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East Bay Express

East Bay Express

318 Harrison St
Oakland, CA 94607   Directions

(510) 879-3700

Popular Vintage Store Pretty Penny Closes After Nearly 13 Years in Business
08/19/2018 12:39pm

Pretty Penny, a popular vintage clothing store in Rockridge responsible for outfitting stylish women and men throughout the Bay Area, will close its doors on Sunday, Aug. 18, after nearly 13 years in business. The well-curated but never inaccessible shop carried a large collection of vintage clothes, shoes, accessories, and jewelry from the 1940s to 1990s, as well as contemporary clothes and goods from local designers.…

More Allegations of Embezzlement at Oakland's BayTech Charter School
08/17/2018 1:55pm

OUSD officials are investigating numerous questionable purchases made using the Bay Area Technology School's credit card, according to a notice of concern sent by the district to the charter school. The newly revealed allegations are part of a broader investigation by OUSD into financial mismanagement at the school and include accusations by BayTech's three current board members against the school's former principal that he fraudulently altered his employment contract. The former principal, Hayri Hatipoglu, has accused the school's board of defaming him. The review of the school's credit card spending was revealed in a July 12 notice of concern sent by OUSD's charter schools oversight office to BayTech's leaders.…

Chinatown Update: Yun's Idea Cuisine, Huangcheng Noodle House, and So Much Boba
08/17/2018 11:26am

While many Oakland Chinatown restaurant spaces languish empty, others have been churning through concepts rapidly. The single storefront to see the most change in the past couple of years is located at 366 8th St. In late 2014, Kee Wong and Hon Chan opened Chilli Padi, which was Oakland’s only Malaysian restaurant at the time.…

Oakland Unified May Eliminate Nearly 340 Positions in One Year to Stay Fiscally Solvent
08/15/2018 5:57pm

As it grapples with how to deal with its ongoing budget difficulties, one of the state’s more financially troubled districts Wednesday considered a plan that could result in hundreds of staff, including many teachers, being laid off. Oakland Unified, which is still digging its way out of state receivership imposed on it 15 years ago, is facing continued financial challenges.…

Bicycle Advocates Decry Arrest of Najari “Naj” Smith
08/15/2018 2:29pm

When a popular youth organizer and bicycle advocate was arrested by an Oakland police officer during the group’s regular First Friday bicycle ride, news spread rapidly through Richmond, causing at first concern and then outrage. Najari “Naj” Smith spent the first weekend in August in jail after being arrested during a regular group bicycle ride in Oakland that included three bicycle organizations that have primarily African American members.…

East Bay Times

East Bay Times

175 Lennon Ln
Walnut Creek, CA 94598   Directions

(800) 598-4637

Drought reveals remains of German ‘Atlantis’ in lake
08/19/2018 4:58pm

A sustained drought in Germany has revealed the ruins of a village abandoned when a large reservoir was created more than 100 years ago.

South Koreans enter North to reunite with kin split by war
08/19/2018 3:58pm

Dozens of elderly South Koreans crossed the heavily fortified border into North Korea on Monday for heart-wrenching meetings with relatives most haven't seen since they were separated by the turmoil of the Korean War.

Trump says his White House counsel not a ‘John Dean type RAT’
08/19/2018 3:13pm

Trump, in a series of angry tweets, denounced a New York Times story that his White House counsel, Don McGahn, has been cooperating extensively with the special counsel team investigating Russian election meddling and potential collusion with Trump's Republican campaign.

No. 1 ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ exceeds expections at box office
08/19/2018 2:35pm

Glitz won over guns as the gilded romance "Crazy Rich Asians" debuted at No. 1 in North American theaters this weekend, surpassing industry expectations and beating out action-packed fare like "Mile 22."

Women win primaries in record numbers, look to November
08/19/2018 1:26pm

More women than ever before have won major party primaries for governor, U.S. Senate and House this year — setting a U.S. record and paving the way for November battles that could significantly increase the number of women in elected office and change the public debate on issues such as health care.

CBS 5 - San Francisco

CBS 5 - San Francisco

855 Battery St
San Francisco, CA 94111   Directions

(415) 362-5550

Traffic Snarled After Danville Crash Leaves One Injured
08/19/2018 10:12pm

One person suffered minor injuries this evening in a two-vehicle collision at Sycamore Valley Road and Camino Ramon just east of Interstate 680, Danville police said.

Despite Success, Marin County Farmer Set To Sell Ranch
08/19/2018 9:08pm

The owner of a well-known ranch in Marin County is getting ready to sell his farm despite its success, saying the land is so valuable it simply doesn't make any sense not to sell.

Astros Top A’s 9-4 To Avoid Sweep
08/19/2018 8:12pm

Justin Verlander pitched just well enough to earn his 200th career win and the Astros hit five home runs, beating the Oakland Athletics 9-4 Sunday to retake sole possession of the AL West lead.

Social Media Video Of Bay Bridge Sideshow Leads To Arrest
08/19/2018 7:53pm

A driver was arrested for allegedly taking part in a sideshow that blocked traffic on the Bay Bridge Sunday morning.

Hayward Police Find Two Mystery Urns Containing Ashes
08/19/2018 7:14pm

Police in Hayward have a mystery on their hands after coming across two boxes containing urns full of ashes among a number of items left at an intersection, according to authorities.



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