Small Earthquake Rattles East Bay Hills Near San RamonA small magnitude 3.2 earthquake jostled the East Bay hills Saturday afternoon but no damage was reported.
Oakland Police Chief Adds More Officers this Weekend to Focus on Violent CrimeOakland's police chief has added more police officers to work this weekend to focus on violent crime in the Bay Area's third largest city, following a violent crime spree in recent days that culminated with six homicides over the last five days.
Appeals Court Overturns Murder Convictions in East Bay Double Homicide, Cites RacismA California appeals court on Friday overturned the convictions of three Black men over a 2012 double slaying in Contra Costa County, saying prosecutors dismissed a Black woman from the jury pool for racial reasons.
Rising Crime Near Oakland Homeless RV Camp Has Local Business Owners ConcernedSmall businesses next to an Oakland city-run homeless RV encampment on Friday said rising crime in the area has them worried about their worker and customer safety.
East Bay Park Officials Review Worst Case Scenarios Should Fire Sweep Through The HillsEast Bay Regional Parks leaders gathered to review their preparations for a worst case scenario -- a wind-driven fire, pushed out of the canyons and into the hills.
Oakland Officials: 9 OPD Officers Disciplined After Investigation into Racist, Sexist Social Media PostsOakland city officials on Friday released a statement regarding a recent investigation into inappropriate use of social media by OPD officers that started last January, noting that a total of nine officers were disciplined as a result.
Formerly Incarcerated Chefs Launch 'Soul on a Roll' Food Truck in West OaklandFour Black chefs, including three who were formerly incarcerated, kicked off their food truck business with free food and music in West Oakland Friday morning.
County Health Officer Supports COVID Vaccination Requirement In West Contra Costa Unified SchoolsContra Costa County Health officer Dr. Chris Farnitano added his voice Friday to those supporting a proposal that all eligible students, teachers and staff in the West Contra Costa Unified School District be required to show proof of a COVID-19 vaccination.
Shooting Outside Caldecott Tunnel Closes Right Bore on Eastbound Highway 24A shooting just outside the Caldecott Tunnel Thursday afternoon involved two cars that had been racing across the Bay Bridge, authorities said.
Livermore High School Student Arrested For Making Threats; Security HeightenedSecurity was heightened Thursday at Livermore High School after a student was arrested for allegedly issuing threats to harm classmates, district officials said.
COVID: Hundreds Of East Bay Doctors Make Urgent Plea To Get Vaccinated - 'We Are Tired Of The Suffering'Hundreds of East Bay doctors have signed onto an urgent plea for unvaccinated patients in their care to receive their COVID-19 shots, amid the ongoing spread of the Delta variant.
Videos, 911 Audio Released Of Fatal Fremont Police Shooting Of Attempted Homicide Suspect Kevin Johnston Investigators released audio of a frantic 911 call and bodycam video Thursday of the August 25th fatal Fremont police shooting of attempted homicide suspect Kevin Johnston.
COVID: Oakland, West Contra Costa Schools Mull Vaccine Mandates For StudentsThe boards of the San Francisco Bay Area's two largest school districts are set to vote next week on whether to mandate vaccinations against COVID-19 for all staff and students age 12 and older.
TV Actor Allison Mack Latest Celebrity To Serve Time In Dublin Federal PrisonTV actor Allison Mack, who played a key role in the cultlike group NXIVM, has become the latest Hollywood star to be incarcerated at Dublin's Federal Correctional Institution.
Berkeley Couple Seeks Answers After Safe Containing $500K In Valuables Stolen From Their HomeAn elderly Berkeley couple are seeking answers after they said a thief was able to steal a 300 pound safe from their home, containing an estimated $500,000 in jewelry and other valuables.