Alameda County

(Zaytuna College)

America’s First Muslim College Gains Accreditation In Berkeley

A liberal-arts school in Berkeley has become the first Islamic institution of higher learning in the United States.

03/12/2015

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Transportation Officials Approve $450,000 Contract To Study Electronic Tolling For All Bay Area Bridges

The Bay Bridge, along with six other state-owned bridges, may move to all-electronic tolling—just like the Golden Gate Bridge has for the past two years—as a decision to move ahead with study will be made on Wednesday.

03/10/2015

An Asian Tiger mosquito feeds from the blood from a person. (Jack Leonard/New Orleans Mosquito and Termite Control Board/Getty Images)

Mosquitoes Appear Early In Bay Area’s Mixed Weather And They’re Hungry

Mosquitoes are making their presence felt in the Bay Area almost a month ahead of schedule. The mixed weather has some experts warning it could signal an early start to West Nile virus season.

03/10/2015

(USGS)

Magnitude 3.1 Earthquake Shakes San Leandro

An earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude of 3.1 struck one mile northeast of San Leandro Tuesday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network.

03/10/2015

An Oakland Police Department patrol car. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oakland Dropping Controversial Gang Injunction; Included Curfew, Banned Wearing Certain Colors

Oakland’s city attorney confirmed that they are dropping its controversial gang injunction with police chief Sean Whent in favor of the move. Alleged members

03/06/2015

Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

16 Arrested In Oakland Gang Violence Crackdown

Oakland police and other law enforcement agencies made another attempt at reducing gang violence Thursday by arresting 16 people they said are involved in two East Oakland gangs.

03/05/2015

(CBS SF)

‘Boat Bandit’ Arrested In String Of Boat Paraphernalia Thefts

For weeks, motors and other boat paraphernalia have vanished from Outboard Motor Shop in Oakland.

03/05/2015

Hillside Apartments in Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland Reaches $150,000 In Settlements With 2 Landlords Over ‘Appalling’ Conditions At Apartment Complexes

Oakland City Attorney Barbara Parker said on Wednesday that her office has secured settlements that will require landlords to address what she says are unsafe and inhumane living conditions at two rental properties.

03/04/2015

skateboard

Alameda County Bans Skateboarding On County Property; Violators To Face Citations

The county of Alameda voted Tuesday to ban skateboarding on all county property, allowing for violators to be cited.

03/03/2015

Fire Department

3rd Alarm Warehouse Fire Sends Column Of Smoke Over Oakland Skyline

Firefighters were able to quickly control a warehouse fire that required three alarm calls to bring in reinforcements.

02/28/2015

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