Oakland man shot, killed in city's 56th homicide

An unidentified man was shot in the 8700 block of Hillside Street in Oakland, officials say. He was pronounced dead at a hospital. 
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Bans in Alameda County, San Francisco having an effect  
Safe Alternatives to Violent Environments, a Fremont nonprofit group, has helped victims of domestic violence for nearly 40 years. SAVE recently opened a new 'Empowerment Center,' doubling its facility size and increasing its services.  
A portion of Highway 84 was shut down Friday night after a man's body was found on a hillside near the roadway, Fremont police said.  
An elderly woman suffered life-threatening injuries after being attacked Friday evening, Berkeley police said.  
Lotus founder and tech titan Mitch Kapor funds tech startups that make money and do public good  
If the deal is approved, the city would issue $9.2 million in certificates of participation -- essentially a 30-year mortgage -- to retire a significant portion of the Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center's $22.2 million bond debt owed to the Bank of New York Mellon for the theater's construction in 2006, and take over ownership rights.  
California Waste Solutions, the Oakland company poised to be booted out of two-thirds of the $1 billion garbage contract it was awarded over Texas-based garbage giant Waste Management, says it's not bitter over.  
The creek runs through Oakland, passing through Dimond Canyon before it dumps into the estuary near the Fruitvale Bridge, and the trout will spend the late summer and early fall in isolated pools, waiting for the rain to come to connect to San Francisco Bay.  
The clinic run by Tiburcio Vasquez Health Center will offer primary and pediatric care, group classes, dental care, obstetrics and gynecology services, health education, mental health care, a lab and more.