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- Oakland's vegetarian Encuentro expands, delights
published on Tue, 30 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT
Tofu and I have, at best, a cordial relationship. We meet once or twice a year for pad thai, we promise to stay in touch and then ... nothing....
- Piedmonter/Montclarion letters: Boycott NFL unless they change ways
published on Wed, 01 Oct 2014 19:08:06 GMT
I was appalled, but sadly unsurprised, by the NFL's recent mishandling of domestic violence cases. From the league's concealment to the initial negligible punishment to the eventual indefinite suspension, every play they've made has led us further from the end-violence-against-women zone....
- At least one Bay Area cyclist has died since the three-feet law went into effect
published on Wed, 01 Oct 2014 18:57:05 GMT
It's been less than two weeks since California motorists were ordered to give bicyclist more room on the road and in that time frame, at least one Bay Area cyclist has died after colliding with a car. Meanwhile, some people say they aren't even aware of the new "Three Feet for Safety Act" law which went into effect Sept....
- Rebecca Alexander returns to Head-Royce to discuss 'Not Fade Away'
published on Wed, 01 Oct 2014 19:07:08 GMT
Rebecca Alexander returned home to Oakland to talk about her acclaimed memoir "Not Fade Away" to an audience that included family members and longtime friends at her alma mater, Head-Royce School, on Monday. Alexander has a rare genetic disorder, Usher Syndrome type III, which is robbing her of her sight and hearing....
- Mayoral forum Monday at Montclair Presbyterian Church
published on Wed, 01 Oct 2014 19:07:05 GMT
There will be a mayoral forum from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at the Montclair Presbyterian Church, 5701 Thornhill Drive. Confirmed candidates who will appear are: Mayor Jean Quan; City Council members Libby Schaaf and Rebecca Kaplan; City Auditor Courtney Ruby; Joe Tuman; and Bryan Parker....
- 10 Ways to Put Your Retired iPhone to Work
published on Wed, 01 Oct 2014 19:07:00 GMT
With about 10 million new iPhone 6s ordered in the initial days on the market, a whole lot of old iPhones are destined for the scrap heap. Sure, you could sell, donate or recycle your old iPhone, but you probably will not....
- Last Night's Loss Explained By Time Travel
published on Wed, 01 Oct 2014 17:34:34 GMT
"I know life is hard, I think everyone knows that in their hearts, but why does it have to be cruel, as well? Why does it have to bite?" First of all, if you haven't read Stephen King's masterpiece 11/22/63 , you need to pick up the book right now and read. It's not like you have anything else to do for months....
- West County What's Happening: East Bay Flag Football registration
published on Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:26:14 GMT
To submit an item to the What's Happening calendar, email email@example.com to request a form. Put "What's Happening" in the subject line....
- Live updates: A's vs. Royals in AL Wild Card game, Tuesday at 5 p.m.
published on Wed, 01 Oct 2014 00:25:43 GMT
Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Jon Lester throws to the Los Angeles Angels during the first inning of a baseball game on Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, in Oakland, Calif....
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