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San Leandro police on alert after threats from East Oakland gang

An East Oakland street gang has threatened San Leandro police after officers shot and killed a woman there in December, authorities said Thursday.  
Sheriff's deputies are looking for two male suspects who robbed a San Leandro 7-Eleven store at gunpoint Feb. 24, according to the Alameda County Sheriff's Office. Sheriff's officials said the suspects robbed the store at 15320 E. 14th St. at about 1:55 p.m.  
Two more men were arrested this week in connection with the slaying of a 36-year-old man in Berkeley in December, police said.  
Elsewhere: San Leandro ends downtown parking shuttle because of low ridership  
The increase is retroactive to Jan. 1.  
Firefighters and the school district team up to put devices at Hayward middle, high school campuses.  
A heated argument over drinking in a parking lot at a local bowling alley last weekend led to a security guard narrowly avoiding being hit by a car, a shooting and a police officer being kicked in the face, police said Wednesday.  
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EBMUD is continuing its program of offering rebates for residential landscape conversions. It has also developed new WaterSmart plant tags to guide consumers looking to convert to water efficient landscaping and is working closely with area nurseries.  
Some Kaiser Permanente patients still have to wait too long for appointments, state Department of Managed Health Care says  
Two men accused of fatally shooting a paraplegic man and wounding a woman during a marijuana-related robbery late last year were charged with murder Monday by the Alameda County District Attorney's Office, even as one of the men remained on the loose.  
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'Being Mary Jane': Gabrielle Union relishes a career high point

Losing the role of Olivia Pope on 'Scandal' 'happened for a reason,' says Pleasanton native, who also talks of how Whitney Houston's death altered her focus. 
Harrison Ford plane crash injuries 'moderate'; engine failure cited

The “Star Wars” actor crash-landed a small vintage plane on a Venice Beach golf course. Reports say he was taken to a hospital with bloody gashes on his head.