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Deputy Hit By Alleged DUI Driver In Castro Valley While Citing Bicyclist

An Alameda County Sheriff’s Deputy suffered a broken leg early Friday morning in Castro Valley as he was stopping a bicyclist on a warrant, a spokesman for the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office said.

08/21/2015

An example of carrots that are sold at stores versus others that are thrown away. (endfoodwaste.org)

Walmart, Whole Foods Urged To Sell ‘Ugly’ Produce At A Discount

A sanitation worker who was moved by the amount of perfectly good – but ugly-looking – fruits and vegetables getting thrown away has started a movement to get food stores to embrace the sale of the misshapen produce.

07/22/2015

Barbara Latiolais (Alameda County Sheriff's Office)

Teen Convicted In 2012 Strangulation Murder Of Castro Valley Woman

An 18-year-old man charged with murder for the 2012 strangulation death of a Castro Valley woman was found guilty Tuesday by an Alameda County Superior Court jury on all counts, according to a court official.

07/14/2015

CHP investigators are now considering the possibility the car had been stolen and intentionally pushed off the cliff near Chabot Regional Park and set on fire,(CBS SF)

Mystery Car Plunges, Bursts Into Flames 100 Feet Down Embankment Near Anthony Chabot Regional Park

Investigators have been unable to find any victims of a crash down an embankment near Anthony Chabot Regional Park in Castro Valley Monday morning and are looking into the possibility the car was intentionally pushed off the cliff and set ablaze, a California Highway Patrol officer said.

06/15/2015

(Photo courtesy  of The Castro Valley News)

Bronze Statue Of Jesus Ripped Off Cross Outside Castro Valley Church

A bronze statue of Jesus has been stolen off its cross outside the Church of the Transfiguration in Castro Valley.

05/25/2015

Debris of a plane crash in Livemore. (CBS SF)

Pilot Killed In Small Plane Crash Near Castro Valley

The pilot of a small plane was killed when it crashed in the hills near Castro Valley, according to authorities.

05/22/2015

A mylar balloon similar to this one is what cut off power and shutdown BART Wednesday afternoon   
(Photo JOSEPH EID/AFP/Getty Images)

BART Shutdown By Helium Balloon That Short-Circuited Electrical Lines In East Bay

BART service was stopped in both directions between Bay Fair, Hayward and Castro Valley Wednesday afternoon, after a problem with equipment caused major delays in and out of San Francisco earlier.

05/06/2015

Cows eating grass in a cowshed. (Getty Images)

Cows Killed While Thief Steals Calf From Castro Valley Rancher

A thief shot three cows while stealing a calf from a Castro Valley rancher over the weekend, an Alameda County sheriff’s sergeant said.

04/06/2015

(Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Cows Mysteriously Shot Dead On Castro Valley Ranch

Three cows on a Castro Valley ranch were reportedly shot dead over the weekend by unknown assailants, according to a published report.

04/06/2015

Cody Nicosia (Alameda County Sheriff's Office)

Killer Gets Life With No Parole For Castro Valley Woman’s Murder Committed 4 Months After HS Graduation

After he apologized for his actions, a 20-year-old Hayward man was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison without the possibility of parole for his murder and arson convictions for the strangulation death of a Castro Valley woman whose home was also set on fire.

03/05/2015

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