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East Bay Regional Park District to waive fees for 'Green Friday'

East Bay Regional Park District to waive fees for 'Green Friday'

The East Bay Regional Park District is encouraging people to have a Green Friday alternative to the holiday shopping of Black Friday this week by waiving fees at all parks in the district for the day.
'From doctor to drug dealer' -- Tri-Valley physician convicted of illegally prescribing opioids

'From doctor to drug dealer' -- Tri-Valley physician convicted of illegally prescribing opioids

A physician from Dublin was found guilty last Friday of 14 counts of illegally prescribing opioids and other commonly abused medications to patients.
BART to increase electric vehicle charging ports at station parking lots

BART to increase electric vehicle charging ports at station parking lots

'When we see widespread adoption, there's an absolute need for more publicly accessible, easy charging; we heard that consistently from all external stakeholders.'
Western States Science Group recommends COVID-19 booster for all adults

Western States Science Group recommends COVID-19 booster for all adults

Gov. Newsom says extra shot is critical for people 'to strengthen their immunity and protect themselves from COVID-19'
News Digest: Teens presenting holiday cheer | TV30 football marathon on Thanksgiving | 'The Power of Giving' at Bankhead

News Digest: Teens presenting holiday cheer | TV30 football marathon on Thanksgiving | 'The Power of Giving' at Bankhead

Pleasanton's High School Music Collaborative is kicking off the holiday season for families next weekend with the season's favorites as well as a few originals. See that and more in this week's News Digest.
Kaiser workers join picket lines with striking engineers

Kaiser workers join picket lines with striking engineers

Union members representing Kaiser Permanente's mental health professionals, nurses, optometrists, pharmacists and others are walking the picket line today and Friday in sympathy with striking engineers.
5 earthquakes recorded in Tri-Valley

5 earthquakes recorded in Tri-Valley

A 3.9-magnitude earthquake struck the San Ramon Valley late Wednesday morning, followed by four smaller temblors in the area within the ensuing four-plus hours.
State officials urge vaccination ahead of holiday gatherings, anticipated winter surge

State officials urge vaccination ahead of holiday gatherings, anticipated winter surge

State public health officials encouraged families to get vaccinated against COVID-19 this week as part of a "week of action" prior to Thanksgiving and other holidays that include large gatherings.
Chief of staff Brown chosen to succeed late Alameda County supervisor Chan

Chief of staff Brown chosen to succeed late Alameda County supervisor Chan

Following the untimely death of Supervisor Wilma Chan, the Alameda County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday appointed Chan's chief of staff Dave Brown to replace her. Brown will serve the remaining 14 months of Chan's current term.
Tri-Valley native, Giants' shortstop Brandon Crawford earns 4th Gold Glove

Tri-Valley native, Giants' shortstop Brandon Crawford earns 4th Gold Glove

San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford, a 2005 Foothill High alum, won his fourth career Gold Glove for his defensive prowess when the 2021 awards were announced on Sunday.