Housing crisis: Livermore deal enables middle-class apartments

LIVERMORE — An unusual deal in the East Bay will enable a big Livermore apartment complex to be set aside for middle-income residents, an effort that could help blunt some of the effects of the housing crisis. Catalyst Housing Group and the California Community Housing Agency have teamed up to purchase The Arbors, an apartment […]

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Outside Lands launches Inside Lands music festival this month

Are you ready for Inside Lands? It’s the new virtual online festival from — you guessed it — the Outside Lands promoters and it will feature “two days of music and never before seen footage to celebrate all things Outside Lands from the past 12 years of the festival’s history,” according to a news release. […]

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‘I want closure for my daughter,’ mother of Rosie Tapia says on 25th anniversary of girl’s death

Lewine Tapia, makes an emotion plea for justice as she talks about her 6-year-old daughter, Rosie Tapia, who was taken from her ground-level apartment and killed 25 years ago as Rosie’s sister, Angelica Tapia, center, and Rosie’s niece, Miranda Elizondo, left, look on during press conference at the Public Safety Building in Salt Lake City […]

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Hurley family announce new wave of business ventures

The Hurley family, well-known in the surf and action-sports apparel world, is starting a new venture after purchasing shoe brand Simple, with plans to bring its apparel expertise to the once-popular shoe company. “We literally look to that word and name to inform everything we do,” said Jeff Hurley, CEO of Kandui Holdings, the umbrella company that will […]

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WeWork nabbed a fresh $1.1 billion in financing from SoftBank as the coworking giant’s membership dropped

WeWork’s membership dropped by 81,000 in the second quarter, per financial information sent to employees on Thursday.  The company’s revenue increased 9% year-on-year to $882 million. SoftBank extended another $1.1 billion in debt financing in the second quarter, giving WeWork $4.1 billion in cash and unfunded cash commitments.  For more WeWork stories, click here. WeWork […]

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Trump admits he’s blocking postal cash to stop mail-in votes

President Donald Trump frankly acknowledged Thursday that he’s starving the U.S. Postal Service of money in order to make it harder to process an expected surge of mail-in ballots, which he worries could cost him the election. In an interview on Fox Business Network, Trump explicitly noted two funding provisions that Democrats are seeking in […]

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‘Like the Titanic’ – NCAA experts warn of coronavirus spread

The NCAA’s chief medical officer and two of its infectious disease expert advisers warned Thursday the uncontrolled spread of the coronavirus throughout the United States remains an enormous obstacle for college sports to overcome. “I feel like the Titanic. We have hit the iceberg, and we’re trying to make decisions of what time should we […]

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‘Like the Titanic’ – NCAA experts warn of coronavirus spread

The NCAA’s chief medical officer and two of its infectious disease expert advisers warned Thursday the uncontrolled spread of the coronavirus throughout the United States remains an enormous obstacle for college sports to overcome. “I feel like the Titanic. We have hit the iceberg, and we’re trying to make decisions of what time should we […]

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Officers who shot at teens in traffic stop did not activate body cameras

Police officers did not turn on their body cameras during a traffic stop that ended in an officer shooting at two teenagers in South Georgia, investigators say. In newly obtained 911 audio from minutes before the officer-involved shooting, officers can be heard saying the teens, along with their younger siblings who rode in a car […]

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Del Mar horse racing consensus picks for Friday, Aug. 14

The consensus box of picks comes from handicappers Bob Mieszerski, Art Wilson, Terry Turrell and Eddie Wilson. Here are the picks for Friday, August 14 for racing at Del Mar. Trouble viewing on mobile device? See consensus picks Enjoy the consensus horse racing picks online? Subscribe Related Articles Mel Stute, trainer of 1986 Preakness winner, […]

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Coronavirus Entertaining: 10 ways to make small social pod gatherings safer 

This past weekend, I engaged in some daring, foolhardy behavior. No, I didn’t recklessly speed past a police car, or skydive into the mouth of a volcano. This weekend I ―  don’t judge ― had friends over for dinner. Gasp! I know. It’s risky, but my husband and I thought it through, as did our […]

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Clay County Sheriff Darryl Daniels given two options: resign or be arrested

Clay County Sheriff Darryl Daniels has been given an ultimatum by a special prosecutor, according to News4Jax sources. According to the three sources, his choices are to resign his position and do not seek elected office again or be arrested for felony destruction of public records charges. Sources said he has until the end of […]

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Alcatraz Island to reopen Monday after being closed five months due to pandemic

After being closed for the past five months due to the coronavirus pandemic, Alcatraz Island — one of Northern California’s top tourist draws — will reopen to the public on Monday, even though the Big House itself will remain padlocked. The famed former maximum security federal prison in San Francisco Bay operated from 1934 to […]

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Medical review upheld for Saudi prisoner at Guantanamo

A federal judge has turned back an effort to delay an independent medical review for a Saudi citizen held at the Guantanamo Bay detention center who was so badly mistreated in American custody that he cannot be put on trial. U.S. District Judge Ellen Huvelle late Wednesday rejected the U.S. government’s bid to put a […]

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WATCH LIVE: Trump holds news conference from White House

An overzealous prosecutor trying to hide her crime-fighting past — who is also weak on crime. The most radical pick for vice president ever — but too moderate to energize progressive Democrats. President Donald Trump’s campaign is struggling to define California Sen. Kamala Harris, the newly announced running mate for Democratic rival Joe Biden. And […]

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Jaguars, NFL outpacing country in avoiding COVID-19

As the Jaguars and the rest of the NFL continue to adapt to training camp in the pandemic, the league has released some numbers related to COVID-19 testing.  Nearly 10,000 people have been tested. That includes players, coaches, staff, and team employees as well as some media. Of those, 170 people have tested positive. That’s […]

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UAE, Israel to establish full diplomatic ties

By Josef Federman, Matthew Lee and Job Gambrell | Associated Press JERUSALEM — Israel and the United Arab Emirates announced Thursday they are establishing full diplomatic relations in a U.S.-brokered deal that required Israel to halt its contentious plan to annex occupied West Bank land sought by the Palestinians. The historic deal delivered a key […]

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Man charged with killing guest at July Fourth party on Far South Side

No motive was given for the shooting during Donnell Banton’s bond hearing Thursday, but Cook County prosecutors said he was involved in confrontations with the attendants at the gathering, including the dead victim David Scott, minutes before. | Sun-Times file Donnell Banton faces murder and attempted murder charges in the fatal July 5 shooting at […]

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