drop in July

Bay Area Gas Prices Drop in July

Did you notice the drop? Do you consider $4 a gallon a relief?
Union Sanitary District Announces New General Manager

Union Sanitary District Announces New General Manager

Paul Eldredge has joined the District as its General Manager.
Robin Williams Hanged Self With Belt, Sheriff's Office Says

Robin Williams Hanged Self With Belt, Sheriff's Office Says

The actor also had cuts on his left wrist, according to a sheriff's lieutenant who briefed reporters on Tuesday.
Love Your Local Farmers' Market? Contest Asks You to Prove It With a Photo

Love Your Local Farmers' Market? Contest Asks You to Prove It With a Photo

Deadline to enter the contest is August 31st. Read on to find out how you can enter for a chance to win prizes.
Doctor Who Started 'Relay for Life' Dies at Age 71

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A salute to colorectal surgeon Dr. Gordy Klatt who died on August 3.
National Weather Service Warns of Possible Lightning Strikes

National Weather Service Warns of Possible Lightning Strikes

The threat is most likely in the East Bay including Alameda and Contra Costa counties.
Perseid Meteor Shower, Extra-Super Supermoon Vie for Skywatchers' Attention

Perseid Meteor Shower, Extra-Super Supermoon Vie for Skywatchers' Attention

The Perseids, which produce fast and bright meteors that frequently leave trains, peak Aug. 11-13