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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Four arrested in Emeryville prostitution operationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Four suspects who thought they had successfully paid off an Emeryville police captain to look the other way have been charged after a lengthy investigation into a sex trafficking ring run from a spa where hundreds of Asian women worked as prostitutes, officials said. Arrested on Thursday were Rong Liu, 37, of San Francisco, the suspected spa operator, her boyfriend, Jimmy Gongyan Lee, 55, of San Francisco, who was co-owner of the spa, Tom Loi, 59, of San Francisco, a business associate of Lee's and Wei Kuang, 55, the on-site doorman who collected a $60 fee so "johns" could see and choose women for sex.

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  8. Rapid change and congestion roils cozy AlamedaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    The Bay Area's booming economy is reshaping residential communities throughout the region, but perhaps none so much as this cozy island town that managed to resist change for years. Drawn by Alameda's good schools, safe streets and trendy shops and restaurants, tech workers and others benefiting from the region's growth have helped drive the city's housing costs up 30 percent in two years, with the typical home fetching more than $766,000 now, according to research firm CoreLogic DataQuick.

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  9. Protests bring hardship to Bay Area cops, police departmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    For police officers in Oakland and Berkeley, the relentless protests occurring almost nightly the past two weeks have taken more of a toll on their work and personal lives than anything they faced before -- even Occupy. In Oakland -- the focal point of the demonstrations until last weekend -- the impact isn't just on the officers manning skirmish lines but on the department itself, officials said.

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  10. Emeryville: $90 million project combines schools, city servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    This little city wedged between Oakland and Berkeley is combining its school system with city services in a $90 million project that will offer K-12 education, health, and recreation all in one spot. Construction on the city-schools partnership, called Emeryville Center of Community Life, started about a year ago, and when it is completed will include elementary and high schools for 700 students, a public swimming pool, a health clinic, a library, a recreation center and teen and senior centers.

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  11. Governor Brown appoints two East Bay residents to regional water quality boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Gov. Jerry Brown has appointed one Bay Area resident and reappointed another to the San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board. Oakland resident Terry Young, 63, is a Democrat and has served on the board since 2006.

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  12. Pets and Wildlife Calendar: Nov. 29 and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Pet Holiday Photos: Bring cats and dogs to have their picture taken with Santa. Purrfect Cat Rescue will be on-site with cats and kittens ready for adoption.

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  13. Parents petition Oakland to reopen elementary schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    A baby boom and influx of families to a West Oakland neighborhood has residents there pushing the school district to reopen Santa Fe Elementary School, which was closed in 2012 amid budget problems. "We ran a survey last spring and came back with some pretty big numbers as far as babies and children in the area," said Megan Low, a parent and member of the Santa Fe Community Association.

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  14. City of Oakland readies warming stationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    The city of Oakland has established two shelters for Oakland and Emeryville residents that will open during bad weather conditions, according to a news release. The centers will operate when daily temperatures drop below 40 degrees, or when there is a 50 percent chance of rain.

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  15. New murder charges allege Berkeley suspect attempted to rape elderly stabbing victimRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Murder charges filed Friday against an 18-year-old Berkeley man accused of stabbing a 72-year-old Emeryville woman during an attempted carjacking allege that the teen tried to rape the victim. Nancy Jo McClellan died Oct. 8, less than three weeks after Kamau Berlin allegedly stabbed her twice in the neck while trying to steal her 2000 Honda Civic at Russell and Otis streets in Berkeley.

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  16. Alameda: City Council to consider Alameda Point developerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    The City Council will consider approving an exclusive negotiating agreement Tuesday with a partnership of developers to build up to 800 housing units and 200,000 square feet of commercial space at Alameda Point. Alameda Point Partners would pay $108 million for the 68 acres that would be part of a future "Waterfront Town Center" under proposed terms it has worked out with city officials.

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  17. Citywise: Alameda mayor neck-and-neck with challengerRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    As defeated incumbent Oakland Mayor Jean Quan and Mayor-elect Libby Schaaf publicly held hands this week and discussed a transition plan, incumbent Alameda Mayor Marie Gilmore and challenger Trish Spencer were having a harder time seeing eye to eye. Gilmore and Spencer barely spoke to each other as they spent hours on Thursday and Friday anxiously watching poll workers sort and count votes in a tight and heated mayoral contest that remains too close to call.

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  18. Police: Alameda woman killed by boyfriend during Texas tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    What was supposed to be an Alameda woman's trip home to Texas to introduce her boyfriend to the family instead ended in the woman's death and the arrest of the boyfriend last week, police said. Authorities in Austin, Texas, said Kelly A. Turner, a 43-year-old Alameda resident and a flight attendant for Southwest Airlines, was killed early on the morning of Nov. 1 during an argument with her boyfriend while the couple was visiting Austin.

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  19. Report on Central Coast refinery project that could bring crude oil...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    A revised environmental report for a rail expansion project at a petroleum refinery on the Central California coast that could bring crude oil by trains through densely populated East Bay cities has been published by San Luis Obispo County, the lead agency overseeing the project. The Phillips 66 Company Rail Spur Extension Project envisions bringing unit trains with 80 tank cars plus locomotives and supporting cars to a new crude oil unloading facility in Santa Maria from the north or from the south along tracks owned by the Union Pacific Railroad.

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  20. Oakland Tribune editorial: Daniels, Hemphill, Sinai for Berkeley school boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Comparing Berkeley City Council politics with those of the school board, it's sometimes hard to fathom that both agencies are in the same city. While the former is often fractious and the campaigning can be intense, the latter is cordial and respectful, even when there are disagreements.

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