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  • CA: AC Transit's Oakland-SF Routes Topic of Hearing
    published on Fri, 28 Aug 2015 13:35:30 GMT
    AC Transit wants to hear from riders about changes it is considering that would make permanent three bus routes it opened in 2014 and end one from Oakland to East Contra Costa that has not drawn enough riders. The routes that will become permanent, with some changes in frequency, are Lines 46L between downtown Oakland and the Grass Valley area near the Oakland Zoo; the all-night 800 bus from BART stations in San Francisco to Oakland and on to Richmond; and the all-night 801 Oakland to Fremont....
  • Oakland police officer hospitalized after fatally shooting assailant
    published on Fri, 28 Aug 2015 13:20:21 GMT
    A police officer fatally shot a man after he reportedly attacked and seriously wounded her Thursday morning in the Adams Point neighborhood, police said. The officer was hospitalized after the incident at 8:37 a.m., in the intersection of MacArthur Boulevard and Van Buren Avenue, next to an offramp of eastbound Interstate 580....
  • News of the Weird by Chuck Shepherd
    published on Fri, 28 Aug 2015 12:47:33 GMT
    Reuters reported in early July that a big loser in the nuclear pact between Iran and six world powers was the brothel industry of Vienna, Austria, which hosted that final round. With so many diplomats in town for two stressful months, business had been robust -- especially compared to the previous round in notoriously expensive Lausanne, Switzerland....
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  • Memorial, Celebration for Overdose Victims in Civic Center Plaza
    published on Fri, 28 Aug 2015 14:30:39 GMT
    People coping with the loss of loved ones to drug overdoses and their supporters will gather for a memorial and celebration at San Francisco's Civic Center Plaza on Sunday, event organizers said. The event will feature space to play music and read or share about someone lost to drug overdoses....
  • Inside Virginia TV killer Vester Flanagan's soulless apartment
    published on Fri, 28 Aug 2015 10:00:12 GMT
    A bare mattress on a stark bed frame, a dingy living room kitted out with black and cream furniture, and not a single splash of color save for a few Post-Its near the computer. This is just a glimpse inside the world of deranged killer Vester Flanagan after reporters gained access to his sparse apartment this afternoon....
  • 5 things to know about new Jets quarterback Josh Johnson, with a Jim Harbaugh connection
    published on Wed, 05 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    The latest addition to the Jets' crowded quarterback room is Josh Johnson , who has bounced around the league a bit in recent years and was most recently with the Bengals, who cut him earlier this week. To make room for Johnson, the Jets cut undrafted free agent Jake Heaps, who had a particularly rough day on Thursday, the final day of training camp....
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  • News of the Weird by Chuck Shepherd
    published on Fri, 28 Aug 2015 12:47:33 GMT
    Reuters reported in early July that a big loser in the nuclear pact between Iran and six world powers was the brothel industry of Vienna, Austria, which hosted that final round. With so many diplomats in town for two stressful months, business had been robust -- especially compared to the previous round in notoriously expensive Lausanne, Switzerland....
  • Dragon gridders open with Fremont
    published on Fri, 28 Aug 2015 03:56:29 GMT
    Tonight begins another season under the lights at Arnold Field for the Sonoma Valley High School varsity football team, as the Dragons begin their 2015 season with a home matchup against Fremont High School of Oakland. The two teams faced off in non-league action last season at Arnold Field with the visiting Tigers shutting out Sonoma 20-0....
  • Queenslander's bid to make NBA champs better
    published on Fri, 28 Aug 2015 03:27:01 GMT
    Reigning NBA champions the Golden State Warriors are the league's best, but they want to be better and they've recruited a Queenslander to help them. Former Australian rugby sevens strength and conditioning coach Lachlan Penfold will be the Warriors' head of physical performance and sports medicine this season....

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