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Alameda Co. Fire Chief to retire at year's end
Alameda County Fire Chief Demetrious Shaffer will retire at the end of the year after only 18 months in the position, county officials said Friday.
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72nd Anniversary of Pearl Harbor Bombing: Film Screening of Legacy of the Nisei Veterans
The San Leandro History Museum will screen Legacy of the Nisei Veterans , a documentary film produced by the San Leandro Public Library on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The showing is designed to honor the 72nd anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor for those who served, those who remember, and those who want to know more about this important ... (more)
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Santa Comes to San Leandro
If you haven't heard the news yet - Santa Clause will be making a special visit to Alameda County Fire Station #9, located at 450 Estudillo Avenue on Dec. 21 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Children can have their photo taken with Santa on an antique fire engine for a donation of 10 dollars, which will help support the Alameda County Firefighters ... (more)
Contra Costa Times
Citywise: Battle brewing over Oakland Latham Square
In July, the city blocked off the intersection of Telegraph Avenue at Broadway and turned it into a temporary pocket park, hopeful that it would bring some of the energy of Oakland's Uptown Arts District closer to the grittier city center.
CCPA Welcomes Opera on Tap for Residency
Curtain Call Performing Arts is proud to announce opera troupe Opera On Tap: San Francisco has taken residency following a sold-out run of Mozart's Figaro last summer.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
The Weekender: It's a Wonderful Night, MCHS Winter Dance Concert, Hawaiian Holiday Celebration
It's a Wonderful Night . 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Downtown San Leandro Joaquin Plaza. Holiday Entertainment, Photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus.
Firefighters Battle Blaze At Subway Restaurant
By Bay City News Firefighters battled a one-alarm blaze at a Subway restaurant in San Leandro this morning, a fire dispatcher said.
San Leandro fire forces evacuation of apartment complex
A San Leandro apartment complex was evacuated early Thursday after a two-alarm fire left one person injured and 50 residents temporarily displaced, authorities said.
Contra Costa Times
San Leandro: Apartment fire displaces 75 residents
An estimated 75 people at an apartment building across near San Leandro High School were temporarily displaced after a fire broke out Thursday morning, authorities said.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
3 Good Samaritans honored for Alameda water rescue
Three Good Samaritans who rescued four people from a submerged car in the East Bay back in June, were honored on Wednesday and the family they saved was on hand to applaud their bravery.
Annual Hawaiian Holiday Celebration on Saturday
The 12th Annual Hawaiian Holiday Celebration will be held at the San Leandro Main Library, located at 300 Estudillo Avenue, on Saturday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Hawaiian crafts booths will be available to shop at, and attendees can purchase a full Hawaiian dinner before the show.
Brrrr! Homes With Fireplaces That Are For Sale In Central, Southern Alameda County
Temperatures in the East Bay are expected to dip well below 40 degrees over the next few nights.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
California's Dungeness crab season off to a promising start
Whether you're looking to boil a fresh crab whole, or use the parts for a sumptuous cioppino, Dungeness crab is plentiful this season.
Annual Ballet Folklorico "Fiestas Navidenas" Performance at Performing Arts Center
The sparkle of the Mexican holiday celebration comes alive this season at the San Leandro Performing Arts Center on Dec. 14 and Dec. 15, for all ages to enjoy.
Inside Bay Area
Bay Area Rescue Mission in Richmond gives hope, cheer to those who need it most
Between bites of pumpkin pie, Andrea Bates reflected on what she has to be thankful for in the middle of hard times.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Elderly Woman Beaten in Bayfair Mall Parking Lot, Suspects Arrested Immediately After Robbery
A 15-year-old female beat a 60-year-old female in the Bayfair Mall parking lot on Monday around noon.
San Leandro Celebrates Holiday Season with Tree Lighting Ceremony
The City of San Leandro will be celebrating the holiday season with a holiday tree in the Civic Center Plaza, along with festive lights throughout downtown.
Contra Costa Times
San Leandro: Teens arrested after elderly woman robbed, beaten
A teenage girl suspected of stealing a purse from an elderly woman on Monday and then kicking her in the head several times was arrested shortly after the incident because the victim was so quick and specific with her emergency call, police said.
5 Haiyan affected hospitals to get donated supplies
Five Philippine hospitals in the areas devastated by the passage of Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda will receive much needed medical supplies because of the Guam Regional Medical City, a Philippine hospital now based in Guam.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
3D Printer at East Bay Makers Lab. Photo courtesy of EBmakerlabs.com
A technology demonstration event will be held Dec. 5 at the new Bayfair East Bay Makers Labs , where participants can explore the new tools of the maker movement, including 3-D scanners, 3-D printers, laser cutters, robotics, and even tools that recycle plastic into 3-D printer filament.