Alameda-Based Coast Guard Crew Seizes Nearly 1,400 Pounds Of CocaineAn Alameda-based Coast Guard crew has seized approximately 1,395 pounds of cocaine with an estimated street value of $24 million from a go-fast vessel in international waters of the Pacific Ocean off Central America.
Alameda Co Supe Chastises Agency Over Failure to Hire Black ContractorsKeith Carson chastised the county's General Services Agency (GSA) at Tuesday's Board of Supervisors meeting for sole sourcing a project for tiny homes when Black contractors are getting few, if any, projects from the agency.
San Leandro Police Arrest Registered Sex Offender Suspected Of Lewd Act On ChildA San Francisco man listed as an out-of-compliance sex offender registrant was arrested Friday on suspicion of committing a lewd act with a minor child under 14, San Leandro police said.
Hair Salon Owners Plan to Defy Alameda Co Shelter-In-PlaceA large group of salon owners across the state are planning to reopen on Aug. 17, whether they have permission or not.
Grand Jury Indicts 4 For Stealing Guns During ProtestFour people have been charged with stealing at least 27 firearms from a Hayward gun store on a night in May when thousands of people took to the streets to protest police brutality.
CoCo County Plan to Close Juvenile Hall Surprises SupervisorsThe Contra Costa County district attorney’s plan to close the county's Juvenile Hall in 2021 was praised by some county supervisors for its focus, but blasted by others for the way it was announced Tuesday.
Biden Leading Trump By 39% In California, Poll FindsWith less than three months until Election Day, presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has a nearly 40 point lead over President Donald Trump in California.
Martinez Couple Accused Of Defacing Black Lives Matter Mural Plead Not Guilty To Hate Crime ChargeA couple accused of painting over a large Black Lives Matter mural on a downtown Martinez street pleaded not guilty Tuesday to hate crime and other misdemeanor charges filed against them.
Richmond Installing Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Near BART StationThe city of Richmond announced a partnership late last week with the company Volta Charging to place electric vehicle charging stations near the Richmond BART station parking garage at no taxpayer cost.
Oakland-Based Clorox Warns Disinfecting Wipe Shortage To Continue Into 2021Clorox, the world's biggest maker of disinfectant cleaning materials, said consumers will continue to see a shortage of its wipes and other products into 2021.
Berkeley Couple Charged For Shooting Into Neighbor's ApartmentA Berkeley couple has been charged with making threats and firing at least one shot into a neighboring apartment that struck a child's toy, authorities said.
Hayward Drive-Up Testing Site Moved Due To Long Lines, CongestionHayward’s first come, first served COVID-19 testing site is now by appointment only and no longer at Cal State East Bay.
Stolen U-Haul Packed With Utah-Bound Family's Belongings Turns Up In OaklandAn East Bay family's belongings were ransacked over the weekend after someone stole a U-Haul van they had packed and were ready to drive to Utah.
Stolen U-Haul Filled With East Bay Family's Belongings Recovered In OaklandA U-Haul vehicle containing the possessions of an East Bay family that was stolen this past weekend has been found in Oakland with at least some of the contents intact, according to authorities.
Contra Costa Program To Hire 'Youth Ambassadors' To Spread COVID-19 Safety MessageWith the resurgence of COVID-19 infections in the Bay Area and California, it is clear that young people are not as resistant to the virus as thought earlier.