Alameda County

Nicholas Vlahos

Oakland Father, Young Kids Missing From Sierra Camping Trip

An Oakland barber and his two young children have gone missing while taking a drive through a remote area of Sierra and Plumas counties, Sierra County sheriff’s officials said Thursday.

05/07/2015

New traffic signs (photo courtesy: 80smartcorridor.org/)

Testing Begins For $79M State-Of-The-Art Traffic Signs Planned For I-80 East Bay Corridor

Traffic planners are ready to test new state-of-the-art signs that have been installed over a 20-mile stretch of westbound I-80 in the East Bay. It’s part of an effort to ease the commute between Richmond and Emeryville at a price tag of $79 million.

05/01/2015

Salaries of some workers at the Alameda County Water District. (CBS)

$100,000+ Salaries For Meter Readers, Customer Service Reps At Water Agency That Keeps Raising Rates

A small East Bay water district is paying more than 200 of their employees, including meter readers and customer service representatives, wages and benefits worth well over $100,000, while raising customers’ rates 16 years in a row.

04/29/2015

(Alameda County Fire)

I-880 Reopens After Fiery 7-Car Accident In San Leandro

California Highway Patrol officials have opened all lanes of northbound Interstate Highway 880 in San Leandro Tuesday morning after a multi-vehicle collision.

04/28/2015

An Alameda County Fire Department truck fell into a sinkhole created by a water main break in Castro Valley on December 6, 2013. (CBS)

Arroyo High School In San Lorenzo Evacuated After Smell Of Smoke Reported From Gym

Arroyo High School in San Lorenzo was evacuated Friday morning after the smell of smoke was reported coming from the school’s gym area.

04/24/2015

(Alameda Co. Sheriff)

Hayward Ex-Cop Charged With Stealing $450K From Mentally Ill Woman He Arrested

A former Hayward police sergeant faces nine felony counts for stealing more than $450,000 from a mentally ill woman he once arrested.

04/22/2015

Composite drawing of a man suspected of trying to kidnap three high school girls in separate incidents. 22-year old Sagar Patel is accused of brandishing a gun and wearing a watch cap in one of the cases. (Hayward Police)

22-Year-Old Charged With Trying To Kidnap 3 East Bay Teen Girls

A 22-year-old student has been charged with three counts of attempted kidnapping to commit robbery for allegedly trying to force three teenage girls into his car over the past two months, according to the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office.

04/20/2015

(CBS SF)

Urgent Care Center Opening Before Doctors Medical Center Closes Tuesday

A new urgent care center will open today in San Pablo that aims to meet some of the needs of patients who would have gone to Doctors Medical Center, according to the nonprofit opening the center.

04/20/2015

(CBS SF)

Palo Alto Hiker Found Dead After Going Missing In Sunol Regional Wilderness

Irwin “Don” Meyers had left his home at about 9:30 a.m. Wednesday to take a hike on the Maguire Peak Trail.

04/16/2015

(Getty images)

Early Morning Berkeley Shooting Injures Two Men, Sends Stray Bullets Into Neighbors’ Homes

Two 20-year-old men were injured in a shooting in Berkeley Monday morning, according to the Berkeley Police Department.

04/13/2015

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