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1 hr ago | The Campbell Reporter
Meter reader Laura Rodelas of the Alameda County Water District works along South Grimmer Boulevard on Friday afternoon, March 7, 2014, in Fremont, Calif.
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5 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
An estimated 350 people attend the meeting on Thursday, March 6, 2014 in Dublin, Calif., at city hall to discuss the spate of recent burglaries in their city, including Monday's home invasion burglary in which an 80 yr old woman was tied up and robbed of money and jewelry.
10 hrs ago | ImmigrationProf Blog
From Clergy and Laity United for Economic Justice : Another Bay Area "silent raid."
14 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
A Mexican national was sentenced to 52 years to life in prison Friday for his role in a 2000 Oakland gang rape partially solved nine years later through DNA.
18 hrs ago | KKIQ-FM Pleasanton
March 15th - 16th Dublin Put on your kilt and join the City of Dublin for the 31st Annual St. Patrick's Day Celebration on Saturday and Sunday, March 15 - 16! Festivities will include the Green and White Gala, the Pancake Breakfast, the Lions Club Parade, the two-day Festival, and a 5K Fun Run! GREEN AND WHITE GALA - hosted by the Dublin Sister ... (more)
Seven candidates have jumped into the races for Hayward mayor and City Council, with the possibility of more as the filing deadline was extended; meanwhile, two incumbent Union Sanitary District board members will retain their seats, as no opponents appeared.
A Contra Costa judge plans to uphold most of a new state law designed to end pension spiking practices in which workers boost their retirement pay by as much as 15 percent.
The U.S. Geological Survey has reported Friday afternoon that an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.8 has occurred in Alameda County near Union City.
A man found dead Thursday evening alongside the Oak Street offramp from Interstate 880 has been identified as a 71-year-old transient, the Alameda County Coroner's Office said Friday.
Walnut Creek will be one of the next Bay Area cities to say goodbye to plastic bags, joining Pleasanton and other Tri-Valley cities which also ban the bags.
Quan's proposal follows in the footsteps of Jerry Brown's successful 10k plan that brought roughly 10,000 new residents to downtown, Uptown, and the Jack London district in the past decade.
There are upwards of half a million untested rape kits across the country. And now, the Obama Administration is trying to help eliminate that backlog.
A man fatally struck by a BART train near the South Hayward station has been identified as 28-year-old Geovanni Henriquez, an Alameda County Coroner's Office spokeswoman said Thursday.
By Bay City News- A 16-year-old Oakland boy accused of setting another teen's skirt on fire on an AC Transit bus in November waived his right to a preliminary hearing on an aggravated mayhem charge in Alameda County Superior Court this morning.
The Alameda County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in trying to locate a 27-year-old man who hasn't been seen since Feb. 21. Terrone Carter was reported missing last Friday and was last seen on Feb. 21 driving a green 1994 Dodge Caravan with the license plate 3JRL928, sheriff's officials said.
Alameda County Water District employees dig a groundwater monitoring well on the property of First Presbyterian Church in Newark.