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.
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.