Alameda County

(Oakland PD)

Man Arrested For Allegedly Shooting At Detectives During Marijuana Grow Investigation In Oakland

Alameda County sheriff’s officials have identified a man who allegedly shot at two plainclothes deputies while they were conducting surveillance on a suspected marijuana grow in West Oakland Wednesday afternoon.

15 hours ago

CHP Patrol Car

DUI Suspect Rams Two CHP Pursuit Cars During Chase Though Oakland Streets

A 40-year-old man was arrested in Oakland early Thursday morning after he allegedly led California Highway Patrol officers on a chase that eventually ended when he rammed into two pursuit vehicles.

20 hours ago

Skin of a patient after 3 days of measles infection. (CDC)

Measles Outbreak Grows To 95 Cases, 10 Cases In Bay Area

The California Department of Public Health reported Wednesday that the measles outbreak that started in Southern California has grown to 95 cases in eight states and Mexico.

20 hours ago

A truck loaded with used mattresses (CBS)

Mattress Bounty Offered To Prevent Illegal Dumping In Alameda County

A pilot program in Alameda County will place a bounty on unwanted mattresses to encourage that they get recycled rather than illegally dumped.

01/27/2015

Artist rendering of proposed Oakland Athletics waterfront ballpark at the Port of Oakland Howard Terminal. (Manica Architecture)

New MLB Commissioner Optimistic About New Oakland A’s Ballpark; San Jose Still In Fight For The Team

The new commissioner of Major League Baseball said he is optimistic that the Athletics will be able to get a new ball park in Oakland. But those who want to see the A’s move to San Jose say they’re not yet ready to throw in the towel.

01/27/2015

BART Strike Hampers Bay Area Monday Morning Commute

3 Bay Area Cities Add More Than 100,000 Jobs In The Last Year As Boom Continues

The Bay Area job boom is showing no signs of let up with the Bay Area’s three biggest cities alone adding more than 100,000 jobs over the last 12 months.

01/23/2015

Jennifer Simon (right) with her daughter Livia, who has been quarantined due to a measles outbreak. (CBS)

Over 30 Alameda County Children Put In Isolation Over Measles Outbreak

As the number of measles cases rise in California, more than 30 children in Alameda County have been put in isolation because of the outbreak.

01/23/2015

Pedestrians walk near the entrance to Disneyland Resort on February 19, 2009 in Anaheim.  (David McNew/Getty Images)

California Measles Cases Grow To 59; Mostly Disney-Related, Some In Bay Area Counties

California public health officials say that if you haven’t gotten your measles shot, you should avoid Disneyland. Cases of the disease statewide has reached 59, but they aren’t all Disney related.

01/21/2015

PG&E Map indicates where power outages were reported Tuesday. (PG&E)

Traffic Lights Go Dark As Power Outage Strikes More Than 38,000 Customers In East Bay

A PG&E spokesperson has confirmed a massive power outage Tuesday afternoon in the East Bay affecting 38,000 homes and businesses, mostly in Berkeley.

01/20/2015

Rashad Jennings #27 of the Oakland Raiders blocks a punt by Sav Rocca #6 of the Washington Redskins that was recovered for Raiders touchdown at O.co Coliseum on September 29, 2013 in Oakland. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Raiders, A’s Asked To Compete For Best Plan To Redevelop Oakland Coliseum

In a political shift that signals change at Oakland City Hall, the mayor and Alameda County appear to be on the same page to allow both the A’s and the Raiders to submit competing proposals for the Coliseum site.

01/20/2015

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