Alameda County prosecutor accused of laundering campaign donations with Leland Yee

A longtime Alameda County prosecutor, who unsuccessfully ran for San Francisco District Attorney, has been accused of laundering donations with disgraced former state Sen. Leland Yee to curtail campaign finance limits, according to an explosive motion filed Tuesday. 
Defendant in Livermore financial elder abuse case gets one year in jail
A former J.P. Morgan Chase personal banker is behind bars at Santa Rita Jail serving a one-year sentence for defrauding an elderly Livermore man with Alzheimer's disease out of his life savings.  

Photo: Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry captures intimate moment between daughter Riley and newborn baby
Even though she's less than a month old, Stephen Curry's newborn daughter, Ryan, is already capturing the hearts of many.  

Oakland literary icon Ishmael Reed still fighting the good fight
At 77, he's publishing his 30th book, "The Complete Muhammad Ali," and  

Alameda County prosecutor accused of laundering campaign donations with Leland Yee
A longtime Alameda County prosecutor, who unsuccessfully ran for San Francisco District Attorney, has been accused of laundering donations with disgraced former state Sen. Leland Yee to curtail campaign finance limits, according to an explosive motion filed Tuesday. 

Voting rights to be restored for tens of thousands of felons in California
California Secretary of State Alex Padilla said he's abandoning an appeal by his predecessor that would take any voting rights from felons on supervised release in California.  

Defendant in Livermore financial elder abuse case gets one year in jail
A former J.P. Morgan Chase personal banker is behind bars at Santa Rita Jail serving a one-year sentence for defrauding an elderly Livermore man with Alzheimer's disease out of his life savings.  

San Ramon: Ole Barn restoration gets cash infusion
A hefty contribution from the county has made a substantial dent in the money needed to refurbish the historic structure, but the project still isn't fully funded. To that end, the Historic Society is planning to hold a fundraiser for the barn on Aug. 20 at the Page Mill Winery in Livermore. 

Dublin library to get millennial makeover
The Dublin Public Library is moving into the 21st century with a 1,400-square-foot expansion scheduled to start construction in the fall. 

Local Happenings: National Council of Churches official to speak in Pleasanton
Through -- Sept. 12 Inside and Out: Plein Air and Studio Works -- Noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. This exhibit will feature recent works by seven Bay Area artists who paint together for inspiration and challenge. 

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Skip Muir Woods -- 6 other Bay Area redwood groves to treasure

If you'd rather not battle the crowds and traffic at Muir Woods, here are other pockets of green tranquillity. 
One Direction's Louis Tomlinson forced to admit impending fatherhood

A day after band member Liam Payne confirms the news, Tomlinson acknowledges for the first time that he's going to be a dad -- after getting blindsided by question on 'Good Morning America.'