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Montclair: Flexible parking district goes into effect

By varying meter rates according to the desirability of the location -- coupled with 20 minutes of free parking in the garage on La Salle Avenue -- the city is hoping that the changes will make parking more convenient in Montclair. 
Proposal for to redevelop East Oakland and build a sports and entertainment center for the Raiders and A's envisions up to three sports venues and 10,000 new residents  
 
Proposal for to redevelop East Oakland and build a sports and entertainment center for the Raiders and A's envisions up to three sports venues and 10,000 new residents  
 
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Proposal for to redevelop East Oakland and build a sports and entertainment center for the Raiders and A's envisions up to three sports venues and 10,000 new residents  
 
Residential drainage is reused to irrigate outdoor plants, trees  
 
Pinball wizards in Oakland can rejoice, because they can now play the silver ball without worrying about being thrown in the slammer.  
 
The city of Oakland was awarded $6.1 million Thursday by the California Transportation Commission to implement two key projects in a state program designed to encourage non-motorized transportation.  
 
A San Francisco trial attorney has been appointed to investigate why Oakland police officers are routinely getting their discipline reduced or overturned in arbitration hearings.  
 
Oakland leaders will introduce the city's new Citizens' Police Review Board Director Thursday.Anthony Finnell, a former Indianapolis police officer and supervising investigator for the Independent Police Review Authority in Chicago, was appointed recently to head up the department that had gone  
 
At the July 29 Oakland City Council meeting, several hills residents who live near the utility pole in question cited possible fire danger, diminished property values and inaccuracies in the project's application, ultimately convincing council members to review the Planning Commission's findings.  
 
Review: 'Sin City: A Dame to Kill For' is quite good till its final chapter

Three out of the four stories set the perfct mood and tone, with Eva Green standing out. But the story with Jessica Alba just doesn't go off with a kiss kiss bang bang as it should.
 
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Taylor Swift 'Shake it Off' director rebuts racism charges

Mark Romanek responds to rapper Earl Sweatshirt who -- without seeing the video -- blasted its twerking scene as “inherently offesnive.”