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Alameda County (California)

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  • Second lawsuit seeks billions more for California schools

     
    A coalition of education activists filed a lawsuit Monday to seek a vast increase, by billions of dollars annually, in California's funding of education. This litigation follows a similar legal claim filed in May by other groups. In both cases,......
  • 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......
  • Ruben Salazar remembered

    Today the United States Postal Service adds Ruben Salazar to its honor role of American journalists by issuing a first-class Salazar postage stamp. But the former Times columnist had left his mark long before his death during the 1970 Chicano Moratorium...
  • Here's to good buddies, good health

    Here's to good buddies, good health
    WHILE no man is an island, too many are like lonely peninsulas jutting off from the rest of society. In recent decades, close friendships among Americans have dwindled -- especially among certain groups of men. And, experts say, there are consequences to...
  • CA. Parole Agents Use Award Ruse To Reel In Fugitives

    CA. Parole Agents Use Award Ruse To Reel In Fugitives
    Dozens of California parole violators showed up to claim a very attractive offer: $200 and amnesty. And dozens of parole violators found themselves in handcuffs and, for most, headed back to prison. In a corrections department variation on the old bait-...
  • Boards endorse lawsuit

    Local school boards are throwing their support behind a lawsuit filed Thursday that claims the California education system has been underfunded by billions for years in violation of the state Constitution. The lawsuit represents years of work by the...
  • 10/13 Storm Blog: Rain Caused Power Outages, Didn't Dent Drought Conditions

    10/13 Storm Blog: Rain Caused Power Outages, Didn't Dent Drought Conditions
    Visit this page on FOX40.com for rolling updates on the 10/13 Storm: Update at 4:00pm: FOX40 News at 5:30pm will air as a special report, "After The Storm." Be sure to tune in to see your photos and hear your storm stories, including what to do about...
  • 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...
  • Shifting Gears in Bid to Halt Recklessness

    Oakland Mayor Jerry Brown proposed tougher laws Friday to curb nightly displays of reckless driving called "sideshow" that have resulted in eight deaths and hundreds of arrests over the last year. At a news conference, Brown said he had introduced a...
  • Jackson Defense on Attack

    SANTA MARIA, Calif. — Under tough questioning in court Monday, Michael Jackson's 15-year-old accuser acknowledged telling a school administrator that the pop star had not molested him. The surprise blow came after Jeffrey Alpert, the former dean of...