A 1995 Nissan traveling east on Quail Avenue east of Lake Chabot Road veered into a retaining wall, injuring the 66-year-old driver, who was transported to Eden Medical Center in Castro Valley.  
U.S. Coast Guard boarding teams from the Cutter Bertholf spent two days searching submarine-like vessel used by suspected drug traffickers during deployment, which ended Tuesday when the ship returned to its homeport in Alameda  
The aptly named "Marmalade Mamas" create small batches of classic strawberry, apricot and blueberry jams, along with marmalades with distinctive flavor profiles including orange cardamom bourbon, Meyer lemon vanilla bean and spicy margarita with a dose of tequila and a sprinkling of red chili flakes.  
Rapposelli became the Hornet's executive director on Nov. 2. She was previously chief operating officer of Oakland's Chabot Space & Science Center for 10 years. Not only is the 50-year-old Rapposelli the first woman to hold the top job at the Hornet, she's the first whose background includes working in a museum-like facility. She's also the first who has not served in the military.  
The Alameda Renters Coalition met with city officials and said any future ordinance should include a provision that ties rent increases to inflation and caps them at 4 percent during any given year  
Teen Jewelry Workshop. Make a gift for your friends, family or yourself at this workshop provided by Purple Party Designs. All supplies will be provided.  
Called "Hacking Space: A Student Exchange to Sustain Life on Earth," the project is being made possible by a U.S. State Department's Museums Connect grant that invites students to look toward their own communities, select an environmental problem and then work together and hack into space science and technology to develop innovations to solve it.  
Earlier this month, Merritt College officially opened the 60,000-square-foot Barbara Lee Science and Allied Health Center, the region's newest state-of-the-art science building. Hundreds attended the ribbon cutting, include U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee and other dignitaries. President Barack Obama sent a letter of greeting to honor the day.  
Pamela Turntine
Hector Sandoval, 24, Jason Mejia, 27, and Richard Lopez, 24, all of Hayward, pleaded guilty in September to various charges in connection with the Feb. 16, 2008 fatal shooting of Francisco Sanchez, 35, of Livermore during an altercation at Niles Banquet Hall in Fremont.  
Painter-jeweler Susan Brooks and clothing designer Carol Lee Shanks launched the good time event in 1991 to showcase their work. Open this year from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on four consecutive Saturdays and Sundays beginning Nov. 28, Brooks said longtime customers now send their children to her studio for their wedding rings. "You can find a client for life," Brooks said. The attraction for the public is convenience, with 100 professional artists and galleries opening their studios in an area bracketed by interstates 80 and 580 on the west, College Avenue on the east and only a few locations further north than Gilman Avenue or south of Alcatraz Avenue.  
( Evan Agostini )
Rosie O'Donnell: Donald Trump's presidential bid a 'nightmare'

With a long history of animosity, will Rosie O'Donnell calling Donald Trump's presidential bid a nightmare set off another round of insults?