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Oakland mayor promises to bring more teachers to school district

OAKLAND -- As students returned to classrooms in Oakland for the first day of school Monday, some concerns remained regarding the East Bay school district's teacher shortage.Masks were optional for Oakland Unified School District students as they came back to class. Of course, teachers are one resource that is anything but optional.   "Right now, we are about 40 teachers short. So with that said, all of our classes are covered with subs at Individual schools," said Oakland Unified spokesperson John Sasaki. He noted that the district is currently hiring. Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf paid a visit to Montclair Elementary to cheer...
OAKLAND, CA
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FDA considers plans to split doses of monkeypox vaccine

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX) - A local infectious disease expert on Monday said she supports the FDA's idea of splitting doses of the monkeypox vaccine to get the shots to more people.The plan is being discussed by health officials as new patients come forward to share the painful experience of recovering from the virus without any prior protection because of limited supply. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON MONKEYPOX: California Department of Public Health | SF Department of Public Health | Santa Clara County Department of Public Health"I couldn't work at all. That first week was really awful," said David Norman, a San Francisco resident who feels close to leaving...
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Banks improving daily in hopes of Year 2 breakout for 49ers

With the departure of Laken Tomlinson in free agency this offseason, the 49ers now need second-year guard Aaron Banks to fill the void left on the offensive line. And the 24-year-old appears to be up for the challenge. Banks spoke to reporters after training camp practice on Friday and detailed...
SAN FRANCISCO, CA
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Cheap things to do this week in San Francisco,California

We're all for saving dollars where we can - every little helps after all! With this in mind, we've hunted high and low to bring you some of the best activities in and near your area with deals of up to 50% off.Looking for the top San Francisco,California deals that Things To Do has to offer? Here's a rundown of some of the best deals in the city.
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Firefighters Battle Vegetation Fire Threatening Multiple Homes in Antioch

At 7:51 pm Monday, the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District was dispatched to a report of a fence fire in the area of Deer Valley Road and Prewett Ranch in the City of Antioch. While responding, CONFIRE reported brown smoke and requested a full vegetation fire. Upon arrival, they...
ANTIOCH, CA
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Stay issued for construction at People’s Park

Workers moved into the park early Wednesday morning to start work on a $312 million housing project and by late morning had cut down trees. Protesters halted the work while law enforcement arrested seven people in the process, according to the university. The melee injured two law enforcement officers, UC officials said.
BERKELEY, CA
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Palo Alto woman robbed of jewelry, arrests made

PALO ALTO, Calif. (KRON) – Two men were arrested Sunday following an incident where one of the men robbed a woman of her necklace and phone, according to Palo Alto Police. The woman was walking in the 300 block of Manzanita Avenue when one of the male suspects approached her, ripped her necklace off, and pushed her to the ground. The woman took out her phone to take a picture of the suspect as he was walking away, police said.
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