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Transbay BART service restored after crash

Traffic – Sfgate Jul 20: Two truck mishaps — one on BART tracks in Oakland and one in the middle of the Richmond-San Rafael bridge — created a commuter nightmare Wednesday night. (more…)

Menlo Park: Mom pushes for bike safety lanes before school opens

Eductaion and bicycles – Mercurynews Jul 20: MENLO PARK — A Laurel School parent is spearheading an effort to get bicycle lanes painted on two streets in The Willows neighborhood, where Upper Laurel Campus is expected to open in October. (more…)

General plan update could stretch into next year

Mercurynews Jul 20: MENLO PARK — City officials acknowledged for the first time this week that the process to update Menlo Park‘s development blueprint could extend into next year. (more…)

Artifiying Out & About

Culture and entertainment – EBAR has a long article Jul 20: Confederates @ Lucie Stern Theatre, Palo Alto (more…)

Jewish spectrum Film

Culture and entertainment – Comprehensive coverage in EBAR Jul 20: Edition # 36 of the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival unfolds July 21-Aug. 7 at venues around the Bay: the Castro Theatre, Berkeley‘s Roda Theatre, Oakland‘s Piedmont Theatre, Palo Alto‘… (more…)

Federal Investigator For San Bruno Explosion Testifies That PG&E Misled Him

Crime – Sanfrancisco Cbslocal Jul 20: Bruno testified at PG&E’s criminal trial in San Francisco Wednesday that he believes the utility misled him… (more…)

Longtime North Coast volunteer umpire Ron Nagy honored as retirement nears

Pressdemocrat Jul 20: The honor came before the first pitch at Rincon Valley fields, as Nagy, a Kelseyville resident, umped a Section 1 Little League all-star game between Petaluma National and Vacaville Central. (more…)

Cops: son caused North Bay crash by grabbing wheel from mother

Traffic and crime – Sfgate Jul 20: Tuesday on Rohnert Park Expressway in Rohnert Park, between Redwood Circle and Petaluma Hill Road, officials said. (more…)

San Rafael Pacifics to honor ex-Giant broadcaster Hank Greenwald

Timesheraldonline Jul 20: Greenwald was a broadcaster for three Major League organizations — the Giants, New York Yankees, and Oakland A’s over 19 seasons. (more…)

Bank of the West Classic: Local boys and girls meet Atherton's CiCi Bellis

Eductaion and sport – Lengthy story in Mercurynews Jul 20: Making the opponent run, it makes me relieved a lot, said the eighth-grader at Hillview Middle School in Menlo Park whose favorite subjects are math and science. (more…)

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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.