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  1. Why Alameda County Voters Said Yes to Transportation FundingRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Mass Transit

    ... members, despite the extensive outreach," said Tess Lengyel, deputy director of planning and policy for Alameda County Transportation Commission (ACTC). "We recognized afterwards there were some key things people reacted to in that 2012 measure, but ...

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  2. Oakland dismisses gang injunctions it fought hard to secureRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    ... will file dismissals of both injunction cases without prejudice," Parker wrote. The injunctions, approved by Alameda County Superior Court Judge Robert Freedman, targeted 40 alleged Norteno members who lived in the Fruitvale district and 15 ...

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  3. Day cares, preschools may be beds of infectionRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... and day care kids 2 and older were not up-to-date on their shots at the beginning of this school year. In Alameda County, more than 9 percent of preschoolers were not fully immunized, and some reports from individual preschools showed far higher ...

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  4. 16 Arrested In Oakland Gang Violence CrackdownRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... He said the investigation is continuing and police hope to arrest up to 35 or 40 people in the next few days. Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley said authorities won't release the names of the suspects arrested today until charges are ...

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  5. San Ramon's oldest historical home could be dismantledRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

    The San Ramon Valley Historical Foundation is challenging a proposal that's been endorsed by the parks commission and the San Ramon Historic Foundation to dismantle Harlan House, sell off some of its pieces and preserve some for a future museum exhibit. "We always thought they were going to preserve this wonderful house that was the oldest house in San Ramon, so we were surprised when we suddenly heard it going to be dismantled," said Karen Stepper, Danville councilmember and president of the San Ramon Valley Historical Society.

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  6. Re: Mayor Libby Schaaf Hires Oakland's First Transportation Policy DirectorRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | East Bay Express

    ... funding comes from Measure BB, a sales tax voters approved in November to fund transportation projects across Alameda County. "It's an exciting time in Oakland," said Nichols, who had pushed for the passage of a similar tax measure in 2012, which ...

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  7. Killer Gets Life With No Parole For Castro Valley Woman's...Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | CBS Local

    OAKLAND - After he apologized for his actions, a 20-year-old Hayward man was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison without the possibility of parole for his murder and arson convictions for the strangulation death of a Castro Valley woman whose home was also set on fire. Before Alameda County Superior Court Judge Jon Rolefson pronounced the harsh sentence, Cody Nicosia said, "As weak as this may sound, I would just like to take this moment to apologize."

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  8. 2 convicted in East Oakland shooting that killed 15-year-old girlRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | SFGate

    ... intended target, a 14-year-old boy. Lilron Jones , 19, and Vijay Bhushan , 22, were convicted Monday by an Alameda County Superior Court jury of first-degree murder, attempted murder and weapons enhancements. They face lengthy prison terms when they ...

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  9. Hayward man gets life sentence in murder of Castro Valley woman during a burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    ... to kill, because the friend he both loved and feared threatened to kill him and his family if he didn't. An Alameda County jury in February rejected the duress defense and found Nicosia guilty of first-degree murder with special circumstances, and ...

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  10. Fremont schools mull surplus government property for future schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Fremont Bulletin

    ... staff to negotiate for the acquisition of property, owned by the California Department of Transportation and Alameda County Transportation Commission. The site was acquired for a freeway that was never built. "It is important for the board to know ...

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  11. 20-year-old gets life in prison for murder of Castro Valley womanRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | SFBay

    ... with Nicosia, who graduated from Castro Valley High School in June 2012, and Nicosia's father, according to Alameda County sheriff's officials. Maldonado said the two teens arrived at the home around 8 a.m. and waited in a crawlspace for four or ...

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  12. Alameda County supes vote to ban skateboarding on county propertyRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    The Alameda County Board of Supervisors has voted unanimously to ban skateboarding on all county property, which means that violators can be cited after the ordinance takes effect in 30 days. The board's vote on Tuesday came at the request of Sheriff Gregory Ahern, who told the board in a memo that skateboarders "are creating significant damage" to the front steps of the Rene C. Davidson Courthouse in Oakland, the county administration building across the street and other county properties.

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  13. Oakland: Rival gang members arrested after long investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    ... Ave., police said they were assisted in the investigation and arrests by the state Department of Justice, the Alameda County District Attorney's Office, Alameda County Probation Department, the Oakland Housing Authority and the California Highway ...

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  14. California agency cites Gallo Glass for hazwaste violations.Read the original story

    16 hrs ago | Recycling Today

    The California Attorney General's office, on behalf of the California Department of Toxic Substances Control, has cited Gallo Glass Co., for using hazardous waste in the manufacture of wine bottles made at its Modesto, California, plant. The complaint, filed in Alameda County Superior Court, alleges the company illegally introduced dust containing lead, arsenic, cadmium and selenium into the manufacturing process for its wine bottles.

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  15. Water board to review contested septic systemRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Point Reyes Light

    Arguments from a homeowner in the San Geronimo Valley and confusion from staffers in Alameda County spurred the regional water board to clarify that Bay Area agencies need not adhere to stringent septic system standards outlined in a state policy passed in 2013. Local governments can instead continue to apply their own regulations as they prepare Local Agency Management Plans, drafts of which must be sent to the state by the spring of 2016 for approval.

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  16. Supervisors vote to ban skateboarding on Alameda County-owned propertyRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Pleasanton Weekly

    The Alameda County Board of Supervisors has voted unanimously to ban skateboarding on all county property, which means that violators can be cited after the ordinance takes effect in 30 days. The board's vote on Tuesday came at the request of Sheriff Gregory Ahern, who told the board in a memo that skateboarders "are creating significant damage" to the front steps of the Rene C. Davidson Courthouse in Oakland, the county administration building across the street and other county properties.

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  17. Starts MARCH 25TH!- Alameda County Sheriffs' Citizen's Academy: A Citizen's PerspectiveRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... feed so many inmates each day. We went to the morgue and learned the scientific aspects of what happens when Alameda County Coroner has to investigate a death. We went to Juvenile Hall and learned about how children in the criminal system in Alameda ...

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  18. Tip a Cop is Back in Castro Valley- to help Special OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Patch.com

    This Friday, 3/6/15 in Castro Valley from 6pm-9pm, the Alameda County Sheriff's Office is participating in TIP A COP.

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  19. Family Sues for Conditional Wrongful DeathRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Courthouse News Service

    ... arrest lasted for more than two hours and left Jahi severely brain-damaged and dependent on life support. The Alameda County Coroner's Office issued a death certificate on Dec. 12, 2013, but the family contended in court that she was still alive ...

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  20. Police Investigating Collision Involving Car, Amtrak Train in NewarkRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Newark police investigated a collision in which an unoccupied vehicle was struck by a southbound Amtrak train on tracks Wednesday evening, according to an Alameda County fire official. The collision on Cedar Boulevard at the tracks occurred around 8:25 p.m., according to Alameda County Battalion Chief Stephanie Radecke.

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