Coronavirus Update: Diocese Of Oakland Cancels Daily Masses During Shelter-In-PlaceEven though religious services were exempt from the shelter-in-place order, the Diocese of Oakland has temporarily cancelled all daily masses as a precaution to prevent the ongoing spread of the coronavirus.
Coronavirus Affecting Church Traditions; East Bay Pastor Worries Easter Service In DoubtAll across the Bay Area on Sunday morning, people gathered at churches and places of worship. But amidst fear of the coronavirus, some of the usual traditions have been put aside.
San Carlos Church Steps Up Security At 1st Service Since Violent Threats By PastorThe San Carlos church at the center of violent threats by a pastor held its first Sunday service since details of the case came to light.
San Jose Church Burglarized For The Third Time This YearRepresentatives at a South Bay church were in disbelief this week after burglars targeted their property for a third time in the past year.
Teacher At Two South Bay Churches Arrested For Alleged Child Pornography, Sexual BatteryA youth leader and teacher at Saratoga and Cupertino churches was arrested last week on suspicion of child pornography possession and sexual battery, the Santa Clara County sheriff's office reported Monday.
Church Break-Ins Rattle San Francisco Bayview CongregationsPolice are investigating a string of church break-ins in San Francisco’s Bayview District.
VIDEO: Watsonville Woman Arrested For Toppling Crucifix During Church Vandalism SpreeA 23-year-old woman has been arrested after her image was captured on surveillance video toppling a crucifix inside a Watsonville church during a vandalism rampage earlier this week.
San Jose Diocese To Release Names In Investigation Of Priest AbuseA dramatic announcement came Thursday evening from the Diocese of San Jose to confront the scandal consuming the Catholic church. The diocese will start releasing the names of priests implicated in the sexual abuse scandal.
Husband Guns Down Estranged Wife, Boyfriend In Fresno Church Parking LotA man shot and killed his estranged wife and her boyfriend outside a Catholic church in central California and then shot himself at his home.
'Dungeon' Landlord Allegedly Preyed On San Francisco Church MembersA San Francisco landlord accused of renting out an illegal living space described as a "dungeon" used a church to prey on his victims, according to court documents.
Chorus Battles Eviction From Palo Alto Baptist Church Hundreds of supporters -- including San Francisco 49ers Hall of Fame quarterback Steve Young -- crowded into Palo Alto City Hall Monday in a show of support for a community chorus that is facing eviction from a local church.
Former AC Transit Executive Convicted Of Stealing Over $500K From Oakland ChurchFormer AC Transit chief financial officer Lewis Clinton was convicted of four counts of grand theft for stealing over $500K from Oakland church.
Man Wearing 'ICE' Jacket In Hispanic Community Church Causes StirA man wearing a jacket resembling one worn by ICE agents caused a stir at a church that serves the Hispanic community in San Rafael.
Man Arrested For Shooting Up San Leandro Church StatueA man has been arrested for opening fire on a religious statue in front of a San Leandro church.
Berkeley Church Rises From Ashes Of Devastating FireMusic echoing through the sanctuary of a Berkeley church Sunday marked the congregation’s recovery from a devastating fire.