Mosquito fogging scheduled on Martinez, Pittsburg, Bay Point waterfronts

Parts of the Martinez, Pittsburg and Bay Point waterfronts will be fogged this evening in an ongoing effort to control mosquito populations in the area and prevent the spread of West Nile virus.  
Chevron-funded campaign attacks Richmond mayor's travel, ignores own candidate's more frequent absences
City Councilman and Chevron supporter Nat Bates has taken more trips at greater taxpayer expense, and missed far more City Council meetings, than Mayor Gayle McLaughlin since 2010, according to city records  

Emergency crews clean up San Leandro diesel fuel spill
A diesel fuel spill had Davis Street clogged in San Leandro following a vehicle collision just west of Interstate 880. 

National Weather service warns of large waves, rip currents for Bay Area coastal areas
The National Weather Service has issued a Beach Hazards Statement in effect today for parts of the coastal Bay Area including San Francisco, Sonoma and southern Monterey counties.  

2.6 magnitude earthquake recorded in Santa Clara, Monterey Counties Saturday
Two earthquakes shook parts of Santa Clara and Monterey counties along the San Andreas Fault on Saturday and a stronger one hit this morning next to the fault in Humboldt County, according to the U. 

Fracking ban on the ballot in tiny San Benito County has big statewide implications
SAN JUAN BAUTISTA -- When President Ronald Reagan was pushing for offshore oil drilling on the edges of Monterey Bay in the mid-1980s, Santa Cruz voters fought back, approving a ballot measure that banned construction of all storage tanks, pipelines and other oil equipment in the city. 

San Francisco lake to get fish-killing chemical
Officials are turning to a fish-killing chemical to try to rid a San Francisco lake of invasive species. 

Marin resident denied solar panels by homeowners association
Plans to install solar panels on a home in Kentfield are up in the air after the Kent Woodlands Property Owners Association said the panels are the wrong color. 

NASA Ames turns 75; tens of thousands flock to open house
When visitors heard that the center was inviting the public into the famed facility to celebrate its 75th anniversary, they jumped at the chance to return.  

Union City: One person transported to hospital in hazmat incident at research company
Police Friday afternoon cleared the scene of a suspicious materials incident in Union City after investigators determined the suspicious substance came from a package containing broken printer ink cartridges.  

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Review: Michael Mina goes Japanese with SF's Pabu

Open since July, Pabu, a modern izakaya in San Francisco's Financial District, is Michael Mina's first Bay Area restaurant in five years. Under the direction of longtime friend and chef Ken Tominaga, Pabu delivers high quality, inventive Japanese cuisine 
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Renee Zellweger barely recognizable Monday on red carpet

The actress, who hasn’t been in a film since 2010, shows up for Elle’s Annual Women in Hollywood Awards in Los Angeles looking like she’s has some plastic surgery.