Ghost Ship Trial: Harris Now Says Building's Back Stairs Weren't BlockedGhost Ship warehouse creative director Max Harris said Wednesday that he was mistaken when he told investigators that the building's back stairs were blocked during a deadly fire in 2016 that killed 36 people.
Motorcyclist Killed In Early Morning Fremont Hit-And-RunA motorcyclist was killed early Wednesday in a hit-and-run collision on the southbound Highway 680 off-ramp to Mission Boulevard in Fremont.
Contra Costa County Assessor No-Shows For Misconduct ArraignmentEmbattled Contra Costa County Assessor Gus Kramer missed his scheduled appearance in a Martinez courtroom Wednesday morning, where he was to be arraigned on allegations of "willful or corrupt" misconduct in office.
Pleasanton Man Gets 25 Years For Abusing Sexually Abusing Teen In BritainA Pleasanton man was sentenced in federal court in Oakland Tuesday to more than 25 years in prison for enticing a 14-year-old British girl online, traveling to the United Kingdom to meet her and sexually abusing her in 2014.
Tensions Escalate At Fremont Meeting Over Potential Homeless Navigation CenterIn Fremont, city leaders want to build a special shelter for the homeless, but many neighbors are making it clear they don't want one in their backyard
CoCo County Firefighters Demonstrate 4th Of July Fire DangerContra Costa Fire Assistant Chief, Chris Bachman was watching the department’s 2019 Fire Academy Class as they worked through their final phase of training. He says the firefighter’s nightmare is just around the corner -- the 4th of July.
Prosecutors Cross-Examine Ghost Ship Fire Trial Defendant Max HarrisOn day two in the Ghost Ship warehouse fire trial, on the stand Max Harris was getting grilled by the prosecution in cross-examination, but opinions are mixed on how Harris was doing.
Growing Homeless Population In Oakland May Threaten Businesses, Councilmember SaysHomeless encampment crackdowns in other cities have driven people to encampments in Oakland, but a city council member says the situation is prompting some businesses to consider leaving town.
Ghost Ship Trial: Harris Admits Lying To Police About Building's ResidentsGhost Ship warehouse creative director Max Harris reluctantly admitted on Tuesday that he lied to a police officer when he claimed that no one lived at the 10,000-square-foot building in Oakland where 36 people were killed in a fire in 2016.
Alleged Nazi Sympathizer Accused Of Threatening Mass Shooting Released On BailAn alleged Nazi sympathizer who built an illegal assault rifle and threatened online to use it against Jews and police officers made bail over the weekend, the Concord Police Department said Monday evening.
Recent Drownings At Lake Del Valle Prompt Advisory To Boaters, SwimmersTwo deaths by drowning in less than a week at Lake Del Valle Regional Recreation Area in Livermore have prompted the East Bay Regional Park District to issue a warning to visitors on being water safe.
BART Unveils Carpool Program Which Uses App To Pay For ParkingBART announced the launch on Monday of a program that lets riders who carpool to certain stations pay for their parking spots through the transit agency's app.
Hayward Burglary Suspects Open Fire On Police; Search For Armed Suspect In OaklandOne man was in custody early Tuesday and an intense search was underway for a second after burglary suspects opened fire on Hayward police and then were pursued into an Oakland neighborhood
Machete-Wielding Man Killed In Confrontation With San Leandro Police IdentifiedA man who was shot Tuesday by San Leandro police was identified by the Alameda County Coroner’s Bureau.
Explosion Damages Union City Home, Injures 2Authorities were at the scene of a home in Union City Monday evening where an explosion damaged the house and injured two people.