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Alameda County

Alameda County is proposing to move a probation office to this building on the 1100 block of Jackson Street in Oakland. The building is located next to Lincoln Elementary School and American Indian Public Charter School. (CBS)

Probation Office May Be Moved Near Oakland Schools

Parents in one Oakland neighborhood said they are outraged as Alameda County looks to move a probation office next to two schools.

03/05/2014

A resident had to be rescued from a balcony of a burning Alameda apartment. (CBS)

San Leandro Firefighters Knock Down 2-Alarm House Blaze

An early morning, two-alarm house fire is under investigation in San Leandro after firefighters knocked down the fire where no injuries were reported.

02/21/2014

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Worker Crushed To Death At Volvo-Owned Plant In San Leandro

A mechanic was crushed to death by a tractor in a workplace accident Thursday at a Volvo-owned construction equipment company in San Leandro.

02/13/2014

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Some Bay Area Cities Offer Sandbags For Weekend Storm

A massive storm is expected to soak the Bay Area this weekend, which could lead to flooding. Several cities have announced locations to pick up sand bags. This list will be updated as new information becomes available.

02/07/2014

Sally Trautwein. (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Committed To Helping East Bay Homeless Veterans

The most recent homeless count in Alameda County shows 12 percent of the homeless are veterans. It’s a troubling statistic, and one that this week’s Jefferson Award winner is committed to changing.

01/08/2014

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Open Burning Banned In East, South Bay Over Fire Danger From Dry Conditions

State fire officials have issued a ban on all open burning in parts of the East Bay and South Bay due to dry conditions and increased fire danger.

12/30/2013

A worker wears a hazmat suit. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

HazMat Team Diffuses Shelter-In-Place Incident In San Leandro

Hazardous materials crews in Alameda County diffused a situation in San Leandro Saturday evening.

12/15/2013

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3 Arrested After High-Speed Chase Through East Bay Counties

Three suspects in a stolen car were taken into custody early Tuesday morning following a high-speed chase from Contra Costa County to Alameda County, according to the California Highway Patrol.

11/26/2013

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Jefferson Award Winner Fills Gaps In Medical Care For Alameda County’s Needy

You may not know her name or see her work, but for decades, an Alameda County nurse has been making a difference by recognizing a need and doing what she could to fill it. This week’s Jefferson Award winner has spent her career and her retirement bringing health care and more to those most in need.

11/20/2013

An armed parolee was shot and killed by Union City Police. (CBS)

Union City Police Officer Shoots, Kills Armed Parolee

A Union City police officer fatally shot an armed suspect, who was out on parole, with a pipe at a residence in on Monday night, police said.

10/22/2013

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