Port Of Oakland Longshoremen To Observe Juneteenth With Work Stoppage, March To City HallThere's a big push to make Juneteenth, observed every June 19th to celebrate the end of slavery, a national holiday following recent incidents of civil unrest.
Reckless Arson Blamed In Destructive Suisun City Fire; Suspects SoughtA wind-whipped fire that destroyed several homes and killed a number of animals in Suisun City on Wednesday afternoon has now been determined to be arson. Fire investigators said they have identified the suspects and police are now searching for them.
Coronavirus Update: Tenants Groups Call For Rent Strike On May 1, Seek Political Support During PandemicTenants and tenant advocacy groups are calling for a national rent strike on May 1st and are pleading with the government for rent forgiveness during the pandemic. They said if renters can't work due to the shelter-in-place order, then they can't pay.
KPIX 5 Reporter Remembers 1996 Oakland School StrikeOver 20 years ago during the last strike to affect the Oakland Unified School District, KPIX 5 reporter Da Lin was a student at Oakland High School.
Caught On Camera: North Bay Apple Store Robbed As Security Guard WatchesAnother robbery at a North Bay Apple store is prompting questions about what security guards are doing.
BART Board Nixes $1.6 Billion Extension To LivermoreThe BART board of directors rejected the proposed 5.5-mile extension of the Dublin-Pleasanton line into Livermore at a meeting at Oakland headquarters Thursday night.
Caught On Camera: Backyard Intruder Steals Dog From Richmond HomeA dog thief is being sought after getting caught on surveillance video stealing a French bulldog from the backyard of a Richmond home.
Richmond Readies Drones, License Plate Readers To Quell Sideshow ActivityRichmond police say they plan to deploy their license plate reader cameras and drones to monitor any sideshow activity such as what happened this past weekend.
Grieving Father Questions Police Chase After Crash Kills Daughter, Gravely Injures SisterAn East Bay father, struggling to make sense of a crash that killed his four-year-old daughter and gravely injured her two-year-old sister, is questioning whether deputies could have prevented the crash in the first place.
Bike Share Racks Block View Of Oakland Firestorm MemorialThe latest installation of bike sharing racks at a BART station in Oakland has set off a major pushback because of its location – directly in front of a memorial display for victims of the 1991 Oakland firestorm.
Crematorium Opens In East Oakland Despite Belief It Had Been StoppedA huge crematorium has quietly begun operation in east Oakland, despite the belief of area residents that they had stopped the business from opening because of health concerns.
Napa Homeowner Skips Evacuation To Defend Property From Advancing WildfireOn Thursday. firefighters from around the state worked to help a Napa homeowner defend his property from the encroaching flames of the Atlas Fire.
Young Woman Dies After Apparent Fall From Balcony Near UC Berkeley CampusThe woman, identified as 21-year-old Kimberly Tze, from Elk Grove, was taken to Highland Hospital where she died.
Chihuahuas Released For Adoption After Months-Long Lockup As ‘Evidence’Nearly two dozen Chihuahuas, held as evidence for nearly a year pending resolution of a court case, are up for adoption in the East Bay.
Bay Area Families Ready Homes To Welcome Year of the RoosterThe lunar new year officially begins with Saturday's new moon and, for Asian families, Friday was about decorating the home and cooking the big holiday meal.