Four Arrested For Triggering 50-Million Gallon Fremont Water SpillFour men have been arrested for allegedly slashing an inflatable dam in Fremont earlier this year, letting 50 million gallons of water rush down Alameda Creek, Fremont police said Tuesday.
Man Accused Of Murdering Oakland Muralist Lashes Out At ArraignmentA 20-year-old man will be charged with murder for the fatal shooting of an artist working on a community mural project in West Oakland in September.
Raiders Losing Streak Dampens Playoff TalkEarlier this month, Oakland Raiders safety Charles Woodson wanted his teammates to embrace the idea of talking about the playoffs.
Oakland Ceasefire Raids Net 18 ArrestsUnder the cover of pre-dawn darkness, police and federal agents launched a series of Bay Area warrant sweeps early Tuesday that culminated in 18 arrests and the seizure of seven weapons, authorities said.
‘Shrimp Boy’ Trial On Hold Until December After Lawyer Becomes IllThe racketeering conspiracy and murder trial of Chinatown tong leader Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow was recessed in federal court in San Francisco Tuesday because of illness of a defense lawyer.
Magnitude 7.5 Quake Strikes Peru-Brazil Border, No Tsunami ThreatAn earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.5 struck Peru near the Brazil border Tuesday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Woman, Child Safe After Tree Limb Falls On Morgan Hill HomeA large tree limb fell onto a Morgan Hill home while a woman and a child were inside Tuesday afternoon, police and fire officials said.
Man's Body Found Off Coast Of Monterey County State ParkA man's body was found off the coast of Fort Ord Dunes State Park in Monterey County on Sunday morning, according to the state Department of Parks and Recreation.
Giants Great Willie Mays Awarded Medal Of Freedom President Barack Obama is recognizing 17 Americans with the nation's highest civilian award Tuesday, including giants of the entertainment industry such as Barbra Streisand and Steven Spielberg, baseball legends Willie Mays and Yogi Berra.
First Reusable Space Rocket Lands Successfully, Revolutionizing Commercial Space FlightThere was a giant leap for mankind Tuesday in the quest to make the dream of affordable commercial space flight a reality. Blue Origin, the company owned by Amazon's Jeff Bezos, successfully landed a reusable rocket in the desert of West Texas.
Minimal Impact On Wildlife From Bay Bridge Implosion Initial analysis of the implosion of the largest pier of the old Bay Bridge eastern span shows that there was minimal impact to wildlife and water quality, Caltrans officials said Tuesday.
Sierra Ski Resort First In California To Use Recycled Wastewater For SnowA Sierra ski resort has come up with a unique way to keep the powder on the slopes.