Crews have been patrolling the Dimond Canyon Park area, after five fires deemed suspicious broke out in the area on Tuesday afternoon.
Russia has dismissed comments by the commander of U.S. air forces in the Pacific linking Russian military flights near the California coast and the island of Guam as a show of force over the Ukraine crisis.
Police said they have increased patrols in the area because of the quality of life issues.
East Bay Congressman Eric Swalwell said he’s tired of the “whack-a-mole” approaching to trying to fix the budget.
Given the San Jose Police Department’s staffing shortage and a recent rash of homicides in the city, a city councilmember is looking to put more than a dozen desk-bound officers back on the streets.
This comes after nine people were arrested during late night skirmishes last weekend.
In response to another weekend in which drunken brawls took center stage at a handful of downtown Walnut Creek bars, police are stepping up patrols in the area.
Authorities are searching for at least one person – if not more – believed responsible for lighting fires in grassy areas of Novato since the weekend.
Despite the safe return of Banana Sam, San Francisco Zoo officials have added security measures to ensure no other similar problems.
The new policing model tells officers where to be before crimes occur.