Sales Tax Rates Rise Up To 10.75% In Alameda County; Highest In CaliforniaAs of Thursday, sales tax rates in Alameda County have gone up, pushing them to the highest in the state. While the money is now getting collected, a taxpayers' group is still fighting to stop it
San Francisco Bay Ferry Service Relaunches With New Route, Terminal in AlamedaSan Francisco Bay Ferry service relaunched Thursday with lower fares across all routes for one year and a new route and terminal at the Alameda Seaplane Lagoon.
Several Bay Area Beaches Get Failing Grades in Annual Report CardThe environmental non-profit organization Heal the Bay on Tuesday released its annual beach report card for California, and the Bay Area did not make the best marks.
UPDATE: Former KTVU News Director Fred Zehnder Struck, Killed By Vehicle In Alameda; Driver Arrested For DUIA pedestrian killed by a suspected DUI driver in Alameda Sunday night was identified by former co-workers as a longtime Bay Area TV news executive.
Strained Labor Pool Slows COVID-19 Fiscal Recovery For Small BusinessesIt's been two weeks since California has fully reopened, but for some small businesses the road to recovery from their COVID-19 fiscal woes remains slow and rocky.
Gov. Newsom Promotes COVID Relief for Small Businesses with Oakland VisitGovernor Gavin Newsom on Thursday visited small businesses in Oakland as he continued to promote the financial support the state has made available to business owners hit hard by the pandemic.
3 Suspects Sought In Armed Robbery At Alameda's South Shore CenterPolice are asking for help locating three suspects in an armed robbery late Tuesday morning in Alameda, police said.
Prolific SF Singer/Songwriter Headlines Outdoor Show in AlamedaA Bay Area songwriter who has been setting the bar high for bedroom studio producers for over 20 years, Kelley Stoltz headlines this early evening outdoor show in Alameda Friday with local favorites Harold Ray and East Side Dynamite.
Alameda Police Arrest Suspect After Assault on Female Victim Caught on VideoPolice in Alameda arrested a suspect for kidnapping, battery and false imprisonment early Tuesday morning after a female victim was seen being assaulted in surveillance video.
Veteran Oakland Cop Prepares To Take Over Embattled Alameda Police Department Oakland Police Deputy Chief Nishant Joshi will soon take the short trip across Oakland Estuary into Alameda to take over the island city's embattled police department.
Constant Sideshows At Former Naval Air Station Irk Alameda Residents; Now On City Council AgendaThe Alameda City Council will discuss an issue that has troubled several Bay Area cities in recent months. Sideshows have become routine at the retired naval air station. Many residents would like to see some changes.
Alameda Teaching Golf Pro Living The Dream At PGA ChampionshipThere will be a lot of junior golfers in Alameda riveted to the television coverage of the PGA Championship Saturday as their teaching pro Brad Marek battles it out with the game's biggest stars on the Kiawah Island course.
Botanical Buffs Brave Long Lines To Get Whiff Of 'Corpse Flower' In AlamedaResidents of a San Francisco Bay Area city flocked to an abandoned gas station to get a whiff of a corpse flower — so-called because of the stench it emits when it blooms — after its owner decided to share the rare plant with his neighbors.
Alameda Hires Oakland Deputy Chief To Take Over Police DepartmentThe City of Alameda hired an Oakland deputy police chief to take over as chief of the Alameda Police department.
UPDATE: Two East Bay Men Arrested in Slaying of Alameda Man Found Dead in Oakland HillsTwo young men were arrested Friday as suspects in the slaying of an Alameda man whose body was found last July, East Bay Regional Park District police said Monday.