Alameda County Supes Consider Vaping Sales BanThe Alameda County Board of Supervisors will consider an ordinance Tuesday that would ban the sale of vaping products in the county's unincorporated areas.
PG&E Offer Of Free Electricity From Nuclear Power Plant Raises Ethical DilemmaPG&E is offering clean energy providers in the East Bay millions of dollars of electricity at no cost, but the source of the electricity is proving to be a deal breaker for some.
San Francisco Public Utilities Commission Makes Major Land PurchaseThe San Francisco Public Utilities Commission says the recent acquisition of Wool Ranch in Southern Alameda County is the largest piece of land the commission has purchased since the 1930s.
Alameda Co. Slaps Homeowners With $20K Bill To Clean Up Homeless EncampmentHomeowners in Castro Valley say they shouldn't be responsible for the cost of cleaning up an abandoned homeless encampment.
Car Crashes Into Home North Of HaywardFire crews north of Hayward were assessing a home for damage Friday afternoon after a vehicle crashed into it, according to authorities.
Patients With Symptoms Matching Deadly Coronavirus Tested in Alameda CountyA number of patients in Alameda County are being tested to see whether they have contracted the Wuhan coronavirus, according to health officials.
Fashion Nova Settles Consumer Suit With California Prosecutors; $250K Going To CustomersProsecutors reached a $1.75 million settlement with fast-fashion retailer Fashion Nova Inc. late last week over its returns policy and shipping delays.
Alameda County Supes Approve Flavored Tobacco Ban Including Menthol CigarettesThe Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted on Tuesday to ban the sale of all flavored tobacco products - including menthol cigarettes - in the county's unincorporated areas.
Alameda County Supes Reject Report Criticizing Changes To Urban Shield ProgramThe Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted on Tuesday to reject most of a county Civil Grand Jury report’s criticisms of the way it handled the process of approving sweeping changes to the sheriff’s controversial “Urban Shield” law enforcement training program.
Judge Dismisses Oakland's Suit Against County Over Coliseum SiteAn Alameda County Superior Court judge on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit the city of Oakland filed against Alameda County seeking to stop it from selling its half ownership of the 155-acre Coliseum complex to the Oakland A's baseball team for $85 million.
Alameda, Contra Costa Officials Announce Illegal Dumping CrackdownTop prosecutors and elected officials in Alameda and Contra Costa counties joined together Wednesday to announce new funding and strategies aimed at preventing illegal dumping and waste.
Oakland Files for Injunction Barring County From Selling Coliseum to A'sAttorneys for the city of Oakland filed legal papers on Friday asking a judge to issue a preliminary injunction barring Alameda County from selling its half ownership of the 155-acre Coliseum complex to the Oakland A's baseball team for $85 million.
Alameda County Election ResultsHere's the latest election results from Alameda County
Winds Topple Trees, Power Lines Across East Bay; Contra Costa Declares Local EmergencyContra Costa County has declared a local emergency due to severe weather conditions that have prompted numerous area vegetation fires and resulted in significant wind damage.
PG&E Announces Possible Third Consecutive Power Shutdown TuesdayOfficials with Pacific Gas and Electric have announced a possible third consecutive Public Safety Power Shutdown due to dangerous fire conditions that would affect customers in 32 counties starting Tuesday.