Albany

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San Rafael To Explore Whether It Should Pay Homeless To Relocate

San Rafael is exploring whether it should emulate a plan used by the city of Albany to reduce the number of homeless people in the city by paying them to move.

04/28/2014

People walk by a homeless man. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Albany To Pay 28 Homeless People $3,000 Each To Leave The Bulb

People living on a former landfill known as the Albany Bulb will have to move out by Friday as part of a settlement with the city of Albany.

04/23/2014

Timothy Rodriguez (Berkeley PD)

Former Cal Graduate Instructor Arrested In Albany Sexual Assault

A former graduate student instructor at the University of California at Berkeley was arrested in Albany on Tuesday in connection with a sexual assault that occurred last month.

02/12/2014

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Albany Teen Admits To Making Up Attempted Kidnapping Story

A 15-year-old boy who told police he was almost kidnapped while walking by the University of California student housing complex in Albany on Friday night admitted earlier today that he made up the story.

02/03/2014

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Man Attempts To Forcibly Kidnap Teen Boy Walking On Crutches In Albany

A man attempted to forcibly kidnap a 15-year-old boy who was walking with crutches on a University of California student housing complex in Albany on Friday night, according to University of California police.

02/03/2014

People walk by a homeless man. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Federal Judge Clears Way For 60 Homeless To Be Removed From Albany Bulb

A federal judge has cleared the way for the City of Albany to evict nearly 60 homeless people encamped on a bayside landfill near the Golden Gate Fields race track.

11/19/2013

(AP)

All Lanes Reopened After Motorcycle Crash On I-80 Near Albany

All lanes are now open on westbound Highway 80 near Albany after a crash reportedly left a motorcyclist injured,

05/18/2013

UC Police officers gathered at the entrance of Gill Tract in Albany, May 13, 2013. (CBS)

‘Occupy The Farm’ Activists Vow Return After Lastest Eviction From Albany Land Tract

“Occupy The Farm” plans on returning to the tract of land in Albany owned by the University of California at Berkeley Monday night to discuss the group’s next move after it was removed and thousands of plants that were planted by the group were plowed Monday morning, a group organizer said.

05/13/2013

Occupy The Farm, Gill Tract, Berkeley, Albany

‘Occupy The Farm’ Activists Reclaim UC-Owned Land In Albany

A tract of farmland owned by the University of California, Berkeley in Albany is once again being taken over by a group of “Occupy the Farm” activists Saturday, police and members of the group say.

05/11/2013

An Airsoft pistol (top) is placed alongside a pistol used by Richmond Police. (CBS)

East Bay Police Train With Airsoft Guns Amid Ammo Shortage

A nationwide shortage of ammunition has forced several police departments, including Richmond, to find a backup solution for training rounds. Officers said the solution is just as effective as live ammo, not to mention cheaper.

04/18/2013

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