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Montclair: Silver Palace closes doors after 28 years

The restaurant and bar in Montclair Village will be reborn under new ownership as Camber, serving Southeast Asian cuisine. 
A 40-year-old man was electrocuted while stripping wires at an abandoned warehouse on the 2000 block of Mandela Parkway in West Oakland on Wednesday.  
Aikido differs from other forms of martial arts in that it combines self-defense with compassion for the aggressor, according to East Bay Aikido teacher Tom Gambell.  
For whatever reason, the culinary wave that's been washing over Oakland has largely missed Montclair. Could that be changing?When the Silver Palace closed last week after 28 years, reaction was mixed.  
Oakland Municipal Band. The Oakland Municipal Band's 103rd season celebrates summer with an outdoor concert series. Bring a lawn chair and picnic. 1 to 3 p.  
Bumblebee, a 2-year-old female Chihuahua cross, is the East Bay SPCA's pet of the week. She always fancies her honey-brown coat and buzzes around with cute, adorable ears flaring when she hears bee sounds.  
PiedmontThe following are highlights from the Piedmont police blotter. For more information, including about other cases, visit the police department at 403 Highland Ave.  
The East Bay Regional Park District closed the popular summer swimming destination after tests showed high levels of a toxin associated with blue-green algae.  
Have you seen those heartbreaking commercials for the ASPCA (short for the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) featuring pictures of abandoned cats and dogs as Sarah McLachlan sings "In The Arms of An Angel?  
Hundreds of people wait in line Sunday to order their favorite ice cream treat during the 120th anniversary celebration of Fentons Creamery in Oakland.  
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. 
(Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)
Surprise! Justin Bieber in news for his music

The troubled singer releases clips of 11 new tracks on Instagram, hinting at prospect of new album.