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POLICE BEAT: Man arrested for assault and battery in Palo Alto

San Jose Mercury News: A 20-year-old San Jose woman was cited for driving under the influence.

Supporters, Opponents Of Iraq Air Strikes Authorized By Obama Hold Dueling Protests In San Francisco

CBS Local has a long article: …is impacting the lives of thousands and thousands of innocent children and women,” said Rochelle Yousefian, a protest organizer and member of the Assyrian American Association of San Jose. Also in this article: Barack Obama (archive)

A gathering of the tribes

Palo Alto Online – Ad Libs: On Saturday evening, Aug. 9, Moonalice will make its fourth appearance at the City of Palo Alto’s Twilight Concert Series, co-sponsored by the Palo Alto Weekly.

Portable pizza oven comes loose, causing deadly crash

KTVU Aug 8: CHP says a portable pizza (illustration) oven came loose as it was being towed by a van causing a deadly accident southwest of Petaluma Friday.

‘Chrome Revolver Bandit’ sentenced to more than 800 years in prison

Inside Bay Area Aug 11: …Chrome Revolver (illustration) Bandit after a series of 14 armed robberies in San Mateo, Santa Clara and San Francisco…

San Jose, Saratoga to be sprayed for West Nile virus-carrying mosquitoes

One article from San Jose Mercury News and a couple of from other sources: Last week, the district sprayed areas of Santa Clara and Sunnyvale; in July, it sprayed parts of Cupertino, Campbell and San Jose, all after virus-carrying mosquitoes were discovered.

PHOTOS: ABC7 and KaBOOM! building playground in Oakland

Abc7news: City of Oakland to build a dream playground at Concordia Park in Oakland. Such an awesome experience! We believe #playmatters #whereyoulive .

The Village Art Walk: Live Painting, Soul Music & “Despicable Me 2″ | San Jose

FunCheapSF – Free & Cheap Events & Things to Do in the San Francisco Bay Area : Live Painting, Soul Music & “Despicable Me 2″ | San Jose

Office of Emergency services helping in wake of storms

Lengthy story in Abc7news and a few from other sources: At Mineta San Jose International Airport, one Alaska Airlines flight to Kaui was cancelled and a departure to Maui was delayed more than two hours.

East Palo Alto’s beleaguered city manager hired by Half Moon Bay

A couple of articles from San Jose Mercury News and and(2): East Palo Alto City Manager Magda Gonzalez may have been run out of East Palo Alto, but that doesn’t mean she’s out of a job. She has just been hired to run Half Moon Bay.

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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.