Alameda County News

Changes coming to the 510: Time to get dialed in

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 20:26
The 510 area code serves the western portions of Alameda and Contra Costa counties, and the change stems from the projection that the 510 will run ...

Brown Picks Six for Benches Across California

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 20:26
(CN) – Outgoing California Governor Jerry Brown filed six vacancies in superior courts across the state Friday. Alameda County. Patrick R. McKinney II ...

Protesters Rally Against Undocumented Immigrant Crackdown At San Francisco ICE Offices

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 20:26
The rally is a continuation of the seven years of vigils this group had been hosting outside of the West County Detention Center, but since the Alameda ...

Target Reaches $7.4M Hazardous Waste Disposal Settlement with California

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 20:03
Alameda County District Attorney O'Malley as part of a coalition including California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and 24 local governments, ...

Rescuers Meet Woman Saved in Car Crash Two Years Later

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 19:52
Paramedics Plus, Alameda County's 9-1-1 provider, and crews from Livermore/Pleasanton and Tracy Fire Departments quickly arrived on the scene.

Union City Boulevard Still Closed After Water Main Break Floods Road

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 19:30
Please continue to avoid the area of Union City Boulevard at Smith Street this morning as repair work by Alameda County Water District is still ...

Teen artist, musician from San Ramon identified as Fremont shooting victim

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 18:56
A teenager who died in a Dec. 4 shooting in Fremont was identified Friday by the Alameda County coroner's office as 17-year-old Damani Chadly.

Food banks study how to improve clients' health

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 18:45
A pilot program through the Alameda County Food Bank is studying how the food bank can help clients who are at-risk for diabetes. Clients receive the ...

Share the Spirit: Singalongs and iPod playlists, music has calming effect on nursing-home residents

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 13:52
Donations support programs of more than 50 nonprofit agencies in Contra Costa and Alameda counties. The funding will, among other things, help ...

Donations For Homeless Sought In Union City

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 13:18
... Shelter in Fremont. The shelter is part of Abode Services and runs a residential program that serves the homeless in Alameda County and beyond.

Holiday light displays dazzle judges

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 11:26
“We are members of the Alameda County Search and Rescue Team and went to Butte County to help with the Camp Fire, so we weren't able to put ...

Thief finds that life of crime is a slippery slope

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 06:33
A thief got more than he bargained for when he broke into an abandoned Chinese restaurant in California when he fell into a grease trap and got stuck ...

Facility opens in East Bay that could prove critical in big emergencies

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 04:11
Earthquakes in the Bay Area are a question of "when" not "if," and Thursday, officials christened a new facility in the East Bay that could prove critical in ...

US man spends two days trapped in a grease vent in burglary-gone wrong

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 04:07
Alameda County Sheriff's spokesman Sgt. Ray Kelly told media that "sometimes suspects try to break into businesses to steal copper wire and ...

Man Gets 28 Years For Home Invasion Robbery In 2013

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 03:11
Alameda County prosecutors said that on Dec. 13, 2013, the female victim in the case was alone in her Dublin home when two men knocked on her ...

Water Main Break Floods Part Of Busy Union City Boulevard

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 01:17
Police expect to deal with traffic issues for the next few hours as Alameda County Water District crews make repairs to the broken water main.

Water Main Break Causes Flooding in Union City

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 01:07
The break occurred at the intersection of Union City Boulevard and Whipple Avenue, according to the Alameda County Fire Department. Union City ...

Union City: Water main repairs close key roadway

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 00:37
In a statement about 3:40 p.m., city spokeswoman Lauren Sugayan said Alameda County Water District workers were repairing the break caused by ...

Man Is Freed After Two Days Stuck In Empty Restaurant's Grease Vent

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 00:11
Sgt. Ray Kelly, a public information officer for the Alameda County Sheriff's Office, told NPR the man has been “less than truthful about his true ...

Man Is Freed After 2 Days Stuck In Empty Restaurant's Grease Vent

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 00:11
Sgt. Ray Kelly, a public information officer for the Alameda County Sheriff's Office, told NPR the man has been "less than truthful about his true ...