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Outside Lands delivers a taste of the Bay Area, boosts San Francisco’s economy

Golden Gate Xpress: Now in its seventh year, Outside Lands has become an event that the city of San Francisco loves to host.

12-year-old Palo Alto girl a hit in baseball

San Jose Mercury News: Posted: 08/12/2014 10:11:44 PM PDT
Updated: 08/12/2014 10:11:45 PM PDT
The 12-year-old from Palo Alto led her Little League team to the top of the standings and became the first girl to play in three straight District 52 all-star tournaments.

POLICE BEAT: Felony vandalism reported in Palo Alto

San Jose Mercury News: A 24-year-old San Jose woman was cited for driving under the influence.

Pastor At San Francisco Church Arrested, Accused Of Lewd Acts On A Minor

Four articles from CBS Local, KRON 4, San Jose Mercury News and KTVU: DALY CITY — A pastor at a San Francisco church was arrested by Daly City police Tuesday morning for alleged lewd acts on a minor, police said. … …Church at 378 18 th Ave. in San Francisco’s Richmond District (archive: smi23le / flickr) .

Appeals Court Judges Appear Dubious Of San Jose’s Bid To Lure Oakland A’s

CBS Local: SAN FRANCISCO — A federal appeals court panel at a hearing in San Francisco Tuesday appeared dubious of a bid by the city of San Jose to reinstate an antitrust lawsuit against Major League Baseball.

Bay Area remembers Robin Williams as kind, normal

Long article from Abc7news: New details were released Tuesday on the apparent suicide of beloved actor and Bay Area resident Robin Williams. The famed comedian was found dead in his home in Tiburon on Monday. … “And he had a voice and a name for every bird (illustration) ,” Enke said.

San Francisco sewage plant overdue for upgrades

Abc7news: Through San Francisco’s largest waste treatment facility flows 80 percent of the city’s sewage, but it is constantly in need of repairs.

Westboro Hate Group Targets Robin Williams’ Memorial, Silicon Valley Tech Companies

CBS Local: …tiny gatherings outside Facebook in Menlo Park, in front of Apple’s Cupertino headquarters and the Google Campus in Mountain View (archive) .

Masked man robs Mexican eatery in Menlo Park

Two articles from San Jose Mercury News and The: An armed man wearing a white mask robbed Rubio’s Fresh Mexican Grill on Saturday and escaped with about $900 in cash, according to Menlo Park (archive) police.

Purdy: A’s move to San Jose not drawing support from judges

Lengthy story in Inside Bay Area: SAN FRANCISCO — Joe Cotchett, the attorney representing San Jose, saved his best pitch for last. Standing at the courtroom podium, he waved a baseball (illustration) autographed by Joe DiMaggio and an infielder’s glove toward the bench.

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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.