Piedmont

Residents of this apartment complex in Oakland have been forced out following a partial balcony collapse on August 24, 2015. The collapse was reportedly caused by a magnitude earthquake on August 17, 2015. (CBS)

Possibly Earthquake-Related Collapsed Walkway Displaces 20 Oakland Residents

Twenty apartment complex residents are being temporarily displaced after a cracked walkway collapsed in Oakland.

08/25/2015

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Oakland Water Main Bursts Near Piedmont Where Quake Struck On Monday

Oakland had five water mains break Monday after a 4.0-magnitude earthquake that morning and it’s possible a main that broke Thursday morning was also damaged in that quake.

08/20/2015

A screenshot of an earthquake early warning system. (CBS)

Early Warning Alerts Some Bay Area Residents 20 Seconds Before Piedmont Earthquake

Soon the question, “Did you feel it?” will be followed by, “Did you know it was coming?”

08/17/2015

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Magnitude 4.0 Quake Felt Across Bay Area

A 4.0 quake jolted the East Bay Monday morning just before 7 a.m.

08/17/2015

Bird Call Contestants

Piedmont High School Bird Calling Contest Turns 50; Top Finishers To Appear On Letterman Show

The Piedmont High School Bird Calling contest, originally organized by science teacher Leonard J. Waxdeck, celebrated its 50th anniversary Friday night.

04/17/2015

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Luxury Homebuyers Set Their Sights On Oakland To Get More Bang For Their Buck

A million dollars doesn’t buy much in the way of luxury anymore if you are home shopping in San Francisco, the South Bay or the Peninsula. That may explain the recent surge in luxury home sales in Oakland.

12/04/2014

The East Bay Municipal Utility District water treatment facility stands in Oakland, California. (Photo by Chip Chipman/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

East Bay Wastewater Districts, Cities Agree To Pay $1.5 Million Fine & Keep Sewage Out Of SF Bay

The East Bay Municipal Utility District, Stege Sanitary District and six cities have agreed to pay $1.5 million in fines to settle allegations they allowed raw or partially treated sewage to flow into the San Francisco Bay.

07/29/2014

San Leandro police said 84-year-old Esther Velazquez was reported missing Monday morning by her daughter. (Bay City News)

At-Risk Elderly Woman Missing From San Leandro Found In Menlo Park

An elderly at-risk woman who was missing since Sunday night out of San Leandro was found safe in Menlo Park, law enforcement officials said Tuesday.

07/07/2014

State Assembly candidate Clarence Hunt. (CBS)

African-American Campaign Volunteers Claim Racial Profiling During East Bay Canvassing

Some African-American campaign workers going door-to-door in the East Bay may be victims of racial profiling.

06/02/2014

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Mudslide, Downed Trees Cleared From Moraga Avenue In Piedmont; Power Restored

Piedmont city officials say they reopened Moraga Ave. around 7:45 p.m. Friday after a closure caused by a small landslide that knocked several trees into a power line.

04/18/2014

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