Santa Clara’s Mission College went into lockdown for about 45 minutes this afternoon after a cardboard cutout of a gun was mistaken for the real thing, a school spokesman said.
Residents of rural Calaveras County were told Sunday to keep their doors locked as authorities continued the search for the killer of an 8-year-old girl
Lockdowns have been lifted at two Concord schools Tuesday afternoon after a suspect fleeing from police crashed a stolen car in the area, a police lieutenant said.
The manhunt for one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects has a city of over a million people on a citywide lockdown and is prompting discussion on San Francisco authorities would handle a similar situation.
Classes have been canceled Friday at a high school in Scotts Valley because of a security threat, school officials said.
A 16-year-old boy was wounded in a shooting in Antioch Wednesday morning that prompted lockdowns at several nearby schools, authorities said.
Three San Jose schools lifted a precautionary shelter-in-place order Monday afternoon after a trio was arrested for a nearby burglary, police said.
Three San Jose schools were locked down for more than two hours Monday as police investigated a residential burglary, police said.
A lockdown of three Sunnyvale schools Friday was lifted after a report a gunman nearby turned out to be a hoax, police said.
A lockdown at an Oakland elementary school was lifted Friday morning after police determined there was not a threat from a caller who said a shooting was going to happen, a school district spokesman said.