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Arroyo, Rafael Copy Editor 925-943-8150
Artz, Matthew Oakland City Hall reporter 925-360-4105
Avalos, George Economy 925-977-8477
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Barney, Chuck TV Columnist 925-952-2685
Barnidge, Tom Columnist 925-977-8591
Becker, Jon Online AME, Bay Area News Group 925-977-8588
Belli, Dave Asst. Sports Editor 925-977-8592
Bender, Kristin Oakland Tribune reporter 510-208-6453
Bennett, Kathy Editorial Assistant, Concord Transcript, Marinez/Pleasant Hill Record 925-943-8188
Borenstein, Dan Editorial Writer/Columnist 925-943-8248
Burgarino, Paul Antioch, Discovery Bay, Byron city and schools 925-779-7164
Burrell, Jackie Food Editor, Bay Area News Group 925-977-8568
Burt, Cecily Port of Oakland, Developments, Projects 510-208-6441
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Cacho, Gieson Video Game Columnist/News Desk 925-943-8313
Cameron, Ross Oakland Tribune Photographer 510-208-6444
Cant, Patrick Editor/Production Desk 925-945-4770
Carvalho, Deborah TV Times/Copy Editor 925-943-8239
Chavez, Ray Oakland Tribune photographer 510-208-6472
Christie, Cindi Valley Chief Photographer 925-847-2131
Chu, Anda Fremont Photographer 510-353-7020
Coetsee, Rowena Oakley city and Elementary Schools, Liberty High School District, Knightsen city and Schools, Bethel Island, East Contra Costa Fire District 925-779-7141
Corkran, Steve Raiders reporter 925-943-8122
Crabb, Aric Photographer 510-390-2354
Crane, Alice The Argus and Daily Review City Editor 510-293-2482.
Crowe, Kristen Editor/Paginator 925-977-8441
Cuff, Denis Transportation, Environment, San Ramon 925-943-8267
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Deloach, Joe Sports Copy Editor 925-943-8122
De Benedetti, Chris Fremont, Newark, San Leandro, Hayward 510-553-7011
Dennis, Rob Union City, Schools in Union City and Fremont 510-553-7010
Dempsey, Steven East Bay Asst. Editor 925-943-8289
Donaldson, Camille News Research Librarian 925-943-8353
Drummond, Tammy Columnist 510-208-6441
Dufrene, Mark Chief Photographer 925-952-5022
Dunlap, Paula Weeklies Editor/Paginator 925-943-8173
Duran, Doug Photographer 925-847-2131
Durham, Jeff News Artist 925-943-8126
Durkin, Jimmy Sports reporter 510-208-6457
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Ellis, Ron Sports Copy Editor 925-943-8244
Enos, Ben Sports reporter 925-943-8108
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Fajardo, Jose Photo 925-943-8358
Faraudo, Jeff Cal Men's Basketball, Olympics 925-943-8037
Fields, Al Associate Editor for News Production 925-945-4707
Fraley, Malaika Contra Costa County Courts reporter 925-234-1684
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Gafni, Matthias Concord reporter 925-952-5026
Gardner, Carol Weeklies Editor/Paginator 925-943-8214
Gatison, Cathie Oakland Tribune Editorial Asst. 510-208-6451
Gilmore, Sue Classical Music/Books 925-977-8482
Glennon, John Opinion Page 925-943-8253
Gotsill, Chris News Design Chief 925-977-8527
Griffey, Virginia iPad Editor 510-208-6415
Gust, Kelly Valley Editor 925-847-2112
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Hammon, Stephanie High School Sports reporter 925-943-8076
Hargis, Nan (Sherl) Editorial Asst. 925-779-7173
Harrington, Jim Music Writer/Pop/Rock/Jazz 925-945-4717
Harrington, Theresa Mt. Diablo Unified Schools, Regional K-12 Education, curates education blog, On Assignment 925-945-4764
Harris, Ardua Asst. Features Editor, Bay Area News Group 925-952-2686
Harris, Harry Oakland Tribune Police/Crime reporter 510-208-6443
Hartman, Louise Valley Times Letters to the Editor/Valley Stars 925-847-2111
Hatfield, Dan Opinion Page Editor 925-977-8430
Hegarty, Peter Alameda, Montclair, Piedmont 510-748-1654
Herendeen, Lisa Lamorinda Sun/Walnut Creek Journal: On the Road/School Honors/Scouts/Military 925-945-4785, Fridays/925-847-2160
Hicks, Tony Features Columnist 925-952-2678
Hill, Angela Features Writer/Columnist 510-208-6493
Hurd, Rick Night Cops reporter 925-945-4780
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Inman, Cam 49ers reporter 925-977-8493
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Jacobson, Catherine Concord Transcript, Martinez/Pleasant Hill Record Editor, Asst. City Editor 925-943-8272
Johnson, Scott Effects of Violence 510-208-6429
Jensen, Phil Sports reporter 925-943-8243
Jimenez, Daniel Copy Editor 925-943-8013
Johnson, Dave News Artist 925-977-8512
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Kawamoto, Jon Hills Weeklies Editor 510-748-1658
Kelly, George Online Coordinator 925-952-5034
King, Paula Brentwood city and schools 925-779-7174.
Kirkwood, Kathleen Breaking News Editor 510-208-6423
Kurhi, Eric San Jose Breaking News 510-293-2473
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Lammers, Nick Photo Director, Bay Area News Group 925-945-4742
Lazzeretti, Craig Deputy Metro Editor, Bay Area News Group 925-779-7136
Lefkow, Mike Deputy Sports Editor, Bay Area News Group 925-943-8149
Lochner, Tom Hercules, Pinole, San Pablo and North Communities 510-262-2760
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Maguire, Mark Editor/Paginator 925-952-5020
Maguire, Marie Editor/Designer 925-943-8237
Martinez, Theresa Executive Asst. VP News 925-952-5097/510-208-6402
Martinez, Veronica Oakland Tribune Librarian 510-208-6420
McDonald, Jerry Raiders reporter 925-943-8043
McGall, Andrew Assistant Regional Editor 925-5-945-4791
McMullen, Randy Arts and Entertainment Editor, Bay Area News Group 925-943-8262
Mitchell, Eve Pittsburg and Bay Point city and schools, 925-779-7189
Modenessi, Jennifer Lamorinda reporter 925-943-8378
Mondon, Karl Photographer 925-943-8358
Morris, Jennifer Business Design Chief 925-952-2649
Morris, Joan Home & Garden Editor, Bay Area News Group 925-977-8479
Murphy, Katy Oakland Schools reporter 510-208-6424
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Nardi, Elisabeth Walnut Creek Government and Civic Affairs 925-952-2617
Night Photo Editor   925-943-8358
Nishizaki, Bob AME/News Operations 925-943-8193
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Oakley, Doug Berkeley reporter/Photographer 510-843-1408
O'Brien, Matt Demographics/Immigration 925-977-8463
Oda, Laura Oakland Tribune Photo Chief 510-208-6469
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Pashelka, Curtis Local Sports Editor 925-977-8590
Peele, Thomas Investigative reporter 510-208-6458
Peterson, Don Sports Copy Editor 925-943-8194
Peterson, Gary News reporter 925-952-5053
Pfrommer, Kathy Oakland Tribune Editorial Asst. 510-208-6409
Pimentel, Dennis Sports Copy Editor 925-943-8121
Pollard, Susan Photo 925-943-8358
Prieve, Judy East County Editor 925-778-7178
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Reynolds, Martin AME/News, Bay Area News Group and Oakland Tribune Editor 510-208-6433
Richards, Sam Lamorinda Sun/Walnut Creek Journal Editor, Asst. City Editor 925-943-8241
Richman, Josh Regional, State and National Politics, curates the Political Blotter blog 510-208-6428
Rogers, Robert Richmond city reporter 510-262-2726
Rosenstrauch, Dan Photo 925-943-8358
Rosynsky, Paul East Bay Courts reporter 510-208-6455
Rowlands, Katherine Ann East Bay Metro Editor, Bay Area News Group 925-943-8379
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Saint Germain, Ray Multimedia Editor 925-943-8165
Scardina, Dora Letters/Editorial Asst. 510-262-2732
Schaefer, Jennifer Features Design Chief 925-945-4769
Schuck, Bob News Copy Desk 925-977-8403
Schwab, Matt Valley Prep Sports reporter 925-847-2167
Skinner, Kristopher Photo 925-779-7172
Stevens, Jim Photographer 925-416-4774
Steward, Carl Sports Columnist 510-293-2451
Stiglich, Joe Oakland A's reporter 925-943-8108
Swyres, Scott Daily Review News Editor/Copy Desk 925-925-2623
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Zavoral, Linda Travel Editor, Bay Area News Group 925-952-2614
Taxier, Dave Sports Copy Editor 925-943-8243
Taylor, Tanya Administrative Asst. 925-945-4716
Thompson, Marcus Warriors reporter 925-847-2196
Todd, Chuck Graphics Design Chief 925-943-8056
Treadway, Chris El Cerrito Journal Editor, Community Columnist 510-262-2784
Turntine, Pamela Managing Editor, Oakland Tribune 510-208-6445
Tyska, Jane Oakland Tribune Videographer 510-208-6438
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Vorderbrueggen, Lisa Politics 925-945-4773
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Wagnon, Chris Weeklies Copy Desk Chief 925-943-8209
Walker, Chris Executive News Editor 925-943-8134
Ward, Ted Sports Copy Editor 925-943-8039
White, Lisa Martinez and Pleasant Hill reporter 925-943-8011
Willis, Danny Database Editor 925-945-4796
Wood, Mike Asst. Sports Editor 925-977-8493
Wrenn, Lisa Features Editor, Bay Area News Group 925-943-8251
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Yadegaran, Jessica Wine/Features Writer 925-943-8155
Yim, Teresa Features Copy Desk Chief 925-977-8542
Young, Kerry System Editor 925-943-8086
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(Brendan Smialowski)
Congress is using Twitter, but which party is most active?

Your representative in the House is almost certainly on Twitter. Your senator definitely is. But how are they using the social network? Full Story
( Mark DuFrene )
Mead steps outside the Renaissance Fair

Bored with chardonnay and IPA? Explore mead, the ancient honey beverage and fastest growing segment of the American alcohol industry, with sales up 130 percent from 2012 to 2013. In the Bay Area, fine artisanal mead is being crafted in a variety of styles, from the hop-fermented mead at The Mead Kitchen in Berkeley to sparkling mead at Heidrun Meadery in Point Reyes.