Homeless Calling 911 For Shelter A Drain On System Across Bay AreaThis past week, KPIX 5 reported on how the East Bay's 911 ambulance service is being taken for a ride by people who just want to get to the ER for a sandwich and a warm place to sleep.
Bay Area Ambulance Crews Beset by Non-Emergency Calls from 'Frequent Fliers'It's possible you may need to call 911 for an ambulance at some point in your life, maybe even more than once. But 300 times, in just one year?
DA: No Charges In Fatal BART Officer-Involved ShootingAlameda DA says there will be no criminal charges for a BART police officer who fatally shot a 28-year-old man near the West Oakland BART station in January.
Inmate From Bay Area Walks Away From Sierra Prison CampA minimum-security inmate has walked away from a prison camp in Nevada County and may be headed toward the Bay Area, according to authorities.
Sheriff's Deputies Allegedly Taped Confidential Conversations Between Juveniles And AttorneysCases involving juveniles are being reviewed after accusations Alameda Co. Sheriff's deputies recorded confidential conversations between juvenile suspects and their attorneys.
Cal Fire Issues Outdoor Burning Ban In Parts Of Bay AreaCal Fire officials have issued a ban on all outdoor burning due to extreme fire conditions from Contra Costa County to Santa Clara County and western San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties.
Oakland Creates $300K Fund To Provide Legal Aid For Immigrants Facing DeportationOakland announced $300,000 in funding for a program that provides legal representation for local immigrants facing deportation.
2 Killed, 1 Hurt in Solo-Car Crash Near San Leandro ReservoirAt least two people were killed and a third injured following a solo-vehicle crash on Redwood Road in unincorporated Alameda County late Saturday night.
Firefighters Rescue Man Trapped In Industrial Cement Mixer In Union CityA worker fell inside an industrial cement mixer at a Union City pipe company Thursday and rescuers were working to free him, authorities said.
Transgender Judge Recalls Her Long JourneyTimes may have changed for Judge Victoria Kolakowski, but the memories remain fresh in her mind.
CPUC Approves New 341 Area Code For East BayThe California Public Utilities Commission on Thursday created a new telephone area code for the western portions of Alameda and Contra Costa counties.
Alameda County DA O'Malley Appears To Win Re-ElectionAlameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley appears to have fended off a challenge from civil rights attorney Pamela Price in Tuesday’s election.