Group Announces Plan To Keep Raiders In OaklandA group called "We Stand with Oakland" announced Tuesday that it has a plan to try to keep the Raiders professional football team in Oakland even though the team is now committed to moving to Las Vegas in a couple of years.
Sheriff's Deputy Helps Out Homeless Panhandler Instead Of Issuing A CitationA sheriff's deputy was about to cite a homeless man for panhandling in Hayward, but decided to help him out instead.
Oakland Hosts 'Cannabis Summit' To Discuss Rules For BusinessesWith the Jan. 1 start date for legal sales of recreational marijuana in California looming, dozens of current and potential cannabis entrepreneurs came to a summit in Oakland Wednesday to hear state officials explain the rules they must follow.
5 Puppies Among 7 Dogs, 2 Adults Rescued From Newark House FireFirefighters rescued two people and seven dogs, including five puppies, after a fire broke out at a Newark home late Wednesday afternoon.
Crews Battle 3-Alarm Fire Burning At Livermore WarehouseFire crews are at the scene of a three-alarm fire burning at a Livermore warehouse Friday morning, Alameda County Fire Department officials said on social media.
Man Fatally Shot During San Leandro Cell Phone Transaction IdentifiedA man who was fatally shot while trying to sell a cell phone to someone at a busy intersection in unincorporated San Leandro on Saturday afternoon was identified by an Alameda County sheriff's spokesman Monday as 32-year-old Daniel Carlos of Redwood City.
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.