Alameda County News

<b>Alameda County</b> sheriff gets US grant to hire officers

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 05:48
The Alameda County Sheriff's Office was among 179 recipients of funding to hire new officers, through a program that prioritized cities and states that cooperate with federal immigration authorities. The county will get $1 million to add eight new officers. Several of its neighbors declined the opportunity to ...

Personal injury lawsuit filed against PUSD

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 05:37
Walnut Creek attorney Jonathan Brand filed the civil suit on behalf of client Hans Freericks in Alameda County Superior Court on Nov. 7, according to court documents. The complaint indicates he is seeking damages that exceed $25,000 but does not specify an amount. Brand has not returned requests ...

October Unemployment Rates For Healdsburg, Sonoma <b>County</b>

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 04:41
SONOMA COUNTY, CA — Unemployment rates were below 4 percent ... Clara, Sonoma, Napa, Alameda and Contra Costa counties.

Unemployment Rate Slightly Up In Sonoma <b>County</b>

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 04:30
The rates were between 3 and 3.5 percent in Santa Clara, Sonoma, Napa, Alameda and Contra Costa counties. Sonoma County's rate was 3.3 percent in October, a slight increase from 3.2 percent in September. In the city of Sonoma, the unemployment rate last month was 2.9 ...

<b>Alameda County</b> Community Food Bank needs our help this holiday season

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 04:18
ALAMEDA COUNTY (KRON) — One in five Alameda County residents depends on the community food bank for their meals. This holiday season, the food bank wants people to look out for their collection barrels to help. Their website has a list of those drop off locations. They ask that you get something ...

Unemployment Rate Slightly Up In Napa <b>County</b>

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 04:07
The rates were between 3 and 3.5 percent in Santa Clara, Sonoma, Napa, Alameda and Contra Costa counties. Napa County's rate was 3.4 percent in October, a slight increase from 3.2 percent in September. In the city of Napa, the unemployment rate last month was 3.4 percent, which was down from ...

Unemployment Rates Down In Benicia, Solano <b>County</b>

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 03:56
SOLANO COUNTY, CA — Unemployment rates were down in Solano and all ... in Santa Clara, Sonoma, Napa, Alameda and Contra Costa counties.

Unemployment Rates Down In Dixon, Solano <b>County</b>

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 03:56
The rates were between 3 and 3.5 percent in Santa Clara, Sonoma, Napa, Alameda and Contra Costa counties. In Solano County, the unemployment rate for October was 4.3 percent, compared to 4.6 percent in September. In Dixon, the city's unemployment rate last month was 3.7 ...

Partial Settlement Reached In Deadly Berkeley Balcony Collapse Case

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 03:56
The Alameda County District Attorney's Office said last year that it won't pursue criminal charges for the six deaths because of insufficient evidence that ...

Unemployment Rates Down In Pleasant Hill, Contra Costa <b>County</b>

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 03:45
The rates were between 3 and 3.5 percent in Santa Clara, Sonoma, Napa, Alameda and Contra Costa counties. Contra Costa County's rate was 3.5 percent in October, compared to 3.9 percent in September. In Pleasant Hill, the city's unemployment rate last month was 2.9 percent, ...

Unemployment Rates Down In Concord, Contra Costa <b>County</b>

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 03:33
The rates were between 3 and 3.5 percent in Santa Clara, Sonoma, Napa, Alameda and Contra Costa counties. Contra Costa County's rate was 3.5 percent in October, compared to 3.9 percent in September. In Concord, the city's unemployment rate last month was 3.8 percent, ...

Unemployment Rates Down In Campbell, Santa Clara <b>County</b>

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 03:22
The rates were between 3 and 3.5 percent in Santa Clara, Sonoma, Napa, Alameda and Contra Costa counties. Santa Clara County's rate was 3 percent in October, compared to 3.3 percent in September. In Campbell, the unemployment rate last month was 2.1 percent, which was down from 2.4 percent ...

Unemployment Rates Down In Cupertino, Santa Clara <b>County</b>

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 03:22
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA — Unemployment rates were down ... Clara, Sonoma, Napa, Alameda and Contra Costa counties.

Unemployment Rates Down In Saratoga, Santa Clara <b>County</b>

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 03:22
The rates were between 3 and 3.5 percent in Santa Clara, Sonoma, Napa, Alameda and Contra Costa counties. Santa Clara County's rate was 3 percent in October, compared to 3.3 percent in September. In Saratoga, the unemployment rate last month was 2.1 percent, which was ...

Unemployment Rates Down In Gilroy, Santa Clara <b>County</b>

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 03:11
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA — Unemployment rates were down in Santa ... in Santa Clara, Sonoma, Napa, Alameda and Contra Costa counties.

Department of Justice warns that Berkeley sanctuary status may be violating federal law

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 02:48
“The Department is concerned that (these policies appear) to restrict the sending or requesting of information regarding immigration status, in violation of section 1373(a) and (b),” the letter said. The letter requests that Berkeley and Alameda County submit a joint response by Dec. 8 to address these ...

Marin ranked most racially unequal <b>county</b> in state

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 02:37
“It's No. 1.” By comparison, the report ranked Alameda County as the sixth most racially unequal county; San Mateo County as the 13th most unequal; ...

Partial Settlement Reached In Deadly Balcony Collapse Case

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 01:41
The Berkeley City Council passed stricter building codes for outdoor structures after the fatal balcony collapse. Also in response to the deadly incident, Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill last September that brings more oversight to the construction industry. The Alameda County District Attorney's Office said ...

7 Time Felon Sentenced To Prison For Killing

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 00:00
But on Sept. 6, Williams pleaded no contest to the lesser charge of voluntary manslaughter as well as to an enhancement clause that he used a gun. He was sentenced by Alameda County Superior Court Judge James Cramer today. Williams' prior convictions include four drug convictions, one for being ...

Man shot dead selling cellphone at San Leandro gas station identified

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 22:52
... a cell phone over the weekend at a San Leandro gas station has been identified as a 32-year-old Redwood City father. Daniel Carlos was killed in a shooting at around 1:15 p.m. at the 76 gas station on East 14th Street, near the Bayfair Center, Sgt. Ray Kelly of the Alameda County Sheriff's Office said.

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