Alameda County News

Highlight reel: Week's high school standouts

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 21:00
Christiana Gumataotao, Mt. Eden softball: Freshman had three hits and knocked in a run as Mt. Eden cruised past San Lorenzo 11-4 in West Alameda County Conference Shoreline play. She is hitting .414 on the season. Kali Hatcher, St. Mary's-Berkeley track and field: Won the triple jump at the Arcadia ...

Rams 2018 Preseason Schedule Announced

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 21:00
The NFL has announced its preseason schedule, and the Rams will have a strong slate of opponents for the four exhibition contests. Playing the AFC West during the regular season, Los Angeles doubled up with only one Pacific time zone team for its preseason slate. The Rams will travel to Baltimore to ...

Wildfire smoke hurts heart, not just lungs, new study finds

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 20:37
Fahimi used to practice in Alameda County and said he witnessed an influx of asthma patients whenever there was a refinery fire. “But you see someone comes in with a stroke, it's not intuitive that bad air quality in the last few days actually caused it,” he said. A firefighter covers his eyes as he walks past ...

'Translations: Recalling Photographs' exhibition by Archana Horsting at Coos Art Museum

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 17:37
In 2012 she was recognized with an Alameda County Arts Leadership award. In 2015, she received Berkeley Community Fund's Benjamin Ide Wheeler Medal, awarded annually to Berkeley's “most useful citizen.” Horsting oversees all aspects of running Kala, including supervising development and ...

Letter: Civil rights attorney Pamela Price the progressive choice for <b>Alameda County</b> district attorney

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 15:56
Alameda County has made news all too often for all the wrong reasons. From unjustified and uninvestigated police shootings to not holding bad cops accountable for criminal actions. Pamela Price candidate for Alameda County District Attorney is photographed on Tuesday, April 3, 2018, in Oakland, ...

Police won&#39;t release video in fatal shooting of wanted man

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 15:22
Bosques also said this week the department would not release police car-mounted video that captured the fatal shooting of an unarmed African-American man who police said beat up Officer James Taylor on Feb. 5, 2017. Taylor was cleared of wrongdoing by the Alameda County District Attorney's ...

<b>Alameda County</b> Looks To Sell Share Of Coliseum To Oakland

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 14:03
Alameda County supervisors "hoping to keep the A's in Oakland" have agreed to "negotiate the sale of their share of the Coliseum complex to the city." Supervisors said that they were "encouraged by the A's expression of interest two weeks ago in buying the Coliseum site to build a stadiu.

<b>Alameda County</b> Seeks to Sell Its Share of Coliseum Complex to City of Oakland

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 14:03
In the spirit of promoting successful new development and keeping the Oakland A's baseball team in Oakland, the Alameda County Board of Supervisors has formally moved to negotiate the sale of the County's share of the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum complex to the City of Oakland. The Board ...

Road Closures For PPIE Run For Education 2018

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 13:30
The popular event, which benefits all of the Pleasanton schools, starts and ends at the Alameda County Fairgrounds. Several Pleasanton streets will be closed during the race, according to police. Pleasanton Avenue (Bernal Avenue to Rose Avenue); Rose Avenue (Pleasanton Avenue to Main Street) ...

Editorial: Pick the prosecutor, not the plagiarist, for district attorney

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 13:07
Becton, a retired judge, narrowly won the interim appointment despite submitting an application in which she copied and pasted without attribution from Martin Luther King Jr.'s “I Have a Dream” speech, opinions from an open letter written by two U.S. senators, and excerpts from the Alameda County, ...

This SimCity-Like Tool Lets Urban Planners See The Potential Impact Of Their Ideas

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 09:56
In comparison to building the same amount of housing in a typical Alameda County location, they later calculated, the dense housing near the BART station would result in 270 million fewer miles traveled in cars per year, 12 million fewer gallons of fuel burned (a savings of $43 million in fuel cost alone), ...

App alert system steps up Boys &amp; Girls safety

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 08:37
The system is already in operation in Alameda County Schools and the City of Hayward schools to protect students. Halford, a former Manteca police chief, said the app is a browser-based system. In a school situation with a possible lockdown occurring, he explained that administrators or police could ...

<b>Alameda County</b> to Sell Its Share of Coliseum Site to Oakland

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 05:28
Alameda County supervisors have decided to negotiate the sale of the county's share of the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum complex to the city of Oakland, according to a release from the board Tuesday. The move comes in the wake of the Oakland A's expressing an interest in buying the Coliseum ...

<b>Alameda County</b> Will Sell Share of Coliseum Site to Oakland

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 05:26
The move comes in the wake of the Oakland A's expressing an interest in buying the Coliseum land, and the supervisors said in a statement their decision is in the spirit of promoting successful new development and keeping the A's in Oakland. Alameda County and Oakland have jointly owned, operated ...

Supervisors agree to negotiate sale of Coliseum complex to Oakland

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 04:59
Alameda County supervisors, hoping to keep the A's in Oakland, agreed Tuesday to negotiate the sale of their share of the Coliseum complex to the city of Oakland. Supervisors said they were encouraged by the A's expression of interest two weeks ago in buying the Coliseum site to build a stadium and ...

Supervisors agree to negotiate sale of Coliseum complex to Oakland

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 04:41
A's President Dave Kaval sent Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and the City Council and the Alameda County Board of Supervisors a letter March 25 weekend with an offer to pay off the nearly $137 million in debt owed by the city and county on the Coliseum in exchange for full control of the site.

DA charges Oakland teen in San Leandro laptop theft

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 04:30
The Alameda County district attorney's office charged an Oakland teen with grand theft after his arrest in connection with an attempted laptop theft last week, authorities said. Around 11:40 a.m. Friday, police responded to a report of an attempted laptop theft at Starbucks, 1057 MacArthur Blvd..

<b>Alameda County</b> moves to sell Oakland Coliseum share to city

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 04:05
OAKLAND — The Alameda County Board of Supervisors said it has formally moved to negotiate the sale of its share of the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum complex to the city of Oakland, board members said Tuesday. Citing the Oakland As' recent statements expressing interest in purchasing the ...

What&#39;s next for A&#39;s outfield after news on Boog Powell&#39;s injury

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 02:58
Oakland Athletics' Boog Powell (3) is out at first by Los Angeles Angels' Albert Pujols (5) in the eighth inning of a MLB game at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum in Oakland, Calif., on Friday, March 30, 2018. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group). By Martin Gallegos ...

Suspect Charged With Attempted Murder For Stabbing At Bart Station

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 02:26
Robert Arlington Dolph, 32, was arraigned in Alameda County Superior Court and is scheduled to return to court on May 9 to enter a plea. BART spokeswoman Alicia Trost said the two victims, a 68-year-old woman and her brother, who's in his 50s, boarded a train at the South San Francisco station and ...

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