Alameda County

A suspect crashed a stolen car in Berkeley. (CBS SF)

Man In Stolen Car Leads Police On Wild East Bay Chase, Crashes In Berkeley

A stolen car suspect who led police on a chase through the East Bay before crashing in Berkeley is still at large Monday morning.

05/18/2015

(CBS)

2 Displaced In East Oakland House Fire, No One Injured

At least two people were displaced in a small house fire in East Oakland early Monday morning after a short in the home’s electrical system.

05/11/2015

Courtroom in the Alameda County Superior Court in Oakland. (CBS)

68 Percent Of Potential Alameda County Jurors Fail To Appear, Face Little Punishment

It’s a piece of mail a lot of people don’t like getting: a jury summons. In an East Bay county, many people are ignoring them and getting away with it.

05/09/2015

A five-year-old boy and three-year-old girl who went missing in the Sierra with their father, Nicholas Vlahos, were reunited with their grandparents on May 8, 2015. (Anne Makovec / CBS)

East Bay Family Returns Home After Missing In Sierra For 2 Days

Two young children who were missing for two days in the Sierra with their father until they were rescued Thursday were reunited with family in the Bay Area on Friday.

05/08/2015

Nicholas Vlahos. (CBS)

Oakland Father, Young Kids Found Safe After 2 Days Missing In Sierra

An Oakland man and his two young children who were missing for two days following a camping trip in a remote part of the Sierra have been found safe Thursday night.

05/07/2015

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

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