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Castro Valley

Jenny Lin (Jenny Lin Foundation)

Annual Vigil Set For Murdered Castro Valley Girl; Case Still Unsolved After 19 Years

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.

05/24/2013

An illustration of REACH Ashland Youth Center in Alameda County. (REACH Ashland Youth Center)

Alameda County Youth Center Opens After Decade-Long Effort

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.

05/22/2013

Alameda County Sheriff's deputies at the scene of an officer-involved shooting on the Castro Valley Boulevard onramp to Interstate 580, May 17, 2013. (CBS)

Castro Valley Police Shooting Shuts Down Highway 580 On-Ramp

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.

05/17/2013

Kirsten Elaine Englund of Castro Valley was found dead near Winchester Bay Wayfinding Point in Oregon on April 28, 2013. (Castro Valley Arts Foundation)

Castro Valley Woman IDd As Murder Victim Linked To Crime Spree Suspect

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.

05/02/2013

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Man Shot By Deputies In Castro Valley Dies In Hospital

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.

03/25/2013

Authorities on the scene of an officer-involved shooting on the 3400 block of Seven Hills Road in Castro Valley on March 22, 2013. (CBS)

Deputy Shoots Castro Valley Man Accused Of Threatening Family

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.

03/22/2013

Suspect Assif Mayar, the 5-foot caiman and the marijuana found at a Castro Valley home. (Alameda County Sheriff's Office) alligator, gator

Marijuana-Guarding Caiman ‘Mr. Teeth’ Dies After Castro Valley Bust

A caiman named “Mr. Teeth” that was apparently protecting a stash of marijuana has died after being taken to Oakland Zoo, according to authorities.

01/10/2013

Mr. Teeth

Deputies Find Live Alligator Guarding 34 Pounds Of Pot In Castro Valley Home

Sheriff’s deputies found 34 pounds of marijuana being guarded by an alligator during a probation compliance check in Castro Valley on Tuesday.

01/09/2013

Nurses prepare pickets during a previous strike action. (CBS)

Nurses To Stage One-Day Strike At 7 Bay Area Sutter Hospitals

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.

10/31/2012

Alameda County Sheriffs on the scene of a deadly fire.  (CBS)

2 Teens Arrested In Beating Death, Arson In Castro Valley Home

The strangulation death last week of a Castro Valley woman whose home was also set on fire “is the kind of case that fears and nightmares are made of,” Alameda County sheriff’s spokesman Sgt. J.D. Nelson said Friday.

10/26/2012

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