San Leandro Council Condemns White Supremacy in ResolutionA resolution condemning white nationalist and white supremacist hate groups and declaring support for classifying the Ku Klux Klan as a domestic terrorist organization under federal law was unanimously approved last week by the San Leandro City Council.
Coast Guard Academy Cadets Come To The Rescue For COVID-19 Stricken Alameda-Based CutterBranyelle Carillo was facing the prospect of a summer marooned by the pandemic at the Coast Guard Academy in New London when she was called up for a mission: The U.S Coast Guard cutter Munro, bound from Alameda to a patrol of the U.S. maritime border with Russia, had lost a tenth of its crew to quarantine and needed reinforcements.
Amazon to Open 150,000 Square Foot Fulfillment Center in OakleyAmazon will become the first tenant in the massive Contra Costa Logistics Center in Oakley, city officials announced Thursday afternoon.
Oakland Hills Residents Secure Grant To Clear Brush, Reduce Wildfire RiskResidents of an Oakland Hills neighborhood who know the threat of a firestorm all too well have taken on the job of fire prevention themselves.
Martinez to Pave Over #BlackLivesMatter Street Mural SoonA Black Lives Matter mural painted on a street in front of a Martinez courthouse building, already badly faded and now defiled by spilled white paint, is scheduled to be paved over in early October.
Contra Costa County May Soon Order Health Providers To Ramp Up COVID-19 TestingContra Costa County's health officer and one county supervisor said a health order mandating more testing by providers is in order, and in the works.
California Paid Leave Law Among Nation's BroadestA new law in California lets more people than almost anywhere else in the country take up to three months off from work to care for a family member.
18-Year-Old, 2 Other Teens Arrested In String Of Armed Robberies In VallejoAn 18-year-old man and two teenage boys were arrested in Vallejo in connection to a string of brazen, daytime armed robberies, police said Thursday.
UC Berkeley Announces New Research Project on Psychedelic DrugsThe study of psychedelic drugs is seeing a resurgence and the University of California at Berkeley is going to take part, university officials said this week.
Driver Rescued From Flaming, Moving Vehicle Along Interstate 880 In OaklandPolice and fire crews rescued a man from a van on fire while it rolled down an I-880 offramp Thursday morning.
1 Dead, 1 Injured In Shooting At Pittsburg Supermarket Parking LotA man was killed and a woman suffered life-threatening injuries in shooting at a supermarket parking lot in Pittsburg early Thursday morning, authorities said.
MacArthur BART Station Reopens To Train Service Following 'Major Medical Emergency'Officials with BART issued an update Wednesday evening that MacArthur Station in Oakland had reopened after being shut down due to a "major medical emergency."
Police: Hatchet-Wielding Suspect In Berkeley Blowtorch Attack Tried Lighting Others On Fire Before IncidentA man who was arrested following a bizarre blowtorch attack in Berkeley had apparently tried to light two other people on fire just before the attack at a local boba tea shop.
CoCo County Plans to Turn Motel Into Permanent Homeless Support HubContra Costa County plans to turn a 174-room motel in Pittsburg into a permanent support hub for helping homeless residents transition into supportive housing.
Mayors Vow to Launch Guaranteed Income Programs Across USA growing number of mayors across the country support giving cash to low-income families with no restrictions on how they can spend it — part of a growing movement to establish a guaranteed minimum income to combat poverty and systemic racism.