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  1. AT&T to pay $23.8M settlement over environmental violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Business Journal

    Telecom giant AT&T must pay $23.8 million to settle a civil lawsuit over environmental violations, the Oakland Tribune reported . The lawsuit, brought by Alameda County, alleged that AT&T illegally disposed of hazardous electronics waste at 235 facilities in the state over a period of nine years. 1 comment

  2. Contra Costa Public Employees Unions Work To Overturn Supes' $32K RaisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Patch.com

    Several Contra Costa County public employees unions on Wednesday announced the launch of a referendum to overturn the county Board of Supervisors' recent decision to give its members a 33 percent raise. More than two-dozen union members gathered in the rain in Martinez Wednesday afternoon to notify the county Registrar of Voters of their intent to seek signatures for a referendum to invalidate the salary hike, which will raise the supervisors' annual salary from $97,483 to $129,227.

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  3. AT&T coughs up $52M to settle hazardous electronic waste case in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | America's Network

    ... for improperly handling electronic waste. Officials added that the settlement still needs approval from the Alameda County Superior Court. According to a state investigation, AT&T illegally disposed hazardous waste and other dangerous materials at ...

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  4. AT&T to pay $23.8million to settle East Bay environmental violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    The Alameda County lawsuit alleged the telecom giant illegally disposed of hazardous electronics waste at 235 AT&T facilities in California over a nine-year period. Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley and state Attorney General Kamala Harris jointly announced Thursday that the settlement also requires AT&T to spend an estimated $28 million over five years to implement environmental compliance measures.

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  5. AT&T to pay $23.8M settlement over environmental violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Business Journal

    Telecom giant AT&T must pay $23.8 million to settle a civil lawsuit over environmental violations, the Oakland Tribune reported . The lawsuit, brought by Alameda County, alleged that AT&T illegally disposed of hazardous electronics waste at 235 facilities in the state over a period of nine years.

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  6. Former Alameda County auditor candidate convicted for lying about residencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Inside Bay Area

    A former candidate for Alameda County auditor-controller was convicted of three misdemeanors Thursday for lying about being a county resident to enter the June 2014 election. Kathleen Knox, 49, was sentenced to three years court probation and fined $2,281 after pleading no contest to three misdemeanor violations of California's election code.

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  7. Producers Rick Singer and Irwin Shpiro sail ahead with 'Noir Afloat'Read the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | PRWeb

    ... casinos, which were hugely popular with the people of 1930's California. Considered a moral scourge by then Alameda County District Attorney Earl Warren, the clashing of their opposite passions fueled by money, murder, lavish gambling, entertainment ...

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  8. Richard Bangert for the Sierra ClubRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Sierra Club members have an opportunity to elect a strong environmentalist to the Northern Alameda County group Executive Committee by voting for Richard Bangert of Alameda. He deserves the support of Berkeley members, who outnumber those from other cities within the NAC jurisdiction that also includes Albany and Oakland.

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  9. AT&T to pay California $52 million in hazardous wa...Read the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | WHTC

    State officials said it marked the first enforcement action in California against a telecommunications company for mishandling of electronic waste. The settlement must still be approved by the Alameda County Superior Court, where it was filed.

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  10. AT&T to pay $52mln in penalties to CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | PanArmenian Network

    ... telecommunications company for mishandling of electronic waste. The settlement must still be approved by the Alameda County Superior Court, where it was filed. Investigators cited AT&T for illegally disposing of hazardous wastes and other materials ...

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  11. Hundreds Participate in Annual Veterans Day Fun Run at Camp Parks in DublinRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Patch.com

    ... since 9/11 that the public was allowed access to the parks property. Mayor Tim Sbranti attended the event and Alameda County Supervisor Haggerty presented the foundation with a letter of commendation, according to foundation co-founder Bobby ...

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  12. AT&T to pay $23.8 million to settle environmental violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Inside Bay Area

    The Alameda County lawsuit alleged the telecom giant illegally disposed of hazardous electronics waste at 235 AT&T facilities in California over a nine-year period. Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley and state Attorney General Kamala Harris jointly announced Thursday that the settlement also requires AT&T to spend an estimated $28 million over five years to implement environmental compliance measures.

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  13. Former Alameda County candidate pleads to election...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | SFGate

    A former candidate who had pledged to "fight waste and fraud" as Alameda County auditor-controller pleaded no contest Thursday to election fraud for lying on campaign papers about where she lives. Kathleen Knox , 49, entered her pleas in Alameda County Superior Court to three misdemeanor violations of the state election code, said Assistant District Attorney Teresa Drenick .

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  14. Murder hearing gives inside look at Berkeley Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | SFGate

    ... Bynum of Berkeley, was shot to death outside Bing's Liquors in West Berkeley in August 2013. This month, Alameda County Superior Court Judge Vernon Nakahara considered the case against Ferreira to determine whether the district attorney's office had ...

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    Thursday Nov 20 | SFGate

    ... four in Oakland. But Hammel said the survey did not include San Francisco charter schools and only some in Alameda County. The school requires parents sign a contract agreeing to 96 hours of volunteer time as well as participation in two mandatory ...

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  16. AT&T fined $23.5 million for dumping e-wasteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | SFBay

    AT&T has agreed to a $23.8 million settlement with state and local prosecutors over allegations that the company improperly disposed of hazardous waste at facilities throughout California over a nine-year period, state Attorney General Kamela Harris and Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley announced Thursday. The hazardous waste - which includes electronics , batteries, aerosols, liquids, gels and chemicals used by AT&T service technicians - was improperly disposed of at 235 warehouse and dispatch facilities statewide, according to O'Malley and Harris's offices.

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  17. AT&T pays $23.8 M to settle hazardous-waste caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... electronic equipment and various gels and liquids. The investigation began in 2011 when inspectors with the Alameda County District Attorney's office and the California Department of Toxic Substances Control examined trash bins outside about 235 ...

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  18. At-risk Hayward man missing for more than a weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Contra Costa Times

    The Alameda County Sheriff's Office is asking the public for help in locating an at-risk Hayward man who has been missing from an assisted living home for more than a week. Tommy Marshall, 55, was scheduled to leave Gerrylaide Manor, on Medford Avenue in Hayward, at 12:30 p.m. Nov. 11 for a medical appointment in Alameda with a staff member, Sgt.

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  19. Contra Costa Public Employees Unions Work To Overturn Supes' $32K RaisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Patch.com

    Several Contra Costa County public employees unions on Wednesday announced the launch of a referendum to overturn the county Board of Supervisors' recent decision to give its members a 33 percent raise. More than two-dozen union members gathered in the rain in Martinez Wednesday afternoon to notify the county Registrar of Voters of their intent to seek signatures for a referendum to invalidate the salary hike, which will raise the supervisors' annual salary from $97,483 to $129,227.

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  20. Man, 55, Suffering from Schizophrenia Missing from Hayward Since Last WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Patch.com

    A man suffering from schizophrenia and needing oxygen remains missing since leaving a Hayward group home last week, according to the Alameda County Sheriff's Office. Tommy Marshall, 55, was scheduled to leave Gerrylaide Manor at 261 Medford Ave. in Hayward with a staff member to head to a medical appointment at 1406 Park St. in Alameda at about 12:30 p.m. on Nov. 11, according to the sheriff's office.

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