Albany High principal stepping down

Ted Barone has retired as principal at Albany High School after eight years, ending a tenure that saw the highly rated school continue to accumulate honors for academic achievement.  
The Berkeley City Council will discuss Williams-Ridley's nomination on July 14; Daniel, who became Berkeley's city manager in 2011, is leaving July 24 to become an assistant city administrator in Oakland.  
Businesses take part in program to show foster youths snapshots of the working world  
Chris Treadway
Plans to construct a new chapel on the campus at St. Mary's College High School were approved June 24 by the Planning and Zoning Commission.  
The fiscal year's last council meeting lasted more than six hours and featured passage of the city budget for the next two years and a refusal to order the Landmark Preservation Commission to reconsider designating Campanile Way a city landmark. Discussion of proposed ordinances to regulate behavior on sidewalks and other public spaces was postponed  
Saturday, June 20 PETTY THEFT -- A residential theft was reported at 6:45 p.m. in the 500 block of Kains Avenue. ATTEMPTED BURGLARY -- An attempted burglary at University Village was reported to University of California police at 9:30 p.  
Chris Treadway
The City Council has approved naming the softball field at Codornices Park after Jane Hammond, a volunteer with the Albany Berkeley Girls Softball League for more than 25 years.  
Jon Kawamoto
"I heard this unbelievably loud cry," Charlie Dewett says. "It was like some creature was yelling, 'Help me! Help me!' I pulled over, and I could hear it was coming from a storm drain. I looked down and there was this baby kitten crying."  
Chris Treadway
The Get Pop-Cultured campaign at the El Cerrito Plaza Barnes & Noble store and other locations of the chain will have events throughout July  
Businesses take part in program to show foster youths snapshots of the working world  
(Dan Rosenstrauch/Bay Area News Group)
Five delicious noshes for that picnic basket

Ready to dine al fresco? Picnic cocktails, addictive fried chicken and tasty salads add up to a quintet of delicious treats for your outdoor feast. 
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Did Tiger Woods cheat with Amanda Dufner?

Lindsey Vonn reportedly caught golfer with his competitor’s ex-wife, which is likely why they aren’t dating anymore.