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  1. Drive a Car in Oakland? Your Movements Are Being Tracked by the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | East Bay Express

    Stationary ALPR camera array at the intersection of Linda Avenue and Kingston Avenue installed by the City of Piedmont in 2014. Back in 2008, San Leandro's police began cruising about the city with a new surveillance gadget, automated license plate readers, or ALPRs. 1 comment

  2. Piedmont: City celebrates MLK DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Inside Bay Area

    Congresswoman Barbara Lee receives a hug after speaking at the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration at the Community Center in Piedmont, Calif., on Monday, Jan. 19, 2015. Sarah Stuetz from Piedmont High School delivers her spoken word piece called "Fair" during the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration at the Community Center in Piedmont, Calif., on Monday, Jan. 19, 2015.

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  3. Check Your Freezers, Piedmont! Another Listeria Fruit RecallRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Patch.com

    Inventure Foods has issued a precautionary recall of its RADER FARMS Fresh Start Smoothie Blend, Fresh Start Sunrise Refresh Fusion, and Fresh Start Daily Power Fusion because of a potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes , an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

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  4. Hundreds turn out for 'flour power'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Jewish News Weekly

    ... a pin drop," Berkowitz said. "The energy and strength was palpable." The Bay Area's first big Mega Challah Bake, in Piedmont last year, was attended by 180 women and girls (12 and older). The event has been around for a while, but its popularity is ...

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  5. Police: Youths beat, carjack woman in Oakland, then crash car in PiedmontRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Contra Costa Times

    The beating and carjacking of a woman in Oakland on Wednesday afternoon ended with the arrest of a 15-year-old boy in Piedmont after the stolen vehicle crashed, police said Thursday. Oakland police said a 34-year-old woman was punched repeatedly and her Toyota carjacked about 3:10 p.m. Wednesday on Ivy Drive near Carroll Street by as many as four teenagers.

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  6. Oakland: White Elephant Sale returns for 56th yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Inside Bay Area

    ... it over and over again, is pretty amazing," Lindquist said. "It started on the front lawns of a couple of women in Piedmont, and it just grew from there. In 1995, we bought the existing warehouse and five years later paid it off." As Lindquist ...

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  7. Piedmont briefs: Public Works to hold meeting on Highland stripRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Inside Bay Area

    The city Public Works Department would like to meet with residents of Highland, Guilford, Sheridan and Sierra avenues to discuss the proposed landscape renovations for the Highland strip open space extending along Highland, starting at Sierra Avenue across from Piedmont Park. In response to the drought, city staff proposes removing existing turf and replacing it with a Mediterranean plant palette and rain gardens to capture all onsite rain water.

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  8. Piedmont: PUSD finances in good shape, auditor reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Inside Bay Area

    The Piedmont Unified School District is keeping its books in order, according to the firm that audits the school district every year. Jill Stenton, of the auditing firm Vavrinek, Trine & Day, told the school board at its Jan. 14 meeting that the district was in compliance with all local, state and federal regulations.

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  9. The Piedmont High girls basketball team earns sweep of Alameda, EncinalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Contra Costa Times

    Cate Selna, left, of the Piedmont High girls basketball team, is defended by Alameda's Olivia Orahood as she attempts a shot in the first half of their West Alameda County Conference game on Jan. 16. Piedmont won the game 66-41, completing a sweep of the Alameda schools that included a 58-55 win over Encinal on Jan. 14. Director Sam Taylor-Johnson says the notorious scene was never even considered fior use in the movie, which has been toned down to balance sex with romance.

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  10. The Alameda High girls basketball team is no match for PiedmontRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Contra Costa Times

    Jane Rausser, left, of the Alameda High girls basketball team, shoots against Piedmont's Zaria Thompson during the first half of their West Alameda County Conference game on Jan. 16. Piedmont won the game 66-41.

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  11. San Antonio's MLK march draws thousandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | MySanAntonio.com

    Friends Kobe King and Branford Byas wait for a bus to take them to the start of the parade from outside the New Light Baptist Church at 607 Piedmont Ave. San Antonio. "This is the biggest MLK march in the nation," said King, 16, who's proud to take part.

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  12. Adjustment pays off for Piedmont HighRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | Marin Independent Journal

    The Piedmont High School boys basketball team talked about just one offensive change at halftime of their game against Roseland University Prep-Santa Rosa at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial at Piedmont. It worked wonders, as the Highlanders broke open a close game with 20 points in both the third and fourth quarters for a 67-60 victory.

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  13. Hot Property: Craftsman linked to Jack London boasts views,Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | SFGate

    An exterior staircase leads to the entry of 206 Scenic Ave. in Piedmont, a home originally built for the wife of author Jack London. The next owners of Piedmont's 206 Scenic Ave. come into a property with world-class views near coveted schools that's ripe for personalization.

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  14. Piedmont CA Real Estate Agent Broker Anian Tunney Explains in Lay...Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | PRWeb

    ... from a wide variety of finance, housing, and realty experts," said Anian Tunney, a real estate agent broker in Piedmont, CA . "However, it would be nice if they presented those opinions more clearly for people outside of the real estate industry," ...

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  15. Piedmont: Pinewood Derby open to boys, dadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Inside Bay Area

    The upcoming annual Pinewood Derby is open to all K-5 boys and dads and the boys can earn an Icee for bringing a friend. The Piedmont Council of the Boy Scouts of America is inviting boys and fathers in a tradition dating back several generations of building a Pinewood Derby car and racing it on a special track.

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  16. Piedmont/Montclair calendar: Oakland library's Lakeview Branch hosts chess groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Inside Bay Area

    ... 2015 season with trumpeter Erik Jekabson and the Erik Jekabson Quintet. 2 p.m. Jan. 18. Chapel of the Chimes, 4499 Piedmont Ave., Oakland. $10 to $15. 510-654-0123, www.jazzatthechimes.com . Community Work Day and OPD Appreciation BBQ. Spend your ...

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  17. Piedmont briefs: LWV to host 'Hot Topics and Hot Soup' eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Inside Bay Area

    League of Women Voters of Piedmont will hold a "Hot Topics and Hot Soup" event from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 21 at 325 Ramona Ave., Piedmont. The event is free and open to the public.

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  18. Piedmont, Montclair police logs: Piedmont police make three arrests in two incidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Contra Costa Times

    The following are highlights from the Piedmont police blotter. For more information, including about other cases, visit the police department at 403 Highland Ave. 10:40 a.m. -- Hampton Road.

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  19. East Bay Athlete of the Week: Alexandra Loza, TennysonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Inside Bay Area

    THE STAT LINE: Loza provided all of the Lancers' goals in two West Alameda County Conference games last week. She produced a hat trick in Tennyson's 3-1 win over Encinal and a pair of goals in the Lancers' 6-2 loss to Piedmont.

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  20. Piedmont: City plans timely MLK commemoration eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Inside Bay Area

    A timely and dynamic program open to all is planned for Monday's Martin Luther King commemoration to be held at the Piedmont Community Hall. This year's theme is "Fairness for All," "a theme reflecting on current events with hard questions why these things are happening," said organizer Kobi Eschun of the Piedmont Appreciating Diversity Committee that is hosting the event.

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