Reopening: Oakland Students Begin School Year Learning From HomeAs the Oakland Unified School District and the teachers' union still trying to reach a deal on how to handle in-classroom learning amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the first day of school was eerily quiet with students attending classes remotely.
Bay Area Teachers Juggle Ways To Help Students Adjust To Online LearningWith the start of the fall school year, teachers across the Bay Area are taking different approaches to distance learning. 
Drones Deployed During Hayward Police Standoff Find Gunman Sleeping In His Own BedA dramatic standoff between police and an armed suspect who had fired shots from inside his Hayward home ended peacefully with the help of drones and a robot that was able to determine the gunman had fallen asleep in his bed, police said Monday.
Contra Costa Supervisors Set To Approve 284 Apartments Near Pleasant Hill BARTA six-story, 284-unit apartment building just north of the Pleasant Hill-Contra Costa Centre BART station could be approved Tuesday.
Driver Killed, Passenger Injured In Richmond Ambush ShootingA driver was shot dead and his passenger shot and wounded in an ambush attack in Richmond on Sunday, police said.
Contra Costa County Couple Charged With Keeping Nanny As Slave LaborerA Contra Costa County couple has been charged with criminal labor trafficking, extortion and conspiracy for allegedly recruiting a nanny from overseas and forcing her work as a virtual slave in their home, authorities said Monday.
Back To School: Still No Remote Learning Deal Between Teachers And Oakland District OfficialsJust hours to go before the new school year launches for Oakland students, the teachers’ union and district officials still haven’t finalized a deal on what distance learning will look like this fall.
AC Transit 'Tempo' Rapid Bus System Opens to RidersThe Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District launched the East Bay's first-ever rapid bus transit system on Sunday.
1 Dead, Another Injured in Early-Morning East Oakland ShootingOne man died and one suffered minor injuries in a shooting Sunday morning, Oakland police said.
Oakland School Administrators Await Official Plans With School Set to Start MondayOakland Unified and its teachers' union are still trying to reach an agreement over how much remote learning will be conducted live, versus lessons that are pre-recorded.
Three Juveniles Arrested In Brazen Downtown Alameda ShootingThree juvenile suspects were in custody early Saturday after a noon-time argument on Friday ended in brazen exchange of gunfire on a downtown Alameda street.
COVID-19: Rental Assistance Program Launched For Hayward TenantsApplications are being accepted for two rental assistance grant programs that are open to Hayward tenants facing economic hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Oakland Teachers, District Wrangle With School Year Set to Start MondayThe first day of school is three days away and the Oakland Unified School District and teachers' union are still at odds over how classes will be conducted come Monday.
Livermore Reopens First Street To Help Businesses Hurt By COVID-19 Street ClosuresStreet closures in downtown Livermore were supposed to help businesses survive the pandemic but they ended up hurting many retailers. So, the city has decided to reopen First Street this weekend.
Oakland Schools Plan to Open Next Week With All Online ClassesOfficials with the Oakland Unified School District Friday said students will be learning from home for the foreseeable future as the new school year begins Monday.