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Piedmont: Community honors Fox with Hecht volunteer award

During a meeting of the Piedmont Unified School District board, Superintendent Connie Hubbard, board President Andrea Swenson and others thanked Jennifer Fox for her time and talents. "We're very pleased and excited to present this award to Jennifer," Hubbard said. "As the winner, she was asked to go to the district's AP art show and pick out a piece of art work done by a student as her prize." 
The 500-gallon tanker, which was half full with water, was discovered stolen Thursday morning from a landscaping site near the Caldecott Tunnel in the Oakland hills.  
The gala is the signature fundraiser for PAINTS (Promote Art in the Schools Inc.) in its 13th year. This year promises an array of new and returning artists who donate their works -- ranging from furniture items to sculptures, paintings and more.  
San Francisco might soon steal the Golden State Warriors away to a fancy new house across the Bay, but one thing is certain -- if Stephen Curry's gang brings the city its first pro sports championship since the A's won the "Earthquake Series" in 1989, Oakland will have its parade.  
Courtesy of Barbara Price
Barbara Price continued to operate the building, located at the corner of Mountain Boulevard and Thornhill Drive, as a women's club -- it currently has 150 members -- and supported it by hosting special events such as weddings, parties and concerts, as well as ongoing classes in everything from cooking to Tai Chi.  
East Bay SPCA
Justice, a female, adult, Rottweiler mix, is the East Bay SPCA's pet of the week. She's 90 pounds of beautiful, a lot of dog to love. Justice is also a silly goofball, a fun-loving, happy girl looking for someone who loves to laugh and play around.  
Miles Graber, Martha Aarons and Lev Polyakin will perform music on piano, flute and violin featuring composers from several countries and eras. The concert is at 7:30 p.m. May 26. Tickets are $20 general and $15 senior/student and may be purchased at www.brownpapertickets.com.  
Physician Julia Walsh with UC Berkeley's public health department pointed out that the cities of Palo Alto, Brisbane, Fairfax and Richmond all have sent letters of objection to entities that handle their investments to remove fossil fuel investments from their portfolios.  
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"We are pleased and honored to have Harmeet Dhillon as part of our organization," said Cece Mehlhoff, PARW's president. "In March of 2013, she was elected as the first woman vice chair of the California Republican Party, and we are eager to hear her opinion of political trends in the state."  
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The awards ceremony will introduce the 125 scholarship recipients, many of who will be telling their stories. Among them will be students from the first graduating class of Oakland's African American Male Achievement (AAMA) program as well as those receiving the nonprofit's first Launch Scholarship, created to fund those entering Career and Technical Education programs that lead directly to careers.  
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Friday's TV picks: Grateful Dead fans, get a load of this

'The Other One: The Long, Strange Trip of Bob Weir' chronicles Weir's journey from his youth in Palo Alto to global fame in documentary on Netflix. Plus, Thomas Middleditch of 'Silicon Valley' drums up laughs on 'Comedy Bang! Bang!' 
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David Letterman set trashed; Dumpster divers move in

Hours after the 'Late Show' finished taping, the crew began dismantling and throwing away iconic parts of David Letterman's set.