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  1. 6 Steps to Make Your Nonprofit's Blog a Must-Read Web DestinationRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | ProBlogger Blog Tips

    ... In that case, readers may be your existing audience and the tone may be convivial and community-oriented. The Alameda County Food Bank in California uses its blog to highlight community action and features volunteers and recipients, nurturing both ...

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  2. Newark: Projects with 244 new homes continue housing boomRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

    ... land west of Cherry Street and between Mowry Avenue and Stevenson Boulevard. Those are big changes for one of Alameda County's smallest cities, but Newark leaders say the city will benefit from them. "People are afraid we'll lose our small-town ...

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  3. Allen: Rockridge News editor commended for delivering local news for 29 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Contra Costa Times

    ... book writers and illustrators society. Don was for many years a social worker in Adult Protective Services in Alameda County. They raised their son and daughter in the home they bought, and sent them to local public schools. They have three ...

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  4. Dollar Tree Reaches $2.72 Million Settlement Over Hazardous Waste DisposalRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Patch.com

    The Virginia-based corporation that owns the Dollar Tree franchise has agreed to pay $2.72 million to settle a lawsuit in Alameda County Superior Court for routinely disposing of hazardous waste in an illegal fashion at their 480 retail locations in California. The lawsuit filed by 45 California counties, including Alameda and Monterey, as well as two city attorney offices, alleged that Dollar Tree stores sent toxic materials, e-waste, corrosive or ignitable liquids and other hazardous waste to local landfills rather than authorized hazardous waste facilities.

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  5. Re: Activists Push for Free Bus Passes for Low-Income KidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | East Bay Express

    A coalition of Oakland community organizations won a big victory in their decade-long battle for free bus passes for youth, when Alameda County voters last November approved Measure BB, which includes funds for an "Affordable Student Transit Pass Program." But they didn't stop there.

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  6. Dollar Tree to pay $2.7M for environmental violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lowell Sun

    Dollar Tree Inc. has been ordered to pay $2.72 million to settle a civil prosecution lawsuit over illegal hazardous waste disposal. Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley announced Friday the Virginia-based corporation will also improve waste disposal methods at its California stores and distribution centers under a judge's order.

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  7. Dollar Tree pays millions for dumping toxic wasteRead the original story

    Yesterday | SFBay

    The Virginia-based corporation that owns the Dollar Tree franchise has agreed to pay $2.72 million to settle a lawsuit in Alameda County Superior Court for routinely disposing of hazardous waste in an illegal fashion at their 480 retail locations in California. The lawsuit filed by 45 California counties, including Alameda and Monterey, as well as two city attorney offices, alleged that Dollar Tree stores sent toxic materials, e-waste, corrosive or ignitable liquids and other hazardous waste to local landfills rather than authorized hazardous waste facilities.

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  8. Oakland protesters get prison for lootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SFBay

    Three men have been sentenced to 16 months in state prison for looting the Smart & Final store in downtown Oakland early last November during a protest following the decision not to indict Ferguson, Missouri, police Officer Darren Wilson. Shawn Gatison, 26, Tony Casey, 52, and Davontae Smith, 25, pleaded no contest to second-degree commercial burglary on March 25 and were sentenced by Alameda County Superior Court Judge Paul Delucchi on Thursday.

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  9. Cal fires coach after prostitution bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SFBay

    The University of California at Berkeley said Friday that it has dismissed an assistant football coach who was arrested in Oakland last week for allegedly soliciting an undercover officer during a prostitution sting. Alameda County prosecutors said Pierre Ingram, 30, Cal's recruiting coordinator and wide receivers coach, was one of five "johns" who were arrested in the anti-human trafficking operation in Oakland on April 16. Ingram was arrested on a misdemeanor charge of solicitation and is scheduled to be arraigned in Alameda County Superior Court on May 15. "We are not renewing his contract and he will no longer represent or act on behalf of this university in any capacity."

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  10. Conflict over off-road expansion planRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | RecordNET

    A plan to triple the size of an off-highway vehicle park southwest of here lurched forward this week with the release of a formal proposal. The Carnegie State Vehicular Recreation Area in San Joaquin and Alameda counties has long been a sensitive subject.

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  11. Judge Maintains High Bail for Former Hayward Officer Charged with Grand TheftRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    A judge today maintained a high bail for a former Hayward police sergeant who has been charged with nine felony counts of grand theft for allegedly stealing more than $500,000 from a woman who suffers from mental illness, saying the case is very serious. Alameda County Superior Court Judge Scott Patton said the $420,000 bail for 55-year-old Michael Scott Beal, which was set when Beal was arraigned on Tuesday, "reflects the serious of this case and the culpability of the defendant ."

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  12. Teen back in custody after escaping from CHP in OaklandRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SFGate

    ... and fled from the CHP's office at 3601 Telegraph Ave., authorities said. The girl is being held at the Alameda County Juvenile Justice Center in San Leandro on suspicion of possession of stolen property, vehicle theft, resisting arrest, escaping ...

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  13. Dollar Tree stores fined for illegally disposing hazardous wasteRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Monterey County Herald

    SALINAS >> Dollar Tree Stores, Inc. has been ordered to pay $2.72 million in civil penalties by an Alameda County Superior Court judge for the unlawful disposal of hazardous waste products into store trash bins. The Virginia-based corporation also has been ordered to implement an improved hazardous-waste compliance program at its retail stores and distribution centers in California.

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  14. Dollar Tree Stores must pay $2.7 million in judgementRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KION 46

    ... an improved hazardous waste compliance program at its retail stores and distribution centers in California. Alameda County Superior Court Judge Morris Jacobson made the ruling Friday. Monterey County along with 45 other DA's in the state and two ...

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  15. Part Three: exploring the San Francisco apartment-building marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    Throughout the last two posts, we've been giving an in-depth look to Paragon's recently released report on the San Francisco Bay Area apartment-building market. Today we conclude that discussion with a look at construction, rental rates and more.

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  16. Hayward: Bail kept at $420,000 for ex-cop accused of scamming mentally ill womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Fremont Bulletin

    Calling it a very serious case, an Alameda County judge on Friday refused to lower bail for a retired Hayward police sergeant charged with nine felonies, in which he's accused of scamming a mentally ill woman out of a half-million dollars starting six years before his retirement. Michael Scott Beal, 55, of Modesto, appeared in custody in a Hayward courtroom.

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  17. SBE Agenda for May 2015Read the original story

    Yesterday | CA Dept of Education

    ... School Boards Association, et al. v. California State Board of Education and Aspire Public Schools, Inc., Alameda County Superior Court, Case No. 07353566, CA Ct. of Appeal, 1st Dist., Case No. A122485, CA Supreme Court, Case No. S186129 Cruz et al. ...

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  18. Berkeley Rep's 2015 Ovation Gala Raises $675,000Read the original story

    Yesterday | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... finest to celebrate the Theatre. Among the attendees were Mayor Tom Bate s and State Senator Loni Hancock; Alameda County Supervisor Keith Carson and Maria Carson; General Manager of the Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco Bruce Gorelick; Berkeley City ...

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  19. Activists Push for Free Bus Passes for Low-Income KidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | East Bay Express

    A coalition of Oakland community organizations won a big victory in their decade-long battle for free bus passes for youth, when Alameda County voters last November approved Measure BB, which includes funds for an "Affordable Student Transit Pass Program." But they didn't stop there.

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  20. Dollar Tree Stores ordered to pay $2.72 million for illegal hazardous waste disposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | San Jose Mercury News

    Dollar Tree Stores is ordered to pay $2.72 million to settle a civil prosecution lawsuit over illegal hazardous waste disposal, Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley announced Friday. The Virginia-based corporation will also improve waste disposal methods at it's California stores and distribution centers under Alameda County Judge Morris Jacobson's order.

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