Hayward: Authorities ID Fremont cyclist found dead in park

A 51-year-old Fremont cyclist found dead Wednesday in a Hayward hills park has been identified. 
Dublin resident Madelyne Misheloff appointed to water board
Dublin San Ramon Services District Board appoints new board member to fill vacancy. 

Review: Garbage celebrates milestone anniversary in Oakland
Shirley Manson and her Garbage men perform first album in its entirety at the Fox Theatre in Oakland. 

California exit exam abolished, diplomas to be awarded
Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill to award diplomas retroactively to thousands of young people who failed the California High School Exit Exam in the past decade. 

Alameda: Council affirms zoning for current site of Harbor Bay Club
Owner plans to move club from Packet Landing Road to Harbor Bay Business Park 

Berkeley: Council hears opposition to plan to arm police force with Tasers
The Berkeley City Council heard a report from a group of researchers from the Stanford Criminal Justice Center on the pros and cons of Tasers, seeking clarity on whether it would be a good idea to equip Berkeley police with Tasers.  

Alameda: Woman caught with vehicle stolen in Phoenix
An automatic license plate reader attached to a patrol car alerted an officer about the vehicle, which was parked at Park Street and Encinal Avenue. 

Girls Inc. executive director to address Alameda Rotary
Christine Chilcott, the recently appointed executive director of Girls Inc. of the Island City, will be the guest speaker of the Alameda Rotary luncheon at noon Oct. 13.  

Fremont: Necropsy results confirm that gray whale was struck by ship
Necropsy results confirmed Tuesday that a juvenile gray whale found washed ashore on Sept. 24 near the Alameda Creek Trail in Coyote Hills Regional Park was malnourished and struck by a ship, officials said. 

Alameda: Affordable housing part of Alameda Point development
The 128 units of family and senior housing will be built along Ralph Appezzato Memorial Parkway between Main Street and Ferry Point Way at the former Alameda Naval Air Station. The initial phase of the ambitious project, which the City Council unanimously approved in June, also calls for 182 multifamily units and 15,000 square feet of ground floor retail on a parcel adjacent to the affordable housing site. 

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Review: 'Pan' doesn't fly

Yes, we're panning 'Pan,' largely because the Peter Pan prequel, while looking gorgeous, fails to establish enough characters that you can care about.