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Newark Memorial High School adds gunfire detection technology

System meant to 'add another layer of safety' for students 
Select businesses in Alameda and Contra Costa counties are offered rebates of up to 50 percent of the cost of installing more energy-efficient equipment.  
 
Staff WritersFremont to grand jury: Already taken care ofFremont was taken to task this week for destroying most of its emails after 30 days, a practice the city has already modified.  
 
Seventh annual event to be held in parking lot between Macy's and Sears  
 
Alameda County Supervisor Keith Carson voted no on a plan to spend $5 million to help Paramedics Plus, which has been losing millions. His vote killed the measure.  
 
The Elworthy property, 232 acres of grassy hillsides, oak woodlands and gorgeous views of Mount Diablo and the San Ramon Valley, will officially open July 15. The property provides a key link between Las Trampas and Danville, allowing hikers a new way to reach one of the East Bay Regional Park District's largest and most rugged parks. The property also provides important habitat for native species, including golden eagles.  
 
HAYWARD -- An Alameda County jury on Tuesday convicted a 21-year-old Newark woman of second-degree murder and conspiracy to commit assault for her role in her Newark Memorial High classmate's death nearly five years ago.  
 
Marken's new 12-month deal runs from Wednesday through next summer. The contracts for his top three managers -- Soleste Hilberg, Bryan Richards and Diane Manske -- also run through mid-2016.  
 
Officers responded about 8 p.m. to the Macy's at NewPark Mall in Newark and learned a woman reportedly threw a temper tantrum and bit a loss prevention officer over the price of a purse.  
 
Parts of the East Bay might be roasting in the summer heat, but that shouldn't stop residents from enjoying the outdoors. The East Bay Regional Park District offers 40 miles of breezy shorelines, 10 lakes, and dozens of cool, shady trails throughout Alameda and Contra Costa counties.  
 
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Five delicious noshes for that picnic basket

Ready to dine al fresco? Picnic cocktails, addictive fried chicken and tasty salads add up to a quintet of delicious treats for your outdoor feast. 
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Did Tiger Woods cheat with Amanda Dufner?

Lindsey Vonn reportedly caught golfer with his competitor’s ex-wife, which is likely why they aren’t dating anymore.