Shadow Cliffs in Pleasanton to reopen for swimming

Shadow Cliffs Beach will reopen for swimming on Wednesday, East Bay Regional Park District officials said. Meanwhile, Oakland's Lake Temescal remains closed to swimmers due to a buildup of toxic blue-green algae in the water. 
Livermore Police
Phaley Nget, 37, of Oakland, was arrested July 20 after she left her two daughters, ages 2 and 3, locked inside a car while she gambled at Casino 580 in Livermore. When police arrived, they found the children strapped inside their car seats and crying.  
Department now fully compliant with 17 of remaining 22 court-mandated reforms, the most since the reform program began 11 years ago.  
Today's government programming on Oakland's KTOP-TV (cable Channel 10) includes:TUESDAY, JULY 298:30 a.m. -- Info Access3:30 p.m. -- Lahydi (KTOP)4:30 p.  
Following Oakland's lead, the Alameda County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a lease extension Tuesday that could keep the Oakland A's at O. Co Coliseum for another decade.  
OAKLAND -- A 36-year-old man has plead not guilty to murder charges in the 2010 killing of a well-known Oakland tattoo artist.Michael Redell Smith Jr. was charged in March in connection with the fatal shooting of his former friend and colleague, 45-year-old Montago Bey Joshua, of Hayward.  
A man was shot in the leg outside his East Oakland home early Tuesday after telling some robbers he had no money, police said.  
San Francisco-based singer, songwriter and activist Linda Ronstadt and Oakland-based writer Maxine Hong Kingston received the 2013 National Medal of Arts from President Barack Obama Monday White House officials said.  
In Oakland's hot rental market, finding a place to live takes persistence and dedication.  
Embattled police officer presented no evidence of discrimination, justices rule.  
This barren, desert prison is where O.J. Simpson lives

Some here call it the 'O.J. House,' the only gated community in a vast stretch of desert rich in gold and silver, pioneer trails and proud, isolated towns north of Reno.