Alameda County

Waste Management garbage and recycling bins in Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland Waste Management Workers Back On The Job After Weeklong Strike

Waste Management recycling workers are returning to work Friday after a weeklong strike left a mountain of recycling piling up outside a San Leandro facility.

10/31/2014

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

absentee ballot, vote, voting, election

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

Police car (Ugurhan Betin)

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

California Highway Patrol generic

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

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