To Stop Parties, Airbnb Won't Let Some Guests Book HomesAirbnb will ban some younger U.S. guests from booking homes in their area as part of a continuing effort to crack down on unauthorized parties.
Lafayette Residents Pack Meeting Addressing Recent Uptick In Violent CrimeA community meeting in Lafayette Wednesday night addressed the recent uptick in crime in the city. While law enforcement has increased patrols, many residents feel more needs to be done and they are ready to take action.
Halloween Party Shooting: Orinda Passes 'Urgency Ordinance' For Short-Term RentalsJust weeks after a Halloween shooting that left five people dead in Orinda, changes are coming to short-term rental rules in the small Contra Costa County city.
Orinda Halloween Shooting: DA Not Filing Charges, Most Suspects ReleasedContra Costa County prosecutors are not filing charges against the suspects in the Orinda Halloween party shooting at an Airbnb and most of the suspects were released Monday night.
Orinda Police Stay Silent On Halloween Airbnb Shooting InvestigationThe families of victims killed in the mass shooting at an Orinda Airbnb party house on Halloween night are experiencing frustration after getting radio silence from police two weeks after the deadly incident.
Call Logs Contradict Orinda Police Timeline Of Halloween Party Mass ShootingNo Orinda police officers were actually in Orinda when a burst of gunfire killed five people at a Halloween party in a rented Airbnb, according to call logs from that evening.
Family Of Man Killed In Orinda Halloween Party Shooting To Sue AirbnbThe family of a man who was among five people killed in a Halloween party shooting at a house in Orinda is expected to file a lawsuit against short-term rental platform Airbnb and the homeowners.
Family Of Orinda Halloween Shooting Victim Calls Out Airbnb CEO Over TweetsLawyers representing the family of one of the victims in the Halloween mass shooting at an Airbnb party house in Orinda released a statement Thursday criticizing recent social media posts by the company's CEO.
After Orinda Halloween Shooting, Airbnb To Verify All 7 Million Listings To Improve TrustAirbnb says it will spend the next year verifying that all 7 million of its listings are accurate and that the homes and rooms being offered for short-term stays meet basic quality standards.
Orinda Halloween Shooting Concern Leads To High Turnout At Short-Term Rental MeetingCity leaders discussed Orinda's short-term rental policy late into the night Tuesday after hearing from dozens of residents during public comment.
Orinda City Council To Discuss Short-Term Rental Rules After Deadly Halloween ShootingThe City Council in Orinda is set to meet Tuesday night for the first time since the Halloween party mass shooting that killed five people last week as city officials discuss possible changes to its short-term rental rules.
Violent Lafayette Home Invasion Delayed Police Response To Orinda Halloween Party Noise ComplaintsA violent home invasion robbery in Lafayette on Halloween night delayed police response to noise complaints at a Halloween party in neighboring Orinda which ended in gunfire and multiple deaths.
Orinda To Vote On Short-Term Rental Moratorium After Halloween Party ShootingIn the wake of the death of five people at a party in a short-term-rental house in their city this past Thursday night, Orinda City Council members on Tuesday will talk about possible changes to the city's short-term rental rules.
AirBnB Bans 'Party House' Listings in Wake of Deadly Halloween Shooting in OrindaAirBnB will create a dedicated "party house rapid response team" and take immediate action against those who violate policies on large gatherings, company CEO and co-founder Brian Chesky said Saturday.
Family, Friends March For Justice A Year After East Palo Alto Halloween Party ShootingFriends and family of two young men shot and killed at an East Palo Alto Halloween party a year ago marched for justice and answers on Sunday.