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  • Little Argus: Feb. 6
    published on Sat, 06 Feb 2016 08:01:22 GMT
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  • Obituary: Donald James Hemmingsen
    published on Thu, 04 Feb 2016 18:28:07 GMT
    Donald James Hemmingsen, affectionately called "Donnie" by family and friends, passed away Jan. 4, 2016 at the age of 67. Donnie was the first born child of Don and Mary Hemmingsen, who preceded him in death....
  • Berkeley briefs: St. Mary's musical production on stage
    published on Sat, 06 Feb 2016 00:19:53 GMT
    Thursday February 25 - Berkeley Schools Excellence Program Parcel Tax Conversation and Budget Workshop - 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Berkeley Unified School District Board Room, 1231 Addison Street. For more information: The Cooperative Center Federal Credit Union recently donated more than $7,000 to Friends of Faith Inc., a nonprofit organization that helps low-income, underinsured women and men undergoing treatment for breast cancer, the credit union announced in a news release this week....
  • Bay area professor dies from meningitis
    published on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 15:40:30 GMT
    TV reports that health officials confirmed Thursday that a professor at Argosy University in Alameda died from meningitis. Alameda County Public Health Department spokeswoman Sherri Willis says there is no indication that the death is connected to a recent cluster of Santa Clara University students who have been diagnosed with the infections....
  • Third Santa Clara University student afflicted with meningococcal infection
    published on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 04:44:27 GMT
    SANTA CLARA >> Santa Clara County public health officials on Thursday said that a third Santa Clara University student has contracted a meningococcal infection, as officials scrambled to contain the outbreak. Like the first two cases, officials said in a statement, this student is infected with the bacteria Neisseria meningitidis....
  • Professor at Argosy University Died from Meningitis
    published on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 02:31:47 GMT
    ALAMEDA, CA: A professor at Argosy University in Alameda died from meningitis recently, a spokeswoman for the Alameda County Public Health Department said today. However, spokeswoman Sherri Willis said there's no indication that the professor's death is linked to a recent cluster of three Santa Clara University students who have been diagnosed with meningococcal infections....
  • Concern Spreads About Meningitis in the Bay Area
    published on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 01:33:35 GMT
    A third meningitis case was reported in the South Bay on the same day East Bay health officials said a university professor died from the disease. A Bay Area university professor died from meningitis recently, health officials announced Thursday, the same day a third student at a different area university was diagnosed with meningococcal disease....
  • Meningitis
    published on Thu, 04 Feb 2016 23:33:26 GMT
    Santa Clara County public health officials on Thursday said that a third Santa Clara University student has contracted a meningococcal infection, as officials scrambled to contain the outbreak. Like the first two cases, officials said in a statement, this student is infected with the bacteria Neisseria meningitidis....
  • Outbreak of meningitis-causing bacteria hits 3rd Santa Clara student
    published on Thu, 04 Feb 2016 22:42:01 GMT
    Officials of Santa Clara University and the county public health department are battling a small outbreak of a meningitis-causing bacteria. less Officials of Santa Clara University and the county public health department are battling a small outbreak of a meningitis-causing bacteria....
  • Maya Lin School Wins Bay Area-Wide NFL Play 60 Challenge
    published on Thu, 04 Feb 2016 04:02:19 GMT
    ALAMEDA, CA: As a reward for winning the Super Bowl 50 edition of the Bay Area-wide NFL Play 60 Challenge , 5th graders at Maya Lin School had the chance to ask players with the Oakland Raiders about their careers Tuesday morning, as well as participate in a modified football work out with them. During the Play 60 Challenge, students commit to getting 60 minutes of exercise a day for four weeks....
  • Alameda: Super Bowl to bring more air traffic
    published on Thu, 04 Feb 2016 00:41:03 GMT
    Alameda residents may experience increased aircraft noise as a result of additional traffic at Oakland International Airport because of the Super Bowl, which will take place Sunday. The NFL and FAA have advised that more than 1,100 private jets are anticipated to fly into the Bay Area for the event....
  • Piedmont/Montclair calendar: Anti-nukes group to meet at Rockridge Library
    published on Wed, 03 Feb 2016 23:12:35 GMT
    Submit your calendar item to ccnmontclarion@bayareanewsgroup.com or ccnpiedmont@bayareanewsgroup.com . Type "calendar item" in the subject line....
  • Substantial returning class bolsters Gators' baseball depth
    published on Wed, 03 Feb 2016 20:22:21 GMT
    With the 2016 season set to begin this Friday, the SF State baseball team is looking to some unfamiliar faces to help it bounce back from last year's disappointing 19-29 season, including new head coach Tony Schifano. This season will be Schifano's first as a head coach....
  • Maryland's Melo Trimble was 'kind of shaking' when he met Stephen Curry
    published on Mon, 01 Feb 2016 16:00:00 GMT
    The Big Ten Network's stellar "The Journey: Big Ten Basketball 2016" profiled Maryland sophomore star Melo Trimble as part of its latest episode Sunday night, and it featured an unlikely co-star: reigning NBA Most Valuable Player Stephen Curry . The Golden State Warriors guard invited Trimble , along with other top college and high school players, to his Under Armour-sponsored SC30 Select camp last summer....
  • Little Argus: Feb. 2
    published on Tue, 02 Feb 2016 10:42:22 GMT
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  • Northcentral University to Kick-Start Graduates' Careers with Grants
    published on Mon, 01 Feb 2016 09:00:00 GMT
    Northcentral University will award eight $20,000 NCU Kick-Starter Grants to new students who have applied and started an NCU master's or doctoral degree program on or before March 28, 2016. The eight scholars selected will attend NCU to the completion of their chosen master's or doctoral degree and, upon graduation, NCU will present a $20,000 check to be utilized by the recipients in pursuit of kick-starting their dreams....
  • California tax measures loom like El Ni o deluge
    published on Sun, 31 Jan 2016 00:42:42 GMT
    Tax propositions might rain down on Bay Area residents like an El Nino downpour this year as cities, counties, school districts and agencies try to persuade voters to pay for improved transit, smoother roads, school repairs, city building rehab, and bay water and wildlife conservation. Transportation authorities in Contra Costa, Solano, Santa Clara and Santa Cruz counties are planning sales tax elections....
  • Little Argus: Jan. 30
    published on Sat, 30 Jan 2016 08:38:29 GMT
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  • Looking back on Orovillea s heroes: More from the scrapbook
    published on Fri, 29 Jan 2016 03:03:50 GMT
    These members of the John Meyer family, Virginia Avenue, ranging from 4 to 12 years of age, are out to put the Axis in its place. They worked more than a year to buy the $25 bonds shown above, purchased from proceeds from their vegetable garden and from sale of scrap metals picked up in the hills and from dumps....
  • Community Learning Center Schools Finalize Union Agreements
    published on Thu, 28 Jan 2016 22:13:58 GMT
    Alameda, Calif. - January 28, 2016 - Community Learning Center Schools , the non-profit charter management corporation that oversees the Nea and Alameda Community Learning Centers , is pleased to announce that all portions of both classified and certificated union contracts between staff and administration are complete and agreed upon by all parties....