East Bay businesses can get rebate for energy programs

Select businesses in Alameda and Contra Costa counties are offered rebates of up to 50 percent of the cost of installing more energy-efficient equipment. 
Staff WritersFremont to grand jury: Already taken care ofFremont was taken to task this week for destroying most of its emails after 30 days, a practice the city has already modified.  
 
Alameda County Supervisor Keith Carson voted no on a plan to spend $5 million to help Paramedics Plus, which has been losing millions. His vote killed the measure.  
 
A woman who was found dead in a Union City apartment building after a fierce two-alarm fire two weeks ago has been identified by the Alameda County coroner's bureau as 63-year-old Susan Sholaas of Union City.  
 
Karl Sanft faces life in prison without the possibility of parole for 2010 murders  
 
Karl George Sanft, of Union City, now faces sanity hearing after being found guilty of two counts of first-degree murder for killing Angelito Erasquin, 63, of Hayward, and truck driver James Wightman, 53, of Oregon.  
 
Staff WritersRaiders to receive early Coliseum City finance report next weekAnyone anticipating a dramatic Judgment Day for the Raiders next week can relax — a little, anyway.  
 
One person died in a two-alarm fire on Thursday in Union City, a fire official said.  
 
It's go-time for Floyd KephartThe San Diego finance whiz behind the best, possibly last-ditch effort to keep the Raiders in Oakland is set to present his early financing plans for the Coliseum City development to City Hall this week.  
 
After a call for help from the public Wednesday, several anonymous tips have helped detectives identify a suspect responsible for several package thefts, a Fremont Police spokeswoman said.  
 
(Dan Rosenstrauch/Bay Area News Group)
Five delicious noshes for that picnic basket

Ready to dine al fresco? Picnic cocktails, addictive fried chicken and tasty salads add up to a quintet of delicious treats for your outdoor feast. 
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Did Tiger Woods cheat with Amanda Dufner?

Lindsey Vonn reportedly caught golfer with his competitor’s ex-wife, which is likely why they aren’t dating anymore.