Alameda County

Voters at the Polls

3 Oakland Mayoral Candidates Form Alliance To Use Ranked-Choice Voting To Their Advantage

Three of Oakland’s mayoral candidates are forming an alliance to try to take advantage of the city’s ranked-choice voting system.

10/24/2014

Oakland City Hall. (CBS)

Oakland City Council Approves Tenant Protection Ordinance After Increasing Complaints About Landlord Harassment

Oakland renters will soon have a new list of protections against harassment and evictions as the Oakland City Council night approved a tenant protection ordinance on Tuesday night.

10/22/2014

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27,000 Vote-By-Mail Envelopes Sent To Berkeley Voters Have Wrong Election Date

Alameda County officials want to remind voters that Election Day is Nov. 4 after the county’s registrar of voters sent return envelopes that say, “Election Day is November 5, 2014” to 27,000 Berkeley voters.

10/21/2014

A boy adjusts the flag on a gravestone at the Presidio Cemetery in San Francisco. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

World War II Airman To Be Buried In Oakland After Remains Found 60 Years Later

A World War II airman whose remains were found more than 60 years after he was shot down over Germany is set to buried in Oakland.

10/20/2014

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Two Arrested In Home Invasion, Beating And Robbery Of Elderly El Cerrito Couple

Police arrested a man and a woman Tuesday in connection with a home invasion and severe beating of an elderly couple in El Cerrito last month.

10/15/2014

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Driver Killed In 2-Car Crash On I-580 Between Livermore, Tracy

A driver who was killed in a two-car crash on Interstate Highway 580 in eastern Alameda County on Friday evening has been identified as a 35-year-old South San Francisco woman, an Alameda County coroner’s deputy said Sunday.

10/12/2014

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Man Found Dead In Vehicle On I-680 In Sunol, CHP Says

The California Highway Patrol in investigating a fatality on Interstate Highway 680 in Sunol in Alameda County Saturday Afternoon.

10/11/2014

Coca-Cola. (Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Bay Area Proponents Of Soda Tax Measures Battle ‘Tidal Wave’ Of Beverage Industry Money

The campaign over San Francisco and Berkeley’s so-called ‘soda-tax measures’ is taking on a David versus Goliath theme with the amounts of money being invested.

10/07/2014

(CBS SF)

Two Arrested After Shooting At Walmart In San Leandro; 1 Suspect Injured

Police are investigating a shooting inside a Walmart store Sunday night that left one person injured.

10/06/2014

Vallejo Fire truck

Vallejo Fire Crews Encounter A Booby-Trapped Marijuana Grow While Fighting Fire

Firefighters attempting to extinguish a fire inside a burning building in Vallejo Thursday night soon discovered the structure, used as medical marijuana grow was booby-trapped, authorities said.

10/03/2014

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