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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.


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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.


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.


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.


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

Body Found Inside Burning Castro Valley Home; Fire Deemed Suspicious

A woman’s body was found inside a Castro Valley home that burned in a suspicious fire early this morning, a sheriff’s sergeant said.


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Castro Valley Jogger Struck By Hit-And-Run Driver In Crosswalk

A man jogging in Castro Valley Thursday morning was injured when a car struck him in a crosswalk, according to a California Highway Patrol officer.


Assemblywoman Mary Hayashi (State of California)

Embattled East Bay Lawmaker Accused Of Giving Big Raise To Tenant On Staff

California Assemblywoman Mary Hayashi, once busted for shoplifting, is accused of renting an underwater Castro Valley home to a staffer shortly after giving him a big raise.


A Waste Management garbage truck crashed into a Castro Valley home on June 14, 2012. (CBS)

Garbage Truck Slams Into Castro Valley Home

A Castro Valley home suffered extensive damage Thursday morning when a 24-ton dump truck careened into the front entrance after sending a parked vehicle into another home.


A vehicle at the scene of a shooting by an Alameda County Sheriff's Deputy in Castro Valley on June 5, 2012. (CBS)

Attempted Murder Suspect Shot By Deputies In Castro Valley Charged

A man who was shot by Alameda County sheriff’s deputies in Castro Valley on Tuesday after he allegedly tried to run them over was charged Thursday with attempted murder and other charges for an incident in San Leandro last month.


A vehicle at the scene of a shooting by an Alameda County Sheriff's Deputy in Castro Valley on June 5, 2012. (CBS)

Deputies Shoot Attempted Murder Suspect In Castro Valley

A suspect wanted in an attempted murder was wounded after being shot by Alameda County Sheriff’s deputies in Castro Valley Tuesday afternoon, authorities said.