Alameda County Discourages Truancy By Holding Parents AccountableWith an alarmingly high number of truant students in Alameda County, officials are taking a tough-love approach toward parents whose kids miss too many school days.
City Of Oakland Opens Winter Overnight Shelters For Homeless PeopleThe city of Oakland is opening winter shelters starting Monday to address the needs of homeless people in the upcoming cold weather months.
Activists Raise Concerns About Conditions In Alameda County JailsInmate rights activists told an Alameda County Board of Supervisors committee Thursday that they’re concerned about the conditions at the county’s two jails.
Oakland Revamps Emergency Alert System Following North Bay WildfiresThe city of Oakland is making changes to its emergency alert system in the wake of the North Bay wildfires.
Oakland To Turn Tax-Defaulted Vacant Properties Into Low-Income HomesAlameda County is fighting high housing prices with a unique new program to help people get into a house or apartment.
2 Die In San Leandro Mobile Home FireAn intense fire roared through a mobile home in San Leandro early Thursday, killing the couple who lived there.
Man Found Dead At Oakland Chabot Space And Science CenterOfficers and emergency crews attempted to render the man first aid, however he was pronounced dead at the scene.
Recalled Fireworks Spark Concern Among FirefightersWhile they are not among the items sold at local ‘safe and sane’ fireworks stands, local firefighters warned residents who have purchased illegal fireworks to check to make sure they are not a brand that has been recalled.
Pilot Program Offers Indoor Air Monitors To East Bay Asthma PatientsAlameda County is lending small indoor air monitors to families who have had an emergency room visit in the past six months due to asthma.
2 In Critical Condition After Being Shot Inside Car In Alameda CountyA shooting near Hayward Tuesday evening has left two people in critical condition.
Report: California Bail System Unfairly Punishes Poor, May Violate Human Rights LawCalifornia's system of pretrial detention and arbitrarily-decided bail unfairly punishes poor people, and may be violating human rights law.
Chihuahuas Released For Adoption After Months-Long Lockup As ‘Evidence’Nearly two dozen Chihuahuas, held as evidence for nearly a year pending resolution of a court case, are up for adoption in the East Bay.