For One Bay Area Officer, Police Killings Hit Very Close To HomeFor one Bay Area officer, putting on the uniform every day helps him honor his slain colleagues, as well as a family member.
East Oakland Football Coach Helping Students Stay Fed Through CrowdsourcingWith pre-season football upon us, Bay Area High School fields are busy with two a day practices, but in East Oakland, in one of the poorest neighborhoods, one coach is trying to raise a team with kids that often don't see three meals a day.
Balcony In Berkeley That Collapsed Had Passed Inspection Less Than A Year Ago The fifth floor Berkeley apartment balcony that gave way, killing six and injuring seven others, had passed an inspection less than a year ago.
California Lawmakers Pass Strict School Vaccination Bill; Legislation Headed To GovernorA controversial bill that makes it harder for parents to opt out of childhood vaccinations faces one more vote in the state legislature Monday before California’s Gov. Brown weighs in.
More Cracks Found In Rods On New Bay Bridge, Integrity Of 400 Remaining Fasteners Called Into QuestionEngineers say the rods may need to be repaired or replaced if the problem is found to be widespread.
Petaluma Police Looking For Who’s Targeting Trucks, Stealing Catalytic ConvertersPetaluma police say in the last week, 17 trucks have had their catalytic converters stolen, most likely for the value of their recyclable metal.
Oakland Restaurant Nido Offers To Host Lebron James, Cavs During NBA FinalsNot everyone is cheering for the Warriors in Oakland. Nido owner Cory McCollow is a diehard Cavs fans, and wants to host the team for dinner during the Finals.
California State Sen. Mark Leno Wants To Raise State Minimum Wage To $13 An HourCalifornia state Sen. Mark Leno is pushing a plan to raise the state's minimum wage to $13 an hour, but some critics say the wage increase would be a "job killer".
Californians Decrease Water Use By 13.5% In Month Of April As Drought ContinuesCalifornians responded to the worst snowpack measurement on record and unprecedented drought restrictions by decreasing their water use 13.5 percent in April.
San Leandro Police Assure Armored Vehicle Won’t Be Used Against Peaceful ProtestersThe new federal ban on military style weapons to police stems from their use against demonstrators last year in Ferguson, Missouri. San Leandro police have assured their BearCat medevac vehicle will be no exception.
Wrong-Way Bay Bridge Bus Lanes Considered As Morning Traffic SolutionIn a desperate measure, transit officials are considering wrong-way bus lanes to ease congestion on the Bay Bridge during the morning commute.
PG&E To Repair San Carlos Pipeline Seen As Explosion RiskPG&E has turned off a transmission line that runs under San Carlos to make repairs to a section with unexplained dents in it. One city leader questions whether or not it's safe to turn the line back on.
The ‘Big One’ In California Could Trigger Other Large Earthquakes On Nearby FaultsThe research out of USC suggests that a major earthquake on the San Andreas Fault could trigger large earthquakes on other nearby faults, intensifying the damage over a larger area.
Suspended Driver’s Licenses Disproportionately Affects Low-Income California ResidentsA new study shows how suspended driver's licenses disproportionately affect low-income Californians who are not likely to pay the fines to get their licenses back.
Oakland Sees Double-Digit Drop In Murders And Gunfire According To ShotSpotter AnalysisOakland police claim the city is seeing a double-digit drop in murders and gunfire according to the first year-to-year analysis from ShotSpotter, a gunfire detection company.