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.
Alameda County Takes In Evacuated Butte County InmatesAmong the many concerns facing Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea when the order was given to evacuate areas near the Oroville Dam spillway was what to do with more than 500 inmates in the county jail.
Alameda County Approves $750K To Defend Immigrants, RefugeesThe Alameda County Board of Supervisors approved $750,000 in funding for support and defense of immigrant and refugee populations Tuesday.
Computer Troubles Trigger Wrongful Arrests In Alameda CountyIn Alameda County, computer problems that are so bad some people are being wrongfully arrested.
Alameda County Deputies Search For Escaped Inmate In HaywardAlameda County sheriff’s deputies are helping search for an inmate who escaped from out-of-state law enforcement deputies in Hayward Tuesday morning.
Tracy Woman Missing, Feared Dead After Car Plunges Into Creek By Niles Canyon RoadAn 18-year-old Tracy woman is missing and feared dead after her car plunged into rain-swollen Alameda Creek in Niles Canyon Saturday
510 Area Code Running Low On Numbers; CPUC Holds HearingsThe CPUC expects that available numbers in the 510 area code will be exhausted by June 2019.
Mudslides Close Hwy 84 In Fremont, Flash Flood Warning Issued For Alameda CountyA number of mudslides in Fremont have closed down state Highway 84, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Alameda Co. Cuts Court Clerk Office Hours Due To $5 Million Budget DeficitAlameda County Superior Court clerks' office hours are being reduced starting Tuesday as a result of a sizable budget deficit.
First Wrongful Death Lawsuits Filed In Fatal Oakland Warehouse FireOn Friday, the first lawsuits were filed in connection with the deadly Ghost Ship warehouse fire in Oakland that left dozens dead from smoke inhalation.
Environmental Groups Fight Expansion Of East Bay Dirt-Bike ParkA heated fight in Alameda County is pitting dirt-bike enthusiasts against wildlife advocates as county officials sue to put the brakes on a major expansion to an off-road park.