Castro Valley: Man injured in solo vehicle crash

A 1995 Nissan traveling east on Quail Avenue east of Lake Chabot Road veered into a retaining wall, injuring the 66-year-old driver, who was transported to Eden Medical Center in Castro Valley. 
The state Department of Managed Health Care has returned Alameda Alliance for Health back to local control. The state seized Alameda Alliance in 2014, saying it was in danger of going under.  
The status quo what's extreme, not The DonaldDonald Trump's talk about illegal immigrants from Mexico seems to be upsetting even the legal immigrants from Mexico.  
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"4-H is an amazing organization where the kids learn public speaking, leadership and record keeping; they also perform a ton of community service," said Melissa Wright, who leads the poultry project while her husband leads archery for Pleasanton's Abbie 4-H chapter.  
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Valley Humane SocietyPrepare to be blown away by Bubbles, a friendly, 1-year-old dachshund-mix with the perfect combination of gentleness and energy. Bubbles loves going on walks and enjoys playing fetch.  
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Morgan Breedveld, 26, a San Francisco-based actress and Livermore native, wrapped her role as Lucy Harris in "Jekyll & Hyde" at the Bankhead Theater on Nov. 8.  
Martha Stewart makes it all sound so easy. I wish she could join us this year so she can see how much better she has made our lives. But if she shows up without RSVP-ing, brings day-old doughnuts, or complains about the cat on the table, she'll find herself at the kids' table, outside, on the driveway, with the rest of the relatives.  
And as we gather together, let's not forget all for which we are thankful on this special American holiday, which began so many years ago when the pilgrims and Native Americans gathered together to celebrate their harvest and new beginnings.  
Through Dec. 16 Studio Art Quilt Associates Exhibition -- 7 to 9 p.m. Opening free reception with artists. Featuring a variety of textile works by local artists.  
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The Livermore-Amador Symphony will offer a free family concert Dec. 5 just before their season opener.  
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Rosie O'Donnell: Donald Trump's presidential bid a 'nightmare'

With a long history of animosity, will Rosie O'Donnell calling Donald Trump's presidential bid a nightmare set off another round of insults?