5 Puppies Among 7 Dogs, 2 Adults Rescued From Newark House FireFirefighters rescued two people and seven dogs, including five puppies, after a fire broke out at a Newark home late Wednesday afternoon.
Crews Battle 3-Alarm Fire Burning At Livermore WarehouseFire crews are at the scene of a three-alarm fire burning at a Livermore warehouse Friday morning, Alameda County Fire Department officials said on social media.
Man Fatally Shot During San Leandro Cell Phone Transaction IdentifiedA man who was fatally shot while trying to sell a cell phone to someone at a busy intersection in unincorporated San Leandro on Saturday afternoon was identified by an Alameda County sheriff's spokesman Monday as 32-year-old Daniel Carlos of Redwood City.
Alameda County Discourages Truancy By Holding Parents AccountableWith an alarmingly high number of truant students in Alameda County, officials are taking a tough-love approach toward parents whose kids miss too many school days.
City Of Oakland Opens Winter Overnight Shelters For Homeless PeopleThe city of Oakland is opening winter shelters starting Monday to address the needs of homeless people in the upcoming cold weather months.
Activists Raise Concerns About Conditions In Alameda County JailsInmate rights activists told an Alameda County Board of Supervisors committee Thursday that they’re concerned about the conditions at the county’s two jails.
Oakland Revamps Emergency Alert System Following North Bay WildfiresThe city of Oakland is making changes to its emergency alert system in the wake of the North Bay wildfires.
Oakland To Turn Tax-Defaulted Vacant Properties Into Low-Income HomesAlameda County is fighting high housing prices with a unique new program to help people get into a house or apartment.
2 Die In San Leandro Mobile Home FireAn intense fire roared through a mobile home in San Leandro early Thursday, killing the couple who lived there.
Man Found Dead At Oakland Chabot Space And Science CenterOfficers and emergency crews attempted to render the man first aid, however he was pronounced dead at the scene.
Recalled Fireworks Spark Concern Among FirefightersWhile they are not among the items sold at local ‘safe and sane’ fireworks stands, local firefighters warned residents who have purchased illegal fireworks to check to make sure they are not a brand that has been recalled.
Pilot Program Offers Indoor Air Monitors To East Bay Asthma PatientsAlameda County is lending small indoor air monitors to families who have had an emergency room visit in the past six months due to asthma.