Alameda County

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

Alicia Shaffer of Livermore, creator of the Three Bird Nest shop on Etsy. (CBS)

Livermore Mom On Her Way To Becoming Etsy Millionaire

Alicia Shaffer is on her way to becoming a self-made millionaire, from what she started as a hobby.

02/27/2015

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Berkeley Considering 2-Year Ban On Drones

The Berkeley City Council will consider a proposal by the city’s Peace and Justice Commission Tuesday night to impose a two-year moratorium on drones.

02/24/2015

Fatal Hit-and-Run

Pedestrian Killed In Oakland Hit-And-Run At 32nd And San Pablo Ave.

One person was killed in a fatal hit-and-run incident on 32nd Street and San Pablo Avenue in Oakland Friday afternoon, according to police.

02/20/2015

(Via @JackaMobFigaz Instagram)

3 Weeks After Rapper The Jacka’s Murder, Oakland Police Name No Suspects, Make No Arrests

Nearly three weeks after rapper “The Jacka” was gunned down in East Oakland, police have not named a suspect and have not made any arrests despite being close enough to the killers to hear the gunshots that took his life.

02/20/2015

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Oakland Veterans Affairs Office Lost Nearly 14,000 Benefits Claims Since 1990

The Oakland office of Veterans Affairs improperly filed and then lost about 14,000 unprocessed veterans benefit claims, some dating back to the 1990s, a federal government investigation found.

02/20/2015

Cars driving through the 4th bore in the Caldecott Tunnel.  (CBS)

Temporary Friday Night Closure For Caldecott Tunnel’s Fourth Bore Due To Emergency Drill

The fourth bore of the Caldecott Tunnels will be closed Friday night and part of Saturday morning for its first-ever emergency response drill, a Caltrans spokesman said.

02/20/2015

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Get Ready To Pay More At Oakland Restaurants As Minimum Wage Law Kicks In

The minimum wage in Oakland will jump $3 in less than weeks and restaurants from Piedmont to Jack London Square are still figuring out how they are going to stay alive.

02/19/2015

Wen Yen Gold (Hayward Police)

Fugitive For 4 Years In Bay Area Human Trafficking Investigation Turns Herself In

A suspect in a sex trafficking ring in four Bay Area counties who has been a fugitive for four years turned herself in to authorities Tuesday morning.

02/18/2015

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