Piedmont: Piedmont Makers hold open house; drones, 3D printers highlighted
The Piedmont Makers open house on March 8, which featured a couple of drones and a room full of youngsters building a hexagonal object, was just a taste of what the Maker Faire-sanctioned Piedmont Mini Maker Faire will be like on March 31 at Piedmont High School.
Internet sensation: Mom turns naptime into Baby in Wonderland
Tracy mom Sioin Queenie Laio has transformed her son’s naptime into visual dream adventures that have taken the Internet by storm.
Andy Dolich: Enough already, can some real Oakland leaders please step forward
ENOUGH ALREADY!The never-ending story of Oakland's three professional sports teams leaving for greener venues has been going on longer than it takes to complete a "Mission to Mars.
Study shows Bay Area teens struggle to find work
A report from the Brookings Institution found that youth employment has dropped dramatically since 2000, especially in California, and that the trend could have lasting consequences for a generation of teenagers and people in their early 20s.
Mega-development getting underway along the Oakland Estuary
Brooklyn Basin includes 3,100 homes along the Oakland Estuary. A ceremonial groundbreaking for the development was held Thursday.
Piedmont diversity film committee's next offering: "Linsanity"
The Piedmont Asian American Club joins the committee in offering two free screenings next week of the 2013 documentary that follows Jeremy Lin's ascendance into the NBA after playing for Harvard University and his battle against negative stereotypes of Asians and racism.
Piedmont: Pedestrian, bicycle master plan in works
The city of Piedmont is working on developing a comprehensive pedestrian and bicycle master plan that will improve walking and bicycling around town and provide safer and more convenient access to key destinations with a Safe Routes to School component.
Piedmont briefs: Firefighter open house, emergency fair slated
Firefighter open house, emergency fair slatedThe Piedmont Fire Department and the Public Safety Committee invite Piedmont citizens of all ages to attend the PFD Open House and Disaster Preparedness Fair from 11 a.
Piedmont, Montclair pet of the week
Calley, an 8-year-old female tortoiseshell domestic shorthair, is the East Bay SPCA's pet of the week. Calley is a beautiful mix of sweet and spicy. While she loves attention from her human companions, she also enjoys her quiet time.
Piedmont, Montclair police logs: Oakland hills report 13 home burglaries
PiedmontThe following are highlights from the Piedmont police blotter. For more information, including about other cases, visit the police department at 403 Highland Ave.
Adorable South Korean girl has a hard time understanding 'stranger danger'
Well this is insanely cute. (And a little terrifying for people who have spent the last several weeks watching True Detective.) Full Story
'Dancing With the Stars': Too many changes ahead?
Season 18 starts with a new co-host in Erin Andrews, a new orchestra, a planned partner swapping, the return of Maks Chmerkovskiy and Derek Hough and plenty of celebrity talent, including Olympic ice dancing champions Meryl Davis and Charlie White.
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Chris Brown back in jail; kicked out of rehab
A Malibu center booted Chris Brown Friday for reasons unknown; this had been his second stint in rehab for anger management treatment