ALAMEDA COUNTY
San Lorenzo: Police catch suspected car thief after long chase, with an assist from businesspeople

Police in San Lorenzo snared a suspected car thief after a long chase Friday in what participants described as well-executed teamwork between law enforcement and a group of businesspeople. 
Black History Month offers opportunity for Caucasians to reflect, Webb, who is white, explains.  
 
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One of Oakland's leading property owners plans to develop a supermarket in one of West Oakland's poorest corners, but his plan has its share of skeptics, and his site has plenty of baggage.  
 
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Federal appeals court on Tuesday to consider Oakland's attempt to prevent the federal government from shuttering Harborside medical marijuana dispensary, the largest medicinal cannabis shop in the nation  
 
The San Lorenzo school district is holding an alternative "Trash racism" contest in reaction to a sanitary district board member's remarks.  
 
The Library Book Savers of Alameda County and other critics have complained at meetings in Albany and Fremont, urging the library branches to stop throwing away books and other materials that taxpayers paid for.  
 
Also, Discovery Bay captain to tie the knot; a new definition of video game violence in Brentwood; Comcast customers fall off the grid; and guitarist to sing the gentrification blues at crab feed  
 
Black History Month offers opportunity for Caucasians to reflect, Webb, who is white, explains  
 
The board is expected to come to terms with Patrick Scott McKibben to take over the joint Oakland-Alameda County authority that operates O.Co Coliseum and Oracle Arena.  
 
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The Ly family has built up its Sugar Bowl Bakery from one small coffee shop to a multimillion-dollar enterprise with more than 300 employees.