Lawmakers Mount Last Ditch Effort To Stop Walgreens Closure In East OaklandCity leaders in Oakland are trying to keep a Walgreens at 81st and International from closing, saying if it does, residents in the area will be left in a pharmacy desert while in the middle of a pandemic.
Trustees, Alumni Suing To Prevent Merger Of Historic Mills College In OaklandAfter more than a century in Oakland, Mills College announced it would no longer be a degree-granting college and would become a part of Northeastern University, centered in Boston. Now, Trustees and alumni are suing in court, to try to stop that from happening.
Facing Closure Mills College Faculty Approve Motion Of ‘No Confidence’ In School’s AdministrationResistance to the planned closure and redefined mission of Mills College in Oakland escalated this week when the voting faculty of the institution overwhelmingly approved a resolution of no confidence in the school's administration.
Webster Tube Closing Overnight For MaintenanceThe Webster Tube connecting Alameda and Oakland will close at 10 p.m. Tuesday for routine maintenance work.
Macy’s Hilltop Mall Store In Richmond To Close In MarchThe Macy's store at the ailing Hilltop Mall in Richmond will close in March, the chain said Monday in a letter to city and county officials.
COVID Surge: District Officials Push Back As Peninsula Lawmaker Seeks To Shut Down SchoolsCiting the surge in COVID-19 cases on the peninsula and throughout the Bay Area, Board of Supervisors president David Canepa is leading a push to close schools, but district officials are pushing back.
COVID: Beloved Albany Bowl Closing After 71 Years Due To PandemicThe historic Albany Bowl on San Pablo Blvd., in the city of Albany is closing after 71 years. It has a favorite spot for everything from birthday parties to bowling leagues.
COVID: Vallejo City Hall Closed To Public Due To Surge In Coronavirus CasesThe city of Vallejo is closing City Hall to the public due to the surge in coronavirus cases, effective December 15.
Morrison Canyon Road: Fremont Permanently Closes Narrow Path Turned Dangerous Commuter ShortcutAfter two years of temporary car closure, last week the City Council voted to permanently close most of Morrison Canyon Road to vehicle traffic. Neighbors uphill from the narrow 1800s street feel the closure is unsafe.
UPDATE: Skyline Boulevard In San Mateo County Reopens After Extended Closure; Homicide Victim IdentifiedSkyline Boulevard in San Mateo County reopened Wednesday afternoon following a nearly 24-hour closure to accommodate a homicide investigation, according to authorities.
East Bay Regional Parks Closing During Red Flag WarningLocations of the East Bay Regional Park District in the East Bay hills will be closed to the public Wednesday morning through Friday morning due to the Red Flag warning for critical fire danger conditions.
East Bay Regional Park District Closing Most Parks Due To WildfiresThe East Bay Regional Park District announced Wednesday the closure of all but its shoreline parks because of wildfires burning across the Bay Area,
Overnight Retrofit Work To Close EB Bay Bridge Ramps On Treasure Island This WeekendEastbound Bay Bridge traffic will be disrupted from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. for three nights starting Thursday to provide space for crews working to make the bridge more resilient in the event of an earthquake.
Alameda County Barber Finds Creative Way Around COVID ClosureOne Alameda County barber has found a creative way to get around the rules that forced him to close up shop during the pandemic: he took his business on the road.
California's Great America In Santa Clara To Remain Closed Through 2020Officials at California's Great America amusement park in Santa Clara on Tuesday announced that the park would remain closed for the remainder of 2020 due to the ongoing challenges related to the coronavirus pandemic.