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Tri-Valley cities unsuccessful in their RHNA appeals

Tri-Valley cities unsuccessful in their RHNA appeals

Appeals from four Tri-Valley cities to reduce their Regional Housing Needs Allocation (RHNA) assignments were recently denied.
Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan dies after being hit by car while walking dog

Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan dies after being hit by car while walking dog

"North star," "trailblazer," and "one of our strongest leaders" are some of the terms Bay Area elected officials used to describe Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan, who died after being struck by a car Wednesday morning in Alameda.
PG&E under federal investigation

PG&E under federal investigation

The federal government wants to know whether PG&E was responsible for causing the Dixie Fire, the second-largest blaze in California history.
Cal State races to boost graduation rate and cut early Ds and Fs

Cal State races to boost graduation rate and cut early Ds and Fs

With the pandemic threatening to undercut graduation rates, Cal State is pushing to re-enroll lost students and reduce early Ds and Fs that can drive students to drop out.
FDA gives full approval for COVID vaccines for kids age 5-11

FDA gives full approval for COVID vaccines for kids age 5-11

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration gave its formal approval Friday of COVID-19 vaccines for children ages 5-11.
Facebook changes its name to Meta

Facebook changes its name to Meta

In an online presentation on Thursday, Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the rebrand is intended to emphasize his company's greater focus on what he calls the "metaverse," in which the digital and real world will collide.
BART could exhaust federal relief funds, face 9-figure deficits by 2024

BART could exhaust federal relief funds, face 9-figure deficits by 2024

BART could face nine-figure budget deficits as soon as the 2023-2024 fiscal year without a significant increase in its operating revenue, the transit agency's budget officials said Thursday.
CityServe to host ninth annual Prayer Breakfast in person

CityServe to host ninth annual Prayer Breakfast in person

CityServe has held the annual Prayer Breakfast as a beloved tradition for the past nine years, with last year’s event being held virtually due to the pandemic.
Child care in California hasn’t rebounded — why many workers aren’t coming back

Child care in California hasn’t rebounded — why many workers aren’t coming back

California’s child care workforce is still 10% smaller than it was before the pandemic, as low wages contribute to acute staffing shortages.
A fair in the fall

A fair in the fall

Looking ahead to the closing weekend of the weather-shortened nine-day fall run, some highlights include Halloween themed movies and live concerts, in addition to the usual fair offerings such as carnival rides, food, vendors and a range of exhibits.