Cemetery noteworthy for imported Italian stone pines, grave stone markers and elaborate mausoleums  
Teen who set agender youth's skirt on fire on AC transit bus in Oakland likely won't go to adult prison  
OAKLAND -- For decades the Henry J. Kaiser Convention Center was the community gathering place for Oakland, hosting school pageants, rock concerts, boxing matches, pro wrestling shows -- even a speech by the Rev.  
The organizers of Independence Day in Martinez in 1889 had managed a coup. For the first time in county history there would be a balloon-ascension on the Martinez side of the Oakland-Berkeley hills.  
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As local officials continue their review of a proposed $900 million Raiders stadium proposal, they have not received assurances that the team will pay for cost overruns.  
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.  
June ridership on tram between Coliseum Station, airport up 35 percent over last year, district says  
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.  
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Mykenna Kirkpatrick had been out looking for a Summer Jam Festival after party where she could dance and have fun; then a hit-and-run driver took her legs below her knees.  
The Berkeley City Council will discuss Williams-Ridley's nomination on July 14; Daniel, who became Berkeley's city manager in 2011, is leaving July 24 to become an assistant city administrator in Oakland.  
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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.