Good Samaritan Stabbed To Death On BART Train After Trying To Stop TheftA man who was stabbed to death on a BART train Tuesday afternoon was a Good Samaritan who had tried to intervene in an attempted theft, a BART spokesperson confirmed.
Halloween Party Shooting: Orinda Passes 'Urgency Ordinance' For Short-Term RentalsJust weeks after a Halloween shooting that left five people dead in Orinda, changes are coming to short-term rental rules in the small Contra Costa County city.
PG&E Scales Back Power Shutoff; Multiple Counties No Longer ImpactedPG&E officials announced Tuesday afternoon that residents in Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz and San Mateo counties would not be impacted by the planned Public Safety Power Shutoff on Wednesday.
Child, Not Grizzly Bear, Cracks Viewing Window At Oakland Zoo ExhibitA child, not the grizzly bears, cracked a glass viewing window at the Oakland Zoo’s bear exhibit, and officials say there’s no need to fear the bears will get out.
East Bay Residents Happy To Avoid Planned PG&E Power ShutoffTens of thousands of East Bay residents will be spared the latest PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoff, but many were well prepared for it.
Driver In I-80 Fatal Early Morning Crash May Have Fallen Asleep At The WheelA fatal collision on eastbound Interstate Highway 80 early Monday morning may have been caused by drowsines.
Loud Steam Release At Crockett Natural Gas Turbine Plant Prompts Emergency CallsA steam release at a natural gas turbine plant in Crockett produced a loud noise late Monday night that prompted numerous calls to emergency services.
Orinda Halloween Shooting: DA Not Filing Charges, Most Suspects ReleasedContra Costa County prosecutors are not filing charges against the suspects in the Orinda Halloween party shooting at an Airbnb and most of the suspects were released Monday night.
Racial Disparity In Oakland Traffic Stops Remains Despite Police Department ChangesThe number of African American people involved in traffic stops by Oakland Police has dropped nearly in half since 2016. Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick says this is real progress in the fight against racial profiling, but many in the community say it’s just a numbers game.
Fremont Police Arrest Heavily-Armed Carjacking Suspect, 2 Alleged Accomplices After Robbery AttemptPolice made 3 arrests and found 2 automatic weapons along with a disguise, stashed in a store restroom after a robbery attempt and carjacking in the parking lot of a Fremont shopping center.
DNA On Plastic Spoon Leads To Livermore Man's Arrest For 1997 RapesA Livermore man had been arrested after DNA obtained from a discarded plastic spoon linked him to two 1997 cold case rapes including the sexual assault of a woman as she was walking to a BART station, prosecutors announced Monday.
1 Dead In Early Morning Crash On Eastbound 80 In BerkeleyAll lanes of eastbound Interstate Highway 80 in Berkeley have reopened after a fatal collision early Monday morning.
Kaiser CEO Bernard Tyson's Legacy, Compassion Remembered In OaklandLast week, the medical community was stunned by the news that Kaiser Permanente CEO Bernard Tyson died in his sleep at 60 years of age. Family and friends gathered in Oakland Sunday to reflect on his legacy.
Sheriff: 2 Armed Gang Members Among Orinda Halloween Massacre VictimsTwo armed gang members were among the five people killed during a mass shooting that may have erupted during an altercation between rival gangs inside an Orinda rental home on Halloween night, authorities announced Friday.
Nurses' Union Endorses Sanders As He Pitches Medicare For All In OaklandU.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders outlined his plan to convert the country's health care system to a single-payer system as he accepted the National Nurses United union's endorsement for president in Oakland on Friday.