Alameda County Housing Program Eases Process For Building In-Law UnitsAlameda County housing officials announced a new program this week that simplifies the process of adding in-law units to single-family properties, in the hopes of adding 18 affordable housing units in unincorporated areas of the county.
Major Illegal Marijuana Grow Bust In Alameda County; 100,000 Plants, $10 Million In Cash SeizedArmed with search warrants, Alameda County Sheriff's deputies have busted one of the largest illegal marijuana growing operations in California, seizing over 100,000 plants and upwards of $10 million in cash.
Alameda County to Close Hotels Used For Homeless Without Additional FundingAlameda County is poised in the coming months to close the hotels it has used over the last 18 months as isolation and quarantine facilities for homeless residents without additional funding, the director of the county's Health Care Services Agency said Tuesday.
Police: Lake County Man Indicted On Child Porn Charges May Have Additional Bay Area VictimsPolice in Brentwood say there may be additional victims of a man recently indicted on federal child pornography charges.
COVID: Hundreds Of East Bay Doctors Make Urgent Plea To Get Vaccinated - 'We Are Tired Of The Suffering'Hundreds of East Bay doctors have signed onto an urgent plea for unvaccinated patients in their care to receive their COVID-19 shots, amid the ongoing spread of the Delta variant.
Facebook Announces First Affordable Housing Projects In $150M Initiative To Help Solve Housing CrunchFacebook gave the thumbs up to four new housing projects in the Bay Area, targeting people living on the streets, people in danger of becoming homeless and the very low income.
East Bay Regional Park District Reaches Deal With Workers, Avert StrikeThe East Bay Regional Park District and the labor union representing its workers celebrated a tentative labor agreement Tuesday, preventing a planned strike during Labor Day weekend.
Alameda County Superior Court To Require Mandatory COVID Vaccinations By Nov. 1Alameda County Superior Court officials announced Thursday a new policy requiring all court employees, contractors, interns and volunteers to be fully vaccinated by Nov. 1.
Judge Orders UC Berkeley To Freeze Campus Enrollment An Alameda County Superior Court judge has ordered UC-Berkeley to freeze campus enrollment at the 2020-21 level in a dispute with neighbors over its plans to expand.
Former Alameda Deputies Convicted on 11 Felony CountsOn Wednesday, two former Alameda County Sheriff’s deputies, both convicted of assaults against jail inmates, were each sentenced to four years and four months in prison.
First Time Homebuyers In Alameda County Could Qualify For Loans Up To $210,000Alameda County announced the opening of applications Monday for more than $12 million in down payment assistance loans for residents seeking to buy their first home.
AC Transit To Increase Service Starting Next Week Amid Return To Schools, OfficesAC Transit will expand its service schedule systemwide next week in anticipation of Bay Area residents returning to schools and offices, the transit agency announced Wednesday.
COVID Surge: 7 Bay Area Counties Issue Indoor Mask Mandate, Regardless of Vaccination StatusHealth directors from seven San Francisco Bay Area counties and the city of Berkeley on Monday ordered residents living in their jurisdictions to once again wear masks at businesses, restaurants and other indoor public settings.
COVID Update: 3 East Bay Counties See Significant Surge in Cases From Delta VariantThree East Bay counties are currently seeing COVID case numbers that would put them back in the Purple Tier if California was still using that color-coded system.
UPDATE: Search For Missing Jogger Phillip Kreycik in Pleasanton Hills Entering Critical StageA massive search and rescue mission continued in the East Bay Tuesday as over 200 volunteers helped authorities look for a man who never returned home from a weekend run at Pleasanton Ridge Regional Park.