San Leandro

Bearcat Medevac armored medical vehicle. (CBS)

San Leandro Votes To Purchase Armored Vehicle Despite Concerns About Militarization Of Police

Amid an ongoing debate over the militarization of local police departments, the San Leandro City Council said they would move forward with plans to purchase an armored rescue vehicle.

02/02/2015

Rick Richards addresses the percussion students at Bancroft Middle School. (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner ‘Keeps Music Rockin” For San Leandro Schools

Some call him the Santa Claus of the San Leandro schools’ music program. If teachers and students need something, he finds a way to grant their wish, making him this week’s Bay Area Jefferson Award winner.

01/28/2015

Police on the scene of a fatal crash on Interstate 580 near 164th Avenue in San Leandro on January 23, 2015. (CBS)

Eastbound I-580 Closed Down In San Leandro After Fiery Fatal Collision

The California Highway Patrol Friday morning has issued a Sig-alert following a fatal crash on Interstate Highway 580 in San Leandro.

01/23/2015

(CBS)

Officer Injured After Chase Leads To Crash On San Leandro Onramp

A San Leandro police officer is recovering after crashing his cruiser in Oakland early Monday morning.

01/12/2015

(CBS)

6 Hurt In San Leandro Crash

Police are seeking one person who fled the scene of a two-vehicle collision in San Leandro that left six people with minor injuries Sunday evening, according to the California Highway Patrol.

01/11/2015

Proposed Medevac rescue vehicle for the San Leandro Police Department. (CBS)

San Leandro Police Seek Armored Rescue Vehicle, Critics Slam Proposal Over Militarization Concerns

Police in San Leandro are hoping to buy an armored rescue vehicle that can also withstand rifle rounds. Some residents are upset over the proposed purchase, saying it’s another sign of the militarization of local police.

01/08/2015

BART police. (CBS)

Shooting At Bay Fair BART Station Leaves Victim In Critical But Stable Condition

BART police are looking for a suspect or suspects that left a man injured on Tuesday night.

01/07/2015

Monarch Butterflies (credit: Alice@97.3)

Where To See The Monarch Butterfly Migration In Northern California

Each year from mid-October to mid-February the Monarch butterfly migrate to the central and northern California coast. One of the things that make the migration special is that the butterflies return to the same locations year after year and that the general public can easily see them.

12/30/2014

(CBS SF)

2 Suspects In Stolen Newspaper Delivery Van Arrested After Leading Police On Chase From SF To San Leandro

A high-speed chase involving a stolen San Francisco Chronicle delivery van ends with police arresting two suspects in San Leandro Monday morning.

12/29/2014

(Oro Loma Sanitary District)

San Lorenzo Board Member Of 42 Years Censured After Racist, Sexist Comments To Employees

An East Bay sanitary district’s board of directors has censured a longtime board member for racial slurs and sexist remarks they say he made to district employees.

12/24/2014

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