Coast Guard Academy Cadets Come To The Rescue For COVID-19 Stricken Alameda-Based CutterBranyelle Carillo was facing the prospect of a summer marooned by the pandemic at the Coast Guard Academy in New London when she was called up for a mission: The U.S Coast Guard cutter Munro, bound from Alameda to a patrol of the U.S. maritime border with Russia, had lost a tenth of its crew to quarantine and needed reinforcements.
Alameda Unified Pulls Online Program After Parents Complain of Racist, Homophobic ContentIt’s not how but what kids are learning online that has concerned Alameda parents who reported racist and homophobic content they noticed in a remote-learning program.
SCU Lightning Complex: Wildfire Grows To More Than 370,000 Acres, Burn Operation PlannedAfter almost two weeks of burning, the SCU Lightning Complex of fires spread to 372,971 acres Friday morning, making it the second biggest wildfire in California history.
Favorable Weather Helps Firefighters Battle SCU Complex FiresFavorable weather, including higher humidity, has helped firefighters battle the SCU Lightning Complex of fires, now the second-largest in state history, Cal Fire officials said Wednesday morning.
SCU Lightning Complex: 102,000 Acres Burned, 3,800 Structures ThreatenedA number of new evacuations were ordered Wednesday afternoon in both northern and southern Santa Clara County because of the growing reach of the SCU Lightning Complex fires (map), which have grown to more than 85,000 acres, or 133 square miles, across five counties.
State Power Officials Lift Rolling Outage Order; Electricity Being Restored To Bay Area NeighborhoodsStraining under a spike in demand for electricity under sweltering temperatures, state power grid officials Friday night ordered utilities companies for the first time since the energy crisis in 2001 to begin rolling, one-hour outages to thousands of customers.
Three Juveniles Arrested In Brazen Downtown Alameda ShootingThree juvenile suspects were in custody early Saturday after a noon-time argument on Friday ended in brazen exchange of gunfire on a downtown Alameda street.
New Alameda COVID-19 Testing Center Reopens During Troubled Second DayFrustration and confusion reigned Thursday at the brand new CityHealth Urgent Care COVID-19 testing site in Alameda that was forced to close temporarily.
New Alameda COVID-19 Testing Center Overwhelmed On First Day; Closes TemporarilyOfficials temporarily shut down a new Alameda COVID-19 testing site early Thursday after hundreds flocked to the facility on its opening day.
Reopening: New COVID-19 Testing Sites Opening In Alameda, Santa Clara CountyAs researchers at the Harvard Global Health Institute are calling for a dramatic increase in COVID-19 testing in California, health officials in Alameda and Santa Clara County have announced they will be opening new testing sites this week.
Missing Alameda Man Found Dead In Huckleberry Botanic Regional PreserveThe body of Donald Stanifer, who has been missing since July 5th, has been recovered in Huckleberry Botanic Regional Preserve in the Oakland hills, authorities announced Thursday.
Reopening: Alameda County Officials Approve Plan To Seek Variance To Reopen Outdoor DiningThe Alameda County Board of Supervisors gave their unanimous approval Tuesday to a plan to ask for a variance from state-imposed COVID-19 restrictions that would allow local restaurants to once again offer outdoor dining.
Alameda Store Clerk Facing Murder Charges In Fatal Shooting Of Man Over Pack Of CigarettesA convenience store clerk was charged with murder after he shot and killed a man he suspected of trying to steal a pack of cigarettes.
Reopening: Widespread Confusion, Anger Over Alameda County's Outdoor Dining BanIt's been in place for less than 24 hours, but restaurant owners, local polticians and county residents seemed bewildered, angered and confused Saturday night by an Alameda County health official's order banning outdoor dining.
Alameda Re-Striping Lanes On Park, Webster Streets To Make Room For Outdoor DiningThe city of Alameda will re-stripe Webster and Park Streets to cordon off space for outdoor dining and shopping during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, city officials said Wednesday.