Thoroughbred Deaths Cast Shadow Over Golden Gate Fields New SeasonOn opening day of the fall horse racing season at Albany’s Golden Gate Fields, horse trainers and owners are characteristically nervous about how their horses will perform. But this season, they have new concerns about the future of their sport.
Oakland Man Gets 19 Years In Prison For Fatal Daylight Shooting On Albany PathAn Oakland man was sentenced Wednesday to 19 years in state prison for fatally shooting a Vallejo man on the Ohlone Greenway in Albany in broad daylight last year.
LA Punk-Metal Power Trio Zig Zags Comes To AlbanyBlasting out its mix of trashy garage punk and metal for the better part of the last decade, LA-based trio Zig Zags comes to the Bay Area to play songs from its high-octane new album They'll Never Take Us Alive Friday at the Ivy Room in Albany.
Rising LA Psych-Punk Outfit Comes To Ivy RoomNotable Los Angeles-based garage/psych band Frankie and the Witch Fingers return to the Bay Area to headline the Ivy Room in Albany Wednesday night.
Caustic LA Punk Band Returns To The Bay AreaHigh-octane LA-based punks The Birth Defects comes back to the Bay Area this weekend, playing a pair of shows on both sides of the Bay with local heavyweights including Feral Ohms, Older Sun and War Bison.
Suspected DUI Driver Loses Control, Slams Into Wall After Car Race On I-80 In AlbanyA man suffered relatively minor injuries when his car slammed into a wall after what the CHP described as a race between two cars on Interstate 80 in Albany.
Eclectic Alt-Country Outfit Teams With Garage-Punk VetGothic country-punk outfit Slim Cessna's Auto Club brings its current tour with garage-punk icon Kid Congo Powers and his band the Pink Monkey Birds to the Bay Area for shows in Albany and San Francisco.
Celebrated Camper Van Beethoven Side Project Plays Rare ShowsAn experimental offshoot of influential '80s college rock pioneers Camper Van Beethoven, renowned modern psychedelic outfit the Monks of Doom plays a pair of rare Bay Area shows to celebrate the band's first new album in a quarter century.
Two Arrested In Connection With Weekend Albany HomicidePolice in Albany on Tuesday announced the arrest of two suspects for the fatal shooting of a man who was found on a bench along the Ohlone Greenway late Sunday morning.
Albany Police Investigating First Homicide In 3 YearsA popular Albany walking and running trail is back open Monday after a deadly shooting over the weekend that marked the usually quiet town's first murder in three years.
Pedestrian Killed On Ramp From I-80 To I-580 In AlbanyThe connector ramp from eastbound Interstate Highway 80 to westbound Interstate Highway 580 in Albany is closed after a pedestrian was struck and killed.