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.
Castro Valley Teen Survives Car Crash Into Flooded Creek Where Her Friend DrownedNatalie Griffin survived a car crash last week that killed her best friend, Jenna Santos. It's still hard for her to talk about it,
Judge Orders Landlord To Fix Squalid Conditions At Oakland TenementTenants say that after the new owner purchased the building last year, he has been harrassing them, trying to get them to move out.