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.
CZU Lightning Complex: Body Found; Looter Steals Fire Commander's Wallet, Drains Bank Account; 77,000 People EvacuatedThe Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office announced Sunday that a person has died in the CZU Lightning Complex Fire that had grown to 74,000 acres and has forced 77,000 local residents from their homes.
Four Charged With Plundering Hayward Gun Store During Night Of Civil UnrestThree Oakland men have been charged with stealing at least 27 weapons from a Hayward gun store that was looted in May during a night of civil unrest in reaction to the death of George Floyd.
Vallejo Police Release Body Cam Video Of Fatal June 2 Officer-Involved ShootingPolice in Vallejo on Wednesday released body camera footage of the fatal officer-involved shooting on June 2 that left unarmed San Francisco resident Sean Monterrosa dead.