Surging Gun Violence Leaves Oakland Neighborhood Living On The Edge; 'We're Scared...We're Very Angry'
Small Earthquake Rattles East Bay Hills Near San RamonA small magnitude 3.2 earthquake jostled the East Bay hills Saturday afternoon but no damage was reported.
Oakland Police Chief Adds More Officers this Weekend to Focus on Violent CrimeOakland's police chief has added more police officers to work this weekend to focus on violent crime in the Bay Area's third largest city, following a violent crime spree in recent days that culminated with six homicides over the last five days.
Appeals Court Overturns Murder Convictions in East Bay Double Homicide, Cites RacismA California appeals court on Friday overturned the convictions of three Black men over a 2012 double slaying in Contra Costa County, saying prosecutors dismissed a Black woman from the jury pool for racial reasons.
Rising Crime Near Oakland Homeless RV Camp Has Local Business Owners ConcernedSmall businesses next to an Oakland city-run homeless RV encampment on Friday said rising crime in the area has them worried about their worker and customer safety.
East Bay Park Officials Review Worst Case Scenarios Should Fire Sweep Through The HillsEast Bay Regional Parks leaders gathered to review their preparations for a worst case scenario -- a wind-driven fire, pushed out of the canyons and into the hills.
Oakland Officials: 9 OPD Officers Disciplined After Investigation into Racist, Sexist Social Media PostsOakland city officials on Friday released a statement regarding a recent investigation into inappropriate use of social media by OPD officers that started last January, noting that a total of nine officers were disciplined as a result.
Formerly Incarcerated Chefs Launch 'Soul on a Roll' Food Truck in West OaklandFour Black chefs, including three who were formerly incarcerated, kicked off their food truck business with free food and music in West Oakland Friday morning.
County Health Officer Supports COVID Vaccination Requirement In West Contra Costa Unified SchoolsContra Costa County Health officer Dr. Chris Farnitano added his voice Friday to those supporting a proposal that all eligible students, teachers and staff in the West Contra Costa Unified School District be required to show proof of a COVID-19 vaccination.
Shooting Outside Caldecott Tunnel Closes Right Bore on Eastbound Highway 24A shooting just outside the Caldecott Tunnel Thursday afternoon involved two cars that had been racing across the Bay Bridge, authorities said.
Livermore High School Student Arrested For Making Threats; Security HeightenedSecurity was heightened Thursday at Livermore High School after a student was arrested for allegedly issuing threats to harm classmates, district officials said.