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Hayward bus company set to relocate to Livermore

Hayward bus company set to relocate to Livermore

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
March 15
Filed under Metro

Gillig Corporation, the heavy duty passenger bus manufacturer will call Livermore home by May, with an exact date not yet determined, according to Director of Publications Arminder Dhillon. The Gillig executive team and owners made the decision to move to a new, larger facility in 2014 with a mov...

“Creepy clown” craze hits Bay Area

“Creepy clown” craze hits Bay Area

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
October 19
Filed under Metro, Showcase

Straight from the silver screen to the streets, clowns are scaring people nationwide, causing police departments and school districts in the Bay Area and nationwide to take action. Several reports surfaced in August that people dressed in clown costumes were lingering by the woods in several cities ...

Technology offers hope for end of animal testing

Technology offers hope for end of animal testing

Patricia Torres,
The Mercury News
July 20
Filed under Metro

Hoping to make the lab rat a thing of the past, scientists at Lawrence Livermore Lab in this East Bay Area city are testing technology that replicates vital human tissues on microchips. Animal rights advocates are encouraged that the technology may one day end experiments on mice, rats, snakes and other...

Weather spikes in Bay Area

Weather spikes in Bay Area

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
April 7
Filed under Metro, Weather

If you thought it was hotter than normal for April yesterday, you were correct. The National Weather Service issued a warning earlier this week for the Bay Area, warning residents that the temperatures would rise midweek. The Bay Area temperatures remained mild for the most part through Wednesday and...

Tips get ‘Sauced’ at East Bay restaurant

Tips get ‘Sauced’ at East Bay restaurant

Erik Khan,
Contributor
February 11
Filed under Metro

Typically, restaurant tips go straight into the pockets of servers, bartenders, food runners and hostesses. Back of the house workers —  cooks and dishwashers — don’t typically see a dime of this compensation, which is determined entirely by how customers feel about the service received. At...

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