New USGS Seismic Hazard Map Shows Increased Risks in East Bay, San JoseSeismologists are extremely concerned about areas of Concord, Walnut Creek and San Jose. The USGS increased shaking estimates by up to 25 percent in the East Bay since the last estimate five years ago.
Vallejo Foots $500,000 Bill To Remove And Demolish WWII VesselFor nearly three years the city of Vallejo has been trying to get rid of an unwanted, abandoned boat moored at its marina. While the boat is finally gone, it cost the city a lot of money and cost one man his dream.
Donations Sparse For Richmond Fire Department's Annual Holiday Toy DriveDue to a donation shortage in the Richmond Fire Department's annual holiday toy drive, this could first year ever that the department can't donate to each family that's made a request for help.
Woman Charged In Antioch Barber Shop Attack, To Be Arraigned FridayA 28-year-old woman has been charged with attempted murder and is set to be arraigned Friday for an attack in which she rammed a barber with her car in Antioch during a dispute over her child's haircut.
BART Reporting Major Delays For Second Day In A RowA major delay exists on BART Thursday afternoon between the Pleasant Hill and Walnut Creek stations due to an equipment problem on the track and the wet weather, BART officials said.
Martinez Student Arrested For Allegedly Threatening Violence At Alhambra HighA student was arrested early Thursday morning after he allegedly made an anonymous threat to carry out a shooting at Alhambra High School, the Martinez Unified School District superintendent told parents.
The Raiders' Legendary 'Black Hole' Will Be Oakland's Lasting NFL LegacyFor one last time Sunday, Oakland's most loyal fans will put on their black-and-silver face paint, strap on their colorful 'Mad Max' game-day regalia and stream into the Coliseum ready to cheer on their beloved Raiders.
Professional Trapper Hunting Down Lafayette's Marauding Wild PigsRampaging wild hogs in Lafayette have gotten so out of control this winter that the city has been forced to hire professional trappers to reduce the number of animals.
Ex-Cal Football Player Charged For Alleged Assault On Berkeley Police OfficerA former UC Berkeley football player was charged on Wednesday with two felony counts for allegedly assaulting a Berkeley police officer and attempting to grab his gun in a struggle on the campus early Sunday morning.
Upset Mother Who Ran Over Antioch Barber After Son's Haircut Turns Herself InThe allegedly disgruntled mother who drove her car into an Antioch barber following the haircut he gave her son has turned herself into authorities, Antioch police said Wednesday.
Alameda County Sheriff's Deputy Accused Of Molesting, Sexting Teen GirlAn Alameda County Sheriff's deputy has been charged with sexually inappropriate communication with a teenage girl, according to the sheriff's office.
BevMo To Settle Lawsuit Over Items Charged Higher Than AdvertisedRetail beverage giant BevMo! will pay $359,000 to resolve a consumer protection lawsuit brought by a group of district attorney's offices contending that the Concord-based company sometimes charged customers more than the lowest posted or advertised price for items.
Feds: Fentanyl From San Francisco Tenderloin Led To Deaths Of Santa Rosa Baby, FatherThree people were facing federal charges Wednesday after investigators linked the fentanyl deaths of a father and 13-month-old in Santa Rosa to drug dealers in San Francisco’s Tenderloin district, prosecutors said.
Oakland Official Proposes Using Cruise Ship To House HomelessOakland City Council president Rebecca Kaplan has proposed bringing in a cruise ship to help ease the city's growing housing and homelessness crisis.
Man Arrested In Biting Attack On Suisun City Walmart EmployeeA man was arrested after allegedly attacking and biting a Walmart employee at its Suisun City store, according to police.