Alameda County

01 Dec 2020

SF Considers Tighter COVID-19 Restrictions, California Flirts With Lockdown

Gov. Gavin Newsom Monday announced that the state could be headed toward another shelter-in-place order. The news comes as 99 percent of California’s population is already subject to the state’s most restrictive purple tier in the COVID-19 Blueprint for a Safer Economy. That means that more than 39 million California

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06 Oct 2020

When Pressure Works: DA Reopens Oscar Grant Case with Other Officer in Sights

It’s been more than 11 years since Oscar Grant was killed by a BART police officer on the Fruitvale station platform, but the case may not yet be settled.  In response to demands made by Grant’s family, Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley announced Monday: “I have assigned a team

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18 Jan 2021

The 100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2021. You can get something delicious, that will also fill you up, at all these eateries for under

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19 Aug 2020

Nearly 150,000 Acres Have Burned in Bay Area Wildfires

Fire, lightning, rain, a scorching sun and thunderous clouds. It’s hot, sleepless nights and air thick enough with smoke to chew on. It’s the constant threat of power blackouts. It’s having nowhere to escape the heat — malls, movie theaters and indoor restaurants still all shuttered in the midst of

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12 Aug 2020

Despite Complicated Feels, Kamala Harris is Making History

She would be the first woman to serve as vice president. She would be the first Black person and Indian American in that role. She would be the second California-born vice president, and definitely the first hailing from the Bay Area. In one fell swoop, Sen. Kamala Harris would break

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22 Jul 2020

Frat Party Virus Outbreaks Force UC Berkeley to Start Fall Online Only

University of California, Berkeley officials sent a letter to students Tuesday saying the school has made the “difficult decision” to offer only online classes at the start of the fall semester, which begins Aug. 26. The move to remote-only instruction was announced a day earlier by Chancellor Carol Christ in

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27 May 2020

Why the Virus Spread in Alameda County Should Alarm Us All

Most Bay Area counties are now mitigating the COVID-19 pandemic relatively well with trends in new cases, hospitalizations and deaths either curving or remaining low on the comparative scale. But where many of the area’s residents are latching onto signs of hope, people in Alameda County see cause for concern,

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06 Nov 2019

East Bay Election Results Show Love for Schools, Parks

Voting out in the East Bay was far more limited than the big race, alphabet soup that was San Francisco Tuesday, but we’ve been keeping an eye on some key measures in parts of Alameda and Contra Costa counties. You can check our endorsements against the results and to see

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16 Oct 2019

East Bay Special Elections Voter Guide

It’s almost election-lite time in Alameda and Contra Costa counties. Both counties will hold special elections Nov. 5 with very little to vote on, but local stuff matters in big ways and the measures in your area are worth having an opinion on. Here are the basics for each county

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