Contra Costa County
Our Home of the Week combines two adjoining properties in Alamo into a luxurious, Italian-style estate with all the amenities of a world-class resort.
In this week’s Local View roundup of Bay Area happenings, crickets are showing up in unexpected places, pelicans are taking flight, and Petaluma Little Leaguers have their eye on the World Series. In Napa, a 2-year-old getsd her first modeling gig, while San Francisco tops another top-10 list and Berkeley builds a bike path after eight years of planning.
In this week's Local View roundup of Bay Area happenings, get the scoop on the Outside Lands lineup, hear about a history-making attempt by a Santa Rosa cyclist, and learn why Oakland revised its Safeway expansion plan. Plus: Meet the cutest dog in Marin!
In the Bay Area this week: A San Francisco restaurant ducks the statewide foie gras ban; Sonoma County beachgoers are having a whale of a time; San Anselmo ponders a ban on chain stores; Berkeley moves to accommodated bicyclists; Napa County gets a new poet laureate; and the Walnut Creek watershed gets new attention.
In the Bay Area this week: Walnut Creek has a new fountain that is raising eyebrows; City College of San Francisco is in a tough spot; the St. Helena Public Library is adding more hours of operation; boxing returns to San Rafael's Albert Park; drilling starts at Healdsburg's Memorial Bridge; and a joint venture between the UC Berkeley Police and agencies in Berkeley and Albany is canceled.
In the Bay Area this week: Muir Beach firefighters get a gift of a fire engine; private embulances get a green light in Santa Rosa; a Napa vineyard gets an international buyer; demolition starts on Berkeley High's Old Gymnasium; Walnut Creek residents call for bovine-based fire protection; and Google descends on San Francisco -- literally.
What’s better than a home with a view of San Francisco Bay? Our Home of the Week in Point Richmond sits directly on the shore and has a private, shared easement to a sandy beach.
In the Bay Area this week, Piedmont resident Scott Gault won a spot on the men's U.S. Olympic Rowing Team, the new San Rafael Pacifics won their inaugural game, Metier moves to Healdsburg, a new winery gets approval in Calistoga, construction reaches a milestone at San Francisco General Hospital, and a farmers market closes in Concord.
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