As Oakland Lawmakers Prepare To Vote To Increase Police Staffing New Report Questions NeedThe Anti-Police Terror Project believes the police department can shift resources away from non-violent calls to address homicides instead of adding more officers.
Neighbors Creating Holiday Magic On Candy Cane Lane In Pleasanton Since 1953Neighbors on one East Bay street have been spreading holiday cheer every year since 1953. They call it Candy Cane Lane, but according to the city of Pleasanton, it’s actually Walnut Drive – a dead end street not far from downtown.
CoCo County Deputy DA Wants Local, State, Federal Takedown Of Organized Retail CrimeLead prosecutor Mary Knox says dismantling the organized crime ring is going to take federal, state and local agencies to work together at the regional level.
Walnut Creek Police Arrest Suspected Shoplifter, Recover $2000 In Stolen MerchandiseAn Oakland woman suspected of organized retail theft was arrested Sunday in Walnut Creek and police recovered about $2,000 in stolen merchandise.
Bay Area Sees Population Explosion Of Feral Cats; Pandemic Hinders Spay/Neuter EffortsThe Bay Area is experiencing a population explosion of feral cats, and experts say efforts to spay or neuter the animals has become more difficult due to the pandemic.
COVID: Health Officials Find More CoCo County Restaurants Not Checking Vaccine CardsAfter allegations surfaced that some restaurants in Contra Costa County are defying COVID-19 rules an East Bay lawmaker is pressing for stricter enforcement.
UPDATE: Man Found Dead In Bullet-Riddled Vehicle In Union CityUnion police were investigating a weekend homicide after a man was discovered shot inside a bullet-riddled vehicle.
Christmas Tree At Oakland's Jack London Square Catches Fire; Arson Investigation UnderwayAn arson investigation has been launched after the Christmas tree at Oakland's Jack London Square was partially damaged in a fire early Monday morning.
Bicyclist Killed In Fall At Oakland's Shepherd Canyon ParkA 41-year-old man who died following a fall from a bicycle Sunday afternoon in Shepherd Canyon Park in Oakland was Jamal Thompson, according to police and the Alameda County coroner's bureau.
Lost Toddler Found with Service Dog on Fremont Street CornerPolice in Fremont said a toddler, accompanied only by a service dog, was found Monday morning on a street corner; the mother was found shortly after a social media posting.
San Ramon Considers Townhomes, Affordable Housing On Golden Skate Roller Rink SiteA plan to build 63 units on the property currently occupied by Golden Skate goes before the San Ramon Planning Commission on Tuesday.
Pleasanton Looks At Expanding Smoking Restrictions To Condos, TownhomesThe Pleasanton City Council on Tuesday will consider restricting smoking in townhomes, condominiums, and buildings with three or more attached units.
Shares Of Bay Area Electric Vehicle Maker Lucid Slide After Disclosing SEC SubpoenaShares in the electric vehicle startup Lucid Group tumbled Monday after saying that said it had been subpoenaed by government regulators, apparently over the process by which it became a publicly-traded company last summer.
Berkeley Bookstore Raffles Autographed Special Edition of McCartney's 'The Lyrics'A Bay Area bookstore has received a very rare item that they intend to raffle off to help homeless children.
Shoppers Welcome Heightened Police Presence In Downtown Walnut Creek Shoppers strolling along Walnut Creek's downtown business district Saturday night voiced an added sense of security as additional police and sheriff's deputies patrolled the area to combat organized smash-and-grab retail thefts.