Alameda County

U.S. Postal Service mail truck. ( Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Fremont Postal Worker Accused Of Stealing Smartphones, Other Items

A U.S. postal service worker in Fremont is facing mail theft charges, according to court records.

12/04/2014

Andrew Bogut #12 and Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors high-five during a game against the Los Angeles Lakers at Oracle Arena on October 30, 2013 at in Oakland. (Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Warriors Sign 20-Year-Old Australian Man With Leukemia To One-Day Contract

The Golden State Warriors will grant a wish to a 20-year-old Australian man with leukemia by signing him to a one-day contract Thursday, team officials said.

12/04/2014

Unmanned aerial vehicle or drone purchased by the Alameda County Sheriff's Office. (CBS)

Alameda County Sheriff Shows Off $100K Drone System

The Alameda County Sheriff’s department showed off its new drone among a swath of high-tech equipment Wednesday in Dublin.

12/03/2014

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East Bay School District Hires Private Investigator In Attempt To Kick Girl Out After Denying Free Lunches

An East Bay school district that denied a Latina girl access to its free lunch program hired a private investigator in its attempt to kick the second grader out of the district for allegedly living outside its boundaries.

12/02/2014

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Rescue Crews Work To Pull Driver From Vehicle Over Embankment In Rural Alameda County

Rescue crews are working to pull a driver from a vehicle that went over an embankment off of a rural Alameda County road Tuesday afternoon, San Ramon Valley fire officials said.

12/02/2014

Inflatable Frosty The Snowman at Joseph Moore's Christmas tree lot in Pleasanton. (CBS)

Pleasanton Officials Want 30-Foot Tall Frosty The Snowman Removed From Christmas Tree Lot

City officials in Pleasanton want a 30-foot tall Frosty the Snowman at a Christmas tree lot removed. The owner of the lot said Frosty has been entertaining his customers for decades.

12/02/2014

Artist rendition of the BART Oakland Airport Connector. (BART)

BART To Oakland Airport Service Connector Opens Saturday In Time For Holiday Travel

‘BART to OAK’ — an automated, frequent-running connector between the Coliseum Station and Oakland International Airport, held its grand opening just in time for service to begin the weekend before Thanksgiving.

11/21/2014

US military personnel remove bags containing bodies of members of the Jim Jones' sect "Temple of people", 23 November 1978, after they arrived from Jonestown, the community's cultural center, where Jim Jones had established the Peoples Temple. More than 900 people died, 18 November 1978, in the largest mass suicide in American history.        (Photo credit: AFP/Getty Images)

36th Annual Memorial Of Jonestown Mass Suicide Held At Oakland’s Evergreen Cemetery

Tuesday marked the 36th anniversary Jonestown Memorial held at the Evergreen Cemetery in Oakland to commemorate more than 900 people who died in a cult mass suicide.

11/18/2014

Police speak to a protester as they try to control the crowd on August 19, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Violent outbreaks have taken place in Ferguson since the shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer on August 9th.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

San Francisco, Oakland Police Say They Are Ready For Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

Police in San Francisco and Oakland are on standby Tuesday in the event that a grand jury’s decision in Missouri, whether a white police officer will be indicted for the killing of an unarmed black teenager, could lead to protests in the Bay Area.

11/18/2014

Cormorants nesting on the old Eastern Span of the Bay Bridge. (Caltrans/CBS)

Bay Bridge Demolition Project Delayed 6 Months Due To Nesting Birds

The demolition of the Bay Bridge’s old eastern span will be delayed for at least six months because of nesting birds that refuse to vacate the structure, a transportation official told KCBS.

11/17/2014

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