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    Sunol: big-rig catches fire on Highway 84; no injuries

    04/04/2016 11:10 PM PDT
    No one was injured after a big-rig mysteriously caught fire Monday night on Highway 84 in Sunol, according to the California Highway Patrol. 
    Oakland firefighters control house blaze
    04/04/2016 10:52 PM PDT - Firefighters extinguished a one-alarm house fire Monday night on Short Street in Oakland, a fire dispatcher said. 

    Gray misses start; A's drop opener to White Sox
    04/04/2016 11:49 PM PDT - Sonny Gray was scratched from his opening night start thanks to food poisoning; That left it to Rich Hill to start, and he lasted 22/3 innings in what turned out to be a 4-3 White Sox win over Oakland,  

    California drought: Water-saving rules to ease, but nobody's off the hook
    04/04/2016 09:34 PM PDT - Californians cut water use 23.9 percent from June to February, compared with the same period in 2013. The question now is how much to ease regulations, now that Northern California has had healthy winter rains 

    San Jose State punter's mother succumbs to cancer
    04/04/2016 05:51 PM PDT - The mother of San Jose State punter Michael Carrizosa died Monday morning after a 16-month battle with cervical cancer, family and friends said on her Facebook page.
     

    Antioch: Family of domestic abuse victim who jumped from moving cab files wrongful death suit
    04/04/2016 06:50 PM PDT - The family of Antioch resident Afroza Chowdhury, who killed herself by jumping from a moving taxi that was taking her back to a home where she'd recently been threatened, has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit in federal court.  

    Berkeley: UC police arrest burglary suspects
    04/04/2016 05:35 PM PDT - wo people were in custody Friday after they were arrested on suspicion of burglary, University of California police said Monday. 

    Pleasanton: Lawsuit filed in fatal officer-involved shooting of teen
    04/04/2016 07:03 PM PDT - The family of a San Jose teenager who was shot dead by a police officer in a sensational incident last summer filed a federal lawsuit against the Pleasanton Police Department on Monday. 

    San Leandro: Abandoned stolen car catches fire, spreads to vegetation
    04/04/2016 09:38 PM PDT - Firefighters controlled a vehicle fire that spread into vegetation Monday afternoon in San Leandro, a fire official said. 

    Witness describes accused Oakland man's shooting rampage that killed an 8-year-old girl
    04/04/2016 05:02 PM PDT - The ex-girlfriend of accused killer Darnell Williams, who faces the death penalty for the deaths of killing Alaysha Carradine, 8, and Anthony Medearis Jr., testified against him Monday.  

    Warriors attempt at history will air on CSN+
    04/04/2016 07:42 PM PDT - San Francisco Giants' game against the Milwaukee Brewers bumps the Golden State Warriors' first crack at getting their 70th win to Comcast SportsNet's alternative television network.  

    Prized drawings at Stanford re-create Battle of Little Bighorn
    04/04/2016 05:10 PM PDT - A dozen drawings created by Sioux warrior Red Horse, now on display at the Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University, depict the wild battle that marked Custer's last stand.  

    UC: More Californians admitted this year
    04/04/2016 11:05 PM PDT - After a state audit attacked the University of California for admitting more out-of-state students as it turned away record numbers of Californians, the university on Monday announced freshman admissions offers to Californians rose from last year by nearly 15 percent. 

    Judge seizes Tribune Tower, other properties from embattled Oakland businessman
    04/04/2016 05:08 PM PDT - Judge Julia Spain's order transferring control of the Tribune Tower and other Oakland properties and assets to a court-appointed receiver is the latest legal blow to Thomas Henderson, a 67-year-old Oakland resident, who has portrayed himself as a selfless job creator, but has been hounded by creditors and accused of bad faith dealings from former business partners. 

    Colin Kaepernick joins 49ers teammates at offseason workout
    04/04/2016 10:42 PM PDT - San Francisco 49ers have given Kaepernick the opportunity to find a new job elsewhere, but the quarterback was in Santa Clara Monday. 

    Richmond: Progressive Alliance endorses candidate for November 2016 election
    04/04/2016 03:39 PM PDT - Ben Choi, a city planning commissioner, has also been endorsed by councilmember Gayle McLaughlin. 

    Stephen Curry's 3-point plan is to let it come naturally
    04/04/2016 03:25 PM PDT - Golden State Warriors' shooting star Stephen Curry needs only 22 more 3-pointers to make it 400 for the season. 

    Family of man who died in Oakland police custody asks judge to nix settlement
    04/04/2016 06:19 PM PDT - Attorneys for the family of a man who died during a scuffle with Oakland police officers in 2014 asked a federal judge on Monday to toss out a settlement brokered in January with the city, arguing that not all of the man's seven siblings had agreed to the $450,000 payout. 

    Stephen Curry douses Draymond Green's water stunt
    04/04/2016 03:26 PM PDT - Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green was set to pour water over Stephen Curry's head until Curry flipped a towel and knocked the water right out of Green's hand. 

    Oakland: Police identify man fatally shot Sunday
    04/04/2016 03:56 PM PDT - The 21-year-old man was shot in North Oakland not far from his home. 

    Shaun Livingston's excellence for Warriors softened loss of Andre Iguodala
    04/04/2016 10:48 PM PDT - Andre Iguodala could return to Warriors lineup Tuesday, but Shaun Livingston's excellence allowed Golden State to go 11-2 without him. 

    Opening day: Giants wallop Milwaukee Brewers 12-3
    04/04/2016 10:48 PM PDT - Giants hit four home runs, including three in a row, to back flu-ridden Madison Bumgarner 

    El Cerrito forum airs state senate candidate views
    04/04/2016 02:51 PM PDT - Four contenders are seeking election in November to the District 9 seat being vacated by Loni Hancock that serves the area west of the East Bay hills from San Leandro on the south to Rodeo on the north and includes Oakland, Berkeley and Richmond. 

    Meetings in San Pablo, Pinole and Richmond to address West County transit needs
    04/04/2016 02:48 PM PDT - WCCTAC wants input on possible Interstate 80 corridor solutions, including buses, ferries, and a BART extension north to Hercules. 

    Who is Miranda Lambert's new boyfriend Anderson East?
    04/04/2016 02:44 PM PDT - Miranda Lambert dating country singer Anderson East. 

    McIlroy aces 16th hole during Masters practice round
    04/04/2016 02:36 PM PDT - Four-time champion in majors has won U.S. Open, British Open, PGA but hasn't won in Augusta 

    BART: Some regular service resumes between Pittsburg, North Concord stations
    04/04/2016 05:23 PM PDT - Regular train service between the Pittsburg-Bay Point and North Concord-Martinez BART stations resumed on a part-time basis Monday, as engineers continued to work a problem that has keep trains between the stations mostly grounded since last month. 

    Justin Bieber vs. Adam Duritz, whose dreads are more dope?
    04/04/2016 02:03 PM PDT - Justin Bieber has dreadlocks now; Counting Crows frontman Adam Duritz has long sported them -- so who wears them best? 

    Antioch: Pregnant woman shot in back during Easter celebration
    04/04/2016 01:58 PM PDT - A pregnant woman and her fetus survived an Easter Sunday shooting, according to Antioch police.  

    Newark: Burglary suspect found asleep in stolen car
    04/04/2016 01:57 PM PDT - A 20-year-old Oakland man was in custody after his arrest last week on suspicion of burglary, auto theft and possession of burglary tools, police said. 

    CRIME
    ( George Kelly )
    Berkeley: UC police arrest burglary suspects

    wo people were in custody Friday after they were arrested on suspicion of burglary, University of California police said Monday. 
    STATE NEWS
    ( Rich Pedroncelli )
    California drought: Water-saving rules to ease, but nobody's off the hook

    Californians cut water use 23.9 percent from June to February, compared with the same period in 2013. The question now is how much to ease regulations, now that Northern California has had healthy winter rains 
    NATIONAL NEWS
    ( J. Scott Applewhite )
    East Bay Times editorial: Supreme Court got it right on representation

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday wisely reaffirmed the legality of the long-held practice of affording everyone who permanently lives in the United States -- whether eligible to vote or not -- representation in America's political systems. 
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    Sunol: big-rig catches fire on Highway 84; no injuries

    04/04/2016 11:10 PM PDT
    No one was injured after a big-rig mysteriously caught fire Monday night on Highway 84 in Sunol, according to the California Highway Patrol. 
    ( T. Charles Erickson )
    Review: 'Satchmo' goes behind Louis Armstrong's happy facade

    The solo show 'Satchmo' by Terry Teachout depicts jazz legend Louis Armstrong reflecting on his bittersweet life and music; it plays at American Conservatory Theater through Feb. 7