Delays in patient care are dangerous, psychologists and therapists say. Kaiser says claims are a union negotiations ploy.  
 
Union City Council has raised the fee for parking in two city-owned BART lots to $4 a day. But all-day parking rates will be less expensive at the Station Center parking garage, which BART owns.  
 
Piedmont Basketball Foundation -- Tryouts for forming leagues for boys and girls, grades 3-8, on Dec. 14. Times, registration and tryouts info will be posted on www.  
 
A 17-year-old Union City boy has been arrested after posting tweets in which he threatened to hurt students at the school he attends, though the threats are now believed to be a hoax, Union City police said.  
 
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Sanitation workers have returned a more than half-century-old heirloom diamond and sapphire ring to a Bay Area woman whose 3-year-old son flushed it down the toilet nearly six weeks ago.  
 
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Elsewhere: Alameda County voter turnout: 45 percent  
 
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The strike by 18,000 registered nurses at 21 hospitals and 35 clinics throughout Northern California. Hospitals remain open with extra security in place.  
 
The strike by 18,000 registered nurses will affect 21 hospitals and 35 clinics throughout Northern California. Hospitals will remain open.  
 
UNION CITY -- Christian Leota threw for 227 yards and four touchdowns -- all in the first half -- as the host Colts (8-2) rolled to the nonleague victory over the Vikings (0-10).  
 
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