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Ohio State names California educator as president

AJC – The Atlanta Journal-Consitution: Prior to that, he was on the faculty of the UC San Francisco School of Medicine for more than two decades. Drake received his undergraduate degree from Stanford University and his medical degree from UC San Francisco.

Palo Alto considers halting controversial zoning rule

Silicon Valley Business Journal: The city of Palo Alto is recommending hitting the pause button on a controversial zoning process as it considers reforms and alternatives to…

Travel website ranks Healdsburg hotel most romantic in U.S, Santa Rosa CA.

No. 1 Arizona survives to beat Stanford 60-57 (w/VIDEO)

Lengthy story in, Santa Rosa CA: McConnell’s jumper at 10:58 gave Arizona its first lead of the opening half. Gordon, from nearby San Jose, scored his first points midway through the half and Arizona missed four of its initial five 3-point attempts.

EV charging coming to Sonoma, Marin Coast

Roadwarrior.Blogs.pressdemocrat: Richard Sachen lives in Petaluma and drives an all-electric Nissan Leaf. So do I.

20 ways to not be a gentrifier in Oakland (Community Voices)

Oakland Local has a long article: …history and culture, not to erase it. We are not San Francisco (archive: D C Atty) . We don’t want to be San Francisco. So please don’t try to remake our city in San Francisco’s image.

Oakland Toy Maker Wins Small Business Super Bowl Contest

KRON 4: Thu Jan 30th, 2014 2:45pm America/Los_Angeles…

Freestyle: “If you make it here, you can make it anywhere,” says Oakland’s Too Short

Oakland Local: …more than 20 years. A pioneer in the Bay Area music scene, he helped paved the way for numerous Bay Area artists today. (archive: neighbohoods)

Charges Filed Against 14-Year-Old Boy Accused of Killing Sister

KRON 4: “Mario Toliver Jr., accompanied by family members, walked into the Oakland Police Department and turned himself in to authorities,” police said.

Barry Swenson vet out on own with StudioCurrent

Silicon Valley Business Journal: His new urban design and architecture startup, StudioCurrent, launched earlier this month and is based in Downtown San Jose (archive: roarofthefour) .

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Former VPAT employees arrested for possessing child pornography

Crime, culture and news – Timesheraldonline Jul 30: Two Vacaville men, who worked at the Vacaville Performing Arts Theatre, were recently arrested and charged with possession of child pornography, after an investigation by police, according to court documents and Solano County Jail booking logs. (more…)

BART: Small fire shuts down Walnut Creek station

Eastbaytimes Jul 30: WALNUT CREEK — BART officials shut down the busy Walnut Creek station Saturday afternoon after a small fire broke out near the tracks, causing major delays. (more…)

Craft beer continues its growth tear with new Bay Area breweries

Finance and news – Mercurynews Jul 30: In the Bay Area, places like Novel Brewing Co. and Temescal Brewing in Oakland are among the latest spots to open, and more are on the way, including Half Moon Bay Brewing Co. coming to downtown Berkeley and Hop Heavy Brewing Co. (more…)

Startup among latest efforts to help teachers afford Bay Area housing

Eductaion, real estate and news – Long article from Mercurynews Jul 30: Jamie Carota, an East Oakland renter who teaches middle school science in Union City, has been searching intensively for a house in San Jose for about half a year. (more…)


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Santa Cruz , Half Moon Bay , Pacifica and Oakland Visit 2013

Youtube: We had great time with our girls and we couldn’t ask for better California weather in our visit to Santa Cruz , Pacifica , Half Moon Bay and Oakland.

Pacifica Reflex vs Belmont Blasters Blue – San Mateo PAL 8U Championship

Youtube: Pacifica Reflex vs Belmont Blasters Blue San Mateo PAL 8U Championship Reflex Highlights August 25, 2013.