In a 4-1 vote, the Alameda County Water District – which serves Fremont, Newark and Union City – voted to declare a water shortage emergency, forcing mandatory water restrictions on its 350,000 customers.
A small quake registering 2.8 hit near Union City, along the Hayward Fault at 1:38 p.m. Friday afternoon, according to U.S. Geological Survey seismographs.
A female victim was held up at gunpoint outside a Union City Walmart store and then forced to drive to a secluded area where she was sexually assaulted on Saturday night, police said.
After a house fire gutted a Union City family’s home and burned all of their presents less than two days before Christmas, neighbors and firefighters have stepped up to ensure that their festivities could still go on.
Police have arrested a man suspected in a series of indecent exposure incidents in Union City parks over the past year.
A two-alarm fire damaged a wholesale bakery in Union City early Wednesday morning, an Alameda County fire spokeswoman said.
A Union City police officer fatally shot an armed suspect, who was out on parole, with a pipe at a residence in on Monday night, police said.
Commuters weighed in on everything from cushion comfort to arm rests to lumbar support at the Union City BART station Monday afternoon. The transit system put three “realistic seat prototypes” on display and solicited feedback from BART patrons in advance of the fleet overhaul expected to take place several years from now.
Police arrested a teacher on Friday for allegedly molesting a student at John F. Kennedy High School in Fremont.
Remembrances and moments of silence were held around the Bay Area as people reflected on the twelfth anniversary of the attacks on September 11th, 2001.