California Recall: Final Votes Cast as 'Election Month' Comes to an EndElection Day in California now signals the end of "election month." The evolving election process has changed the way some people vote, and it will certainly change the way results unfold Tuesday night.
Longtime Landlords to Pay Oakland $3.9M for Tenants' Rights ViolationsTwo rental property owners and/or their companies will pay the city of Oakland more than $3.9 million for violating the rights of tenants, Oakland City Attorney Barbara Parker's Office announced Monday.
'Bloody Monday': Oakland Police Union Blames 24 Hours Of Violence On 'Defund The Police' MovementA day of unprecedented violence in Oakland that left 4 people dead and several wounded has set off an intense exchange of finger-pointing and blame, between city leaders the powerful police officers union.
San Leandro's Woodrow Wilson Elementary Moves Forward With Name ChangeAs America re-examines a history of racial injustice, one school in San Leandro recently decided it will be changing its name to something that is a better fit for its diverse student body.
Trustees Approve Mills College Merger With Northeastern UniversityFollowing a vote by its board of trustees, Mills College will merge with Northeastern University, saving the longtime women’s college from closure.
Wanted Parolee Arrested in Murder of 15-Year-Old in VallejoA parolee sought in the July murder of a 15-year-old boy in Vallejo was arrested in Las Vegas, authorities announced Tuesday.
COVID: Contra Costa To Require Proof Of Vaccination Or Negative Test To Enter Restaurants, GymsContra Costa County announced a new health order requiring patrons of certain businesses, including restaurants and gyms, to present proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a recent negative test starting later this month.
$20M In Fire Prevention Grants Issued To Bay Area Agencies; Largest Share For East Bay HillsCal Fire has announced the recipients of its fire prevention grants for 2021, with the largest award in the Bay Area going to the Moraga-Orinda Fire District, which recently completed a major Cal Fire-funded project in north Orinda.
California Recall: Many Voters Ready To Put Recall In Rearview MirrorOn the eve of Election Day, many voters have already mailed in their ballots. While a few polls give Governor Newsom a double-digit lead, some are hoping Tuesday brings a change they feel the state needs.
UPDATE: 2 Dead, 3 Wounded In Separate Shootings In OaklandPolice in Oakland were investigating a double shooting that left two victims dead Monday afternoon, and a triple-shooting across town just two hours later that left one person in critical condition.
UPDATE: FBI Agent Fatally Shoots Person As US Marshals Serve Arrest Warrant In OaklandAuthorities confirmed an FBI agent fatally shot a person during the serving of an arrest warrant in the Fruitvale neighborhood Monday afternoon.
Contra Costa DA: 5 Officers Acted Lawfully In 2019 In-Custody Death At Concord ShelterThe Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office said it will not charge five officers in the in-custody death of Steven Hankins at a Concord homeless shelter in 2019.
Drivers Killed On Interstate 80 in Berkeley While Arguing Over Crash IdentifiedThe Alameda County Coroner's Bureau on Monday identified two drivers who were hit and killed on Interstate Highway 80 in Berkeley over the weekend, after they left their cars to argue about a crash.
Berkeley Police Offer $50,000 Reward for Information on 2010 Fatal Shooting Cold CasePolice in Berkeley are offering a $50,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the 2010 shooting death of Adolfo Ignacio Celedon Bravo.
'It's Devastating'; Storeowner's Surveillance Video Captures Oakland Crash That Left 6 Children Injured When Gaspar Gamez checked his surveillance camera video at his Oakland business, he was shocked to see what it had recorded.