Students, teachers and parents alike were stunned when they got word that 25 desktop computers were stolen Thursday night from Joaquin Miller Elementary School in Oakland.
Water thieves have struck again in Humboldt County, this time forcing an elementary school to close.
The theft of cellphones is becoming a rampant problem in San Francisco. District Attorney George Gascon said he has a plan to help solve the issue.
Police were trying to find the suspects who broke into vehicles owned by some New York Giants while the team was beating San Francisco 23-3.
Two people were arrested after trying to break into a BevMo store in Oakland overnight, according to police.
Two men were arrested early Monday morning on suspicion of stealing copper wire from a PG&E yard in Petaluma, police said.
Two San Jose men were arrested on suspicion of stealing copper wire from a commercial building in Milpitas on Friday morning, police said.
American Canyon may have to spend as much as $7,000 to replace the roughly 1,000 ft. of copper wire snatched from Veterans Memorial Park sometime within the past week. A thief or thieves broke into a vault at the park, grabbing the pricey commodity.
Brazen thieves are now knocking down utility poles in rural areas of Central California to get valuable copper wiring.
Thieves have stolen $3 million worth of gold nuggets from a lobby display case inside a courthouse in California gold country.