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Berkeley City Hall (Creative Commons)

Berkeley’s Minimum Wage Increases To $10 Starting Wednesday

Minimum wage in the city of Berkeley was raised to $10 per hour Wednesday, the first in a gradual rise to more than $12 an hour in two years.

10/01/2014

The body of a gunman lays next to an overturned Cadillac Escalade at Battery and California streets in San Francisco following a police chase and shooting, September 25, 2014. (CBS)

Carjacking Suspect Killed by SFPD Officers Last Week Shot 32 Times, Had Prior Convictions

Six San Francisco police officers fired 32 times at a carjacking suspect who crashed in the city’s Financial District and turned a gun on the officers after a high-speed chase through three counties early Thursday morning, police Chief Greg Suhr said Monday afternoon.

09/29/2014

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1 Hurt In Richmond Apartment Fire; Residents Displaced

One person was injured and more than a dozen were displaced in a fire at an apartment in Richmond on Saturday night.

09/28/2014

Richmond police cars respond to 4 shootings within several hours that killed 3.

Cash Program For At Risk Youth Helping Slow Richmond’s Gun Violence

A program aimed at stopping the killings on the streets of Richmond – by offering cash and other tools to build a future – is having success in slowing the bloodshed in a city with a history of gun violence.

09/26/2014

(Richmond Pulse)

Richmond Anti-Crime Program Takes Enemies On Free Trips

A Richmond program is sending former criminals on all-expense paid trips — but there’s a catch. You have to go arm-and-arm with your enemy.

09/26/2014

The body of a gunman lays next to an overturned Cadillac Escalade at Battery and California streets in San Francisco following a police chase and shooting, September 25, 2014. (CBS)

Carjacking Victim Defies Gunman Who Steals Her SUV, Flees Across Two Bridges, Before Crashing In SF Financial District

“If you’re going to shoot me, it’s going to be here where my family knows where I’m at,” declared a carjacking victim to the gunmen climbing into her passenger seat.

09/25/2014

(PG&E)

Thousands Of PG&E Customers Without Power In The East Bay & San Jose

Thousands of Pacific Gas and Electric customers are without power in the East Bay and San Jose Thursday morning due to fallen power lines.

09/25/2014

(CBS SF)

High-Speed Chase Ends In Rollover Crash, Injured Witness & Fatal Shooting In San Francisco Financial District

A high-speed chase starting in Richmond ended in an overturned vehicle crash, and injured witness and fatal officer involved shooting in San Francisco’s Financial District Thursday morning.

09/25/2014

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Richmond Teenager Charged With Stabbing Elderly Woman In Berkeley Carjacking Attempt

An 18-year-old Richmond man has been charged with attempted murder and attempted carjacking for allegedly stabbing an elderly woman in Berkeley on Friday afternoon, police said Monday.

09/22/2014

Richmond police patrol car. (CBS)

2 Men Killed In Richmond Shooting

Two men were killed in a shooting in Richmond Saturday evening.

09/21/2014

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