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Two arrests in connection to vehicle thefts in Berkeley made in one day

According to a Nixle alert sent Tuesday, two arrests were made in connection to vehicle thefts Sunday. On Sunday, officers responded to a report that a suspect stole a vehicle and drove away at 3:54 a.m. on the 900 block of Bancroft Way. According to the alert, when officers arrived at the scene the


Piedmont police promote one, add two new officers

PIEDMONT — Two new officers have joined the Piedmont Police Department, and one officer has been promoted. Police Chief Jeremy Bowers introduced the three women who were officially “pinned” at the City Council’s Jan. 7 meeting.


The Brooklyn Brewery Expands Distribution to California with Launch Events

Brooklyn, NY – January 14, 2019 Brooklyn Brewery, a pioneer of the American craft beer revolution, is proud to announce that it will begin distributing its core lineup of award-winning beers throughout the state of California beginning January 21, 2019. As the eleventh largest independent craft brew


Trial begins for church volunteer accused of killing friend in Oakland

OAKLAND — A church volunteer who would tutor kids, run a food bank and drive a disabled pastor around is being tried for the murder of his longtime friend. James Amos, 58, is accused of killing his longtime friend, Jeffrey Duckett, 60, on Oct. 3, 2017, in in the parking lot of a Jack in the Box rest


Blood from the young now on sale for the old in San Francisco: report

You don’t have to drink the blood of children to reclaim the vigor of your lost youth. You can mainline it. For $8,000 a liter. Ambrosia, a startup founded by a Stanford Medical School graduate, has begun pouring the blood of the young into the hardened arteries of their elders in five cities, one o


Another quake rumbles through Piedmont

PIEDMONT, Calif. (KTVU) - An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.5 rumbled thorugh the East Bay Thursday morning, a day after a quake struck near Piedmont. The USGS said the quake struck near Piedmont at 6:12 a.m.


7 great SF Bay Area things to do MLK Weekend, Jan. 18-21

It’s a long weekend for many of us and there are all kinds of wonderful things to do. Here are seven ways to spend the weekend in the S.F. Bay Area and beyond, whether you are celebrating the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., taking advantage of some tasty restaurant deals or catching a hit musical


Warriors, 147, Pelicans, 140: Stephen Curry displaying his greatness

OAKLAND – The Warriors have witnessed these plays over and over again. Stephen Curry had made shots from any distance. He has woken up his team with a 3-point espresso shot. He has made his opponents feel dejected and helpless.


Try To Win Tickets To See The Kooks @ The Fox Theater!

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The Best Rx For Teens Addicted To Vaping? No One Knows

• Physicians who treat young people now face a series of dilemmas: The anti-smoking therapies on the market — such as nicotine patches and gums — are not approved for children, due to lack of testing or ineffective results. And young people view the habit as far less risky, which poses another hurdl


McKinley Williams-John Easterling chess tourney set for Jan. 26

The 8th Annual McKinley Williams-John Easterling Community Chess Tournament is set for Saturday, Jan. 26. The whole community is invited to this free tournament at the Richmond Recreation Complex at 3230 Macdonald Ave. The quad-style tourney will have registration frmo 10:30 a.m. to noon, with round


Roads Flooded Near Long Beach as California Braces For More Wet Weather

Roads were flooded on Terminal Island near Long Beach, California, after the region was hit by heavy rainfall on Wednesday, January 16. Authorities issued flood warnings for a number of areas including, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Sacramento.


Storm causing East Bay problems, more rain expected

MARTINEZ, Calif. (KGO) -- As waves of rain continue to move through the East Bay, homeowners, business people and public works agencies a preparing for what might come. Filling and stacking sandbags was apparently a chore a lot of business owners in downtown Martinez took part in Wednesday. A flood


East Bay student suspended after BB gun found

HERCULES — A 15-year-old high-school student has been suspended after a BB gun was found in his backpack, authorities said. In a statement, police said that a school resource officer responded to a report of a disruptive male student in a classroom at Hercules Middle and High School, 1900 Refugio Va


‘Anywhere from burning me with cigarettes to hitting’: Antioch man sentenced for trafficking woman, teen girl

MARTINEZ — An Antioch man arrested a month after his 18th birthday on suspicion of human trafficking was sentenced to eight years in prison last Friday as part of a plea deal with county prosecutors.


The 4 best theater events in Berkeley this week

If you're a theater fan, mark your calendars: there's plenty to do when it comes to stage performances in Berkeley this week, from prize-winning dramas to light, local f. Hoodline offers data-driven analysis of local happenings and trends across cities. Links included in this article may earn Hoodli


Earthquake wakes up Bay Area for second straight day

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - Second earthquake in a row for the Bay Area!. A magnitude 3.5 earthquake has been reported early Thursday, centered in the Piedmont area in the East Bay, around the same location where Wednesday's early morning quake was recorded.


Razer's gaming laptops - what are the best to buy in 2019? And are they worth the price?

Ironically, seeing as they're made by a company best recognized for its three-headed green snake logo, Razer gaming laptops radiate elegance. Though I'm sure no one at its San Francisco headquarters wants to hear this from us, Razer is practically the Apple of gaming. Think about it: it puts out not


Bill Bellamy at Cobb’s Comedy Club in San Francisco – presale password

The Bill Bellamy presale password has been posted. During this special presale you have got a tremendous opportunity to buy show tickets before the general public. You might never have another chance to see Bill Bellamy’s show in San Francisco, CA!


The Latest: Storm pounds California with rain and snow

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on California storms (all times local):. Wide areas of California are on alert for treacherous conditions as the latest in series of Pacific storms dumps rain and snow.