November 24, 2020

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EastBayTimes

A’s Jesús Luzardo pitches five shutout innings in first big league start

OAKLAND — Jesús Luzardo made his anticipated first big league start Tuesday against the Texas Rangers, tossing five shutout innings with five strikeouts, throwing 76 pitches. The A’s 22-year-old left-handed phenom dazzled with his high-90s tailing fastball and dizzying sinker. His changeup was particularly effective. He left with the score tied 0-0. Yusmeiro Petit relieved […]

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Berkeley, a Look Back: City had ‘acute housing problem’ in 1920

Berkeley a century ago was “facing an acute housing problem,” the First National Bank advised Aug. 7, 1920, in the Berkeley Daily Gazette. The situation would “greatly inconvenience many hundreds of incoming university students and large numbers of prospective new (permanent) residents.” Related Articles Berkeley, a Look Back: Police chief appeals for raises 100 years […]

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Texas News

3 arrested in murder of beloved Texas ice cream man

AUSTIN, Texas — Three people have been arrested for the murder of a beloved ice-cream vendor in Austin, according to ABC affiliate KXXV. Austin Police said Tuesday that three capital murder warrants for the robbery-shooting death of 68-year-old Adelaido Bernabe Urias were obtained. Charged in the death are Marquis Davis, Jermaine Jones and Devlon Wardy. Urias […]

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EastBayTimes

Antioch reminds residents community gatherings are not allowed

Reports of large gatherings in city parks have spurred the city of Antioch to remind residents that such unpermitted events violate county and state health orders. Nancy Kaiser, Antioch Parks and Recreation director, said in a statement that as COVID-19 continues and the pandemic stretches into the fall, state and county orders clearly prohibit outdoor […]

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