Oakland Police Chief Kirkpatrick Fired 'Without Cause'Oakland mayor Libby Schaaf said trust between the police commission and the chief was "irrevocably broken" and keeping Kirkpatrick in her job would prevent the city from moving forward.
Oakland Parents Demand Answers After Toxic Groundwater Forces High School to CloseEmotions were raw Thursday night among parents demanding answers to questions surrounding toxic groundwater found under McClymonds High School in Oakland.
Berkeley Mayor Pushes Policy To Put Renters FirstBerkeley mayor Jesse Arreguin proposed a new housing policy Thursday aimed at giving renters first dibs when a property goes up for sale
Are Lululemon Leggings Found At Flea Markets A Real Deal Or A Steal?It's one of the most popular workout clothing brands on the market and an expensive one as well. Lululemon leggings can run you as much as $150 dollars a pair. What if you could buy them for half price?
Alameda Naval Air Station To Be Transformed Into New Shoreline ParkThis week, the Alameda City Council voted to take a key step in creating a brand new shoreline park that also will include a final resting place for veterans that will be a lot closer to home.
All Lanes Open After Injury Crash Blocked Southbound I-680 In San RamonCHP in San Ramon are reporting that all lanes have reopened after an injury accident left southbound I-680 blocked north of Alcosta Boulevard, according to authorities.
Cancer-Causing Chemical Found At Oakland McClymonds High School; Campus Closed For TestingA leaching, cancer-causing chemical has been found at McClymonds High School in Oakland, prompting the temporary closure of the campus, according to officials.
Nelson Boys Surprised By Navy Veteran Father At Dublin Elementary School AssemblyThe day will be etched in Brendon, Ethan and Caleb Nelson's memory for the rest of their lives. For the last 364 days the only contact with their Navy father, Darren, has been through the viewer of an i-Phone. On Thursday, their dad surprised them at an assembly at Dublin's Murray Elementary School.
Child Pornography Charges Filed Against Concord Man Who Volunteered With KidsPolice in Concord confirmed Thursday that the Contra Costa County District Attorney has filed felony child pornography charges against a man who volunteered with children in the community.
Man Arrested After Repeatedly Stabbing Person In ConcordThe Concord Police Department on Wednesday called on potential witnesses to come forward to discuss a stabbing that occurred Tuesday afternoon on Meadow Lane.
Flu Outbreak Puts Part Of Santa Rita Jail Under Additional RestrictionA portion of Santa Rita Jail on Wednesday came under extra restriction to stop the spread of the common flu.
Good Samaritan Stops Suspect In Violent Sexual Assault Of Woman In Fremont Gym ClassA man was arrested for the violent sexual assault of a female victim at a 24 Hour Fitness gym in Fremont on Monday - which was stopped by a quick-acting Good Samaritan - and detectives believe there may be other potential victims, police said.
Proposal Inspired By Oakland Moms 4 Housing Targets Vacant Homes To Tackle CrisisSen. Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, introduced a bill Wednesday that would allow local jurisdictions to use vacant single-family homes as affordable housing.
Brazen Oakland Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested In Los BanosOne of two suspects, captured on home video pulling off a violent daylight robbery at gunpoint in Oakland's Dimond district, has been captured in Los Banos, authorities said.
Suspect Arrested After Wrong-Way 680 Pursuit In Pleasanton One person was in custody early Wednesday after a police pursuit that started on Pleasanton city streets and ended after the suspects allegedly went the wrong way on northbound Interstate Highway 680, triggering an accident, authorities said.