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Alameda County (California)

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  • For state GOP, November may be the cruelest month

    In a city where House Speaker Nancy Pelosi faces criticism for not being liberal enough, California Republicans gathered this weekend to repair deep divides over how to appeal to an electorate that continues to trend away from the steady diet of...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...