SUV Launches From 5th Floor of Richmond Garage Onto 4th-Floor Parked CarsA driver inadvertently hit the gas Wednesday morning in a Richmond parking garage, careening down to the floor below and somehow managing to wedge her SUV between two parked cars, police said.
Berkeley to Offer Vegan Meals at Public Events, BuildingsThe city of Berkeley will start serving vegan food at public events, jails, senior centers and other city buildings after the city council approved a resolution that calls for the progressive city to cut by half its spending on animal-based products by 2024.
COVID: Some Call on CDC to Use Different Metrics to Determine Mask GuidanceSome health experts are questioning whether the best metric is being used to determine policy during this latest confusing chapter in the fight against COVID.
UPDATE: Shooting In Fremont Neighborhood Injures 1; Police Seeking 2 SuspectsPolice officers converged in a Fremont neighborhood Wednesday afternoon following reports of a shooting.
Fire Crews Knock Down 2-Alarm Structure Fire at San Lorenzo WarehouseFire crews in Alameda County were able to contain a two-alarm warehouse fire in San Lorenzo Wednesday afternoon, according to authorities.
CoCo County Supes Lift Hemp Moratorium, Leave Ban On Vaping Sales In PlaceThe Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday lifted its moratorium on industrial hemp cultivation. The county’s ban on the sale and delivery of electronic smoking devices and cannabis e-liquids will remain in place.
COVID: East Bay Residents React to CDC Reversal of Masking GuidanceJust weeks after things seemed to be getting back to normal as COVID case numbers dropped, the CDC on Tuesday did an about-face with their masking guidance, recommending vaccinated people wear masks indoors.
Police in Oakland Investigate Shooting at 8th and Broadway Near ChinatownPolice in Oakland on Tuesday afternoon were investigating a non-injury shooting in the downtown area not far from Chinatown, according to authorities.
COVID: Contra Costa Cases Surge; Outbreak at Detention Facilities Expected to GrowCOVID-19 is resurging in Contra Costa County thanks to the Delta variant, with an outbreak at a county detention facility and about 20 percent of the county's population over 12 remaining unvaccinated, according to officials.
Antioch Woman Arrested After Allegedly Shooting Husband During Domestic DisputeA 56-year-old woman is in custody for allegedly shooting her husband in Antioch on Monday afternoon, police said.
One Killed, One Injured In Berkeley Vehicle-Pedestrian CollisionOne woman was killed and a second injured Monday evening when they were struck by a vehicle in Berkeley.
6 Arrested After 2 Sideshows In VallejoSix people were arrested on suspicion of felony offenses following two sideshows in Vallejo Saturday night, police said.
Phyllis Gould, WWII Defense Worker Who Fought To Honor Rosie The Riveter Dies, At 99Phyllis Gould, one of the millions of women who worked in defense plants in World War II and who later relentlessly fought for recognition of those “Rosie the Riveters,” has died. She was 99.
14-Year-Old Arrested For Murder Of Teen Found Dead Near Train Tracks In FairfieldA report of a fatal collision involving a pedestrian and a train turned into a juvenile murder case, according to police in Fairfield.
COVID Recovery: Task Force Unveils Plan to Get Bay Area Transit Agencies Back on TrackWith the pandemic dealing a devastating blow to the Bay Area's transit systems, transportation officials on Monday unveiled a plan to help get public transit off life support.