One identified in dual fatality of Amtrak crash

Daily Planet staff and wire reports
Wednesday December 19, 2001

A spokesman for the Alameda County Coroner’s Office identified one of the two people killed by an Amtrak train at Gilman Street Saturday evening as Jorge Alvarado. -more-

NBC gets Bay Area owned-and-operated station with KNTV purchase

By Michael Warren The Associated Press
Tuesday December 18, 2001

SAN FRANCISCO — NBC announced Monday it is buying San Jose-based KNTV for $230 million from Granite Broadcasting Corp., giving the network an owned-and-operated station in the San Francisco Bay area. -more-

Y’s goals should be less parking

Jason Meggs, Director Bicycle Civil Liberties Union
Tuesday December 18, 2001

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Flight delayed 3 hours after fake grenade rolls out of passenger’s bag

The Associated Press
Monday December 17, 2001

SAN DIEGO – An American Airlines flight about to take off for Chicago was delayed more than three hours on the runway Sunday after a fake grenade used to test security screening rolled out of a carry-on bag. -more-

Officers, marines team up to play Santa for children, needy families

Bay City News
Saturday December 15, 2001

Police officers in Berkeley are once again teaming up with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves to deliver toys to the children of needy families this holiday season. -more-

BFD holiday safety tips

Friday December 14, 2001

The Berkeley Fire Department is offering several tips that could help people reduce the chances of being a fire casualty this holiday season. -more-

Amtrak train strikes minivan near Bakersfield

The Associated Press
Thursday December 13, 2001

SHAFTER — Seven people were killed when a minivan collided with an Amtrak train on Wednesday near Bakersfield, authorities said. -more-

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