Oakland Zoo Closed Monday In Wake Of Power OutageThe Oakland Zoo will be closed Monday and possibly Tuesday due to PG&E's planned Public Safety Power Shutoffs affecting the area amid dry and windy weather.
Suspects Identified In Deadly Fremont Weekend ShootingInvestigators have identified two suspects believed to be involved in a weekend Fremont shooting that claimed the life of a 17-year-old.
Update: Gusty 89 MPH Winds Whip Through North Bay Mountains; Crews Respond To Fires In North And East BayWind gusts of a hurricane force 89 mph whipped through the hills above wine country Sunday night as fire crews across the Bay Area kept a watchful eye, responding to several fires in the North and East Bay.
Protester Arrested In Walnut Creek After Occupants Of SUV TerrorizedOne man was arrested Friday night after police broke up a group of 20 to 25 protesters marching in downtown Walnut Creek that had surrounded an SUV, intimidating its occupants, authorities said.
Berkeley Hills Dwellers Ponder 'Pre-Evacuation' as Red Flag Winds ApproachSunday’s red flag warning was being called a “20-year wind event” and Berkeley officials were recommending that people living in the hills begin evacuating immediately.
Contra Costa Fire Officials Advise Precautionary Evacuations in Advance of High Wind EventThe Contra Costa Fire Protection District circulated a notice Sunday afternoon saying, "County residents in areas susceptible to wildland fire may want to consider relocating ahead of this (high wind) event."
Suspect Wounded In San Leandro Saturday Night Officer-Involved Shooting A suspect was shot several times late Saturday night after allegedly threatening San Leandro police officers in an unmarked patrol car with a handgun, authorities said.
Red Flag Warning: Anxious Berkeley Hills Residents Await Threatening Winds; PG&E Planned Power ShutoffThis is the first time this year PG&E has included Berkeley in a Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) warning - an indication of how powerful the dangerous wildfire wind event is expected to be starting Sunday afternoon.
One Person Killed In Fatal Fremont Saturday Night Shooting One person died Saturday night in a shooting in the Fremont's Mission San Jose district, police said.
Update: Tanker Truck Fire Shuts Down I-80; Richmond Shelter-in-Place Order Lifted; Westbound Lanes ReopenedAn 8,000 gallon tanker truck caught fire on I-80 near Hilltop Drive Saturday afternoon, triggering a shelter-in-place order for nearby Richmond neighborhoods and a traffic nightmare in the westbound lanes well into the evening hours.
Oakland Police Arrest Suspects In Five Homicides; Seize Illegal Firearms; 'These Are Weapons Of War'Amid a surge of deadly violent crime on Oakland streets, detectives have announced the arrests of suspects in four recent homicides and another dating back to 2018.
Update: Berkeley Hills Residents Urged to Leave Before Sunday's High Wind Event A burst of gusty winds forecast to begin Sunday will be carrying the same wildfire threat as the weather conditions that helped spark the deadly 2017 Wine County October firestorm that included the devastating Tubbs Fire, the National Weather Service warned.
Two Die In Horrific Friday Night I-80 Chain Reaction CrashTwo people died in a chain reaction crash late Friday night on I-80 after they exited their disabled vehicles and were fatally struck as they exchanged their insurance information, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Update: PG&E Plans Sunday Power Shutoffs for 1 Million California ResidentsPG&E said it will black out customers in 38 California counties -- including most of the San Francisco Bay Area -- as weather forecasts called for a return of bone-dry, gusty weather that carries the threat of downing or fouling power lines
Oakland Mayor, Police Boost 'Operation Ceasefire' to Curb Crime WaveMuch has been said about defunding police but, Friday night with Oakland facing a crime wave, residents made a plea for people to settle disputes with words not weapons.