Bay Area Reopens: Festivals Set To Return To Fremont, San JoseLast year, the San Jose Jazz Summer Fest went virtual and the Fremont Festival of the Arts was canceled all together. This year, they’re coming back, but with some changes.
Vegetation Fire In Antioch Spreads To Apartment Building, Burns CarsA vegetation fire that broke out in Antioch Wednesday afternoon spread to a nearby apartment complex and burned vehicles, officials said.
Walnut Creek City Council Backs Special Permits For Micro HousesThe Walnut Creek City Council wants to proceed with at least one six-home development of micro-houses through a special permitting process instead of creating a new zoning designation, to give the concept a test drive.
VIDEO: Oakland Auto Burglary Suspect Caught on Camera in Lakeshore AreaPolice in Oakland on Wednesday asked for the public's help identifying a suspect caught on video breaking into cars on Lakeshore Avenue.
Study Recommends Contra Costa County Fire Districts To ConsolidateA study on fire district consolidation released Tuesday says the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District should consolidate with the East Contra Costa and Rodeo-Hercules districts to increase effectiveness and efficiency.
UPDATE: Mayor Schaaf Says She Believes Oakland A's Will Stay in TownMayor Libby Schaaf on Wednesday morning reiterated her commitment to keeping the A's in Oakland, saying she hopes the city and the team can make a deal on the Howard Terminal stadium plan.
Oakland Police Arrest 3 Juveniles In Connection To Series Of Armed RobberiesOakland Police say they made a key arrest in reducing armed robberies in Oakland after they arrested three juveniles with a cache of guns over the weekend.
Philip Kreycik's Family Holds Out Hope in 2nd Week of Search for Missing JoggerFriends and family of Philip Kreycik are holding out hope in the second week of searching for the missing runner from the East Bay.
UPDATE: I-80 Reopens After Big-Rig Fire In El Cerrito Shuts Down EB Lanes For HoursA big-rig fire on eastbound I-80 in El Cerrito has snarled traffic for hours in the East Bay as crews work to clear the scene, according to CHP.
Bay Area Space Lovers Watch With Awe Jeff Bezos's Voyage To Outer SpaceOn the 52nd anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission to the moon, the Bay Area space community watched in amazement Jeff Bezos’ trip to the edge of space aboard a Blue Origin rocket, Tuesday morning.
Danville Police Officer Andrew To Stand Trial On Manslaughter Charge For 2018 Fatal Suspect ShootingDanville Police Officer Andrew Hall will stand trial on a voluntary manslaughter charge in the 2018 shooting death of Laudemer Arboleda, but a judge threw out a charge of assault with a semi-automatic weapon, saying at a preliminary hearing Tuesday the prosecutor didn't adequately prove the gun used was technically semi-automatic.
UPDATE: Despite City Council Approval, A's and Oakland Far Apart on Stadium PlanThe City Council voted 6-1 in favor of an amended term sheet for the much-debated Howard Terminal Stadium project Tuesday, but the Oakland Athletics said the plan simply doesn't work for them.
Pedestrian Struck By Berkeley Police Officer In Patrol Vehicle; CHP InvestigatingA woman was hit by a police vehicle in Berkeley last Wednesday and taken to a hospital, police and the California Highway Patrol said Monday.
Victim In Fatal Walnut Creek Shooting IdentifiedAuthorities identified the victim Tuesday in a fatal shooting outside a nightclub over the weekend.
CoCo DA's Office Participating in State’s Resentencing Pilot ProgramThe Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office joined eight other counties around the state to participate in a resentencing pilot program funded by a budget bill Gov. Gavin Newsom recently signed into law, prosecutors said Tuesday.