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Michael Lydon has been keeping his neighborhood -- Oakland's Piedmont Avenue -- clean by picking up litter on the street without pay since 1979.  
 
"Speeding combined with my wife's panic attacks when my kids go out front is tough on everyone. There are 16-plus kids within yelling distance.. Someone once put out a yellow folding plastic "caution kids" sign only to have it run over. Really? Who does that?"  
 
Police and Crime Stoppers of Oakland are offering up to $5,000 in reward money in each shooting for information leading to the arrest of the suspects in the two Sunday night shootings, one in West Oakland, the other in East Oakland.  
 
County heath department will offer nasal spray vaccines in all city elementary schools  
 
Oakland police spokeswoman Officer Johnna Watson said the shooting happened at 1:05 p.m. in the 5400 block of Coliseum Way.  
 
Judi Calson
The man who became the savior of the Father Serra rest stop off Interstate 280 near the Crystal Springs Reservoir has lung cancer and says he has been given six months, maybe a year, to live.  
 
California Highway Patrol officers have detained a man at the San Leandro BART station they say fled the scene of a multi-vehicle accident that closed three lanes of Interstate 880 Saturday night.  
 
An unidentified 58-year-old Oakland resident is in critical condition after being hit by an Oakland patrol officer who was responding to a call for service.  
 
WALNUT CREEK -- Sophomore wideout Isaiah Hodgins had six receptions for 145 yards and two touchdowns as the host Berean Christian High football team trounced Emery 47-8 in the teams' season openers on Saturday.