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Counterfeiting Gear, Meth Get Probationer Rearrested: Deputies

CORTE MADERA, CA – A man, who reportedly was known by local law enforcement to be on probation, was arrested last week in Corte Madera for a warrant and for alleged possession of methamphetamine and equipment used in the production of fraudulent identification and credit cards, according to authorit


Olympic gold medalist Jonny Moseley opens sports bar in Corte Madera

Freestyle skiing legend and Marin native Jonny Moseley has another title to add to his impressive resume: restaurateur. Tamalpie pizzeria owner Karen Goldberg has partnered with Moseley to create Moseley’s Spirits and Sports, new neighborhood lounge, bar and eatery at the Tamal Vista shopping plaza


New Restaurant Opens This Week Inside Former Bank of America Vault at 555 California

A new restaurant from the team behind Trestle and the recently shuttered Stones Throw is set to open on Wednesday, April 24, and it's called The Vault. The restaurant is moving into what was formerly an actual bank vault, in a large, windowless space underneath underneath the iconic former Bank of A


Four Bay Area comics to perform comedy at Theatre DeVille Friday

The laughs at Theatre DeVille will keep on coming at this week’s Friday Night Comedy Crack Up. On Friday, the venue will play host to four comics who promoter Craig Neely said bring a diverse, smart individual perspective to their sets while still delivering the laughs.


Contra Costa Health Services, GRIP Add Homeless Warming Center In Richmond

A new, 30-cot warming center in Richmond will bring more Contra Costa residents who are experiencing homelessness out of the cold and into services to help them regain housing.


New Fire Station 70 dedicated to fallen firefighters

The deaths of two firefighters attempting to rescue two people from a burning San Pablo house on July 21, 2007 was called the worst tragedy in the district’s history. Since then, the Contra Costa Fire Protection District (ConFire) has remembered Capt. Matt Burton and Fire Engineer Scott Desmond not


Berkeley City Council to discuss zoning board appeal, missing middle housing

Berkeley City Council is scheduled to discuss a contentious Zoning Adjustments Board appeal and a much-anticipated missing middle housing report at its regular meeting Tuesday.


Orinda Seeks Solution To Parking Crunch Caused By BART Riders

ORINDA (KPIX 5) — A major parking crunch in Orinda, caused by an influx of BART riders parking their cars in residential areas combined with a lack of space, has prompted the city to look into a pilot permit parking program.


City Councilwoman Lori Droste pays $750 for campaign finance violations

It’s been almost six months since the November election, but Berkeley’s Fair Campaign Practices (FCPC) Commission is still dealing with election violations from various races.


How a Trump program could spur a new wave of Bay Area development

Dozens of low-income neighborhoods across the Bay Area are bracing for a potential rush of new development after being marked as “opportunity zones” — a new federal designation that suddenly makes them prime targets for investors but also opens them up to gentrification and worries of rising rent pr


Four Bay Area counties have strongest labor markets in state

Four Bay Area counties have the strongest labor markets in the state, according to data released Friday by the California Employment Development Department. San Mateo County takes the top spot on that list.


California death row inmate dies of unknown causes

SAN QUENTIN, Calif. (AP) — The killer of a California police officer has died after being found unresponsive in his cell at San Quentin State Prison. Corrections officials say 35-year-old Miguel Magallon died Saturday despite emergency measures, and an autopsy will be conducted.


Pg&E Responds To Gas Leak At School Closed For Construction

SAN RAFAEL (BCN) A construction company struck a gas line at Laurel Dell Elementary School in San Rafael on Monday morning, causing a leak that was quickly shut off, a PG&E spokeswoman said.


Berkeley enforces sidewalk ordinance in ‘Here There’ encampment

After more than two years of existence, the “Here There” encampment, described by Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguín as a “well-run intentional community,” now faces the enforcement of regulations that place restrictions on residents’ use of sidewalk space.


CT Albany NY Zone Forecast

CT Albany NY Zone Forecast for Tuesday, April 23, 2019. Zone Forecast Product for Eastern New York and Western New England. .TODAY...Mostly sunny. Isolated showers this morning. Cooler with.


Faster 3D bioprinting? UC Berkeley researchers think freezing could be the answer

A team of scientists from UC Berkeley, California, have proposed a new 3D printing method for producing artificial tissues. Described to The Daily Californian as “like making a hamburger in a very cool — cryogenic — solution,” they believe this alternative process could be key to increasing the spee


SF Bay Area Dance Week 2019: Here’s how to get into the free fun

It might seem paradoxical, but organizations devoted to teaching and presenting dance are not particularly nimble. The art form often requires considerable space and specialized facilities, minimum needs that make dance companies and schools especially vulnerable to displacement. With the arrival of


Berkeley police ask for community help to locate missing at-risk man

Berkeley Police Department, or BPD, asked the community for help in locating 72-year-old Alfred Vital at 1:54 p.m. Monday, according to a BPD Nixle alert. According to the alert, Vital was last seen about 11 a.m. Monday around the 2200 block of Ashby Avenue. The alert said that Vital is 5 feet 8 inc


Two taxes, two police bills and ta-ta tiny toiletries

Good morning, California. Ben Christopher is sitting in today for Dan Morain, who’s on assignment. “Current total collections are about $3.1 billion ahead of the projection so far for the month.”—California Legislative Analyst’s Office, reporting the state’s massive, larger-than-expected haul in per