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Who’s Left in El Cerrito Plaza? Caltrans Plans “Elephant...

"Snake" in the slammer? Former Raiders star Kenny Stabler is busted for DUI again

Metro Desk: the University

Even university leaders who supported the Novartis deal are beginning to express some doubts

Will Caltrans Build a Fourth Bore Through the Caldecott...

Commuters to Contra Costa would benefit from the extra lane--but Alameda County says it's a waste of money

Can “Small Schools” Save Berkeley High?

A growing group of teachers and parents believe that the answer for Berkeley's sprawling and troubled high school is "smaller learning communities"

Cinema, Verily

Roland De La Rosa loves movies and he has plenty to share.

Restoring Creeks with Native Plants Requires a Fresh Start

But locals who live along Oakland's Sausal Creek have mixed feelings when hearing that some non-natives have been slated for removal.

Richmond Debates Building Its Own Power Plant at the...

City estimates that for a $3 million investment, the city would have a plant that could earn up to $20 million a year.

The Last Mile

When the Internet grocer Webvan opened a distribution center in East Oakland, it seemed that some of the area's e-commerce riches were beginning to trickle down to street level. Now, employees wonder if the salad days are over.

Regents Reverse; Supervisors OK New Juvie; Bob Bobb’s Still...

Press accounts say Jane Fonda was never the same after a stay in the East Bay.

Sickness and Wealth

Highland Hospital explores the complex ethical questions surrounding support groups for HIV positive patients

Flag Waving in Berkeley; Lawsuit on Public School Conditions...

"Hey, what about me?" Richmond's vice mayor is squelched by fast-talking colleague.

All Bets Are Off

Though its prime bayfront location has attracted developers, the citizens of Albany have successfully fought to preserve the pastoral precincts of Golden Gate Fields. But now large-scale development may be coming down the backstretch.
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