ALAMEDA COUNTY
Medical pot in Oakland: Appeals court weighs fate of 'superstore'

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.  
 
Elsewhere: Hayward awarded grant from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission to expand car sharing.  
 
"(Oakland A's Vice President of Communications) Ken Pries offered to donate to a nonprofit organization of my choice. I chose two: Youth Impact Hub Oakland and Youth Uprising. They both support Oakland youth and do a lot for their community," said Frigo, who added that he doesn't know how much the A's donation will be or if it will be one-time or ongoing.  
 
Fremont's first Chick-fil-A restaurant opened Thursday with a unique promotion that has become a signature event for the Georgia-based chain.  
 
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10 best new Bay Area restaurants

Looking for a terrific place to take your sweetheart? These 10 Bay Area restaurants opened within the last year -- and they delight on every front, from the Spanish dazzle of Jen Biesty's Shakewell to the savoir faire of Guillaume Bienaime's Zola and the Japanese inspiration at Michael Mina's Pabu. 
Eddie Murphy returning to 'Saturday Night Live'

The actor and comedian will appear on “SNL’s” 40th anniversary episode, marking his first time on the show in 31 years.