A former Pinole police commander who had been charged with defrauding an elderly neighbor with dementia was sentenced Wednesday to 66 days in jail and five years’ probation for an unrelated felony count of lying about his assets during a bankruptcy case.
Hayward Fire officials say everyone, including a calico cat, is doing well after crews put down an apartment fire late Wednesday morning.
Police arrested the driver of a vehicle reported stolen out of Hayward after a chase on Interstate Highway 880 Sunday morning, a Alameda County Sheriff’s official said.
Actor Tom Hanks penned an op-ed on his experiences at Hayward’s Chabot College, and voiced his support for the President’s plan to make two years of free community college available to millions of Americans.
An elderly resident of Pleasanton has died and left her landmark Victorian home and estate totaling $1.5 million to her hometown despite the alleged efforts of a former Pinole police commander to use his power of authority to gain her trust and her estate.
Going to college for free might sound too good to be true, but thanks to President Obama, that might become a reality.
A judge Tuesday reluctantly granted a motion by a 20-year-old Hayward man to be allowed to represent himself in a case in which he and another man are accused of murder for the strangulation death of a Castro Valley woman whose home was also set on fire.
An elderly man drove home without stopping after his vehicle was struck by an Amtrak train in Hayward Tuesday morning.
High wind advisories remain in effect Thursday for the Bay Bridge and the San Mateo Bridge, according to California Highway Patrol officials.
An East Bay sanitary district’s board of directors has censured a longtime board member for racial slurs and sexist remarks they say he made to district employees.