UPDATE: Early Morning Looting Caravan Targets Stores In Emeryville, Oakland; One Suspect ArrestedA roving gang of looters targeted the GameStop and Best Buy stores in Emeryville late Wednesday night, shattering windows, ransacking shelves before fleeing with an unknown amount of merchandise.
UPDATE: Police Shootings Protest In Oakland Turns Violent; Windows Broken, Fires Ignited; Businesses VandalizedDemonstrators took to the streets of Oakland Friday night to voice their anger over recent deadly shootings by police but the rally quickly turned violent and destructive with protesters setting fires, smashing windows and blocking streets.
UPDATE: Nine Charged In Downtown Walnut Creek Looting As Police Seek More SuspectsNine people have been charged by the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office in connection with the May 31 rampage in downtown Walnut Creek in which 39 businesses were victims of looting and related property damages, police said Tuesday.
OPD Releases Details Of Deadly Confrontation With Caravan Of Armed Robbers At Cannabis GrowNew details have emerged regarding a violent police confrontation during an attempted burglary/robbery at a marijuana grow operation in Oakland, that left one man dead and several officers wounded, on election night.
Suspected Richmond Sneaker Store Looter Captured After Chase Into San FranciscoA suspect was in custody following a police chase across the San Francisco Bay Bridge early Thursday after a Richmond sneaker store was looted and dozens of boxes of shoes stolen.
Looting Caravan Suspects Storm Into Emeryville CVS Store; Armed Suspect Arrested One suspect was arrested and several others remained at large after a caravan of looters descended upon an Emeryville CVS store, stealing pharmaceuticals and leaving shelves ransacked.
San Francisco Police To Increase Patrols After Election Night Pot Dispensary Looting In OaklandAuthorities in San Francisco on Wednesday said police patrols would be increased near SF pot dispensaries in the wake of targeted looting of Oakland pot shops on Election Night.
Update: Oakland Police Officers Injured In Violent Confrontation During Attempted Marijuana Grow RobberyOakland police were busy early Wednesday investigating scattered reports of looting including a pot dispensary rammed by a vehicle and ransacked and unrelated shootings that left at least six injured.
San Leandro’s Bayfair Center Closes Early Due to Concerns Over Possible LootingOwners of the Bayfair Center in San Leandro decided to close earlier than usual on Tuesday due to threats about looting planned this evening, police said.
Lawsuit Against Asian Art Museum Seeks Return Of Artifacts 'Looted' From Ancient Thai TemplesThe federal government has filed a civil lawsuit and was asking the Board of Directors of San Francisco's Asian Art Museum "to do the right thing" and return religious artwork illegally removed from ancient temples to the people of Thailand.
CZU Lightning Fire: Cal Fire Crews Discover Pipe Bomb, Explosives Near Boulder Creek Country ClubA Cal Fire crew doing mop-up work and extinguishing spot fires while battling the massive CZU Lightning Complex fire near the Boulder Creek County Club made a stunning discovery Thursday night -- an abandoned toolbox containing an apparent pipe bomb and other explosives.
CZU Lightning Complex Update: San Mateo County Communities Re-Populating; At Least 635 Structures Burned In Santa Cruz County; 2 Remain MissingThe search for two missing Santa Cruz County residents intensified Thursday as firefighters battled the massive CZU Lightning Complex fire that had grown to 81,333 acres in the timber-covered Santa Cruz Mountains overnight, was 21 percent contained and had destroyed at least 646 homes and buildings in two counties.
CZU Lightning Complex: At Least 527 Santa Cruz Structures Destroyed; Woman Found Dead Inside Felton Home; 'Significant Progress In Firefight'The CZU Lightning Complex fires grew to more than 80,000 acres by Wednesday morning in the thick forests of the Santa Cruz Mountains as Cal Fire officials reported 'significant progress' in slowing the advance of the flames that have destroyed at least 538 homes and structures in Santa Cruz County.
CZU Lightning Complex: Containment Raised To 19%; At Least 443 Structures DestroyedWhile a small army of firefighters braced for a shift in wind direction earlier Tuesday, crews continued to make progress battling the massive CZU Lightning Complex fires, limiting the growth of the destructive blazes stretching across two counties.
CZU Lighting Complex: Fire Victim Died Trying To Flee Flames, 6 Rescued; Weather Helps FirefightersA 70-year-old man found dead near the coastal community of Davenport likely was killed while trying to escape the advancing CZU Complex fire, while six others were rescued after they became trapped by flames while trying to return to their evacuated homes, officials said Monday during an update on the battle with the massive wildfire.