A stray piece of debris on southbound Interstate Highway 880 in Oakland flattened the tires of about a dozen cars early Tuesday morning, a California Highway Patrol officer said.
All lanes of northbound Interstate Highway 880 in Oakland were reopened after a hit-and-run crash left a motorcyclist injured and blocked the roadway.
A man whose body was found on an on-ramp to Interstate Highway 880 in San Jose on Monday afternoon has been identified by the Santa Clara County medical examiner’s office as 51-year-old Jean-Marc Delbecq.
A body was found Monday afternoon near Interstate Highway 880 in San Jose, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Oakland police Chief Sean Whent and Mayor Jean Quan pledged Wednesday that police will change their tactics in future protests to try to prevent the acts of violence that occurred in protests on recent nights.
Oakland Police Chief Sean Whent said Tuesday that Monday night’s protest against the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the Trayvon Martin shooting case spiraled out of control because a small group of violent people were involved.
Several people were arrested in Oakland overnight as demonstrators took to the streets for a third night to protest George Zimmerman’s Florida acquittal in the killing of Trayvon Martin.
Hundreds of protesters angry with the acquittal of a neighborhood watch volunteer for a fatal shooting in Florida marched through downtown Oakland on Monday night and police have called for mutual aid from other agencies.
Firefighters contained a fire in heavy brush near Coyote Creek Thursday afternoon, a fire captain said.
Firefighters put out a one-alarm brush fire on Interstate Highway 580 in Dublin Saturday morning. Multiple small brush fires in the same vicinity were reported on westbound Highway 580, as well.