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Mystery polio-like illness proves parents need to be vigilant
Maternal and paternal instincts have long prompted parents to become borderline hypochondriacs when it comes to their kids' health. Now, an unknown illness leaving some California children paralyzed shows us why acting on instincts is a good thing.
The California School for the Deaf boys basketball team captured its first North Coast Section championship Friday, beating Bay Counties League rival St. Elizabeth 55-47 in the Division VI title game
Hayward will have a new mayor after the June 3 election, with Mayor Michael Sweeney declining to run for a fourth term. Four candidates have filed to succeed him. Because Sweeney is an incumbent and did not file, the filing deadline is extended to Wednesday. Filing also remains open for one council seat.
Elsewhere: Berkeley inundated with emails following plans to kill squirrels and gophers at Cesar Chavez Park
Clayton Hartwell, Jacob Donato and Jacob Macalolooy lead strong James Logan High wrestling team into state championships at Rabobank Arena in Bakersfield
Newark Memorial beats MVAL rival Washington and will seek it third straight section title when it faces Concord, a 54-49 upset winner over No. 1 Montgomery
Jury deliberations could begin as early as Thursday in the murder trial for two Oakland teens whose confrontation at a San Leandro BART station last year led to an innocent man waiting for a bus getting killed by stray gunfire.
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Who are these soldiers? After 150 years, we now know.
The Library of Congress, which owns the rare tintype, had described it as an "unidentified company of soldiers" anonymous Yankees whose stories and fates seemed forgotten. Full Story
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SXSW Music Picks: Chain Gang of 1974 buzzes into Texas
Also meet Adrian Marcel, one of Oakland's most promising R&B talents.
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Oops! Obama misspells Aretha Franklin's iconic song
The president omitted a letter from the singer's 'R-E-S-P-E-C-T' while praising her at a White House celebration.