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.
Bay Area Measures To Tax Sodas Hold Healthy LeadPartial returns show three ballot measures to tax soda and other sugary drinks are leading in the San Francisco Bay Area.
After $42 Million Spent, Bay Area Voters Take Up Soda Tax MeasuresThe measures in San Francisco, Oakland and Albany would levy a penny-per-ounce tax on sugary drinks, including energy, sweetened tea and sports drinks.
Soda Tax Battle Bubbles Up In Bay AreaThe national fight over sugary soda is bubbling up in the Bay Area, where voters in November will consider a tax on the drinks.
New Bus Route Links East Bay Cities With Marin CountyRoute 580 will run every 30 minutes between San Rafael and Emeryville, Berkeley and Albany, with five westbound trips in the morning and five eastbound trips in the afternoon.