Alameda County fire crews were fighting a vegetation fire near Lake Chabot Regional Park that was burning up a ridge toward homes. Meanwhile, firefighters in Santa Clara County were battling another fire that destroyed a house near the Uvas Reservoir before spreading to nearby vegetation.
Nearly two decades after a Castro Valley teenager was killed in her home, her family is honoring her memory with a ceremony, candlelight walk and art contest Friday night.
The state-of-the-art REACH Ashland Youth Center celebrated its grand opening Wednesday afternoon after a decade-long, youth-driven effort to improve the neighborhood.
The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office was investigating a shooting involving an officer on westbound Interstate Highway 580 near Castro Valley that occurred late Thursday night, deputies said.
The Douglas County Major Crime Team says 57-year-old Kirsten Elaine Englund of Castro Valley, was found dead Sunday at the Winchester Bay Wayfinding Point, located along U.S. Highway 101 about three miles south of Reedsport.
A Castro Valley man shot by sheriff’s deputies Friday in a bizarre confrontation first with his family and then with deputies died in a hospital on Sunday, the sheriff’s office announced Monday.
A Castro Valley man was hospitalized Friday night after allegedly threatening sheriff’s deputies who came to his home and shouldering a homemade replica firearm at an approaching sheriff’s vehicle, prompting a sergeant to shoot him.
A caiman named “Mr. Teeth” that was apparently protecting a stash of marijuana has died after being taken to Oakland Zoo, according to authorities.
Sheriff’s deputies found 34 pounds of marijuana being guarded by an alligator during a probation compliance check in Castro Valley on Tuesday.
About 3,200 registered nurses at seven hospitals managed by Sutter Health in the East Bay are planning a one-day strike on Thursday to protest concessions that they say Sutter management is demanding.