Electric-car drivers have been charging their cars for free in downtown Martinez, but the free ride is coming to an end. Drivers will have to pay starting Wednesday.
Joseph Martin, a former teacher at Woodside Elementary in Concord, is facing 125 felony molestation charges.
A Richmond man who held a relative as a sex slave for 15 years was sentenced to 22 years in state prison in Contra Costa Superior Court on Tuesday.
A transgender teen is expected to avoid a misdemeanor battery charge stemming from a bullying incident on an East Bay high school campus.
Doctors Medical Center San Pablo is facing closure this year if a solution isn’t found for a serious lack of state funding.
Several engineers testified Friday at a hearing in Sacramento that more safety testing should have been done before the new Eastern Span of the Bay Bridge opened up.
An unknown number of rape kits are sitting untested in crime labs throughout California, sometimes taking months or even years to process. To help rape victims get justice, a lawmaker from the East Bay has introduced legislation to speed up the process.
State Sen. Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) declared on Monday that he will run for congressional seat just hours after Rep. George Miller announced his retirement.
Mayor Osby Davis said there is enough money in the city budget to hire at least 17 new officers.
The agency overseeing California’s health insurance exchange offered a bit of breathing room for consumers who tried but failed to meet Monday’s deadline for coverage starting in the new year, as its website and call centers were overwhelmed by last-minute demand.