Park It: Carquinez Scenic Drive work restarts

Now that the semi-rainy season seems to be over, work has resumed on a major construction project along several miles of Carquinez Scenic Drive between Martinez and Port Costa. 
As the campaign for the Alameda County superintendent of schools heats up, tough questions and critical analysis are expected. As decisions are made, it is crucial to remember the role of the superintendent as the countywide education leader.  
 
Oakland Strokes -- Registration open for rowing clinics for boys and girls grades 6-12, all levels of experience welcome. From 4:00-5:45 p.m. two days a week.  
 
Thornton Road was closed from Blacow Road to Dusterberry Way in Fremont near a bus stop while the bomb squad investigates a suspicious device later deemed harmless.  
 
A trio suspected of robbing a 7-Eleven in north Hayward and holding customers at gunpoint on Monday was nabbed by police following the heist, according to police.  
 
Dale Moon, 54, of Oakland was arrested for attempted burglary at an acupuncture business off Paseo Padre Parkway in Fremont.  
 
A Santa Clara teenager's weekend scramble over a fence at Mineta San Jose International Airport and into the wheel well of a Maui-bound airliner is raising concerns about airport security across the country.  
 
Fremont police are investigating two robberies that happened at separate 7-Eleven stores early Thursday morning.  
 
Google's self-adjusting Nest thermostat provides an intriguing example of what is fast coming down the road in the 'Internet of Things.'
 
 
One day, Tessa Gallo was a typical sixth-grader, the next her mother says 'she was psychotic and mentally retarded.' It took 10 months misdiagnosed with bipolar disorder before two Stanford doctors determined she had a misunderstood and little-known condition called PANS that was likely caused by some kind of infection that sent her immune system attacking her brain.  
 
(Peggy A. Bender)
The cat came back, but it took 5 years

A cat that went missing five years ago has been reunited with its owner in Indiana thanks to an implanted microchip. Full Story