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Piedmont: City celebrates MLK Day
The city of Piedmont held its annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration at the Piedmont Community Hall with the theme of "Fairness for All." The program opened with the Oaktown Jazz Workshop and comments by Rep. Barbara Lee and Mayor Margaret Fujioka.
Jill Stanton of the auditing firm Vavrinek, Trine & Day, told the school board at its Jan. 14 meeting that the district was in compliance with all local, state and federal regulations.
With the agreement Tuesday, the call would be transferred to the county medical priority dispatch center that provides guidance to the household on what to do until emergency help arrives, which is usually within minutes of the call.
The boy is one of four suspected of beating and stealing a woman's car in Oakland Wednesday and then crashing it in Piedmont where he was arrested and the others escaped.
The festival will feature two full days of programming, including the East Bay premiere of "The Song of the Sea," which was just nominated for an Oscar for best animated feature film. The festival also includes workshops where children can create their own short pieces of animation.
The freedom of many has been trumped by a few. At what point do we stand up and say, "Enough!"The response to last week's interview with the widow of slain Oakland hills writer David Ruenzel has been eye-opening.
In response to the drought, city staff proposes removing existing turf and replacing it with a Mediterranean plant palette and rain gardens to capture all onsite rain water.
Wine: Idle Hour Winery, near Yosemite
Tucked away near Yosemite's southern gate, Anna Marie dos Remedios' Idle Hour Winery makes viognier, pinot noir and tempranillo.
(Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
Seth Rogen sorry for 'American Sniper' comments
“The Interview” actor compared Clint Eastwood’s movie to a Nazi propaganda film depicted in “Inglourious Basterds” because both dealt with snipers, he says; but his comments were taken by many to suggest he was dismissing “American Sniper” as pro-war propaganda.