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State Water Project: ‘No Deliveries to Customers This Year’

the blog in Bay Area Bites – KQED Food: Here’s what may be the most dramatic development yet in California’s Great Drought of 2013-14: The state Department of Water Resources announced today that for the first time…

Oakland to allow on-leash dogs in parks

Contra Costa Times: Oakland might never get a long-awaited dog park near Lake Merritt (archive: wolfpix) , but the city is poised to welcome on-leash canines in public parks.

Proposed housing project sits in flood plain

Petaluma 360: The hot-button issues of building in the flood quaint annexing land into the city and traffic (illustration: Tom Lemos) congestion took center stage Tue when a 31-lot subdivision proposed…

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Cotati to push for Measure A extension

The Community Voice: All signs are pointing to the City of Cotati (archive: Goldenrowley) pushing for an extension of sales tax Measure A, which is scheduled to end in 2015.

Drought – Specified Webpage Launched By City of Santa Cruz

Times Publishing Corp. Jan 31: …- The City of Santa Cruz, which is one hundred percent dependent on local rainfall for its water supply, has created a drought …

Alabama welcoming top recruits from 2014 and 2015 classes on final weekend before Signing Day

Elephant Journal: Other top in-state prospects expected to visit include Gadsden four-star offensive lineman Tyler Carr, Central-Phenix City athlete…

Imprisoned man who targeted Justin Bieber admits to separate murder-for-hire plot

Times Herald: From there, Staake and Ruane were to kill Bieber and a bodyguard, officials said. There were not explicit instructions on how to kill the singer.

Peter Koestenbaum challenges executives to be better leaders

Contra Costa Times has a long article: Koestenbaum’s clients have included CEOs, psychologists, city officials, union leaders, the homeless and companies such as IBM and the former chairman of Ford and the Ford family. Berkeley is in this article (archive: Aka Hige)

Suspicious Package at Maxwell Air Force Base Tests positive for Explosives

KRON 4: ALABAMA- Parts of Alabama’s Maxwell Air Force Base were evacuated Fri after a suspicious package found at a base post office tested positive for explosives, base officials said.

We Wanna Be Friends With: Srijith Gopinathan

7×7 | Insider’s Guide to the Best of San Francisco: Overwhelmed by the coolness? Every week we will pick one standout local we’d love to be friends with to answer 7 essential questions about their life in San Francisco (archive: http2007) .

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Norman Lear explores social inequality in Epix docuseries

Timesheraldonline Jul 30: — Norman Lear, age 94 and a native Completely new Yorker, thought he knew a few things about the obstacles of housing in the Large Apple. (more…)

Vallejo police lieutenant takes San Pablo job

Timesheraldonline has a long article Jul 30: Fast-forward through the next seventeen years of working for his dad’s construction company, selling cars, and working for the USA postal service, DeJesus found himself as a 32-year-old police reserve in Vallejo after moving here in 1984 from San Francisco. (more…)

Fire On Track Shuts Down BART’s Walnut Creek Station

Sanfrancisco Cbslocal Jul 30: WALNUT CREEK — An equipment fire knocked a BART train out of service Sat and forced the closure of the Walnut Creek station, triggering huge delays, officials said. (more…)

Donald Trump attacks Muslim father's convention speech share

Politics – Abc7news Jul 30: With one hundred days left before the fall election, Hillary Clinton’s campaign bus wound its way through Donald Trump’s U.S. as the Republican nominee picked a whole new fight with the bereaved father of a Muslim Army captain. (more…)


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Historical Footage Of San Francisco: Amatuer Shot In The 1940's On 16mm Kodachrome

Youtube: Scenes from pre-World War II San Francisco. Shot In 16mm Kodachrome this amateur film includes shots of Mission Dolores, Cliff Property Golden Gate, Park Aquarium.

MDA versus Star of the Sea

Youtube: Fourth Grade MDA Girls Volleyball Team 2013. Mission Dolores Academy Versus Star of the Sea. Fri Oct 25 2013