(Alameda County Sheriff's Office)
New details released in Castro Valley home invasion, police chase

Jamarco Jackson, 22; Mercedes Dunlap, 25 and Lavincent Clark 20, who also goes by the alias, Kenneth Ray Watkins were arrested in connection to the May 27 home-invasion robbery in Castro Valley. 
Most rattlesnake sightings in East Bay parks occur in the springtime, when the snakes are out looking for food and mates after the long winter months.  
The live-size bronze Jesus statue was taken sometime during the night of May 19 from the garden at Church of Transfiguration on East Castro Valley Boulevard.  
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Owners Downing and Judy Exly opened Cherubini Coffee House 23 years ago originally as an antique shop, with a small counter inside that sold coffee. The coffeehouse grew so popular that the couple moved the antique store upstairs and concentrated on building a small but loyal customer base.  
Requiring attire that's modest is sexist but realisticRegarding the article in the paper on the dress code at Foothill High School in Pleasanton, I, for one, wholeheartedly support it.  
Dublin, PleasantonCommunity bike ride to explore cities SundayIn honor of National Bike Month, the city of Dublin will hold a community bike ride to explore Dublin and Pleasanton from 9 a.  
A wonderful way to take some time out to relax during this busy time, which is full of year-end activities for students and families, is to come out to the Al Gentile Theater at Monte Vista High School at 7 p.  
Back when I was in Brownies and Girl Scouts, I was always looking for ways to earn merit badges, mostly because they looked so cute on my uniform. I went for the easy ones thinking more was better, and quickly checked off cooking (fried an egg), reading (read a Nancy Drew mystery), first aid  
Nathaniel Jackson
They are a new club at Amador Valley High School, the Super Pawers Club, and they hope to make a difference.  
( Gieson Cacho )
Review: Puzzle & Dragons Z + Super Mario. Bros. Edition

Of the two classic games now offered together on a mobile format, 'Puzzle & Dragons Z' is the stronger, with an addictive hook that will keep players busy for long car rides or waits at the airport. 
(Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP, File)
Lindsay Lohan is finally off probation

'Mean Girls’ actress finished community service hours in a rush of work in recent weeks.