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San Leandro: Abandoned stolen car catches fire, spreads to vegetation

Firefighters controlled a vehicle fire that spread into vegetation Monday afternoon in San Leandro, a fire official said. 
Four contenders are seeking election in November to the District 9 seat being vacated by Loni Hancock that serves the area west of the East Bay hills from San Leandro on the south to Rodeo on the north and includes Oakland, Berkeley and Richmond.  
San Leandro Police Department
San Leandro police released surveillance pictures in their search for a group of BB gun vandals they say have been targeting cars and people.  
A stop at a San Leandro gas station netted one customer $3 million last month.
Lucille Guadarrama stopped at Crazy Charlie's Fast Gas and Propane and bought a $5 California Lottery Set For Life Scratchers ticket  
Two men arrested in a home-invasion robbery and police chase last week in Hayward were charged for an array of crimes, authorities said Wednesday.  
San Leandro Police Department
A 7-Eleven clerk was shot by a pellet gun outside a San Leandro 7-Eleven store by a robber who was caught by police as he fled the scene, police said.  
SAN LEANDRO -- After graffiti directed against Latinos and African-Americans was cleaned off a wall at Marina Park, investigators are looking for a suspect, police said Sunday.  
Transit agency tackling electrical problems along Bay Point line; maintenance in San Leandro  
The four suspects, two men from Oakland and San Leandro and two women from Redwood City and Palo Alto, apparently targeted the Hayward apartment because they thought drugs and cash were there.
James Sakane
Anyone planning to travel on BART's Fremont line this weekend including some fans headed to the Golden State Warriors game on Sunday will need to take a bus between San Leandro and Bay Fair stations, BART officials said.  
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Review: 'Satchmo' goes behind Louis Armstrong's happy facade

The solo show 'Satchmo' by Terry Teachout depicts jazz legend Louis Armstrong reflecting on his bittersweet life and music; it plays at American Conservatory Theater through Feb. 7