Crime and violence are words that have become synonymous with the city of Oakland, but the police chief said that he is working to change that by asking the community to help police.
The San Jose City Council is expected to approve a recommendation Tuesday by the mayor to open new libraries. The suggestion would target libraries that have already been built, but have been shuttered because of budget cuts.
Mi Pueblo awarded 35 employees with hundreds of thousands of dollars in scholarships .
This holiday season, calls to “shop locally” have been heeded by Bay Area shoppers. Many small retailers are seeing a boost in business.
BART police officers are expected to participate in a community cleanup day and attend a block party in Oakland’s Fruitvale District Saturday.
Teray Frederick has transformed her Hayward home into a headquarters for giving. As her two daughters neared adulthood, she made a new commitment to serve her community.
A display by a police Special Weapons and Tactics team at a community event in Santa Rosa has prompted criticism and discussion over the appropriateness of allowing children to handle guns.
California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco has offered a $1.1 billion community benefits plan for the city in exchange for approval of an expansion plan.
2011 got off to a violent start in San Jose, with six murders within the first few weeks of January.
Despite recent headlines, the homicide rate in Oakland dropped in 2010 for the fourth year in a row. There were 95 murders in Oakland last year – 15 fewer than in 2009.