Castro Valley

Sgt. Tom Smith (BART Police)

Funeral Services To Be Held In Castro Valley For Fallen BART Officer

A public funeral will be held in Castro Valley next Wednesday for BART police Sgt. Tom “Tommy” Smith, who died after he was accidentally shot by a colleague during a probation search in Dublin on Tuesday.


An Alameda County Fire Department truck fell into a sinkhole created by a water main break in Castro Valley on December 6, 2013. (CBS)

Water Main Break Floods Castro Valley Homes, Causes Sinkhole

A water main break in Castro Valley damaged several homes Friday evening and caused a large sinkhole, a utility spokeswoman said.


Stabbing victim Steven Rudiger (Alameda County Sheriff)

DNA Leads To 2 Arrests In 1990 Castro Valley Cold-Case Murder

Alameda County authorities announced Tuesday that they have arrested two people in connection with the cold-case murder of 43-year-old Steven Rudiger in 1990.


Edmund Bascom (CBS)

Man Missing From Abandoned East Bay Senior Facility Found In San Jose

An elderly patient reported missing from an assisted-living facility in Castro Valley that was shut down earlier this month was found in San Jose on Friday


Police at the scene of Valley Springs Manor in Castro Valley on October 26, 2013. (CBS)

911 Calls Reveal Chaos In Closed Castro Valley Care Facility

Recordings of 911 calls show that two workers at an East Bay assisted care center who helped residents after the state shut it down called emergency dispatchers four times over three days but never told them that the center was closed.


Police at the scene of Valley Springs Manor in Castro Valley on October 26, 2013. (CBS)

Crews Unaware East Bay Care Home Was Closed When Patients Were Found

Authorities say they responded to four 911 calls at an East Bay assisted care facility where they say 14 patients were left practically abandoned before discovering that it was closed.


Police at the scene of Valley Springs Manor in Castro Valley on October 26, 2013. (CBS)

Owners, Staff Allegedly Abandon Elderly Patients At Castro Valley Assisted Living Facility

The California Department of Social Services this week moved to revoke the license for a Castro Valley assisted living facility where patients were allegedly left with inadequate care this weekend.



1 Cat Dead, 3 Saved From 1-Alarm Fire At Castro Valley Home

A cat perished and three more were saved from a one-alarm fire at a Castro Valley home Saturday morning.


Quincy Williams

Burger Joint Robber Shot Dead By Deputies In Castro Valley Was Wanted Parolee

The suspect who was fatally shot in a confrontation with two Alameda County sheriff’s deputies at a restaurant in Castro Valley on Friday night was a parolee at large from Oakland, authorities said Tuesday.


Fire burns near the 2700 block of Pineridge Road, in the area of Lake Chabot Road, June 13, 2013. (CBS)

3 Separate Vegetation Fires Contained Across Bay Area

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.





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