Albany adds curbside amenity for cyclists

Albany Strollers and Rollers, the community an advocacy group for pedestrians and cyclists that earlier helped bring colorful bicycle-styled bike racks to locations in the city, has a new installation to help riders: A public air pump on Solano Avenue at Santa Fe Avenue.  
A body of a woman was found inside a burning SUV in North Oakland Friday night and her death is being investigated as a homicide, police said.  
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Temperatures dipped to the 30s overnight across most of the Bay Area, though the region is beginning to thaw, according to the National Weather Service.  
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Mandarin Garden Restaurant, a longtime Chinese restaurant in downtown Berkeley was gutted in the Friday morning fire, which may have rekindled after a fire a few hours earlier.  
Two women passengers were ejected when a Toyota reportedly speeding on I580 near 98th Avenue in East Oakland left the roadway and became airborne and hit some trees, trapping a passenger who died.  
Firefighters contained a one-alarm fire at an apartment building in San Leandro this morning.  
Richmond residents and others curious to learn about the progress of the proposed Berkeley Global Campus at Richmond Bay are invited to a community briefing, scheduled for Monday.  
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California students are less fit than they were in 2014, although they're marginally in better shape than five years ago. The percentage of students who met all six of the state's fitness goals declined in all three grades tested.  
The revelation this week that a federal immigration agent's gun was used to kill Oakland muralist Antonio Ramos in September adds to a running tally of high-profile Bay Area cases from the past year where a law enforcement firearm was stolen from a vehicle.  
According to a report from ABC7 News, chilly conditions will persist over the holiday weekend, with freezing nights in most locations, particularly in the valleys.  
(Aric Crabb/Bay Area News Group)
Seasoned Collector: Holiday 2015 historic home tours, antique shopping

Holiday events are scheduled at historic Bay Area homes, from McConaghy House in Hayward to Ainsley House in Campbell. Plus, a roundup of holiday teas and shopping events.