Prosecutors Will Not Seek Death Sentence In Fatal Stabbing Of BART Passenger Nia WilsonAlameda County prosecutors will not seek the death penalty for a transient charged with special circumstances murder in the fatal stabbing of 18-year-old Nia Wilson at the MacArthur BART station.
Pedestrian In Downtown Fremont Hit, Killed In Overnight CrashA person was struck and killed by a vehicle in downtown Fremont early Monday morning, according to police.
Pleasanton Considers Allowing Taller Buildings Near Main StreetThe City of Pleasanton could soon open the door to new housing developments in the downtown area.
Oakland Literary Salon to Close at End of AugustThe Octopus Literary Salon, a meeting and events space in uptown Oakland, will shut down at the end of August, the business owners announced on Thursday.
BART Track Works Triggers Delays On Trains And Along Highway 24Weekend work on the BART tracks Saturday triggered massive delays, not only with trains between Orinda and Walnut Creek but also along Highway 24.
Postal Impersonator Ripping Off Pleasant Hill MailAn alleged porch pirate, who strolled through a Pleasant Hill neighborhood early Thursday dressed as a mailman, stole mail and packages from local homes, according to authorities and residents.
'It's A Major Rebuild'; BART Construction Will Impact Highway 24 Weekend TrafficNo way around it, this weekend's BART shutdown in Contra Costa County will deliver plenty of delays and inconvenience for travelers on the transit line and also on Highway 24.
Thoroughbred Deaths Cast Shadow Over Golden Gate Fields New SeasonOn opening day of the fall horse racing season at Albany’s Golden Gate Fields, horse trainers and owners are characteristically nervous about how their horses will perform. But this season, they have new concerns about the future of their sport.
Berkeley Arts Commission Votes to Remove 'Big People' Sculptures Above I-80If you've driven along I-80 at University Avenue in Berkeley, you may have noticed the large sculptures on both sides of the pedestrian overcrossing. They've been there for 11 years but they may not be there much longer.
Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Concrete Repairs Complete, Caltrans SaysCaltrans began repairs to the bridge after a large concrete chunk hit a car on the bridge's lower deck the morning of Feb. 7. On Thursday, the agency announced joint replacement work on the bridge is complete.
Heart Attack Victim Meets Life Guards Who Helped Save His LifeThere was a special reunion in the East Bay Thursday between the victim of a sudden cardiac arrest and the people who saved his life.
Marianne Williamson Visits Oakland In Campaign Swing Through California: 'I Feel Understood Here'Self-help author and Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson spoke to a packed crowd in Oakland.
Early Football Practices, Canceled Classes: East Bay Schools Adapt To Heat WaveWith highs expected to approach 110 degrees due to the heat wave, football players at Liberty High in Brentwood staged their practice before sunrise on Thursday.
3 People Shot, Injured In RodeoThree victims were in stable condition after an early-morning shooting Wednesday in the Rodeo area of unincorporated Contra Costa County, according to a statement from the sheriff's office.
Walnut Creek Police Search For Alleged iPhone ThievesInvestigators have released surveillance video photos of two women who allegedly stole 16 iPhones from the Walnut Creek Apple Store over the weekend.