Authorities shut down illegal Oakland chop shop

Two men were arrested, five vehicles were recovered and an illegal chop shop was shuttered in a raid involving mutliple law enforcement agencies Tuesday.  
Piedmont Pines Membership Drive. The Piedmont Pines Neighborhood Association welcomes new members and takes renewals for existing members at the membership drive meeting with board members, coffee, and breakfast treats.  
 
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An attorney for the family of Jahi McMath says new tests show the 13-year-old girl has regained brain activity and is asking a Bay Area court to take the unprecedented step of reversing its finding that she is dead.  
 
Helen Foster highly critical of office in which opponent Karen Monroe is the second in command  
 
Vote Matarrese for reasonable growthI strongly urge residents to vote for Frank Matarrese for Alameda City Council. Frank served on the council in the past, when the city was heading in the right direction.  
 
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Claremont Canyon Conservancy wants to remove the trees while Hills Conservation Network wants to thin them as both groups await the completion of an environmental impact statement by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.  
 
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Oakland Mayor Jean Quan is a formidable campaigner. She walks and walks in the final stretch to Nov. 4.  
 
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Charlton Tarver, of Montclair, has dedicated her 38-year career to teaching children with learning disabilities, and for more than a decade, she has played a crucial role in a districtwide special reading clinic.  
 
Kevin Davidson, a transfer from San Ramon Valley, is putting up impressive numbers for McClymonds  
 
Claremont Canyon Conservancy wants to remove the trees, while Hills Conservation Network wants to thin them, as both groups await the completion of an environmental-impact statement by the Federal Emergency Management Agency  
 
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Review: Oakland's vegetarian Encuentro expands and delights

Oakland's Encuentro takes an inspired approach to vegetarian and vegan cuisine, coming up with creative, seasonal fare that's hearty enough to satisfy any omnivore.  
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Tracy Morgan may not perform or walk without assistance again

“Saturday Night Live” alum seen outside New York hospital Wednesday in a wheelchair.