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on April 10, 2010

Morning, North Oakland.

A former East Bay priest is at the center of the Vatican clergy abuse scandal. The AP has the text of a 1985 letter from Pope Benedict.

Mayor Ron Dellums announced that a new state grant go towards helping two high schools cut down on gang violence and increase graduation rates. The idea of the grant is to help students at Freemont and Castlemont high schools become teachers and social workers.

The U.S. Commerce department is doling out $333,000 to the City of Freemont to figure out new uses for the recently-closed NUMMI auto plant.

Yesterday, young clowns descended on Frank Ogawa Plaza. ON’s Lillian Mongeau has the photos.

Enjoy this gloomy Saturday.

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