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Albany man has seen a lot of changes in 90 years

You can add up the time Eugene Hellwig hasn't lived in Albany pretty quickly -- his time in the Navy during World War II and the Korean War, a short period when he lived on the Peninsula while attending College of San Mateo and a few summers he spent with his father when Charles Hellwig was the assistant lighthouse keeper at Point Conception. Things have changed a bit in Albany over that time.  
Monday, July 14 STOLEN VEHICLE -- A 1997 Infinity J30 was reported stolen in the 700 block of Lexington Avenue overnight. WARRANT -- A San Francisco man, 45, was arrested on an Alameda County warrant during a traffic stop at 10:15 a.  
 
Berkeley HumaneBig, handsome Floyd will be your best friend. He wishes you were here to go for walks, chase balls, learn new tricks and just hang out. He may look macho, but he isn't afraid to get affectionate.  
 
MONDAY, JULY 28 RECKLESS DRIVING -- Police warned drivers and occupants of two cars at Golden Gate Fields who were driving around the parking lot hanging off the side of the cars and sitting on top of them.  
 
The city will participate in the annual National Night Out on Aug. 5, with neighborhoods all over the city closing down to traffic to encourage neighbors to meet neighbors as well as interact with the Albany Police Department. Similar gatherings will be held in Berkeley, El Cerrito and other area cities.  
 
I've been getting anxious phone calls from people all over Berkeley because of rumors that Berkeley Hardware, one of the most beloved stores in the city, is going out of business, just a year short of its 120th birthday.  
 
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) East Bay Home Tour on Aug. 9 has selected six contemporary homes for a self-directed tour that promises a day full of architectural experiences.  
 
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) East Bay Home Tour on Aug. 9 has selected six contemporary homes for a self-directed tour that promises a day full of architectural experiences.  
 
I've been getting anxious phone calls from people all over Berkeley because of rumors that Berkeley Hardware, one of the most beloved stores in the city, is going out of business, just a year short of its 120th birthday.  
 
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) East Bay Home Tour on Aug. 9 has selected six contemporary homes for a self-directed tour that promises a day full of architectural experiences.  
 
This barren, desert prison is where O.J. Simpson lives

Some here call it the 'O.J. House,' the only gated community in a vast stretch of desert rich in gold and silver, pioneer trails and proud, isolated towns north of Reno. 
(Hector Casanova/Kansas City Star)
5 things NOT to say to your kids (and why)

What's wrong with 'You're so smart'? Nothing, if you don't mind raising kids who are more likely to be motivated by praise than their own determination. We dissect five common parenting phrases and provide the more appropriate -- and effective -- alternatives.