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.
Khanna Poised To Unseat Honda In Battle For Bay Area's 17th Congressional DistrictChallenger Ro Khanna appeared poised to unseat 8-year incumbent Mike Honda for the 17th Congressional District.
Missing Sheriff's Volunteer's Car Found Abandoned Near 880The abandoned car of a missing Alameda County Sheriff's Department volunteer has been found near Highway 880 in Hayward.
Affordable Housing Advocates Encourage Support Of Measure A-1Some desperately needed affordable housing that just opened up in Fremont has backers of a county ballot measure hoping this is just the beginning.
Bay Area District Attorneys Reach $1M Settlement With Pillow CompanyTen California district attorneys led by Alameda County D.A. Nancy O'Malley Monday announced an approximately $1 million settlement of allegations that a Minnesota pillow company engaged in false and misleading advertising.
Oakland Cop Pleads Not Guilty To Sex Scandal ChargesOne of five Oakland police officers charged in a sex scandal that has rocked several law enforcement agencies across the Bay Area pleaded not guilty Friday to a felony obstruction charge and a misdemeanor prostitution charge.
Electrocuted Squirrel Knocks Out Power To 5,000 In Castro ValleyNearly 5,000 utility customers lost electrical service for roughly 90 minutes Thursday afternoon when a squirrel caused a power outage in the Castro Valley area.
Second Fire In A Week Burns At Alameda County's Altamont LandfillAlameda County firefighters say a new fire at the Altamont Landfill is producing a large amount of smoke and could keep burning for a couple days.
Alameda County Leaders Ban FrackingAlameda County leaders voted in favor of banning fracking Tuesday evening, making it the first county in the Bay Area to do so, and the fifth county in California to ban fracking.
Alameda County Places $580M Affordable Housing Bond Measure On BallotThe Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to place an affordable housing bond measure on the ballot in November.
WB I-580 Reopens As Firefighters Get Upper Hand On 3 Brush Fires Near LivermoreAll lanes of westbound I-580 near Grant Line Road were blocked as firefighters battle three brush fires.
Grand Jury Report Finds Oakland City Council President McElhaney Broke Ethics RulesA scathing report accuses an Oakland city councilwoman of breaking state and city ethics rules.