Alameda County

Emilio Nevarez

Memorial Fund Set Up For Bay Area Musician Killed By Stray Bullet

The family of a 26-year-old Emilio Nevarez, the musician who was slain by a stray bullet outside of a bar in downtown Oakland early Sunday morning has set up a memorial fund to pay for his funeral expenses and increase the reward in the case.

04/08/2015

(CBS SF)

Northbound I-680 Lanes Reopen After Crews Remove Jackknifed Big-Rig In Fremont

All lanes of northbound Interstate Highway 680 just north of Mission Boulevard in Fremont Tuesday morning are blocked as crews remove a jackknifed big-rig, according to the California Highway Patrol.

04/07/2015

Emilio Nevarez

Slain Bassist In Bay Area Punk Rock Band Was ‘Innocent Victim’

Emilio Nevarez, a bass player and vocalist for the punk rock bank The Lucky Eejits, was packing up his equipment when a stray bullet struck him.

04/06/2015

Chopper 5 over a house collapse in Oakland on April 2, 2015. (CBS)

Construction Worker Survives After House In Oakland Collapses

A construction worker is lucky to be alive after the home he was working on collapsed in North Oakland Thursday morning.

04/02/2015

Proposed high-rise apartment building in Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland Planning Commission Approves High-Rise Apartment Near Lake Merritt Amid Discord

Plans for a new luxury high-rise in the heart of the Oakland will move as the city’s planning commission voted on Wednesday to allow the construction on a one-acre plot of public land near a BART station and Lake Merritt.

04/02/2015

A Berkeley Ambassador is caught on camera assaulting a homeless man. (CBS SF)

Alameda County DA Drops Charges Against 2 Homeless Men After Video Of Beating By Berkeley ‘Hospitality Ambassador’ Surfaces

After reviewing a video of the incident, the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office has dismissed the case against two homeless men who had pleaded no contest to misdemeanor battery charges in a confrontation with two Berkeley community ambassadors.

04/02/2015

O.co Coliseum on April 4, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Oakland Faces Plenty Of Obstacles In Keeping Professional Sports Teams In The City

Scott McKibben, Executive Director of the Oakland-Alameda Coliseum County Authority, looks at some of those obstacles and the chances each team has of staying in the East Bay.

04/02/2015

Gunshot Tracking Technology

Oakland Sees Double-Digit Drop In Murders And Gunfire According To ShotSpotter Analysis

Oakland police claim the city is seeing a double-digit drop in murders and gunfire according to the first year-to-year analysis from ShotSpotter, a gunfire detection company.

04/01/2015

Downtown Hayward. (CBS)

No Joke: April 1st Brings Double Digit Sales Tax To Several East Bay Towns

Buy something in Hayward and you’re going to get whacked with a 10% sales tax. Take a few steps outside the city limits and the tax is a half cent cheaper.

03/31/2015

EBT, food stamps, foodstamps, CalFresh, benefits, electronic benefits transfer

Oakland Science Museum Offers Low-Income Families Discount With EBT Card

The Chabot Space & Science Center launched a pilot program Thursday giving low-income families with an EBT card admission to the center for $1 per person.

03/27/2015

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