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Relay for Life of Newark raises $120,000
Walkathon fundraiser benefits American Cancer Society
Between El Niño and the drought, the East Bay's natural landscape is filled with oddities these days. Giant purple sea slugs are turning up on the shoreline, birds are migrating months earlier than usual and mammals appear to be few and far between. No place is better to observe these natural shifts than Big Break Regional Shoreline in Oakley. The park offers an ideal vantage point to see how climate change, water policy and natural fluctuations in the weather and currents affect our region.
Approved July 13 by the Union Sanitary District Board of Directors, new sewer rates -- 5.7 percent on average higher -- are set to begin appearing on property tax bills in October.
A 'Downton Abbey' movie? Don't rule it out
Producer says a film project would be 'a wonderful thing.
J.J. Abrams broke his back filming 'Star Wars'
The 'Star Wars: Episode VII -- The Force Awakens' director reveals to Jon Stewart how the Millennium Falcon door that injured Harrison Ford on set also broke Abrams' back.