( DAN ROSENSTRAUCH )
One million hours of light
Livermore celebrates light bulb that's been at work since 1901
The organizers of Independence Day in Martinez in 1889 had managed a coup. For the first time in county history there would be a balloon-ascension on the Martinez side of the Oakland-Berkeley hills.
Fire crews were expected to work through the night to extinguish a 45-acre brush fire in Alameda County.
Select businesses in Alameda and Contra Costa counties are offered rebates of up to 50 percent of the cost of installing more energy-efficient equipment.
Alameda County Supervisor Keith Carson voted no on a plan to spend $5 million to help Paramedics Plus, which has been losing millions. His vote killed the measure.
(Dan Rosenstrauch/Bay Area News Group)
Five delicious noshes for that picnic basket
Ready to dine al fresco? Picnic cocktails, addictive fried chicken and tasty salads add up to a quintet of delicious treats for your outdoor feast.
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Did Tiger Woods cheat with Amanda Dufner?
Lindsey Vonn reportedly caught golfer with his competitor’s ex-wife, which is likely why they aren’t dating anymore.