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Wed, 01/10/2018 - 23:03
Arnold, CA...Throughout her career, Nurse Practitioner Ann Radford says she has always recognized that lifestyle choices and personal challenges greatly influence the health of her patients. “I've always tried to mentor patients beyond their symptoms,” she explains. That attitude led her to recently earn ...

New <b>Alameda</b> traffic cameras cut east-west commute times, again

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 23:01
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – New traffic technology is now helping one of the most congested intersections in the metro area. In a continuation of its adaptive signal project on Alameda Boulevard, Bernalillo County has now activated new traffic cameras at four intersection on that road that are aimed ...

New state water director appointed

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 22:41
Nemeth has been deputy secretary and senior adviser for water policy at the Natural Resources Agency since 2014, was Bay-Delta Conservation Plan project manager at the agency from 2009 to 2014 and was environmental and public affairs director at the Alameda County Flood Control and Water ...

DA: Suspect attacked women, left their bodies in Oakland park

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 22:41
The alleged crimes occurred from October to December 2016, according to court records. He was arrested on Dec. 8, 2016. In a preliminary hearing before Alameda County Superior Court Judge Jeffrey Horner this week, the judge will decide if the evidence against Garcia is enough to stand trial on his ...

A woman ahead of her time, memorial honors political trailblazer, March Fong Eu

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 22:30
Same for the Alameda County Board of Education. Eu won her election for secretary of state by more than one million votes, the highest margin at that time for a statewide political office. As Eu's casket lay draped in the American flag, she was eulogized as a woman ahead of her time. A daughter of ...

New DWR director appointed, executive team restructured

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 22:29
She also was the project manager for the Bay-Delta Conservation Plan at the California Natural Resources Agency from 2009 to 2014, she was the environmental and public affairs director at the Alameda County Flood Control and Water Conservation District, Zone 7, from 2005 to 2009 and she brings ...

Family: DNA Identifies Body Of Missing San Francisco Uber Driver

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 21:33
“The family is deeply saddened by this news but we will wait and have confidence that the police will solve this case and justice will be obtained for Seth.” San Francisco police investigators joined canine teams from the Alameda County Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue Unit in a search of a warehouse ...

BART Identifies Transit Officer Who Fatally Shot Suspect

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 20:15
OAKLAND (CBS SF) — BART officials have identified the transit police officer who fatally shot a suspect near the West Oakland BART station last week. BART officials said officer Joseph Mateu, who has been with the agency since Nov. 2007, was the officer involved in the shooting. BART spokesman ...

Police identify BART officer involved in fatal West Oakland shooting

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 20:06
The Alameda County Coroner's Office will determine the cause of death and where Tindle was struck by gunfire, authorities said. Police released a photo of a gun recovered after BART police fatally shot a suspect on Jan. 3 near the West Oakland BART station. (Oakland Police Department). Another ...

Oakland A&#39;s Returning to Three Ballpark Site Options

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 19:41
That announcement came after the club considered that location among several other options, including Howard Terminal and the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum site. By the end of 2017, however, efforts to construct the ballpark near Laney College hit a major roadblock after discussions with the ...

Pleasanton water main repairs to disrupt downtown traffic

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 19:41
Cattle last June walked on Main Street in Pleasanton before the Alameda County Fair. Traffic on Main Street will be disrupted by a water main replacement from Thursday through the end of March. (Dan Honda, Bay Area News Group). By Denis Cuff | dcuff@bayareanewsgroup.com | Bay Area News ...

Police identify BART officer who fatally shot man near West Oakland station

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 19:27
Oakland police on Wednesday named the BART officer who fatally shot a suspect allegedly armed with a gun last week as Joseph Mateu. The Oakland department, which is investigating the case, also released a photo of the black handgun Shaleem Tindle, 28, allegedly held before he was shot by ...

Wednesday&#39;s Briefing: Death Toll Reaches 15 in Mudslides; San Francisco Judge Blocks Trump&#39;s ...

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 18:11
The Alameda County Coroner's Office has ruled that a 45-year-old man who was Tased by Oakland police died of “excited delirium syndrome,” reports Matthias Gafni of the East Bay Times$. The cause-of-death finding of Marcellus Toney is controversial and is typically only associated with in-custody ...

California gun store ban appealed to Supreme Court

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 17:03
An Alameda County law effectively barring new gun stores is being challenged by Second Amendment advocates to the nation's highest court. The ban, which forbids gun retailers within 500 feet of residential properties thereby placing the whole county off-limits to new stores, is challenged by ...

SCOTUS case seeks full 2nd Amendment recognition of right to sell guns

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 16:52
A would-be store owner in California has appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court to recognize his Second Amendment right to sell guns. John Teixeira was prohibited by Alameda County from opening a gun store and asked the Supreme Court to review his case, which he believes violated his Second ...

How Kamala Harris &amp; Cory Booker&#39;s Senate Judiciary Seats Made History

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 16:46
Harris pledged "to continue to provide a voice for our most vulnerable communities, work on issues I've handled since my earliest days in the Alameda County District Attorney's office, and defend California in the face of this Administration's repeated attacks on our values." Booker, meanwhile, promised ...

Albany advances rent review board plan

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 16:18
Citing a report by the Association of Bay Area Governments, Leduc said that rents increased by 34 percent in Alameda County from 2010-2014. Rents in Albany rose 15 percent from 2010-2013. That was the 10th highest increase in the cities surveyed. Albany has just over 4,000 rental units, with 974 of ...

<b>Alameda County</b> Courthouse, Oakland, CA

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 15:17
This blog post describes the history and architecture of the Alameda County Courthouse in Oakland, CA.

Gun-Rights Groups Ask Supreme Court to Review Case Against California <b>County&#39;s</b> Gun Store Ban

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 14:48
Lawyers for a coalition of gun-rights groups petitioned the Supreme Court on Tuesday to take up their case against a California county's ban on gun stores. The groups accused Alameda County, Calif., of using a zoning ordinance to make it impossible for gun stores to operate inside its limits.

“Excited delirium:” Coroner blames Oakland police taser death on syndrome

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 13:52
Alameda County medical examiner Judy Melinek also listed acute alcohol and methamphetamine intoxication as a cause, and cardiovascular disease, obesity and chronic cocaine abuse as contributing factors. “If that is what they are saying the cause of death is, that solidifies the assertion that he was ...

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