A person was killed and a nearby fire station was hit by gunfire during a shooting in East Oakland Tuesday night.
A round of gunfire struck a window at an East Oakland fire station Friday afternoon.
Skyrocketing pension costs and slumping property tax revenues could send Contra Costa County firefighters to the ballot box to help keep their stations open.
The plan calls for two Oakland fire companies to be browned out in three day rotations.
The East Contra Costa Fire District will close half of its stations and lose 15 of its firefighters next month on the heels of last week’s failed ballot Measure S, the district’s fire chief said Wednesday.
Plans to fix 18 aging fire stations and spruce up a dozen parks and playgrounds around the city should provide a much needed lift for the construction industry, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee said Tuesday.
Fire stations are welcomed in most communities because they represent protection and safety. In the Contra Costa County town of Alamo, at least one resident is trying to prevent a new station from being built.
An Oakland woman who crashed her SUV into a San Mateo fire station on Monday night has been arrested for driving under the influence and child endangerment