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Quito - the City that Grew on Me

We have passed the 3 week mark in Quito, Ecuador. While this isn’t ideal and we would rather be getting on with our new life on the Galapagos Islands, there are worse places to spend a few weeks as you wait for your visas. 521 more words

Travel

Oakland Police Target Prostitution Clients, Arrest 5 'Johns' On Thursday

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — Five people were arrested Thursday in Oakland on suspicion of soliciting sexual services from prostitutes in an anti-human-trafficking operation focusing on “Johns,” police said. 141 more words

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Piedmont High School Bird Calling Contest Turns 50; Top Finishers To Appear On Letterman Show

PIEDMONT (CBS SF) — The Piedmont High School Bird Calling contest, originally organized by science teacher Leonard J. Waxdeck, celebrated its 50th anniversary Friday night in the Alan Harvey Theater on the Piedmont High campus. 66 more words

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Charm's End.

If one were seeking calmness, emptiness, and quiet, a strange but real place to find it might be found on Victory Boulevard, north of Alameda in Burbank. 256 more words

Culture

Suspended, Fired Oakland Police Officers Reinstated Because Of Flaws In Arbitration Process

OAKLAND (KPIX) — A scathing new report reveals serious flaws in punishing Oakland police officers, as problem officers who were suspended or fired were basically rewarded with what amounted to a paid vacation. 350 more words

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Day 4 - Spring Break in Alameda

Today was a beautiful day. The weather was warm and we explored parts of Alameda, particularly the Pinball Museum with friends.

All of us had a great time playing old fashioned pinball machines for three hours! 282 more words