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15 hrs ago | Patch.com
By Bay City News A homeless man was found dead in Dublin on Friday, possibly due to exposure to the bitter cold weather impacting the Bay Area.
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19 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times
A homeless man found dead in Dublin early Saturday may have died from exposure to the cold and rainy conditions the night before, and forecasters are predicting it is about to get even colder in the East Bay.
23 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
Fixing Oakland's much criticized public safety radio system is going to cost at least $15 million more than first anticipated after a study showed it's not just the city's radio infrastructure that's substandard -- the radios are, too.
Yesterday | KTVU Oakland
All lanes of westbound Interstate Highway 580 in Alameda County have reopened following a vehicle collision Saturday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Yesterday | Fremont Bulletin
In July, the city blocked off the intersection of Telegraph Avenue at Broadway and turned it into a temporary pocket park, hopeful that it would bring some of the energy of Oakland's Uptown Arts District closer to the grittier city center.
BART has begun its yearlong mandatory analysis of the various ways it could extend service into Livermore, with options ranging from relatively inexpensive feeder buses to a costly full rail extension.
It took two alarms and more than two hours for firefighters to bring an apartment fire at a fourplex on Briggs Avenue under control on Wednesday, Nov. 27. The first alarm came in at 2:47 a.m. crewmembers from the Alameda Fire Department arrived on scene three minutes later to find the apartment's second floor and roof in flames.
Alameda County Fire Chief Demetrious Shaffer announced he will retire this year, so he can spend more time with his family.
An estimated seven out of every 10 physicians in deep-blue California are rebelling against the state's Obamacare health insurance exchange and won't participate, the head of the state's largest medical association said.
BART will look at expanding to teenagers its youth fare discount, a move that would put the train system more in line with how other transit agencies charge young people.
An Oakland man has been convicted of second-degree murder for fatally shooting a man who stole his brother's truck last year.
After more than 18 months of delays and legal wrangling, the manslaughter case against a San Ramon lawyer accused of running down a bicyclist in Dublin is moving ahead.
Robert Joseph Yim , 23, of Hayward fired the shots that killed Samuel Nava on May 3, 2010.
Milpitas police are looking for help finding a man and woman who were involved in tense altercation at a bus stop on Tuesday night.
An estimated 75 people at an apartment building near San Leandro High School were temporarily displaced after a fire broke out Thursday morning, authorities said.
Last seen marching boldly in his pinstriped suit, former Santa Clara County Board President George Shirakawa Jr. shuffled into the basement of criminal court Wednesday in a faded red jail jumper, his hands shackled to his waist, his elastic waist pants sagging and his hair tousled.