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Newark teacher who wrote nasty, threatening tweets, given written reprimand

On her Twitter feed, a Newark Memorial High School teacher was explicit about her desires for her students. She wanted to pour coffee on them. She wanted to stab them. Some of them, she said, "make my trigger finger itchy." 
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Music, food, parade, race slated at city's 59th annual celebration  
 
Values have gone up more than 20 percent here in one year  
 
Although all available campsites in the East Bay Regional Parks are booked for Labor Day weekend, take heart: day-trippers can choose from what is almost an overabundance of activities and events. Let's start with the 14th Annual Historic Rail Fair at Ardenwood Historic Farm in Fremont.  
 
Skyline Lacrosse Club -- Registration open for boys and girls teams, grades 2-12. www.skylinelacrosse.com SOFTBALL Piedmont Softball -- Registration open for upcomfing fall ball season for girls U8, U10, U12-14 teams.  
 
New era of education financing requires someone willing to make tough, even unpopular, decisions. Foster better meets that requirement.  
 
Seven running for two Newark City Council seats as both incumbents walk  
 
Controversy over superintendent's rebuffed attempt to keep job permeates campaigns  
 
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Newark police encourage neighborhood watchdogs to sign up for newest crime awareness program  
 
In addition to many special events, Newark Library has on-going entertaining and useful programs for people of all ages.  
 
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Feeding hummers won't delay the migration

Answering the call of nature is stronger than even the sweetest nectar, and keeping feeders up will help migrating birds along their journey.