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  1. Oakland: Lake Merritt hotel among proposals for reopening Henry J. Kaiser Convention CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Two proposals to reopen the century-old Henry J. Kaiser Convention Center, one of which includes an adjoining high-rise hotel along the western edge of Lake Merritt, are under review by city officials. The proposals from Oakland-based Creative Development Partners and Emeryville-based Orton Development offer the possibility of a second act for the 215,000-square-foot structure, which has hosted everything from the Grateful Dead to school pageants and graduation ceremonies.

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  2. Oakland Mayor Schaaf names Matt Nichols director for infrastructureRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf said today that she has appointed Matt Nichols, who currently serves as Berkeley's principal transportation planner, to be her policy director for infrastructure and transportation. Schaaf said that in his new role in her administration, Nichols will be her primary liaison to city staff and external agencies who are responsible for planning, project development and delivery and funding of infrastructure and transportation projects.

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  3. Oakland: Lake Merritt hotel among proposals for reopening Henry J. Kaiser Convention CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Two proposals to reopen the century old Henry J. Kaiser Convention Center, one of which includes an adjoining high-rise hotel along the western edge of Lake Merritt, are under review by city officials. The proposals from Oakland-based Creative Development Partners and Emeryville-based Orton Development offer the possibility of a second act for the 215,000-square-foot structure, which has hosted everything from the Grateful Dead to school pageants and graduation ceremonies.

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  4. Citywise: Former Jean Quan staffer to lead Oakland under Mayor Libby SchaafRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Mayor Libby Schaaf has selected a fellow Oakland native and former city budget director to become Oakland's first permanent City Administrator in nearly a year. In an email to city staffers, Schaaf announced that Emeryville City Administrator Sabrina Landreth will run the city's day-to-day affairs beginning no later than July.

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  5. In Emeryville, Sen. Barbara Boxer slams anti-vaccination parentsRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer is joined on the stage by Dr. Richard Pan, a state senator from Sacramento and a pediatrician, as she talks about legislation regarding immunizations at the Head Start center in Emeryville, Calif., on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015. Boxer has introduced a bill to Congress that would require vaccinations for preschoolers participating in Head Start.

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  6. Kevin Hart brings 'biggest comedy tour in history' to Northern CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Actor and comedian Kevin Hart is interviewed as he walks on the red carpet prior the screening of "Think Like a Man" at AMC Bay Street 16 Theaters in Emeryville, Calif., on Tuesday, June 10, 2014. About a dozen Oakland Raiders and Golden State Warriors' Festus Ezeli joined Hart who performs in the film.

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  7. Drive to outfit Berkeley police with cameras moves ahead, albeit slowlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    This week, the City Council instructed the Police Review Commission to study the matter and report back in six months. The council originally had considered asking City Manager Christine Daniel to develop a plan to implement the use of the cameras and report back within three months.

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  8. Businesses suffer as Port of Oakland talks continueRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Shipping containers are stacked at the Port of Oakland on Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015 in Oakland, Calif. Pete Rypins, warehouse manager at Beaune Imports, uses a forklift to move a pallet of wine in the company's warehouse on Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015 in Emeryville, Calif.

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  9. Attorney General Eric Holder calls for body camerasRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Attorney General Eric Holder reiterated his call for local police to wear body cameras during a round-table discussion in downtown Oakland Thursday that brought local police chiefs and community advocates together to talk trust. After police shootings of African-Americans in Missouri, New York and Ohio triggered violent nationwide protests and spawned the Black Lives Matter movement, Holder started holding similar meetings across the country and has done so in Atlanta; Cleveland; Memphis, Tennessee; Chicago; and Philadelphia.

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  10. In Oakland meeting, Attorney General Eric Holder calls for body camerasRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Attorney General Eric Holder reiterated his call for local police to wear body cameras during a round-table discussion in downtown Oakland Thursday that brought local police chiefs and community advocates together to talk trust. After police shootings of African-Americans in Missouri, New York and Ohio triggered violent nationwide protests and spawned the Black Lives Matter movement, Holder started holding similar meetings across the country and has done so in Atlanta, Cleveland, Memphis, Chicago and Philadelphia.

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  11. Oakland: Woman killed by Emeryville police tried to carjack 3 cars, pointed gun at policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    The 38-year-old woman who was shot and killed by Emeryville police Tuesday outside of Home Depot pointed a revolver at a security officer after being caught shoplifting, then tried to carjack at least three cars at gunpoint before pointing the weapon at police, the department said Wednesday. Police say a Home Depot security officer spotted the woman stealing knives and confronted her as she walked out of the Emeryville store at 3838 Hollis Street.

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  12. Oakland: Police respond to shooting involving Emeryville officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Emeryville police shot and killed a woman who authorities said was armed after a store owner called police to report a theft Tuesday afternoon. Police were called to a store on the 3800 block of Hollis Avenue around 12:35 p.m. A shopkeeper reported a 'combative' theft suspect, then called back while police were still en route to say that the woman had left the scene and was armed.

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  13. Alameda County to offer money for certain abandoned mattressesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Dumped mattresses are a big headache and drain the coffers of cities and counties that pay to have them hauled off. An East Oakland recycler has started a pilot program to learn if paying people to bring in abandoned mattresses will help clear the unsightly blight.

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  14. Montclarion briefs: Wildfire district seeks public input at Feb. 7 retreatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    For the second time in less than a year, Oakland's mayor is tapping an old hand to temporarily run the city's government. Mayor Libby Schaaf said on Jan. 15 that she was appointing John Flores, a former Emeryville city manager who started his career in Oakland, as interim city administrator.

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  15. Bay Area gas pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Gasoline prices in Northern California have plunged to five-year lows, dropping by a dramatic 38 cents a gallon from a month ago to a new average of $2.56 a gallon, AAA Northern California and Gas Buddy reported Tuesday. "We could see a further drop in gas prices beyond what has been happening," said Cynthia Harris, a spokeswoman for Emeryville-based AAA Northern California, which released the monthly report on gasoline prices in the Bay Area and adjacent regions.

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  16. Concord's Baldwin Dog Park reopensRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Tank, center, owned by Kaitlyn Brueske, of Concord, plays with Bogart, owned by Kaitlyn Shepardson, of Emeryville, while playing at the Baldwin Dog Park in Concord, Calif., on Monday, Jan. 5, 2015. The Baldwin Dog Park has been closed for a couple of months for renovation.

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  17. Richmond mosque provides rare worship, education opportunities for Muslim familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    The last place you'd expect to see opposite Jerry's Cocktail Lounge in Richmond is a Muslim place of worship, let alone a full-fledged Islamic school. But every Sunday, more than 150 parents, students, elders and teachers flock to Richmond's Masjid Al-Rahman from as far as Albany and Emeryville.

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  18. Mosque provides rare hub for East Bay MuslimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    The last place you'd expect to see opposite Jerry's Cocktail Lounge in Richmond is a Muslim place of worship, let alone a full-fledged Islamic school. But every Sunday, more than 150 parents, students, elders and teachers flock to Richmond's Masjid Al-Rahman from as far as Albany and Emeryville.

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  19. 2 indicted on federal charges in Emeryville brothel caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Two men are facing federal bribery charges in connection with a San Francisco Bay Area brothel that investigators say was disguised as a massage parlor. Jimmy Gong Yan Lee and Tom Kim Loi Lam were indicted on Tuesday by a federal grand jury on charges including giving bribes involving a federal program.

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  20. New list puts Vallejo among the state's most dangerous placesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Several prominent Vallejo citizens are questioning the validity and usefulness of a report listing the city Vallejo as California's 11th most dangerous place. The report is from Movoto Real Estate.

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