Alameda County News
Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.
10 min ago | San Jose Mercury News
An Oakland attorney was sentenced Friday to five years felony probation for keeping about 100 cats in her home in rancid conditions, unwanted animals that she said she was only trying to help.
4 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
When they zoom up a single-file escalator to the alleyway connecting Broadway and Telegraph Avenue in Uptown Oakland, commuters later this year can expect to see a bedazzling new blue-green sculpture outside the 19th Street BART station.
8 hrs ago | Patch.com
West Nile virus activity is increasing and the Livermore area seems to be hardest hit with 13 of the 17 West Nile virus positive dead birds, and 2 groups of positive mosquitoes.
12 hrs ago | Patch.com
UPDATED: Friday, July 25, 9:25 a.m. The Oakland Coliseum BART station has reopened as police investigate a bomb threat there this morning.
16 hrs ago | Patch.com
It's heating up in the Bay Area and the hottest day this week will be Friday, a National Weather Service forecaster said today.
A Livermore man has been charged with molesting a child while he worked at a summer soccer camp, police said.
Alameda County Water District's Board of Directors voted unanimously July 17 to approve a drought surcharge with tiered rates, despite opposition from many Tri-City residents who packed a meeting at its headquarters.
A brief pursuit of a reckless driver in the East Bay ended this morning with the suspect being taken into custody in Oakland, a California Highway Patrol spokesman said.
Yeah, there's no way Lew Wolff was going to let a few wording quibbles stand in the way of a lease extension he pretty much wrote himself .
Two Pleasanton Unified School District board seats are up for election this November, and both incumbents, plus one challenger, have declared their candidacy thus far.
A bloom of blue green algae can be seen in the waters of Lake Temescal, Wednesday, July 23, 2014 in Oakland, Calif.
Nearly a week after a police deputy shot and killed a man who was violently beating his girlfriend and smashing her head against a car in San Leandro, the woman is out of the hospital and recovering, a spokesman for the Alameda County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday.
Nearly a week after a sheriff's deputy shot and killed a man who was violently beating his girlfriend and smashing her head against a car in San Leandro, the woman is out of the hospital and recovering, a spokesman for the Alameda County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday.
A hazardous materials team evacuated the Alameda County coroner's bureau in Oakland on Wednesday when 15 staff members reported nose and throat irritation from a decomposed body they received, an Oakland fire battalion chief said.
A gang member was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison for killing a 3-year-old boy and wounding two alleged gang rivals in a shooting in East Oakland three years ago.
A driver lost control of his truck late Tuesday night, slamming into the front of a San Leandro liquor store that was open at the time of the crash, authorities said.
Information provided by Alameda Police Nixle Alerts: With cooperation from Cal-Recycle, California State Land Commission, the Oakland Police Department, and the Alameda County District Attorney's Office - Environmental Division, the Alameda Police Department's Marine Patrol has coordinated the efforts to remove a sunken boat from the estuary.
Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 11:01 pm
Copyright © 2014 Topix LLC