Piedmont/Montclair What's Happening: Oakland Velocity Travel Ball tryouts

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A 15-year-old boy struck by a car as he skateboarded near a Fremont water park Monday afternoon did not suffer life-threatening injuries and is expected to make a full recovery, police said.  
A 15-year-old boy was hit by a vehicle near on Paseo Padre Parkway near a Fremont water park Monday afternoon and taken to a hospital with major injuries.  
The barn-like country hot spot once was a Fremont hot tub store. It still gets steamy there, but that's because it can hold up to 1,100 people and has four separate bars, a performance stage, a 1,000-square-foot dance floor, a mechanical bull and a game room.  
Republican candidate for governor Neel Kashkari is hosting radio shows, pushing for debates, even marching in parades -- anything he can do without spending his scant money, while Gov. Jerry Brown watches and waits.  
Astronaut visited USS Hornet, which recovered the Apollo crew following mission  
Karl Mondon
The Niners on Friday released the prices for its much-touted gourmet concessions a week ahead of the first sporting event at the $1.3 billion football palace, and fans who already had to fork over huge fees to get into the games won't be getting a break on grub or brews.  
A federal grand jury has added a racketeering charge --typically reserved for mob bosses -- to the accusations against state Sen. Leland Yee, already accused of corruption and conspiring to buy and sell weapons.  
A former Fremont resident and Bay Area schoolteacher was sentenced to over 8 years in prison for having videos depicting child pornography on his computer, authorities said.  
The two-term Newark councilwoman and current vice mayor announces decision at a city meeting Thursday night. She cited "life-changing moments."  
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. 
Aperitif hour

Move over, Fernet. Refreshing, house-made seasonal aperitifs are finding their way into low-alcohol cocktail programs from San Mateo to Berkeley and San Francisco. With the launch of Sonoma Aperitifs in Penngrove and the rerelease of a classic 1997 book about these fortified libations, we'd say the trend is about to overflow from its tiny cordial glass.