Police in Oakland arrested a man and woman in connection with two strong-arm robberies that occurred within 20 minutes of each other Thursday morning, a police spokesman said.
Multiple people were injured during a shooting at a home invasion robbery near Vacaville in Solano County on Wednesday evening, according to deputies.
A woman was hit over the head with a flowerpot and robbed near Portsmouth Square in San Francisco’s Chinatown neighborhood late Wednesday night, police said Thursday.
A man wanted in connection with a machete attack in Arizona was arrested Wednesday evening in San Jose, according to the U.S. Marshals Service.
Police were searching for two male suspects who bound a female victim in front of her child during a home invasion robbery in Santa Rosa on Tuesday, police said.
There was a brief standoff between a SWAT team and a 30-year-old man police describe as a “very violent person” in San Jose Friday morning.
A protest in a store in San Francisco’s Castro District turned ugly when the group was met by angry employees.
The Center for Middle Eastern Studies at UC Berkeley sponsored a particularly timely conference this week: “Democracy Rising?” sought to address “the challenges of democracy transition and development in countries emerging from authoritarian regimes,” according to the event website.