Ross Stores Subject To $3.3M Environmental Waste Settlement, Alameda County DA AnnouncesRoss Stores will pay $3.3 million to settle allegations it disposed of hazardous wastes illegally, Alameda County prosecutors announced Wednesday.
COVID Restrictions: Alameda County May Adopt Newsom's Stay-At-Home Order EarlyHealth officials in Alameda County on Thursday responded to Gov. Gavin Newsom's plan for a regional stay-at-home order, noting that the East Bay county might adopt the restrictions early to save lives.
COVID Surge: Demand For Tests High In Alameda County Amid Case SurgeSome COVID testing sites in the East Bay are noticing more demand and increasing the number of tests given per day amid the current coronavirus case surge, officials said.
COVID: Local Counties Moving to Shut Down Hotels for Homeless ProgramSan Francisco, Alameda and other California counties are moving forward on plans to wind down a program that's moved homeless people into hotel rooms amid the coronavirus pandemic.
COVID Curfew: Some Alameda County Residents Skeptical About New Stay-At-Home Order ImpactIn Alameda County, many residents were wondering Thursday how the new stay-at-home order announced by state health officials would really help the curb the spread of COVID-19.
COVID In Alameda: Alameda Gym May Not Survive Second Shutdown As County Drops To Purple TierMariner Square Athletic Club in Alameda was hoping to celebrate its 40th anniversary next February. Over the last six weeks, they saw signs of hope the business can survive, until this latest blow.
COVID In Alameda: Ole's Waffle Shop In Alameda Fights To Survive As Indoor Dining Closes AgainWith Alameda County closing all indoor dining due to re-entering the Purple Tier, an East Bay waffle shop dating back to the 1920s is in danger of closing.
COVID Update: Alameda, Contra Costa Counties Restore Restrictions For Return To Purple TierFollowing suit with other parts of the Bay Area, Alameda and Contra Costa County health officials on Monday announced they were returning to the Purple Tier due to the increase in local COVID-19 cases.
COVID: Alameda Business Owners Fear Fiscal Impact Of COVID Restriction RollbacksAlameda County is currently in the orange-moderate spread tier, but health officials say they anticipate a move backward into a more restrictive tier soon as new COVID cases soar.
Up to 160 Votes Not Counted Due to Error at Oakland Polling PlacePoll workers at a voting site on the campus of Mills College incorrectly told up to 200 people that their paper ballot was only a receipt and that it could be taken home, leading to the votes not being counted.
COVID Update: Alameda County Officials Announce Reopening Pause, Possible Move Back To Red TierWhile Alameda County remains in the Orange Tier of the state's COVID-19 risk assessment, health officials on Thursday announced a pause to any reopening due to the recent spike in cases that will likely place the county back at the Red Tier.