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11-03 Tax to expand police slightly ahead Oakland
2. 11-03 Tax and prostitution measures defeated Berkeley
D. 11-03 Mayor Donald P. Freitas reelected Antioch
E. 11-03 Voters ousted county supervisor Martinez
5. 11-03 High-rise condos going down Redwood City
G. 11-03 Mayor Brian Swisher reelected Brentwood
H. 11-03 Alioto-Pier, Peskin have majority support San Francisco
8. 11-03 Parcel tax measure fell just short Palo Alto
9. 11-03 Wage-setting method losing at the polls San Jose

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Nov.3   Oakland   Tax to expand police slightly ahead
  The voters were narrowly supporting a parcel tax to fund 63 more officers and anti-violence social programs


  Berkeley   Tax and prostitution measures defeated
  4 tax measures and Measure Q, which would have made enforcement of prostitution laws the lowest priority


  Antioch   Mayor Donald P. Freitas reelected  Freitas received 57.8% and defeated his opponent, bank manager James D. Davis, who received 42.2%

  Martinez   Voters ousted county supervisor  Contra Costa County Supervisor Millie Greenberg lost the race for District 3 to opponent Mary Nejedly Piepho

  Redwood City   High-rise condos going down  A controversial high-rise housing project proposed for the shores of the Bay was being defeated by voters

  Brentwood Mayor Brian Swisher reelected  Swisher received 80%, while his opponent, real estate broker Brian Sharp, received approximately 20%

  San Francisco Alioto-Pier, Peskin have majority support  In District 2 appointed incumbent Michela Alioto-Pier appeared to have majority support, as did incumbent Aaron Peskin

  Palo Alto Parcel tax measure fell just short  A measure was to increase a parcel tax by an additional $19 that would enhance the Unified School District

  San Jose Wage-setting method losing at the polls  A County measure to allow arbitrators to set wages for county nurses, jail guards and county attorneys was losing

  Emeryville Pixar draws support for expansion plans  Measures T and U are saying Pixar should be required to do more for the community

Day News


  Napa   Constellation to buy Mondavi in $1b deal
  The Robert Mondavi Corp. is being acquired by alcoholic beverage giant in a $1.03 billion cash deal


  SF Downtown   Protesters decry U.S. presence in Iraq
  Approximately 200 marched to the Federal Building, where 20 protesters were arrested


  Palo Alto   Ruskin Victorious in Assembly Race
  Democrat managed to edge out GOP rival Poizner by 4 points, getting 52% of the vote to Poizner's 48%


  Napa   Beauty queen and engineer identified  Leslie Ann Mazzara and Adriane Michelle Insogna have been identified as the victims of a double-murder

  Redwood City     Jury begins deliberation in Peterson trial  Judge Alfred A. Delucchi plans to keep the jury sequestered until it reaches a verdict

  BART Voters Approve BART Bond  Bay Area voters were willing to pay to protect BART against earthquakes. Measure AA is a $980 million bond

  SF City Hall Mayor Warns About Layoffs  The city was preparing for severe layoffs, after the failure of 2 propositions meant to raise money for local services

Evening News


  Oracle Arena Portland 78, Golden State 75  Exel scored 13 of his 20 points in the final period as the Trail Blazers topped the Warriors

  Intel Intel, Microsoft start joing ad campaign  Intel Corp. and Microsoft Corp. are for the first time running a joint ad campaign to push their notion of the digital home

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