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Alameda: Wine & Waffles, next to the iconic Ole's Waffle Shop, will open soon

A new business opening soon next to Ole’s Waffle Shop on Park Street will offer patrons waffle fries and items from the Ole’s menu. But make no mistake, say owners Ken and Vickie Monize, the emphasis at Wine & Waffles is on the wine. 64 more words


PJ Library draws heat for policy on book with two dads

A children’s book about a boy with two fathers is at the center of a controversy involving PJ Library, particularly in the Bay Area, where the book is in high demand. 61 more words


Turner Publishing Buys Hunter House Assets

Turner Publishing has acquired the assets of Hunter House Publishers. The deal involves over 225 titles, including 10 books that have not yet been released. Todd Bottorff, president and publisher of Turner, said Turner will maintain the Hunter House name as an imprint. 74 more words


Grand Terrace: Crews prepare for massive bridge move over I-215

Ironworkers are tightening the last of 98,000 bolts on a massive railroad bridge, and riggers are putting the final touches on a complex plan for moving the steel span into place over Interstate 215 next week. 98 more words


Alameda: popUp gallery presents new exhibit on nature

The popUp Gallery’s new exhibit entitled, “Naturally,” opened March 14 as part of the 2nd Friday Estuary Art Walk at Autobody Fine Art Gallery.

This latest exhibition from gallery directors Mi’Chelle Frederick and Gabriele Bungardt invites viewers to appreciate the beauty, diversity and interconnection people share with nature. 22 more words

Contra Costa Times

CHRS Closer to Home

The California Historical Radio Society has announced that it is very near its goal to raise enough money to buy its own building to house its museum and operations.

from Radio World


Capitol Alert: Kamala Harris says legislative fixes could suppress organized crime in California

Attorney General Kamala Harris, discusses the package of bills she is supporting to help deal with the state’s elementary school truancy problem during a Capitol news conference in Sacramento, Calif., Monday, March 10, 2014. 39 more words