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This will be the 20th year former Alameda County Gail Steele and a group of parents have organized the memorial.
The competition -- "Alameda County Apps Challenge 2015.1" -- will run April 25 from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at James Logan High School in Union City.
Thieves stole an estimated $7,000 from the league's annual fundraiser. The baseball team and firefighters donated $2,000 to cover the insurance deductible, and then some.
Tri-City-area water customers' bimonthly service charge will increase by 30 percent, effective May 1. The commodity charge in customers' bills will remain the same.
Emergency and social service agencies from throughout Alameda County will take part in Hayward expo.
(Jay R. Brooks)
Brooks on Beer: Smoked beer
Ever heard of rauchbier? It's a smoky beer that goes well with barbecue and smoked meats.
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'The Avengers: Age of Ultron" already cleaning up overseas
New Disney/Marvel blockbuster doing well in South Korea, Britain and Russia, among others.