Golden Gate Fields Records 20th Horse Death of 2020Streets, a 2-year-old thoroughbred colt, died Monday at a training session at Golden Gate Fields, the California Horse Racing Board said Monday.
Report: COVID-19 Infected, Quarantined Postal Workers Impacting Service In Berkeley AreaQuarantining workers have reportedly left post offices in the Berkeley/Albany area without enough staff to fully operate, adding to ongoing service woes including a budget crisis and operational changes brought on by White House efforts to consolidate control of the service.
Reopening: Solano Stroll Officials Cancel 2020 Celebration Over Coronavirus FearsThe East Bay's largest annual festival, the Solano Stroll in Albany and Berkeley, has been canceled due to concerns over the coronavirus health emergency, organizers announced Sunday.
Horse Racing Resumes At Golden Gate Fields Without SpectatorsGolden Gate Fields resumed live horse racing Thursday, but without spectators and with numerous modifications due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Alameda County Health Department Orders Golden Gate Fields To Suspend Racing ActivitiesThe Golden Gate Fields horse racing track in Albany suspended all racing activities Thursday due to the coronavirus pandemic after being contacted by the Alameda County Public Health Department.
Homeless Man Charged With Attempted Murder For Bay Trail Arrow AttackA 22-year-old homeless man from Albany has been charged with two counts of attempted murder for allegedly wounding two other homeless men by firing arrows at them at a camp near the Bay Trail in Albany early Saturday morning.
Capitol Corridor Train Strikes Vehicle On Tracks In Albany, 1 DeadThe Alameda County coroner's bureau responded to a death after a Capitol Corridor train struck a vehicle on the tracks in Albany on Tuesday morning.
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.