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  1. Jurors deliberating case of an Oakland man accused of murdering a 15-year-old girlRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | San Jose Mercury News

    An Alameda County jury began deliberating Thursday in the case against a 25-year-old man accused of killing a 15-year-old girl outside an East Oakland housing complex. Jubrille Jordan was hanging out with other teen girls and a baby when she was killed Dec. 30, 2012 by gunfire meant for a 14-year-old boy suspected of killing another youth the previous summer, according to prosecutor Glenn Kim.

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  2. Blind voters settle 2013 lawsuit against Alameda CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Fremont Bulletin

    A group of blind voters who argued that malfunctioning voting machines during the 2012 general election did not allow them to cast a secret ballot has settled a federal lawsuit against Alameda County. The county has machines with audio and tactile features to allow visually impaired voters the opportunity to cast a ballot without dictating their choice to a stranger, but some of the machines weren't working in 2012.

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  3. 73-year-old man killed in mobile home fire identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Pleasanton Weekly

    A man who died in a burning mobile home in Livermore on Wednesday afternoon was identified today as 73-year-old Vernon Sweeney. Sweeney was found after firefighters put out the blaze, which burned two trailers at a mobile home park at 6539 Southfront Road, according to the Alameda County coroner's bureau.

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  4. Sprout concierge helps East Bay families get connectedRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Jewish News Weekly

    ... with young children. She previously worked at Family Paths Inc., treating individuals and families in Alameda County. As the concierge, she meets with families and makes personalized recommendations based on their needs. Some families who contact ...

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  5. 73-Year-Old Man Killed in Livermore Trailer Park Fire IdentifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Patch.com

    A man who died in a burning mobile home in Livermore on Wednesday afternoon was identified today as 73-year-old Vernon Sweeney. Sweeney was found after firefighters put out the blaze, which burned two trailers at a mobile home park at 6539 Southfront Road, according to the Alameda County coroner's bureau.

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  6. Livermore: Man found dead in mobile home fire identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

    A man found dead inside a mobile-home trailer destroyed in a fire Wednesday afternoon has been identified by the Alameda County Coroner's Office as 73-year-old Vernon Sweeney. Sweeney was found dead by firefighters after the blaze broke out sometime before 1:40 p.m. in the fifth-wheel trailer where he lived in a mobile home park at 6539 Southfront Road in Livermore, according to the coroner and police.

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  7. Calendar for the May 29 Fremont BulletinRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Fremont Bulletin

    ... how people can help protect them. Register in the library's Children's Room. The program is presented by the Alameda County Library System in partnership with the San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory. For more information, call (510) 745-1421. A ...

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  8. Roadway, concrete repairs to be reviewed by Fremont leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Fremont Bulletin

    ... state gas tax revenue projections mirror a decrease, revised local streets and roads funding estimates from Alameda County Transportation Measure B and Measure BB are trending up by approximately $780,000 since February, according to city staff. ...

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  9. Sustainability Careers in AlamedaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Patch.com

    The Climate Corps Bay Area will be offering five career opportunities for 10-month fellowship programs in many engaging areas. Know someone who wants to jumpstart his or her sustainability career? Many incredible opportunities with Climate Corps Bay Area - five at Alameda County in exciting project areas such as sustainable purchasing, engaging new audiences in composting, and greening preschools.

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  10. Dan Shaughnessy Airing out some thoughts on news not involving DeflategateRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Boston.com

    ... all nine of his floor shots in a game during the 1980-81 season when the building was known as the Oakland Alameda County Coliseum Arena (opened in 1966). Hopefully there will always be a place for Dustin Pedroia-size players in big league baseball, ...

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  11. Alameda County Fair's Pre-Fair PricingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KKIQ-FM Pleasanton

    June 17th - July 5th Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton The Alameda County Fair is almost back! Purchase all your tickets before the fun kicks off and save! Rock the Red, White & Blue with carnival rides, concert series, amazing fair food, kid's activities, live stock and the return of Oak Tree Horseracing! Pre-Fair pricing is available on Fair Admission, Carnival Wristbands and Parking! Buy before 6/16 and save! Fair Hours: Tuesday through Sunday: 11a - 11p Mondays: Closed Carnival Hours: Tuesday through Thursday: 12p - Close Friday through Sunday: 11a - Close Fourth of July: 11a - Close Carnival rides are $1 every Wednesday until 5pm Ticket sales close at 10:30pm Click here for more Alameda County Fair details!

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  12. Glazer to take State Senate oath of office todayRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Pleasanton Weekly

    Steve Glazer is scheduled to be sworn in as the Tri-Valley's new state senator in a ceremony this morning in Sacramento. Glazer, an 11-year Orinda City Council member, won the seat by defeating Concord Assemblywoman Susan Bonilla, a fellow Democrat, in a special runoff election held last week.

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  13. Buyers Purchasing Below Market Value In 59 Percent Of U.S. Markets...Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | InvestorIdeas.com

    May 28, 2015 RealtyTracA , the nation's leading source for comprehensive housing data, today released its April 2015 U.S. Home Sales Reporta . RealtyTrac analyzed average sales prices and estimated market values at time of sale for single family homes and condos sold in April in 315 U.S. counties to identify the nation's hottest seller's markets, best buyer's markets and those markets evenly balanced between buyers and sellers.

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  14. Could FTC and Supreme Court Send Flushable Wipes Down the Toilet?Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Advertising Age

    ... twist by refusing to hear an appeal from a pharmaceutical industry group of a lower-court decision allowing Alameda County, Calif., to make drug marketers pay for a drug-return program meant to keep prescription drugs out of the hands of ...

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  15. Supreme Court allows drug disposal law to standRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

    The U.S. Supreme Court is letting a Northern California county's drug disposal law stand, paving the way for similar ordinances elsewhere. The court refused to hear the pharmaceutical industry's challenge to an Alameda County program that requires drug companies to pay for the disposal of unused medicines.

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  16. Northern California county settles lawsuit with blind votersRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

    Blind voters in Alameda County could have an easier time voting in private after settling a lawsuit that allows them to cast push-button secret ballots. Five blind voters sued the county in 2013 saying that voting machine breakdowns at four polling places in 2012 forced them to cast a ballot in the presence of another person.

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  17. Name The Top 5 Markets With The Highest Home PricesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Investor's Business Daily

    But a few markets outpaced the pack with sale prices above their market value, including spots in California; the Washington, D.C., area; and the Winston-Salem, N.C., area. RealtyTrac analyzed average sale prices and estimated market values at the time of sale for single-family homes and condos sold during April in 315 U.S. counties.

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  18. Bertani: Time for action on Fairfield homelessnessRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

    ... 40 veterans along with 50 children. Bertani spoke at the meeting about driving along Interstate 80 through Alameda County, where opposite Golden Gate Fields is an underpass with tents, barbecues and lawn chairs. Some homeless people don't want the ...

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  19. Alameda: Teen remembered with mural, skateboard tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

    ... drugs while visiting a friend's house, his family said. Alameda police investigated his death and the Alameda County District Attorney's Office is now reviewing the case. Patty Harding, Clay's mother, said working with Clay's friends to improve the ...

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  20. Alameda County settles suit with blind votersRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | San Francisco Chronicle

    Blind voters in Alameda County may soon have an easier time voting in privacy after settling a lawsuit requiring better testing and upkeep of audio equipment that allows them to cast push-button secret ballots. The legal advocacy group Disability Rights Advocates announced the three-year settlement Wednesday after approval by county supervisors earlier this month.

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