Celebrated Camper Van Beethoven Side Project Plays Rare ShowsAn experimental offshoot of influential '80s college rock pioneers Camper Van Beethoven, renowned modern psychedelic outfit the Monks of Doom plays a pair of rare Bay Area shows to celebrate the band's first new album in a quarter century.
Two Arrested In Connection With Weekend Albany HomicidePolice in Albany on Tuesday announced the arrest of two suspects for the fatal shooting of a man who was found on a bench along the Ohlone Greenway late Sunday morning.
Albany Police Investigating First Homicide In 3 YearsA popular Albany walking and running trail is back open Monday after a deadly shooting over the weekend that marked the usually quiet town's first murder in three years.
Pedestrian Killed On Ramp From I-80 To I-580 In AlbanyThe connector ramp from eastbound Interstate Highway 80 to westbound Interstate Highway 580 in Albany is closed after a pedestrian was struck and killed.
Bay Area Measures To Tax Sodas Hold Healthy LeadPartial returns show three ballot measures to tax soda and other sugary drinks are leading in the San Francisco Bay Area.
After $42 Million Spent, Bay Area Voters Take Up Soda Tax MeasuresThe measures in San Francisco, Oakland and Albany would levy a penny-per-ounce tax on sugary drinks, including energy, sweetened tea and sports drinks.
Soda Tax Battle Bubbles Up In Bay AreaThe national fight over sugary soda is bubbling up in the Bay Area, where voters in November will consider a tax on the drinks.
New Bus Route Links East Bay Cities With Marin CountyRoute 580 will run every 30 minutes between San Rafael and Emeryville, Berkeley and Albany, with five westbound trips in the morning and five eastbound trips in the afternoon.
Albany Teen Allowed To Build Haunted House After Neighbors AppealAn Albany teen who wanted to build his own haunted house went to city officials to plead his case, after neighbors appealed to stop the project.
No Joke: April 1st Brings Double Digit Sales Tax To Several East Bay TownsBuy 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.
New Details Revealed In Death Of Albany Dental Student Killed In Her ApartmentAn Albany dental student was shot sometime after she attended afternoon prayers at a Sikh temple, police said Sunday as new details emerge in an ongoing investigation.
UCSF Dental Student Found Dead In Albany ApartmentAn Albany woman found dead in an apparent homicide in her apartment on Monday has been identified as a University of California at San Francisco dental school student.