Alameda County

Collapsed balcony at 2020 Kittredge Street, Berkeley that killed 6 people. (CBS)

State Licensing Board Didn’t Know Contractor In Berkeley Balcony Collapse Paid Millions In Settlements

The construction company that built the Berkeley apartment complex where a balcony collapse killed six people nearly two weeks ago has paid out millions to settle numerous lawsuits alleging shoddy work.

06/29/2015

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Elderly Woman’s Body Found Floating Off Water At Alameda County Beach

An elderly woman’s body was found in the water off an Alameda beach Tuesday afternoon, according to East Bay Regional Park District officials.

06/16/2015

Fremont Police Detectives are seeking to identify a group of suspects responsible for several recent package thefts in Fremont. (Fremont Police)

Videos Show Same Suspects Stealing Packages For Past 2 Months In Fremont

Police are looking for suspects in several package thefts that occurred in Fremont in April and May.

06/11/2015

Artist rendition of the planned aquatic complex at Emerald Glen Park in Dublin. (City of Dublin)

East Bay Residents Unhappy Over $36M Water Park Construction

In the middle of a fourth year of drought in California, construction is underway for a massive, $36 million water park in the East Bay of San Francisco.

06/08/2015

A worker stands near rows of bolts that hold a steel sheath on a column of the newly constructed eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

$500,000 Panel Of Experts Assembled To Design Testing Plan For For Bay Bridge Bolts, Rods

12 internationally-renowned experts have been assembled at a cost of $500,000 to help design a plan for further rod testing on the Bay Bridge.

06/05/2015

Staff at the Alameda County Community Food Bank dressed up in Warriors gear for the team's playoff run. (Photo Credit: Alameda County Community Food Bank)

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, Counterpart In Cleveland Don’t Make Wager, Instead Holding Food Bank Challenge

Fans can donate to each of their local food banks and whichever team’s fans donate the most will be declared the winner at the end of the NBA Finals.

06/04/2015

Adult Recess at Oakland City Hall. (Photo courtesy Doug Sovern/ KCBS)

Adult Recess-Day Activities Overtake Oakland’s Frank Ogawa Plaza

Oakland’s Frank Ogawa Plaza was transformed with a climbing wall, a volleyball court, tug-of-war, and other games for city workers to play with as part of Adult Recess Day.

05/29/2015

An Oakland Police Department patrol car. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oakland Police Department- FBI Collaboration Outgrows Existing Facilities

Oakland has been a partner city with the federal government in the Violence Reduction Network. The partnership includes FBI assistance in homicide cases, but the feds need more space to work and are paying for a new facility.

05/29/2015

Draymond Green #23 and Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors celebrate in the second quarter against the Houston Rockets during Game One of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 19, 2015 in Oakland. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Mayor Schaaf Says If Warriors Become Champs, Parade Will Be In Oakland

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf doesn’t want to jinx anything, but she says if the Warriors win the NBA Finals, the victory parade will be in Oakland.

05/29/2015

Alameda Creek dam destroyed by vandals, releasing 50 million gallons of water that had been stored for the drought. (KPIX)

50 Million Gallons Of Water Lost In Attack On Inflatable Dam, Worsening Drought Emergency For Alameda County

An attack early Thursday destroyed water supplies that could have sustained 500 families, and police are searching for suspects in the crime.

05/22/2015

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