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New Berkeley lights spark mixed reaction

KTVU: But we should save about $400,000 a year, says city of Berkeley spokesmen Matthai Chakko.

Cotati city manager announces resignation, Santa Rosa CA: Dianne Thompson, the Cotati (archive: Goldenrowley) city manager, has announced she will be leaving her position by the end of the year.

Santa Rosa holds last-ditch session with employees’ union

Lengthy story in, Santa Rosa CA: Santa Rosa hopes to head off another expensive and protracted fight with an employee union with a last-ditch negotiating session Tuesday aimed at resolving what one council member says has become a “huge mess.”…

Jump On Tomorrow: A’s San Jose Lawsuit, Westboro Church Protests Tech

CBS Local: — On Tuesday, lawyers representing the City of San Jose will take their antitrust case against Major League Baseball to a federal appeals court.

‘We knew him as a neighbor’: Marin remembers Robin Williams

Long article from Marinij – Marin Independent Journal: Outside his home in Tiburon, neighbors and fans gathered Monday to remember Williams — some leaving flower bouquets near the house’s front gate.

Dog found shot, paralyzed in Menlo Park

KTVU: The dog was picked up by staff and brought to the shelter in Burlingame where it was put down.

Santa Rosa Junior College pushes $410M bond measure

Sonoma Index Trinbune Aug 11: Santa Rosa Junior College has seen a lot of use over the past 96 years, which is… Petaluma is in this article (archive: US Army)

KRON 4 Coverage: Robin Williams Dead of Apparent Suicide

KRON 4: SAN FRANCISCO — Video report of KRON 4 News team coverage of Robin Williams death. Investigators said that Williams was found dead in his Tiburon home of an apparent suicide.

Robin Williams, Beloved Comedian and Bay Area Resident, Dead at 63

The blog in Bay Area Bites – KQED Food: The house that Williams’ shared with his family for many years in the Sea Cliff district of San Francisco was famous to local children for its dinosaur topiary peaking above the garden wall like the playful friend we all imagined Robin Williams to be.

San Ramon council to discuss city limit sign

DanvilleSanRamon: Danville wants town logo on San Ramon (archive) Valley Boulevard monument…

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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.