Richmond: Current and former foster kids get helping hand into adulthood
A Foster Care Youth Conference held Saturday in Richmond helped current and former foster children navigate the tricky path to education, jobs, housing and other adult needs.
The Alameda County Coroner's Office said one person died after an early Saturday morning house fire in Oakland.
One of the Bay Area's most-watched congressional races got a lot more crowded by Friday's candidacy filing deadline.The challenge to Rep. Mike Honda, D-San Jose, from well-funded fellow Democrat Ro Khanna of Fremont has been making national headlines since last April.
Livermore parks district was singled out for its activity guide and its partnership with Masonic Lodge Mosaid 218
Hayward will have a new mayor after the June 3 election, with Mayor Michael Sweeney declining to run for a fourth term. Four candidates have filed to succeed him. Because Sweeney is an incumbent and did not file, the filing deadline is extended to Wednesday. Filing also remains open for one council seat.
Elsewhere: Berkeley inundated with emails following plans to kill squirrels and gophers at Cesar Chavez Park
Hayward ordinance that hold owners responsible for illegal activity on their properties has concerned downtown landlords but city leaders say the regulation is aimed more at apartment buildings and residences.
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Mario, flutes and trains – Colorado museum a trove for collectors
In basements, bedrooms and home offices, in cluttered drawers and neat display cases, the things we collect are all around us. Whether it's vintage postcards, baseball caps or vinyl records, antique flutes, model trains or video-game memorabilia, each has a story to tell. Full Story
Hicks: Is it OK to laugh at politically incorrect movies?
'Airplane' and 'Blazing Saddles' would likely not be made in 2014, when tolerance for stereotypes and racism is harder to find.
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Oops! Obama misspells Aretha Franklin's iconic song
The president omitted a letter from the singer's 'R-E-S-P-E-C-T' while praising her at a White House celebration.