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Alameda County (California)

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  • Bay Area home prices soar in April, sales flat from a year earlier

    Home prices in the San Francisco Bay Area surged in April amid robust demand, bucking a national cooling trend with the help of a booming tech industry. The region’s median home price soared 5.4% from March to $610,000 in April, research firm...
  • California bear hunting season opens Saturday

     
    Bear hunters who haven't yet purchased their 2010 tags and plan to hunt on Saturday's opening day should get to a California Department of Fish and Game office no later than Thursday. That's because all DFG offices may be closed......
  • 8.4 million Californians lack health coverage as the ranks of the uninsured swell, study finds

     
    The number of Californians who lost jobs and health insurance probably increased in every county last year, according to a study released Monday by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research. The new analysis found that 37 counties -- including......
  • State attorney general probes more high salaries across California [Updated]

     
    A top administrator in Alameda County, the retired city manager in Vernon and a public hospital executive earning more than $800,000 are among the local government officials whose pay and pension are being cited by Atty. Gen. Jerry Brown as......
  • Target Corp. to pay $22.5 million in settlement over alleged hazardous waste dumping

     
    Target Corp. has agreed to pay $22.5 million to settle a multiyear government investigation into the alleged dumping of hazardous waste by the retail chain, according to court documents filed this week. The settlement, pending final approval by a judge,.....
  • Judge dismisses suit against Blue Shield's doctor-rating system

     
    An Alameda County judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by the California Medical Assn. against Blue Shield of California, alleging that the insurer's online doctor-rating system is inaccurate and misleads consumers....
  • Oakland man arrested in Chula Vista on suspicion of battering woman during 15-hour ordeal

     
    A 42-year-old Oakland man has been arrested in Chula Vista on suspicion of kidnapping a woman in the Northern California city and subjecting her to a 15-hour ordeal that included beating her and stuffing her in the trunk of her......
  • Brazilian Blowout blow-up: U.S. OSHA issues warning about formaldehyde in hair-smoothing treatment

     
    The ongoing controversy over the celebrity-endorsed Brazilian Blowout and similar keratin hair smoothing treatments that are used to tame frizzy hair intensified this week, when U.S. health officials issued a hazard alert warning about dangerous...
  • California State Worker Furloughs Put on Hold

    California State Worker Furloughs Put on Hold
    An Alameda County judge has put state worker furloughs on hold. Furloughs were set to begin again on Friday. Under Gov. Schwarzenegger's order, state workers were supposed to take off every second, third, and fourth Friday of the month. This was all...
  • Oakland Raiders Pre-Season

    Gayle Anderson was live in Torrance for "OAKLAND RAIDERS FIRST PRE-SEASON GAME." Gayle was live at Paddy O's Pub & Restaurant, one of the favorite fan locations for people who love the Oakland Raiders. Paddy O's location is 20320 South Western Avenue in...
  • Port Chicago, site of a World War II home front tragedy, is a classroom today

    Port Chicago, site of a World War II home front tragedy, is a classroom today
    The bombs erupted along Pier No. 1, thousands of them, about 30 miles northeast of San Francisco. And 66 years later, you can still spot a few twisted hunks of metal near water's edge, an American flag snapping in the wind overhead. This is Port...
  • Furlough Fridays Are Back For California State Workers

    Furlough Fridays Are Back For California State Workers
    SACRAMENTO -- Friday furloughs are back on for California state employees, after the state Supreme Court overturned a lower court ruling that had temporarily stopped them. The high court decided Wednesday to put all furlough litigation -- including the...