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The city's decision to terminate the contract with the International Association of Police Chiefs could further delay a decision to hire a new chief or give Interim Chief Sean Whent the job permanently.
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A judge Wednesday ordered a Richmond man to stand trial on a murder charge in connection with the fatal shooting of a rapper in the heart of downtown Oakland last April.
Librarians in the East Bay have been steadily "discarding" library books, according to the East Bay Express , tossing older copies into garbage bins "in bulk."
The cause of death for Robert Rea, 36, has yet to be released, according to the Alameda County Coroner's Office.
In what has become a Tri-City political tradition, only Union Sanitary District board incumbents have declared their candidacy for two open seats.
Participation in CalFresh, California's food assistance program , more than doubled during the economic downturn according to information coming out of the state legislative analyst's office.
The lifesaving PulsePoint app notifies smartphone users who are trained in CPR when someone nearby in Contra Costa County may be in need of help.
Sometimes California lawmakers focus on the little things, crafting locally-tailored legislation known in Sacramento parlance as a "district bill."
Major League Baseball's unlawfully blocking the Oakland Athletics Baseball Club's move to San Jose cost the city millions of dollars in revenue, the city claims in court.
A man killed when his vehicle crashed in the Oakland hills Monday afternoon was identified Tuesday by the Alameda County Coroner's Office as Mohammad Ahmad, 67, of Fremont.
Burdened by too many inmates for his deputies to handle, Sonoma County Sheriff Steve Freitas has signed a deal to jail up to 100 men in Alameda County's sprawling, undercapacity Santa Rita Jail.
A man killed Sunday in a two-vehicle wreck on Interstate 880 near O.co Coliseum was identified Tuesday by the Alameda County Coroner's Office as Paul Cao, 32. The coroner's office is still trying to establish where Cao lived, with San Leandro and Alameda being possibilities, officials said.
Mental illness has always been a taboo subject in Black communities, kept behind closed doors, viewed as "family business" and swept under the rug.
A man who died Saturday morning during a fire in his Grand Lake district apartment was identified Tuesday by the Alameda County Coroner's Office as 22-year-old Vaughn Haynes.
Class-action for unpaid vacation time filed in Alameda county, California, continues against Smith & Nephew for implementing an unlawful forfeiture policy.