Oakland follows through on its threat to sue hotel, alleging workers owed over $400,000

The owners of the Radisson Hotel Oakland Airport are facing a lawsuit from the city alleging that it underpaid workers by ...

The owners of the Radisson Hotel Oakland Airport are facing a lawsuit from the city alleging that it underpaid workers by ...

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He left their Oakland hotel room covered in blood, but claimed woman had died of suicide inside. The DA has dismissed the case

The 39-year-old suspect’s case made it past a preliminary hearing, but Alameda County prosecutors dismissed the charges soon ...

The 39-year-old suspect’s case made it past a preliminary hearing, but Alameda County prosecutors dismissed the charges soon ...

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Alameda County property values wobble as price growth slows in big way

Property values in Alameda County totaled $435.85 billion for the 2024-2025 fiscal year. That’s up 5.1% from the $414.86 ...

Property values in Alameda County totaled $435.85 billion for the 2024-2025 fiscal year. That’s up 5.1% from the $414.86 ...

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Daycation apps for SF hotels are all the rage. Seriously, I'm furious.

The app promises hourly day rooms, spas and poolside cabanas for SF hotels, but as the adage (sort of) goes, there’s no such ...

The app promises hourly day rooms, spas and poolside cabanas for SF hotels, but as the adage (sort of) goes, there’s no such ...

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Free ferry service between Oakland and Alameda to begin Wednesday

Beginning next Wednesday, there will be a new way for cyclists and pedestrians to cross the shipping channel from Oakland to ...

Beginning next Wednesday, there will be a new way for cyclists and pedestrians to cross the shipping channel from Oakland to ...

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Oakland jacks up hotel fee to help trumpet tourism

Before the change, a guest who booked a $773 Broadway Suite at the Kissel Uptown Oakland, run by Hyatt, would pay $1.50. The ...

Before the change, a guest who booked a $773 Broadway Suite at the Kissel Uptown Oakland, run by Hyatt, would pay $1.50. The ...

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Oakland restructures hotel tax to boost tourism war chest

At 2%, the Oakland assessment is substantially higher than San Francisco's rate of 1% or 1.25% depending on hotels’ proximity ...

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Alternative Algarve: 9 Cool Places To Eat And Stay In Southern Portugal

Between the big resorts, golf clubs and luxury development of the Algarve, stylish boutique hotels, design-driven private ...

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The Best Hotels in Sicily, Italy

There's more to Sicily than The White Lotus lets on. Nestled in the charming town of Taormina, Villa Sant'Andrea, a Belmond Hotel, is a luxurious, dream-come-true destination. The hotel ...

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Hotels.com Coupons | July 2024

A part of travel giant Expedia, Hotels.com is a global website for booking hotels online and via phone. Offering member services with bonuses and cheaper rates, as well as specific booking for pet ...

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Best Hotel Rewards Credit Cards Of July 2024

Commissions do not affect our editors' opinions or evaluations. Hotel credit cards aren’t for everyone, but they can make a lot of sense if you are loyal to a specific brand of hotels.

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10 of the best places to stay in Rome, from 15th-century palazzos to kitsch hotels

Over the past decade, the hotel scene has become as multilayered as Rome itself. 1. Mama Shelter Best for: kitsch These two conjoined brutalist office blocks are local landmarks in the elegant ...

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Best 529 plans of July 2024

Please view our full advertiser disclosure policy. In addition to those perks, this 529 plan receives top marks for investment selection, asset allocation and overall management expertise from ...

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Alameda carjacking leaves family in shock

An Alameda family is left shocked after their SUV was carjacked Wednesday. The carjackers drove the car all the way to San Francisco where officers pursued the suspects. “One of the individuals ...

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Alameda County DA's top deputy resigns; prosecutors' union votes to support recall

The top deputy for Alameda County District Attorney Pamela Price has resigned, and the union representing prosecutors has voted to support her recall. Price said Tuesday the fact she is ...

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529 Plans Just Got An Upgrade: Say "Goodbye" to Oversaving

There’s a new rule in place that makes 529 plans an even more attractive way to save for your child’s education. Starting this year, unused funds in a 529 plan can be transferred into a Roth IRA.

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Suspects in Alameda carjacking arrested in San Francisco

Alameda police said three suspects in a carjacking were arrested in San Francisco on Wednesday. The carjacking happened at Mound and Central just after 2 p.m. Police said the carjackers made the ...

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Prosecutors in Alameda County death penalty cases may have acted criminally during trials, district attorney says

The Alameda County District Attorney’s office said it has uncovered possible criminal conduct committed by prosecutors after it was ordered to review dozens of death penalty cases to determine ...

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Alameda: The Island That Almost Wasn’t

The city of Alameda has all the sure signs of an island. To get there, you have to use a bridge, a tunnel or a boat. Locals talk about going “on and off island.” And residents, like Nate Puckett, wear ...

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Alameda police seize nearly 200 credit cards, IDs, cell phones from stolen trailer

(KRON) — The Alameda Police Department recovered nearly 200 stolen credit cards, identity documents, and cell phones from a trailer that was previously reported stolen in the city of Alameda on ...

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How a 529 college savings plan works

One of the most tax-efficient ways to do that is with a 529 savings plan. However, many families don’t understand how 529 plans work or how they can be used to their advantage. Recent survey ...

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Why 529 college savings plans are even more valuable now

Initiated in 1996, 529 plans are one of the best ways to save for your child's college education. These state-sponsored investment accounts offer tax-free earnings and withdrawals that can be used ...

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529 Plans Are Still The Best Way To Save For College

While individual circumstances can impact the best course of action for individuals, 529 college savings plans are still the best way for most people to pay for college. Since today is "529 Day ...

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Best 529 Plans Of 2024

Brianna McGurran is the Loans Analyst for Forbes Advisor. Most recently, she was a staff writer and spokesperson at NerdWallet, where she wrote "Ask Brianna," a financial advice column syndicated ...

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