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Alameda County

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3 Arrested After High-Speed Chase Through East Bay Counties

Three suspects in a stolen car were taken into custody early Tuesday morning following a high-speed chase from Contra Costa County to Alameda County, according to the California Highway Patrol.

11/26/2013

Janet Waring (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Fills Gaps In Medical Care For Alameda County’s Needy

You may not know her name or see her work, but for decades, an Alameda County nurse has been making a difference by recognizing a need and doing what she could to fill it. This week’s Jefferson Award winner has spent her career and her retirement bringing health care and more to those most in need.

11/20/2013

An armed parolee was shot and killed by Union City Police. (CBS)

Union City Police Officer Shoots, Kills Armed Parolee

A Union City police officer fatally shot an armed suspect, who was out on parole, with a pipe at a residence in on Monday night, police said.

10/22/2013

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13 Arrested, $4M In Marijuana Found During Alameda County Sweep

Thirteen people were taken into police custody following a marijuana cultivation and drug trafficking sweep in Alameda County on Thursday, police said.

10/11/2013

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AC Transit Workers Vote To Reject Contract Agreement

Leaders of Amalgamated Transit Union Local 192, which represents about 1,800 bus drivers, mechanics, dispatchers, clerical and other workers, had recommended that employees approve the tentative agreement, which was reached last Wednesday.

10/02/2013

(CBS)

California Truancy Rates At Crisis Level; Bay Area Hit Hard

More elementary school kids in Contra Costa and Alameda counties miss school than students in almost any other county in California according to a new report which says state truancy is at crisis levels.

10/01/2013

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AC Transit Sees More Riders After Route Changes

Ridership on AC Transit’s two Dumbarton Express bus lines, from Union City to the Peninsula, was up 15% this August, compared to ridership figures from August 2012.

09/20/2013

Authorities on the scene of a big-rig fire on Interstate 680 near Sunol on September 5, 2013. (CBS)

Big-Rig Fire On I-680 Near Fremont Severely Burns Driver

A big-rig caught fire on Interstate Highway 680 just outside of Fremont Thursday night, badly burning the driver and sparking a small grass fire, according to the California Highway Patrol.

09/06/2013

Jefferson Award Winner Daniel Senta. (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Helps East Bay Foster Youth Achieve More

Sobering statistics about foster youth dropping out of school inspired this week’s Jefferson Award winner, a former teacher turned attorney, to take action.

08/21/2013

(CBS)

Man Found Shot Dead On San Lorenzo Street

Alameda County sheriff’s deputies were investigating a shooting in San Lorenzo early Wednesday morning that left a 33-year-old man dead, a sheriff’s spokesman said.

08/14/2013

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