Bay Area Voters Line Up As More In-Person Polling Places OpenFor weeks now there has been an intense focus on mail-in ballots, drop boxes, signatures and ballot tracking. This weekend, the story is going to be in-person voting as polling places open across the Bay Area.
'Ride Out To Vote' Delivers Ballots To Alameda Courthouse On HorsebackThere was the clip-clop of hooves on asphalt Friday, as a group of voters trotted down the streets of Oakland and dropped off their ballots at the Alameda County Courthouse.
Fremont Police Seek Suspected Thief Who Fled From Officers; 2nd Suspect ArrestedA woman wanted for a series of retail thefts, the latest at a Fremont CVS store, was being sought after fleeing from police during an enforcement stop.
Deadly Spike In Oakland Street Violence Claims 3 More LivesTwo more victims have died in the last 24 hours in cases now under investigation by Oakland police homicide investigators.
Vacaville 'Joker' Look-Alike Arrested On Gun, Drug ChargesA Suisun City man was arrested Tuesday night after Vacaville police stopped him in a car that was painted and designed to look like the Joker's from Batman and Robin fame, police said Friday.
'Full House' Star Lori Loughlin Reports To Federal Prison In DublinMonths after actress Felicity Huffman served her sentence in the college admission scandal case at the federal prison in Dublin, 'Full House' Star Lori Loughlin walked through the same prison gates Friday to begin her two-month sentence for her role in the same scandal.
Judge Rules that UC System Needs To Continue Phasing Out SAT RequirementsStudents applying for admission to the University of California system can't submit standardized test scores with their applications as the system works to phase out the exam requirements, a state appeals court ruled Thursday.
Coast Guard Helicopter Rescues 3 Stuck In Fremont MarshThe U.S. Coast Guard rescued three people from a stranded boat in a marsh near Fremont Wednesday night.
CoCo Elections Official Seeks Dozens of Ballots Missing from Richmond Drop BoxContra Costa County elections officials announced an investigation Thursday into the disappearance of election ballots deposited into a county drop box in Richmond earlier this month.
Oakland Police Investigating Fatal Shooting Of Man Found Dead On Grizzly PeakOakland police are investigating a homicide after a male shooting victim was found dead on Grizzly Peak Boulevard Thursday morning, according to authorities.
COVID Testing: Organizers Offer Free Testing In East Oakland SaturdayOrganizers will provide another opportunity for Oakland residents to get a free test for COVID-19 on the east side of the city Saturday.
UC Berkeley Survey Finds Californians Nervous Over Possible Violence After ElectionA large portion of California voters worry that other Americans won’t respect the results of the Nov. 3 presidential election and could inflict violence, a survey conducted by UC Berkeley’s Institute of Governmental Studies (IGS) found.
19-Year-Old Arrested In Series Of Fremont BurglariesA 19-year-old man was arrested in Fremont for breaking into three homes in the same area, police announced Thursday.
UC Berkeley Scientists Unveil Pop-Up Lab That Tests Wastewater For COVID-19A team of scientists from the University of California, Berkeley launched a pop-up lab this month to test wastewater from throughout the Bay Area for the novel coronavirus, the university said Thursday.
'Preposterous And Ridiculous' - Alameda County Blasts Oakland Proposal To House City's Homeless At Pleasanton FairgroundsA new proposal to move homeless people from the City of Oakland to the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton is drawing criticism from county leaders as well as Tri-Valley residents.