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City Fails to Net Rockefeller Grant

Apr 10,2014

Most associate the Biblical character Job with suffering. “The Lord giveth and the Lord taketh away,” is a quote from the Book of Job familiar to most people.

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Dennis Evanosky A “Google bus” picks up passengers at the AC Transit bus stop on Island Drive. Buses like these using Muni stops in San Francisco have outraged some in that city. The California Vehicle Code does not allow vehicles other than AC Transit buses to park or stop in its bus zones.

Tech Bus Protestors Target Island City

Apr 10,2014

Commuters who used the High Street Bridge on April Fools’ Day found themselves tangled in a protest that had little to do with the shenanigans some expect on that special day.

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Suspects in Local Murders Arrested

Apr 10,2014

Officers from the Sacramento, Alameda and Berkeley police departments have arrested three suspects in connection with the 2010 murder of 35-year-old Eric Franklin in Alameda. One of the men arrested is also wanted in connection with a second killing in unincorporated San Leandro.

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Leigh Anne Stump. A great egret flies over the Bay Farm lagoons with some building material for its new nest.

Egrets Returning to Bay Farm

Apr 10,2014

Bay Farm residents have come to know and love two species of heron that also call their neighborhood home. Both the great and snowy egret nest on Bay Farm Island near the lagoons that provide the birds with the small fish they need to survive.

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