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Crash closes East Bay Freeway, says Livermore PD

September 21, 2022Updated: September 21, 2022 09:34 Livermore police advised motorists to avoid the area of ​​northbound Highway 84 and Isabel Avenue following a traffic accident that was expected to keep part of the freeway closed for “several hours “. Livermore Police Department Livermore police advised motorists to avoid the …

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China angered by Biden’s pledge of support for Taiwan – NBC Bay Area

The Chinese government on Monday criticized President Joe Biden’s statement that US forces would defend Taiwan if Beijing tried to invade as a violation of US commitments on the self-governing island, but gave no indication of possible retaliation. Biden said ‘yes’ when asked during an interview on CBS News’ ’60 …

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Best action of week 4

It was not a good night for two of the Bay Area News Group’s top five teams, Pittsburgh and Menlo-Atherton. Both lost on Friday. Meanwhile, De La Salle held off Cathedral-San Diego and San Ramon Valley pounded Las Lomas. We have details on these games and more. Check back every …

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TikTok Challenge back in the Bay Area – NBC Bay Area

An old social media challenge gaining traction in the Bay Area has prompted police to issue a new warning. Viral videos on TikTok show children pounding and kicking on doors in the middle of the night. Recent videos posted on Nextdoor’s Clayton, Concord and Walnut Creek pages all show the …

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State Officials Approve $41.5 Million for Monkeypox Testing, Treatment and Awareness – NBC Bay Area

State officials approved more than $41 million this week for monkeypox testing and treatment after state lawmakers representing San Francisco called for its inclusion in the state budget. Sen. Scott Wiener, D-San Francisco, first called for dedicated public funding for the MPX outbreak in July, when the virus first took …

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What happens next now that Queen Elizabeth is dead? – NBC Bay Area

Queen Elizabeth II, who died on September 8, 2022, was the longest-reigning monarch in British history. She ascended the throne in 1952 and remained there until her death at age 96. With the Queen’s death comes the first time most of the world will see a new monarch ascend the …

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The Bay Area braces for record temperatures

As Ian Coletti was assembling his bagpipes for the bagpipe and drumming competition at the Scottish Highland Gathering Games on Sunday afternoon, he realized he may have overdressed in his kilt, long sleeves and his vest as the temperature cracked 100 degrees at the Alameda County Fairgrounds. in Pleasanton. “It’s …

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Redwood City students face expulsion after lunchtime protest over new rules – NBC Bay Area

More than a dozen students face expulsion from a Redwood City high school after a lunchtime protest against new cellphone and hallway rules, parents said. It all started with a demo during lunch hours last week at the Design Tech Charter School next to the Oracle campus. “My understanding was …

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Motive in teen’s stabbing death in San Jose unclear – NBC Bay Area

On Tuesday, people continued to gather at the spot in San Jose where a 16-year-old boy was stabbed to death last weekend, allegedly by a friend. The victim, identified by family and friends as Sunny Suy, was stabbed early Saturday morning in the area of ​​Quimby Road and Caraston Way, …

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A Bay Area highway littered with tomatoes after a truck spill

August 29, 2022Updated: August 29, 2022 08:41 A truck carrying a load of tomatoes crashed Monday morning on the central split of Interstate 80 in Vacaville, causing the tomatoes to spill onto the freeway. California Highway Patrol A truck carrying a load of tomatoes crashed Monday morning on the central …

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Two rare orange lobsters delivered to Tampa Bay area seafood market in same shipment

article Two rare orange lobsters were found in the same shipment at Whitney’s Seafood Market in Hudson, Florida. HUDSON, Florida. – Whitney’s Seafood Market in Hudson receives a shipment of lobsters delivered twice a week from Maine. But Monday’s delivery came with a rare surprise: not one, but two orange-colored …

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WHO says COVID deaths are down 15% – NBC Bay Area

The number of reported coronavirus deaths worldwide fell 15% last week while new infections fell 9%, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday. In its latest weekly assessment of the COVID-19 pandemic, the UN health agency said there were 5.3 million new cases and more than 14,000 deaths reported last …

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Apple employees in the Bay Area push back on return-to-office plan

Some Apple employees in the Bay Area are now filing a petition against the upcoming back-to-office plan announced last week. As Bloomberg and The Verge first reported last week, Silicon Valley-based Apple employees are now required to work in the office three times a week from September 5 – after …

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Russians shoot down Ukrainian drones in Crimea as war spreads – NBC Bay Area

Russian authorities announced on Saturday that they had shot down Ukrainian drones in Crimea, while Ukrainian officials said Russian forces were continuing their efforts to seize one of the few towns in eastern Ukraine that does not were not yet under their control and continued their strikes against communities in …

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2022 All-Bay Area News Group High School Football Preseason: Quarterbacks

PRESEASON ALL-BAYS AREA NEWS GROUP QUARTERBACKS (Arranged in alphabetical order) Nate Bell, Liberty, 5-10, 175, senior Jaden Rashada isn’t the only Bay Valley Athletic League quarterback expected to boast huge stats this season. Bell was the definition of a double threat last year, throwing for 1,304 yards and 13 touchdowns, …

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Appeals Court sides with Church of San Jose over COVID fines – NBC Bay Area

A San Jose church that defied safety rules during the COVID-19 pandemic by holding large church services will not have to pay about $200,000 in fines, a state appeals court has ruled. Calvary Chapel San Jose and its pastors were held in contempt of court and fined in 2020 and …

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Police investigate three non-fatal shootings in Oakland – NBC Bay Area

Oakland police are investigating three non-fatal shootings that have occurred since Thursday. Officers were dispatched just after 11.15pm on Saturday to a local hospital after two men showed up with gunshot wounds. The men were traveling with another man in the 2300 block of E. 12th Street. when the men …

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Turkestan cockroaches are invading California. They’re already “all over the Bay Area”

There’s a relatively new cockroach invading California and it’s sure to have some people cowering under their covers. Sightings of the Turkestan cockroach have become increasingly common as the insect becomes established in the Golden State and emerges in warmer weather. Cockroaches have been around for about a decade, according …

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Jennette McCurdy moves past childhood trauma with new book – NBC Bay Area

Jennette McCurdy is well aware that the title of her new book, “I’m Glad My Mom Died” (Simon & Schuster) is attracting attention. She also readily admits that she means every word. “It’s something I mean sincerely, I’m not saying it’s flippant.” McCurdy, who co-starred on Nickelodeon’s “iCarly” shows with …

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Tony Boselli becomes first Jaguars player in Hall of Fame – NBC Bay Area

Tony Boselli looked at all the teal-colored jerseys in the crowd and shouted, “Duuuuval!” Finally, the Jacksonville Jaguars have a player in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Boselli, the first overall pick in Jaguars history, was among eight members of the Class of 2022 enlisted at the Tom Benson …

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Prosecutors await forensic analysis in Alec Baldwin shooting – NBC Bay Area

The investigation into the fatal shooting of a cinematographer by actor Alec Baldwin is ongoing, and the New Mexico prosecutor handling the case said authorities are awaiting analysis of key forensic evidence. before they can decide whether criminal charges will be filed. . District Attorney Mary Carmack-Altwies provided the update …

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Tennis star Naomi Osaka returns to Bay Area with victory in San Jose

SAN JOSE – He’s a global superstar. She was the woman who lit the Olympic cauldron for her home country of Japan at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. She has millions of social media followers and people interested in what she does on a daily basis. But on Tuesday, Naomi Osaka …

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Red Hot Chili Peppers fans troll Warriors at Bay Area show

The Red Hot Chili Peppers, one of the most quintessential SoCal bands of the past half-century, took over the 49ers’ Northern California home over the weekend, playing a sold-out show at Levi’s Stadium on Friday night . As the crowd marched on, funk bassist Thundercat and alternative rocker Beck warmed …

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Bay Area ‘shark guy’ hopes to turn fear into fascination

Turn fear of sharks into fascination with fish A shark expert at the Florida Aquarium hopes to allay fears of sharks and create an appreciation and fascination for fish. TAMPA, Florida. – Just mentioning sharks brings to mind the thrilling theme of the movie “Jaws” for some people and even …

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‘Star Wars’ Parody ‘Empire Strips Back’ Extends Bay Area Stay

Bay Area fans will have a better chance of hanging out with these “seriously sexy Stormtroopers” now that organizers have decided to extend the runtime of “The Empire Strips Back – the Unauthorized Star Wars Burlesque Parody.” The engagement – which has been extended “due to popular demand”, according to …

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Golden Gate Express | Gator Talk: Roe v. Wade in the Bay Area

Welcome to Gator Talk, a collaborative CalState podcast that brings citywide and statewide perspectives to SF state news. On June 24, many Americans woke up to news of the 6-3 decision by the United States Supreme Court among partisan lines to overturn Roe v. Wade, a court case that for …

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Bay Area man, 76, arrested on suspicion of cold-blooded murders

A Bay Area man has been arrested on suspicion of committing at least two unsolved murders over the past 40 years. James Ray Gary, 76, of Fairfield was arrested last week. Police said the arrest marked the culmination of decades of investigative work. In July 1980, Union City police discovered …

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SF officials call on Ann Hsu to resign over racial slurs

Several senior San Francisco officials are calling for the resignation of Ann Hsu, a member of the San Francisco Board of Education who recently made racist comments in a candidate questionnaire form for a political group she was hoping to gain endorsement of before the election of November. Hsu, who …

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How Stand Up Comedy Became a Lifeline for These Bay Area Restaurants and Bars

On a Wednesday night at Oakland’s Low Bar, diners can hear echoes of muffled laughter and sporadic applause floating through the walls. That’s because the popular Chicano dining and drinking destination in downtown Oakland has been hosting a regular comedy night, the Lowdown Comedy Show, at its private dining room …

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$150 million allegedly stolen from armored truck between Bay Area and SoCal

In a heist that looks like it’s straight out of “Ocean’s 11,” an estimated $150 million worth of jewelry was allegedly stolen from a Brink’s armored vehicle traveling from the Bay Area to Southern California. KPIX says the gemstones – some of which were sapphire and 19k yellow gold – …

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Watch puns don’t tick the Bay Area clock repairman who’s heard them all

by Rick Villaroman SAN FRANCISCO — Every day, like clockwork, antique clock repair technician Dorian Clair arrives at his 30-year-old workshop and prepares for a day’s work in San Francisco’s Noe Valley neighborhood. Looking like a watchmaker, Clair took his first clock apart when he was 8 years old. It …

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This taqueria makes the best carnitas in the Bay Area

Everything about the house taqueria Carnitas El Canelo is calculated to introduce you to the cuisine of Puebla, Mexico. But first, you’ll have to find it. There are no signs outside, so listen for the stimulating sounds of cumbia. Next, you will need to search for a wooden door. Behind, …

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Bay Area air quality advisory issued Monday due to smoke from Washburn Fire in Yosemite

As a wildfire develops in the southern part of Yosemite, areas north and east of the bay are expected to experience wildfire smoke, according to the Bay Area Air Quality Management District. RELATED: Washburn Fire: Sprinklers used to protect giant sequoias in Yosemite, 1,591 acres now burned The Air District …

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What Bay Area travelers need to know about summer flight cancellations

Travelers across the country are facing an increase in flight cancellations and delays during the summer travel season this year – and the hassle isn’t expected to end any time soon. Experts said most of the delays and cancellations were largely due to persistent labor shortages and bad weather. Labor …

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8 Arrests Made in Bay Area Caviar Black Market Investigation

July 5, 2022 An investigation into the California caviar black market is coming to an end. Getty Images For the past few years, California Department of Fish and Wildlife officials have been investigating the black market for caviar in California. Now the investigation is nearing completion with eight arrests, according …

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Bay Area man drowns saving son at Lake Berryessa

Greg Keraghosian, SFGATE July 3, 2022 The death of a San Pablo father marked the second drowning at Lake Berryessa in six days, the Napa County Sheriff’s Office said. Napa County Sheriff’s Office/Facebook A San Pablo man drowned Sunday afternoon while rescuing his son in the water of Lake Berryessa …

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Hydroxychloroquine promoter dies of cancer at 48

Federal vaccine advisers have urged the FDA to authorize a COVID-19 booster shot that targets omicron subvariants. Two novel, highly infectious and immune-evasive versions of the coronavirus known as BA.4 and BA.5 are now dominant in the United States, and together they could extend the Bay Area’s spring surge well …

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6 Great Shows to See 4th of July Weekend

There are plenty of great live shows to see over the long weekend; here is a partial overview. Choice of concerts: live “Matrix” score, rooftop jazz, etc. Here are three gigs Bay Area music fans should check out. SF Symphony visits ‘The Matrix’: The San Francisco Symphony’s Film with Live …

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The Beloved Bay Area theme park will close permanently in the near future

California’s Great America, a Bay Area amusement park that has entertained families for nearly five decades, will close its doors for good in the near future. Cedar Fair, owner and operator of the park, announced Monday that it has sold the land to Bay Area real estate developer Prologis for …

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Several fires this week mark the start of the fire season

Firefighters battled blazes in Contra Costa, San Mateo and Alameda counties on Saturday, after containing several other blazes that have scorched hundreds of acres in the Bay Area over the past few days. Cal Fire’s incident map shows five “active fires of interest” around the state Saturday night, three of …

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The Carquinez Model Railroad Society, home to one of the largest model railroads in the Bay Area, has rare open houses

If you know the right people, it’s possible to travel by train from Oakland to Sparks, Nevada in about 25 minutes. The catch is that the entire journey takes place in a single open-air room. This room is inside a historic building in Crockett, which houses a model railroad that …

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Goodbye, Airbnb. Hello, Bay Area Luxury Home Exchange to Beyond

“I’m done with vacation rentals” was my recent statement when checking out a wine country home that didn’t live up to the photos. You know them: the “spacious” rooms thanks to a fishbowl lens, the good sunset cast that hides the cracked tiles of the swimming pool and the green …

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At a Bay Area “test to treat” site, few takers of free antivirals

After avoiding cinemas, restaurants and gyms for more than two years, Helen Ho decided to take her first big risk since the start of the pandemic to attend her graduation. In late May, Ho, 32, flew to Cambridge, Massachusetts, to pick up her doctorate. in public policy from Harvard University. …

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Bay Area drivers will soon have to pay off $184 million in bridge toll debt

MTC’s Bay Area Toll Authority voted June 8 to begin releasing hundreds of thousands of toll violations to the DMV, which can then bar people from renewing their car registration until their tolls are paid. According to the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, 396,000 drivers owe between $22 and $88, 101,000 owe …

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Fennemore partners with Bay Area Wendel Rosen

OAKLAND, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fennemore continues its strategic expansion in the West by announcing today that it is partnering with Wendel Rosen LLP, one of the oldest and largest full-service business law firms in the ‘East Bay of the San Francisco Bay Area. The combined company will be called Fennemore Wendel in …

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Bay Area students lead March for Our Lives rallies for gun reform

Bay Area teens lead March for Our Lives protests against gun violence Bay Area teens are leading March for Our Lives protests against gun violence on Saturday. OAKLAND, CA. – Teens across the Bay Area held rallies Saturday for gun reform and tougher national gun control policies. Events were scheduled …

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Bay Area Locale’s food delivery service wants to go far

LOS GATOS — Jonathan Friedland wondered why his favorite local bakery, Manresa Bread, wasn’t using food delivery services like DoorDash or Uber Eats, especially during a pandemic shutdown that has kept customers on edge. home. The simple answer, he learned, is that some eateries and eateries that partner with these …

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Bay Area Investors Welcome San Francisco Attorney’s Recall

San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin pauses as he speaks to supporters during a … [+] election night on June 07, 2022 in San Francisco, California. Getty Images On Tuesday night, voters in San Francisco voted overwhelmingly to recall District Attorney Chesa Boudin, who ran two years ago on a …

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Midnight Oil’s final farewell to the Bay Area | Music in SF®

Well, it seems the time has come for the final goodbye from Aussie rockers Midnight Oil. Peter Garrett and the boys played what will likely be their last time in San Francisco yesterday. It was bittersweet from start to finish as fans sold the Fox to Oakland to bid farewell …

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Where rain is most likely to fall in the SF Bay Area this weekend

Moisture from a weak atmospheric river over the Pacific Northwest is expected to enter northern California on Saturday and Sunday, bringing a chance of rain to the San Francisco Bay Area, the National Weather said. Service. Rain is expected to be light and concentrated over North Bay, but in June, …

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SF Supe Mandelman Opens Pride Month With Art Exhibit

At least a few dozen people crammed into the second-floor City Hall offices of gay District 8 supervisor Rafael Mandelman late afternoon June 1 for a rainbow cake and display of art by six San Francisco LGBTQ artists at a small launch event for LGBTQ Pride Month. Cheerfully, Mandelman greeted …

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Bay Area News Group stories honored by publishers association

The California News Publishers Association recently honored Mercury News publications, East Bay Times and sister publications of the Bay Area News Group, including the Marin Independent Journal, with multiple California Journalism Awards for reporting, photography, writing and design in 2021. The Mercury News and East Bay Times won first place …

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From here to Cuba: Defying Biden, the Bay Area connects with the island nation

The Biden administration is hosting what it calls “the Summit of the Americas” in Los Angeles the week of June 6-10, but without inviting Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela. Latin American countries are raising a chorus of protests against exclusion. First, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador announced he would not …

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Bay Area youth activists call for action following mass shootings in Uvalde, Buffalo, Laguna Woods

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — Young Bay Area activists are banning together following three mass shootings across the United States in just 10 days. “Right now we students are hiding under our desks for our lives,” said Henry Shane, a community organizer, who just finished his freshman year of college. “We …

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Bay Area lawmakers and local leaders call for changes to gun laws after Uvalde, Texas shooting at Robb Elementary School

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — Members of Congress representing Bay Area parties say enough is enough — they demand action to stop more mass shootings. “There is no reason an 18-year-old should be allowed to go out and buy a semi-automatic weapon,” Rep. Ro Khanna said. “The House passed target laws, …

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Taishoken ramen will open its second Bay Area outpost in San Francisco

On Thursday, Taishoken shared on Instagram that he plans to launch a San Francisco outpost at 665 Valencia Street in the Mission in July. In February, TableHopper first reported that the Japanese restaurant was heading to San Francisco in the former vacant MAU restaurant space, but owner Yoshihiro Sakagachi recently …

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Bay Area health officials offer advice to deal with shortage

As the national infant formula shortage persists, Bay Area health officials have issued guidance for parents unable to get the products they need. In a joint statement Friday, officials from all nine Bay Area counties, as well as San Benito and the city of Berkeley, noted that while California is …

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Bay Area Guitarists Join Forces to Pay Homage to the Great Blues

Guitarist Henry Kaiser is one of the Bay Area’s most intriguing artists, whose quest to find new sounds and musical experiences once led him to the South Pole where he allegedly used said geo-marker as a guitar slide to playing Antarctic blues. He is also one of the most prolific, …

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Bay Area is last place with rent below pre-pandemic levels

The Bay Area is the last place in the United States with rental prices below pre-pandemic levels, according to a new report from Apartment List. Sounds like a rosy headline – for us tenants at least – but the question remains how long the “depressed” prices will last. New data …

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Mid-Century Modern Bay Area Home Sells for $1 Million More Than Asked

May 15, 2022Updated: May 15, 2022 08:57 A home in El Cerrito sold for over $1 million in April 2022. Google Street View An El Cerrito home has sold for a million dollars and more on its listing price of $1.295 million. The winning bid was an all-cash offer, KPIX …

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After Tragic Shootings on Bay Area Freeway, Newsom Announces Funding for Cameras

OAKLAND — Following dozens of highway shootings in the Bay Area, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced funding to install cameras. Family members who have lost loved ones say the cameras can’t come fast enough. There have been 48 highway shootings in the Bay Area over the course of a year, all …

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The number of office vacancies hits a new high in the San Francisco Bay Area

San Francisco commercial real estate vacancy rate hits 24% as companies like Splunk cut staff Data analytics company Splunk isn’t moving its headquarters, but it’s downsizing its offices in downtown San Francisco. The move is part of a larger trend as commercial real estate vacancies have increased and become a …

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California mother-of-two and pilot ‘friend’ killed in San Francisco-Bay area plane crash

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! A California mother of two high school students and her pilot friend died Friday in a plane crash near San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge. The Marin County Sheriff’s Office said Saturday that two of the people on board the plane had been …

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5 Bay Area homeowners sue Alameda Co. claiming COVID eviction moratorium ‘unlawful’

ALAMEDA COUNTY, Calif. (KGO) – Five Bay Area landlords are suing Alameda County “alleging that its eviction moratorium violates the constitutional rights of rental housing providers and violates state law” . Rakesh and Tripti Jain are among the owners suing the county. The Jain family rented their house in Fremont …

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LGBTQ+ youth are on the front lines of massive setbacks for equality

A joint report by News is Out member publications: Bay Area Reporter, Dallas Voice, Philadelphia Gay News, Q Voice News, Tagg Magazine, Washington Blade and Windy City Times. The LGBTQ+ community faces wide-ranging attacks from state governments, with most proposed and passed laws focusing on LGBTQ+ youth. News is Out …

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San Marcos High School principal to leave for Bay Area job opportunity

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — San Marcos High School principal Dr. Kip Glazer will step down as high school principal for another major Bay Area gig, according to the Santa Barbara Unified School District. District spokesman Nick Masuda confirmed Glazer told her staff she would be leaving Monday afternoon. Glazer sent …

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Bay Area Bike Champions Named – The Vacaville Reporter

It’s Bike Month and Bay Area Bike to Wherever Days organizers have named the winners of the 2022 Bike Champion of the Year awards, one of which is from Solano County. The honor goes to runners from all nine Bay Area counties for their commitment tothe bicycle as the main …

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Get ready for the annual “Give Local Bay” giving campaign and help area nonprofits

BAY CITY, MI — An annual push to provide area nonprofits with a major fundraiser returns for another year. The annual “Give Local Bay” fundraiser is set to return in May 2022. This fundraiser is led by the Bay Area Community Foundation in coordination with LiUNA Local 1098. The fundraiser …

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East Bay union challenges AC Transit’s voluntary masking rule

(KRON) – The East Bay Transit Riders Union has called on the AC Transit board to reinstate a mask mandate on their buses. The union, according to its website, is an East Bay transit organization dedicated to the expansion and survival of transit in the East Bay area. The decision …

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For Ukrainian babies, the Bay Area group sends portable incubators

Two hundred portable incubators, made using technology co-invented by a Stanford MBA more than 10 years ago, are on track to provide life-saving warmth to babies born prematurely in bomb shelters and hospitals in Ukraine. Sleeping bags like incubators, which do not require a constant source of electricity, are being …

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Tampa Bay-area couple paid for grill in full, then got charged again months later

Credit score has dropped even though their documents show they don’t owe the debt ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. (WFLA) — Sandra and Bill Wiseman are thrifty. They say if they can’t afford it, they don’t buy it. In October, just after leaving New York for Florida, they bought a grill from Home …

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Why are so many Bay Area school board recall efforts failing during the pandemic? – Times Herald

After a year of recall fever that propelled California into the national spotlight with attempts to impeach Governor Gavin Newsom and other elected leaders, a similar trend is sweeping school boards across the state. Although most attempts have failed at a much higher rate than before the pandemic, state lawmakers …

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Should mask mandates return? Why Bay Area Doctors Say We’re Better With Recommendations, For Now

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — It will be a busy weekend with people from across the Bay Area celebrating Easter and Passover. For many, this will be the first unrestricted gathering in years. But doctors want to remind everyone that COVID-19 is still a dangerous threat. “The recommendations really haven’t changed,” …

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Grenada, Stampede Champion, New #1

Bay Area News Group Top 20 (Mercury News & East Bay Time) N°1 GRENADA (16-1) Previous ranking: 3 What’s happened since last standings: Won the Livermore Stampede Championship with a 6-3 victory over Sheldon-Sacramento in the championship game. Earlier in the tournament, the Matadors beat Dublin 8-0, lost to Benicia …

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Benicia Port fire is under control, but damage could impact gas prices in the Bay Area, city official says

BENICIA, Calif. (KGO) — Fierce flames swept across a pier in Benicia Harbor sending up thick black smoke. The four-alarm fire started on Saturday afternoon near a silo filled with petroleum coke, a byproduct of fuel refining. It then extended to a long wooden dock, topped with concrete. Putting out …

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40% to 60% chance of rain in the San Francisco Bay Area

After sweltering weather during the work week, the San Francisco Bay Area is expected to experience cooler temperatures and windy conditions through the weekend and a chance of rain Monday, the National Weather Service said. The ridge of high pressure that hung over California and raised temperatures has collapsed, allowing …

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Planning body backs zoning fix for SF gay bathhouses

San Francisco planners have thrown their support behind a proposed zoning change that will allow gay bathhouses and other adult sex venues to open in the city’s historic LGBTQ neighborhoods. City leaders’ goal is to finalize the code update by Pride Month in June. Following the recommendation of city planners, …

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Bay Area doctor returns from Ukraine, calls experience ‘life-changing’

Bay Area doctor returns from Ukraine, calls experience ‘life-changing’ A family doctor is back home in San Francisco after traveling to Ukraine to offer help. He said he faced a week of air raids, dangerous conditions and described the experience as life changing. SAN FRANCISCO – A family doctor is …

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Here’s a wealthy Bay Area couple to watch — Inside Philanthropy

Real estate magnate Charles B. Kushner is the founder of Kushner Companies, which has a multi-regional portfolio valued at over $15 billion. In 2016, Forbes estimated the family’s net worth at $1.8 billion. But when President Donald Trump came to power, the Kushner family made headlines for other reasons: Charles …

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Flight cancellations and delays disrupt travelers at SFO and other Bay Area airports

April 2, 2022Updated: April 2, 2022 3:34 p.m. An Alaska Airlines plane takes off from San Francisco International Airport on March 7, 2022. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images A series of flight cancellations and delays from two major airlines on Saturday ruined the travel plans of passengers departing from the Bay Area‘s …

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Trans Awareness Day: Bay Area dad saves hundreds of LGBTQ+ refugees from hostile areas by funding shelter

KGO (KGO) – Safe Place International, a nonprofit created by Bay Area father Justin Hilton, is currently home to more than 400 LGBTQIA+ refugees, many of whom are transgender. He says the International Day of Trans Visibility helps raise awareness of the challenges trans people face around the world. “If …

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Bay Area News Group Player of the Year: Campolindo’s Aidan Mahaney

Long before Aidan Mahaney arrived at Campolindo, he was already winning games. A lot of games. His AAU team won national championships while he was in sixth, seventh, and eighth grades. It was no wonder, then, that the St. Mary’s College star finished his high school career with the most …

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Bay Area crab trade season closes early due to entanglements | Local News

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife on Friday announced the closure of commercial Dungeness crab fishing along much of the state’s coast due to recent entanglements involving humpback whales. The commercial Dungeness crab fishery between the Mendocino-Sonoma county line and the U.S.-Mexico border is expected to close at noon …

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Three-headed comfort food castle opens in Seminole Heights as 3 Bay Area businesses team up

Tasty trio of Bay Area businesses form partnership Reporting by Evan Axelbank. SEMINOLE HEIGHTS, Florida. – Westshore Pizza, King of the Coop and Rock Brothers Brewing have joined forces to create a culinary common house that cuts costs while creating a mini-dining room for diners. Before there were fists in …

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Tiny homes are in demand amid Bay Area housing affordability crisis

While California is still in the midst of a worsening housing crisis, some would-be homeowners facing insurmountable obstacles to buying a traditional home are turning to smaller homes – with a smaller footprint and a lower price to match. In recent years, there has been growing interest and demand for …

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Bay Area Vital Vittles organic bakery will close

Vital Vittles, the Berkeley bakery known for its organic whole-wheat bread, is closing after 46 years, Berkeleyside reported. After the publication warned in January that the beloved spot was in dire straits due to the pandemic, it is now set to close on March 31. “It was my first child,” …

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Amid growing overdoses, nonprofit distributes fentanyl test strips to dozens of Bay Area bars – CBS San Francisco

OAKLAND (KPIX 5) – The headlines and sad statistics are here about accidental fentanyl overdoses breaking up families and shortening too-short lives. In the past few weeks, three people in San Francisco have died of drug overdoses when they were unaware they were ingesting fentanyl. READ MORE: 4-alarm fire burns …

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Bay Area soldier reunites with Ukrainian family members forced to flee their home

article Anastasia Maynich (right) with her cousin Tetiana (left) and Tetiana’s 11-year-old daughter, Sofia (center). (Anastasia Maynich) KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany – A Ukrainian-born U.S. Army soldier from the Bay Area has gone on a harrowing personal mission to Europe to help loved ones who fell victim to the Russian invasion of …

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SF Bay Area’s Best Mini Golf Course Is Also The Smallest

When Sean Howard and Carolyn Michaud moved from Seattle to Walnut Creek three years ago, they found a new life and something even better. “I had a garage for the first time,” recalls Howard. “I went to Home Depot and bought a whole bunch of power tools. I built a …

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Wind chill and hazardous weather warnings mount for Tampa Bay area

TAMPA, FL – As a strong cold front moves through the Tampa Bay area Saturday, National Weather Service meteorologists are warning residents of the potential for dangerous conditions. The agency issued a wind chill advisory, a high surf advisory and a rip current statement for the area. Temperatures in the …

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Bay Area taxi drivers hit hard by soaring gas prices – CBS San Francisco

MILLBRAE (KPIX) – The rideshare gig economy was born and flourished in the Bay Area but, as gas prices edge ever closer to $6 a gallon, the question is: what business model and drivers survive? Arco Station in Millbrae, just off Highway 101 south of SFO, is a necessary pit …

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Bay Area convenience store worker killed in suspected robbery

March 9, 2022Updated: Mar 9, 2022 8:19 a.m. File photo of the headlights of a police car. A Bay Area convenience store employee was fatally shot Tuesday night in a suspected robbery, law enforcement officials say. Jacom Stephens/Getty Image A North Bay convenience store worker was fatally shot Tuesday night …

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Bay Area Hospital’s Level II Trauma Center Enables Better Care for Coastal Bend

A Corpus Christi hospital recently received a major designation that expands its spectrum of medical care, allowing residents to have more immediate access to a higher level of trauma care. “This is a huge deal for Corpus Christi Medical Center and for Corpus Christi City as a whole,” said Bay …

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Some Bay Area colleges are keeping COVID-19 mask mandates

Elementary, middle and high school students will soon be removing their masks, but young adults and their twenties will have to keep them on at some local universities and colleges. San Jose State and San Francisco State are among several Bay Area colleges that maintain stricter face-covering rules than the …

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The Bay Area has twice as many parking spaces as people – and there’s a hidden toll

With more than 15 million parking spaces, the nine-county Bay Area has twice as many parking spaces as people. Lined up end to end, all of these parking spaces would circumnavigate the earth 2.3 times. These are the main findings of a new census of the region’s parking supply by …

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How will the MLB lockdown impact Bay Area businesses?

How will the MLB lockdown impact Bay Area businesses? Talks between Major League Baseball and the players’ union collapsed on Tuesday with no agreement and the owner-imposed lockout. As a result, opening day and some regular season games have been canceled. Bay Area businesses expect to feel the brunt of …

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Bay Area CEO helps make dream home a reality with Habitat for Humanity

CEO of Habitat reports Justin Matthews. PINELLAS PARK, Florida. – On Saturday morning, Jasmine Middlebrooks worked alongside 50 Bay Area CEOs to make her dream of owning a home a reality. It was all part of building Habitat for Humanity CEO Pinellas and Pasco County. “It’s really about having an …

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Russia’s attack on Ukraine draws condemnation from Bay Area leaders

The attack on Ukraine by Russian armed forces prompted statements of condemnation on Thursday from the Bay Area’s elected leaders as well as the consul. General of Ukraine in San Francisco. The bombings and other hostile actions began early Thursday morning local time in Ukraine and sparked global criticism of …

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Bay Area Ukrainians worry as war looms – KRON4

Biden ‘in principle’ agrees to meet Putin if Russia doesn’t invade Ukraine News / 2 days ago Video US Offers No Concessions in Response to Russia on Ukraine News / 4 weeks ago Video US troops on high alert over tensions between Russia and Ukraine News / 4 weeks ago …

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Mixed emotions in the Bay Area after the first weekend without an indoor mask mandate

PLEASANT HILL, Calif. (KGO) – Restrictions on indoor masks were dropped across the state of California last week and for many people this weekend was the first time they chose to remove their mask indoors since the start of the pandemic. While all of this is happening, doctors are still …

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Bay Area native Jon M. Chu, director of ‘Crazy Rich Asians,’ on new food role with Fremont-based ‘Weee’ grocery store

FREMONT, Calif. (KGO) — Bay Area-born Hollywood director Jon M. Chu’s hit films “Crazy Rich Asians” and “In the Heights” both featured a high-profile co-star , the food. But even observant fans who have noticed Chu’s love of food, family, and cultures might be surprised to learn of her brand …

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San Francisco names street for drag nun philanthropy founder

On Easter weekend in mid-April, Sister Vish-Knew is expected to pose for photos under new street signs bearing her name. The co-founder of the international philanthropic drag nuns group, the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, is now one of three drag queen characters whose streets are named in their honor in …

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Bill Maher urges end to masks amid COVID-19 in Bay Area show

If there’s a comedian who can neutralize a troublemaker, it’s Bill Maher. His default tone is one of moderate exasperation, so he can pause to silence a hostile audience member without actually changing his vocal range. And there were more than a few outbursts during his show Saturday night at …

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UNCLE Credit Union Celebrates 65 Years of Service to the Bay Area | Regional News/CA

UNCLE Credit Union, which serves four counties in the eastern region of the San Francisco Bay Area and Central Valley, celebrates its 65th anniversary this year. A $636 million full-service financial institution, UNCLE has been a trusted provider and major contributor to the communities it serves since its inception in …

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‘CODA’ Cast Talk Representation in Hollywood as Bay Area Deaf Community Reacts to Oscar Nominations

LOS GATOS, Calif. (KGO) — The Oscar nominations are out — and a Los Gatos-based Netflix movie is leading the way. The Western revisionist, “The Power of the Dog,” received the most nominations with 12, including Best Picture, Best Director and Benedict Cumberbatch in the Best Actor category. The other …

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Bay Area News Group Male Athlete of the Week

Welcome back to the Bay Area News Group (Mercury News & East Bay Time) Male Athlete of the Week Poll. For the entire academic year, we will provide a list of nominees who have stood out over the previous week and allow you, the reader, to vote for the …

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Bay Area basketball roundup: USF women top Pepperdine

Ioanna Krimili scored 25 points, Claudia Langarita added 20 and Kennedy Dickie had 13 points and 13 rebounds as host USF beat Pepperdine 78-57 on Saturday for its sixth win in seven games. The Dons (12-11, 6-5 WCC) took a 12-point lead in the first quarter and extended the lead …

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Bay Area host brings big stars to the big screen

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KRON) — A Bay Area animator is back in the spotlight for a project he did years ago. The movie industry can move very slowly at times, but it wasn’t the first project he was involved in that turned a lot of heads. “I was an illustrator …

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