Berkeley Passes Resolution to Eliminate Historically Racist Single-Family ZoningA new plan to revamp Berkeley neighborhoods enacted by the city council this week updates zoning laws to end past policies of housing discrimination.
Contra Costa Crews Extinguish Brush Fire On Rodeo Refinery PropertyA vegetation fire was contained Wednesday evening on the Phillips 66 refinery in the unincorporated town of Rodeo.
Man Shot In Leg During Armed Robbery At Antioch TargetAn armed robbery at a local Target Wednesday afternoon resulted in one man being shot in the leg.
Family: Navy Vet Died After Antioch Police Officer Knelt On His Neck For 5 MinutesA Navy veteran who was going through an episode of paranoia died after an Antioch police officer knelt on his neck for several minutes, his family said Tuesday.
1 Dead, 2 Injured In Horrific 4-Vehicle East Oakland CrashA San Lorenzo man died and two other people were injured in a four-vehicle collision late Tuesday night in East Oakland, police said.
Wildfire Victims Sue Former PG&E Administrators for NeglectA suit filed by more than 80,000 victims of deadly wildfires ignited by Pacific Gas and Electric's rickety electrical grid targets nearly two dozen of the utility's former executives and board members for alleged dereliction of their duty to ensure the equipment operated safely.
El Cerrito Police Searching For Men Who Attacked, Carjacked WomanEl Cerrito Police asked for the public’s help Wednesday in locating two suspects who attacked and carjacked a woman the day before
Berkeley Votes To Curb Police Traffic Stops For Small Offenses, Other Significant ReformsLawmakers in Berkeley have passed sweeping police reforms, from limiting traffic stops to stricter vetting to keep biased officers off the streets.
Alcohol Involved in High-Speed Crash That Killed Woman In PleasantonThis past Valentine’s Day saw tragedy when a young woman died in a high-speed crash on westbound Interstate Highway 580.
Woman Killed In Multi-Vehicle Crash On Interstate 880 In San LeandroA woman is dead following a nine-vehicle collision late Tuesday morning in San Leandro, California Highway Patrol officials said.
Proposed Reforms Of Oakland Police Department Draw Mixed ReactionsWhile the Defund the Police movement has gained steam following the outcry over George Floyd's death, what actually constitutes public safety and how it looks isn't an agreed-upon standard at the moment.