Netflix Hires Former Video Game Exec, Hinting At New DirectionNetflix recently hired veteran video game executive Mike Verdu, which is seen as the video streaming service signaling that it’s looking to expand into the world of video games.
Drought Emergency: Tri-Valley Water Agencies Ask For 2nd Cutback In 6 WeeksSix weeks after Tri-Valley water agencies asked residents to voluntarily cut their water consumption by 10 percent, they are now asking for a further voluntary cut of 15 percent.
Drought Emergency: Tri-Valley Water Agencies Urge 10% ConservationWater agencies covering Tri-Valley communities urged customers to voluntarily reduce water usage amid worsening drought conditions in the Bay Area.
As Apple Trial Nears End, CEO Tim Cook Plans To Take Witness StandThe legal battle over Apple’s commissions from the company’s app store is wrapping up with a bang, as the company made clear CEO Tim Cook plans to testify Friday.
San Ramon Police Officer Injured During Traffic Stop, Man Arrested Following ChaseA man is facing multiple charges after allegedly striking a San Ramon police officer with his vehicle during a traffic stop and leading police on a chase Tuesday morning.
Owner of Santa Clara Construction Firm Admits to Fraud, Money LaunderingAfter years of firing employees when they requested medical treatment for work-related injuries, the owner of MT Szeto Construction admitted to committing felony workers' compensation insurance fraud.
San Ramon Man Who Allegedly Harassed Berkeley Teenage Girls Arrested In SacramentoA San Ramon man wanted for harassing teenage girls as they walked along a Berkeley street has been arrested in Sacramento, authorities said Monday.
Rideshare App Creators Produce Database to Expose Abusive DriversTwo rideshare app companies, Lyft and Uber, recently teamed up to produce a database of problematic drivers, in an attempt to address years of complaints over sexual assault and other crimes.
East Bay Landscaper Charged in Stump-Grinder Death of EmployeeThe owner of a Concord-based landscaping company is facing two felony charges for the death of an employee in 2018.
Wildfire Victims Sue Former PG&E Administrators for NeglectA suit filed by more than 80,000 victims of deadly wildfires ignited by Pacific Gas and Electric's rickety electrical grid targets nearly two dozen of the utility's former executives and board members for alleged dereliction of their duty to ensure the equipment operated safely.
Apple CEO Calls Out Rival Tech Companies Ahead of Privacy UpdateApple CEO Tim Cook criticized social media companies Thursday, accusing them of prioritizing user attention and data collection at the cost of allowing and even rewarding dangerous conspiracies, extremism and polarization.
San Ramon Crash Fatal Crash Victim IdentifiedThe Contra Costa County coroner's office has identified one of two people killed in a collision on Interstate Highway 680 in San Ramon early Sunday as 20-year-old San Jose resident Joseph LeGrande.
COVID Impact: Bay Area Mortuary Owners Running Out Of Space -- 'It's Like Wildfire'Some mortuary owners in the East Bay are facing a grim reality of the coronavirus as the COVID death toll climbs and they struggle to find space to accommodate families.
San Ramon Police Open Fire On Vehicle After Officer Dragged; Arrest Follows Chase Along I-680A suspect has been arrested in San Ramon following an attempted traffic stop that led to an officer-involved shooting and police chase, authorities said.
San Ramon Mayoral Candidate Criticized For Skipping Muslim ForumA San Ramon mayoral candidate received criticism earlier this week for declining to take part in an election forum sponsored by a Muslim civil rights and advocacy group.