Alameda County News

6th measles case confirmed in Santa Clara <b>County</b>

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 02:15
Citing privacy laws, officials did not say whether the patient had been vaccinated. The first case in the original breakout was confirmed by county officials on March 7. Four more were confirmed in Santa Clara County by April 5, officials said, in addition to another patient in Alameda County and a linked ...

Wind Advisory Issued For Altamont Pass

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 01:41
A wind advisory has been issued for the Altamont Pass on Interstate Highway 580 in unincorporated Alameda County, according to the California Highway Patrol. The CHP said the wind advisory was issued around 10:10 p.m. Wednesday and was still in effect as of 2:30 a.m. today. No further information ...

DA charges Oakland man with murder in Albany homicide

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 00:56
An Oakland man who admitted to authorities that he was in Albany on the day a Vallejo man was shot in the head has been charged with murder, the Alameda County district attorney's office said Wednesday. Thomas Shimamura, 31, was charged with murder with a special allegation of a personal and ...

Why Newark in <b>Alameda County</b> is becoming one of the fastest growing cities in California

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 00:33
NEWARK (KRON) - One of the fastest growing cities in the state is Newark in Alameda County. There are several developments being built in an area called Bayside Newark. The city's deputy community development director is holding up the plan for this area, where you can see how it's been carved up ...

Report: 60000 new residents moved into Bay Area in 2017

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 00:11
Santa Clara County gained the most residents--19,000 in all. Alameda and Contra Costa were next. San Francisco found room to add almost 1,000 new residents last year. In the North Bay, Napa and Sonoma counties recorded population declines. The steepest drop was in the unincorporated parts of ...

State alleges bid rigging in Contra Costa&#39;s EMS contract with ConFire, AMR

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 00:00
The reason county EMS agencies are allowed to award exclusive contracts is so that a company like AMR will be forced to serve the unprofitable, sparsely populated areas like East County to get exclusive rights to profitable, dense areas like West County, according to court rulings. Alameda County ...

Bayview Residents Seek a Whopping $27 Billion For Navy&#39;s Mess

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 00:00
Invoices and personal information of customers were also found in the trash, which the Santa Clara County Department of Environmental Health found after opening the case in 2013. Alameda County investigators joined the undercover inspections to expose the illegal disposal. 3M. Minnesota saw the ...

Student arrested in false bomb threat at San Lorenzo middle school

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 23:26
The boy was arrested Wednesday by Alameda County sheriff's deputies at the school, where he is in the eighth grade. Sheriff's Sgt. Ray Kelly said the ...

Student arrested in false bomb threat at San Lorenzo middle school

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 23:26
SAN LORENZO — A 14-year-old student was arrested after officials said he phoned in what turned out to be a false bomb threat to Bohannon Middle School on Tuesday. The boy was arrested Wednesday by Alameda County sheriff's deputies at the school, where he is in the eighth grade. Sheriff's Sgt.

Memorial service honors 53 Oakland police officers killed in line of duty

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 23:13
Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley said police officers “put their lives on the line so we can be safe, these officers who run into danger when others flee, who sacrifice their lives so other can survive, that is the true definition of a hero and this wall, this day, serves as a reminder for us of the ...

Prosecutor Says Ex-Con Is Guilty In Murder Of Security Officer

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 22:30
OAKLAND (BCN). An Alameda County prosecutor told jurors today that ballistic evidence, a witness statement and cellphone records are sufficient reason to find an ex-convict guilty of murder for the fatal shooting of an Oakland City Hall security guard in September 2016. In his opening statement in the ...

Feature: Food For Thought

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 22:30
When broken down into numbers, the markets sound like a lot—400 vendors, 200 of whom are farmers, 120 food purveyors and 80 artisans, living all over Marin, the Central Valley, Alameda County and beyond. Visitor-wise, the markets draw around 18,0000 shoppers per week, or around 1 million ...

&#39;A pimp, a prostitute and a terrible plan,&#39; prosecutor says in Oakland murder trial

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 21:45
OAKLAND — “A pimp, a prostitute and a terrible plan to rob somebody,” said prosecutor Patrick Moriarty at the start of Wednesday's murder trial of Lee Jackson IV. Jackson, 29, is accused of killing Tony Smith, 66, of Oakland, on Sept. 14, 2016. Smith was found dead inside his car around 4:30 a.m. in the ...

Landlord Agrees to Pay $1 Million to Renters and City of Oakland in Settlement of Tenant ...

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 20:37
A real estate investor accused of harassing and pressuring elderly Chinese tenants to move out of a downtown Oakland SRO hotel has agreed to settle a lawsuit brought by the building's tenants. The settlement, filed yesterday in Alameda County Superior Court, requires the landlord to pay the building's ...

Ex-Con Pleads Not Guilty In Fatal Shooting In December

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 20:37
However, the Alameda County District Attorney's Office didn't charge Allen with being an ex-felon in possession of a firearm. Johnson's family has set up a GoFundMe website at https://www.gofundme.com/rest-in-power-dom-comrade-father to raise money to support his 7-year-old daughter and his two ...

Oakland had &#39;mandatory duty&#39; to ensure safety at Ghost Ship, judge says

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 20:26
OAKLAND — The city of Oakland had a “mandatory duty” to ensure safety at the doomed Ghost Ship warehouse and for now remains a defendant in a civil lawsuit over the deadly fire, according to a Wednesday court ruling. Alameda County Superior Court Judge Brad Seligman's tentative ruling pierces ...

Human remains found at <b>Alameda</b> home may be Native American

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 19:30
... workers have been building an addition, Alameda police Lt. Wayland Gee said. “A worker on a 'Bobcat,' excavating dirt, uncovered the bones,” Gee said. The remains were turned over to the coroner's bureau of the Alameda County Sheriff's Office, which will investigate their age and possible origin.

<b>County</b> moving closer to building new BART parking garage in Dublin

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 18:56
Alameda County, with the support of state and local officials, is working toward constructing a new parking garage at the eastern Dublin-Pleasanton ...

The City&#39;s Two Paths to Clean Power

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 18:33
A new CCA, East Bay Community Energy, is expected to begin selling power later this year to most of Alameda County, which includes Oakland, a city that is both booming because of the nearby tech sector but also home to extraordinary poverty. Anne Olivia Eldred, an organizer for the California Nurses ...

Roam Artisan Burgers expands to Uptown Oakland on May 11

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 18:22
Roam Artisan Burgers, the beloved burger joint known for its sustainably-sourced ingredients, will open its second East Bay location in Oakland on May 11. This is the small chain's first spot in Alameda County. The restaurant, located at 1951 Telegraph Avenue, is a block away from the Paramount and ...

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