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.
A water main break in Castro Valley damaged several homes Friday evening and caused a large sinkhole, a utility spokeswoman said.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
A cat perished and three more were saved from a one-alarm fire at a Castro Valley home Saturday morning.
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.
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.