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  1. Alameda County morgue heads for the hillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | SFBay

    Hoping to sell or redevelop several publicly owned buildings in Oakland's Jack London Square, Alameda County is preparing to move its coroner's bureau and other public agencies to a single space in the Oakland hills in late December or early January, representatives from the county said Thursday. Alameda County's coroner's bureau and its Public Health Department's laboratory in Jack London Square, along with the sheriff office's crime lab in San Leandro , will be moving to a newly refurbished building at 2901 Peralta Oaks Court in Oakland, said Aki Nakao, director of the county's General Services Agency.

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  2. East Bay's Park It: Sunol hosting Hootenanny Folk FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | Fremont Bulletin

    Sunol Regional Wilderness in southern Alameda County will celebrate its pioneer and ranching heritage with a family-friendly Cowboy Hootenanny Folk Festival from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. The event will feature square dancing for everybody with live old-timey music by the Jimmy Chickenpants musicians, a performance by the Diablo Mountain Cloggers, pony rides, a petting zoo, old fashioned games, crafts, and tales of the old days by Geary family descendants.

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  3. Teen, 15, Sentenced After Killing Sister: AttorneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | NBC Bay Area

    ... he turned himself in six days later. While he was at large, police had called him "armed and dangerous." The Alameda County District Attorney's Office declined to comment on the case, citing confidently laws surrounding juvenile defendants. Police ...

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  4. Hayward: Box with inert grenade dropped off at county fire stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | Contra Costa Times

    The Alameda County sheriff's bomb squad checked out a container with an inert grenade that was dropped off at a Hayward fire station Thursday morning, according to the Alameda County Fire Department. The metal box containing drug paraphernalia, old fireworks and the grenade was dropped of at Alameda County Fire Station 23 at 109 Grove Way in Hayward at about 10:30 a.m., fire officials said.

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  5. Firefighters holding public ceremony tomorrow for retiring Chief MiguelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | Pleasanton Weekly

    ... of the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department, Miguel successfully led the 911 dispatch consolidation with Alameda County Fire, expanded first responder services to the Livermore Veterans Administration facility and successfully navigated the ...

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  6. Congressional race: Mike Honda's lead over Ro Khanna widens slightlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | Berryessa Sun

    ... District's registered voters live, updated its figures late Wednesday, but the rest of the district lies in Alameda County, which won't update its tally until late Thursday. The latest update was "very encouraging," Honda spokesman Vivek Kembaiyan ...

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  7. Sales tax hike to benefit Port of Oakland infrastructureRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 6 | The Journal of Commerce Online

    Road and highways connecting to the Port of Oakland are on track for upgrades after Alameda County voters this week approved a sales tax hike that will fund $7.8 billion worth of transportation infrastructure improvements.

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  8. San Leandro BART closed after youth fatally hit by trainRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | Contra Costa Times

    ... platform who witnessed the collision and dialed 911 to report it. As of 10:50 a.m. police were waiting on the Alameda County coroner's office to arrive at the station.

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  9. Alameda County Voters Approve Transportation Tax MeasureRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | Patch.com

    Two years after a similar measure failed by only a small number of votes, Alameda County voters have approved a measure that will double the county's transportation sales tax to pay for a variety of improvement projects. Measure BB, which needed a two-thirds majority to pass, got nearly 70 percent of the vote in final semi-official returns in Tuesday's election, prompting supporters to declare victory Wednesday.

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  10. Newark: Reputed gang member convicted of murdering Newark Memorial High School studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | Inside Bay Area

    ... League in the 2009 season. In addition to being convicted of murder and conspiracy to commit murder by an Alameda County Superior Court jury in Hayward on Monday, Tovar was found guilty of committing the crimes to benefit a criminal street gang. ...

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  11. Man fatally struck by Amtrak train ID'd as Union City residentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | Inside Bay Area

    A pedestrian fatally struck by a car this week at a busy city intersection has been identified as Union City resident Hardeep Singh, according to the Alameda County coroner's office. Singh, 27, was killed just after 5 p.m. on Tuesday near the intersection of Alvarado-Niles Road and Almaden Boulevard, Cmdr.

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  12. Thursday Must Reads: Alameda County Expected to Update Vote Totals...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | East Bay Express

    1. Alameda County elections officials today will resume counting the 125,000 or so late absentee and provisional ballots that were turned in on November 4, the Bay Area News Group$ reports. The Registrar of Voters announced that it plans to issue an ...

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  13. Drummond: An unexpected rout in Oakland mayor's raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | Inside Bay Area

    ... 2014. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group) (RAY CHAVEZ) She jumped into a commanding lead early Tuesday. When the Alameda County Registrar of Voters reported the first returns -- the first-place votes from 17 precincts out of 275 precincts reporting -- ...

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  14. One third of Alameda County ballots still uncountedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | Inside Bay Area

    Nearly 125,000 Alameda County ballots -- about a third of those cast in Tuesday's election -- were still to be counted Wednesday, leaving several contested races too close to call. Although nearly 230,000 votes were counted by the end of Tuesday night, none of the 82,500 vote-by-mail ballots dropped off at precincts Tuesday had been counted.

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  15. With 169,000 ballots uncounted, Santa Clara County nearly worst for prompt vote tallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... technology is available. And such a change doesn't come cheap -- the 2003 upgrade cost $18 million, she said. Alameda County voting officials agreed that centralized counting is problematic. When the electronic voting system that had been in use was ...

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  16. East Bay jury awards couple $70 million in lawsuit against John Crane Inc.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | San Jose Mercury News

    An Alameda County jury has ordered John Crane Inc. to pay $70 million to an ill man and his wife for asbestos-containing products the man used as a U.S. Navy machinist. His attorney argued in a six-week trial that Whalen got the cancer from working with asbestos-containing materials supplied to the U.S. military by John Crane Inc. that the company knew or should have known were harmful.

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  17. Campaign 2014 Results: Bay Area Transportation, Land Use, and Soda Tax MeasuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | Planetizen

    ... of Rhode Island passed a $35 million bond to fund transportation improvements. In that post, we also noted In Alameda County, "the $7.8 billion Measure BB was closer but appeared headed toward the needed two-thirds approval," writes Cabanatuan. "The ...

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  18. Thurmond leads over Echols for East Bay state AssemblyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | Inside Bay Area

    ... received 61 percent of the vote in Contra Costa County and barely over 50 percent (50.35) of the vote in Alameda County. Assembly District 15 stretches from Oakland to Hercules. Thurmond was on the Richmond City Councl from 2005 to 2008 and on the ...

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  19. Buddy Thomas - Looking Back: A city, a game, a dynasty, and a life never forgottenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | SouthCoastToday.com

    "It's a moment I'll never forget because that day turned out to be one of the proudest days of my life," the transplanted New Bedford native said in a recent telephone conversation. Silva was calling from Newark, California, a city of approximately 44,000 people located in Alameda County between San Jose and Oakland.

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  20. With 4 a.m. results, Santa Clara County nearly worst in state for prompt vote tallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | Inside Bay Area

    ... technology is available. And such a change doesn't come cheap -- the 2003 upgrade cost $18 million, she said. Alameda County voting officials agreed that centralized counting is problematic. When the electronic voting system that had been in use was ...

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