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Recycled Wastewater Program Keeps East Bay Gardens Alive

September 8, 2014 | 7:00 am

Recycled Wastewater Program Keeps East Bay Gardens Alive

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In first program of its kind in U.S., water district is giving away treated sewage water for landscaping.

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Female Dancers In Oakland Strut, Waack And Flex Their Way Into A Male-Dominated Scene

August 30, 2014 | 9:00 am

Female Dancers In Oakland Strut, Waack And Flex Their Way Into A Male-Dominated Scene

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The Bay Area, and especially Oakland, has long been an incubator for hip-hop dance styles.

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Inside the Expanding East Bay Craft Beer Scene

January 20, 2014 | 9:00 am

Inside the Expanding East Bay Craft Beer Scene

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Craft beer is taking off in a big way on the east side of the bay.

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What a Bore! New Caldecott Tunnel Opens to Traffic

November 18, 2013 | 11:15 am

What a Bore! New Caldecott Tunnel Opens to Traffic

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Now, four lanes of traffic can move in both directions all day long.

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AC Transit Strike Threat: Court Imposes Cooling-Off Period

October 23, 2013 | 10:00 am

AC Transit Strike Threat: Court Imposes Cooling-Off Period

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East Bay bus district and union now have 60 days to iron out dispute over a new contract.

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No AC Transit Strike for Now; Gov. Brown Steps In

October 16, 2013 | 6:28 pm

No AC Transit Strike for Now; Gov. Brown Steps In

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Board report due to Brown in seven days, after which he could initiate a 60-day cooling off period.

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AC Transit Buses Running as Strike Avoided

August 6, 2013 | 11:55 pm

AC Transit Buses Running as Strike Avoided

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Update Wednesday: Drivers, mechanics, dispatchers and other workers for AC Transit reached a tentative agreement with their employer late Tuesday, avoiding a strike that threatened to affect hundreds of thousands of commuters. Amalgamated Transit Union Local 192 and the Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District struck the deal shortly before midnight, when the union had vowed to […]

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