DeSaulnier, Phan vie to succeed George Miller in 11th Congressional District

Democrat Mark DeSaulnier has advantages of voter registration, campaign money and the bully pulpit of elected office, but Republican Tue Phan, a retired immigration judge, soldiers on. 
Fremont: Man critically hurt when hit by Cadillac on Tesla's frontage road
A person suffered major injuries after a car hit him on the Tesla plant's frontage road early Tuesday. 

Pleasanton man who fired shots at pub headed to prison
Jason Anthony Landes pleaded no contest to assault with a firearm and the use of a firearm in the commission of a felony for his involvement in the Jan. 26 shooting at the Redcoats British Pub & Restaurant. 

New investor named for Oakland's Coliseum City
Floyd Kephart, who heads a firm that advises major investment funds, is leading a new investment team that is seeking to build a new stadium for the Raiders in Oakland. 

Oakland approves $577,000 to help Central American child migrants
Child migrants seeking refuge in the Bay Area after fleeing Central American violence got a boost from the Oakland City Council on Tuesday night when it voted unanimously to offer $577,000 in legal aid. 

Oakland: Police searching for missing developmentally disabled man
Police are asking for the public's help locating a 55-year-old developmentally disabled man who disappeared last Thursday. 

Union City: Measure KK opponents reject 'compromise' offer on development plan
Measure KK would allow development on the protected flatland next to Mission Boulevard, between Whipple Road and O'Connell Lane. But hillside preservationists say that would damage one of Union City's most scenic areas.  

Measure T seen as line in the sand for Dublin development
The future of the largely agricultural 1,650-acre Doolan Canyon area will rest with Dublin voters on Nov. 4. If passed, the developer-backed Measure T would encourage the Dublin City Council to pursue annexing the unincorporated area east of the city's recently adopted Urban Growth Boundary and allow for future development in the canyon.  

San Leandro to open winter overnight warming center for homeless
The emergency center would open when temperatures drop below 40 and on rainy nights. 

Berkeley: Wrong election date on vote-by-mail envelopes
About 27,000 ballots were sent out to Berkeley voters with envelopes that gave an incorrect election date. The general election is Nov. 4.  

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Star singing nun covers Madonna's 'Like a Virgin'

Sister Cristina Scuccia, the winner of Italy’s “The Voice,” Sister Cristina Scuccia chooses eye-popping debut single.