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Chief’s Daughter May Be Next American Idol
The dulcet tones of Rachel Rolleri, 17, daughter of Alameda Police Chief Paul Rolleri, can be heard nationwide tonight, as the American Idol XIII auditions in San Francisco will air as part of tonight’s show at 8 p.m. on Fox channel 2. 
The Danville resident, whose father protects and serves the Alameda public, sings and plays acoustic guitar before the show’s three judges, performing a rendition of “Stay” by Sugarland.