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Alameda: City Council approves project to redevelop Del Monte building
Both Trish Spencer, who edged out incumbent Mayor Marie Gilmore in November's election, and Frank Matarrese, who topped the poll in the council race, asked the council to put off approving the redevelopment of the property on Buena Vista Avenue.
An Oakland man was sentenced Friday to life in prison and two additional potential life terms in the 2012 murder of millionaire tech investor Raveesh "Ravi" Kumra.
Early last Saturday, as students prepared for finals, two effigies were discovered hanging from UC Berkeley's famous Sather Gate. They were cardboard cutouts of blown-up photos: a black man and a black woman with the words "I can't breathe" stenciled across them.
Christine Chilcott, director of program services, will replace Karen Kinney for at least the first six months of next year.
Owned and operated by theater proprietors Kyle and Elgina Conner, the restaurant offers comfort food and craft cocktails inspired by Hollywood's Golden Age. The menu includes pizzas, salads, chicken sliders, fish tacos, and bison meatloaf, the restaurant's signature dish. Ingredients come from Dan's Fresh Produce, Tucker's Ice Cream, Hangar One Vodka, Faction Brewery, St. George Spirits and other local vendors.
The surprise attack caused an odd mix in our feelings: we were convinced we'd win the struggle some way, yet, those of us on the West Coast felt vulnerable. If the Japanese Navy could cross the broad Pacific all the way to Hawaii, what could prevent them from hitting us in California?
(Chris Ware/Lexington Herald-Leader)
Holidays can be dangerous for pets
Food, decorations and raucous parties all can bring special concerns for the pet owner.
Commentary: Sony's fear and 'The Interview' decision set terrible precedent
Seth Rogen and James Franco film unlikely to remain in a vault after costing $44 million.