Alameda County News

COLD CASE: 16-year-old boy gunned down one year ago while riding bicycle near his Hayward ...

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 23:26
Richards said. “I don't understand why someone would do this to him? He was known by everybody, loved by everybody. I don't know of him fighting with anybody.” “She is living without justice and that is hurtful,” Alameda County Sheriff Sgt. Ray Kelly added. The Alameda County Sheriff's office is in ...

Two years after fire, downtown Berkeley lot is both safety hazard and homeless camp

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 23:20
In Alameda County assessor records, the property owner is listed as HSL Development LLC. Records in the secretary of state office list Tianzuo Liu as the agent for the property and his address in the Gaia Building, just a few blocks from the Mandarin Garden parcel on Allston Way. (Other records show ...

How Tenants Use Digital Mapping to Track Bad Landlords and Gentrification

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 23:15
Median rent in Alameda County increased by 29 percent since 2000, according to a California Housing Partnership report. The Anti-Eviction Mapping Project data visualization above shows this shift in median rent between 2009 and 2015.

Suspected DUI driver who killed CHP officer in Hayward booked into jail

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 22:41
SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — The suspected DUI driver who killed a California Highway Patrol officer on Christmas Eve in Hayward was booked into jail, deputies announced Friday. 22-year-old Mohammed Ali crashed into the back of 33-year-old Andrew Camilleri's parked patrol car on Interstate 880 in ...

Video: Bay Area human trafficking survivor faces her exploiter in court as judge hands down 174 ...

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 22:29
In 2001, Joseph forced Natasha — among others — into sex trafficking, after meeting her in Alameda County and pretending to be a modeling recruiter. She later described brutal beatings and sexual assaults at his hands, but eventually she and another woman escaped and went to the police, during a ...

4 Wheel Parts Celebrates Grand Reopening In Oakland, California

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 22:18
Additional displays presented by the West Coast Connection Motorcycle Club, Harley Davidson, Performance Auto Body and the Oakland Fire and Alameda County Sheriff & Bomb Squad will also be a part of the day-long festivities. The event will also have entertainment for the entire family including a ...

Prisoner Slain in California Was White Supremacist Leader

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 22:08
His attorney in that case, Nima Farhadi of the Los Angeles County Public Defender's Office, did not return telephone messages Friday. Kober is serving a life sentence for a 2012 Alameda County murder. Dunckhurst was initially serving a three-year term for a Shasta County robbery but now has a life ...

Ex-con gets 21 years for killing man in dominoes game confrontation

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 20:37
OAKLAND, Calif. (BCN) - An unemployed ex-convict was sentenced today to 21 years in state prison for fatally shooting of a man during a confrontation at a dominoes game in front of a residence in East Oakland in 2015. Dante Rene Budd, a 29-year-old Oakland man, initially was charged with murder ...

Ex-Con Gets 21 Years For Killing Man In Dominoes Game Confrontation

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 20:37
Dante Rene Budd, a 29-year-old Oakland man, initially was charged with murder for the shooting death of 30-year-old Ira Wright Jr. of Oakland in the 2700 block of 76th Avenue, a few blocks from the Eastmont Town Center, at 7:52 p.m. on Oct. 25. But last Oct. 17 the Alameda County District Attorney's ...

Dublin Woman Killed By Delivery Truck ID'd

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 20:15
DUBLIN, CA — The Alameda County Coroner's Office has identified a Dublin woman who died after she was struck by a delivery truck Wednesday as 70-year-old Woon Kan Judy Chiu Ma. Police said Chiu Ma was hit at about 12:15 p.m. as the driver was backing up on Hillbrook Place following a ...

Killer of beloved neighborhood ice cream man sentenced in Oakland

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 19:41
Alameda County Deputy District Attorney Jimmie Wilson called the crimes heinous and cold-blooded in his closing statements in November. Evidence during the trial placed Lopez and his friends at the scene of the crime just seven minutes before the shooting occurred. Multiple witnesses identified ...

BUSD: How to get involved in Berkeley schools budget process

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 19:18
In order to ensure that the Berkeley Unified School District can continue with a balanced budget that earns a positive certification from the Alameda County Office of Education, the board has set the goal of cutting $1.8 million in costs for the 2018-19 school year. Since a reduction in some General Fund ...

<b>Alameda</b> &#39;adaptive&#39; signal project completed

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 18:22
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Drivers traveling the Alameda corridor between Second Street and Cottonwood Drive will find the commute on average 5 to 6 minutes shorter in each direction thanks to the completion of the second phase of the Alameda Boulevard Adaptive Signal Project, Bernalillo County ...

Body Stuffed In Trunk: Murder Charges

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 15:22
OAKLAND, CA — A 22-year-old Oakland man was charged with murder today for the recent stabbing death of a 58-year-old man who police said the 22-year-old had previously threatened to kill last year. Robert Bell, 22, was arraigned in Alameda County Superior Court today for the death of Horlents ...

<b>Alameda County</b> reading program aims to help young offenders

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 14:15
In that time, the Alameda County Library employee has held a job with one goal in mind: ensuring that incarcerated young men at Camp Wilmont Sweeney, the county's detention facility for youth convicted of low-level offenses, not only improve their reading comprehension skills but also unlock their ...

2 alien fugitives nabbed in Visayas

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 14:00
Carson has an arrest warrant issued by a Superior Court in Alameda County, California, USA, for failure to register as a sex offender. It was also learned that Carson is considered an undocumented alien after his American passport was cancelled. They are detained at the Immigration detention facility in ...

Friday Morning News Roundup

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 10:30
He's been identified by the Alameda County coroner's bureau as Fremont resident Travis Michael St. Amant. Drugs and alcohol were not factors in the incident, according to police. A Pacifica man was sentenced to 30 years in state prison Thursday morning for allegedly drugging 15 dates and then ...

Gun-rights groups fight CA <b>county</b>

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 07:52
gun store assault weapons Second Amendment advocacy groups are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a California county's ban on gun stores. Alan Gottlieb of the Second Amendment Foundation says SAF is fighting an Alameda County ordinance that uses zoning laws to keep out firearms ...

US city San Francisco to receive extra federal funds to combat homelessness

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 07:07
Alameda County to the east of San Francisco will get 35 million dollars, the second biggest amount in the San Francisco Bay Area, while Santa Clara County, southwest of San Francisco, will receive 22 million dollars. San Francisco had a homeless population of about 7,500 in 2017, according to a ...

Sex worker: Client beat me, ran me over

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 06:33
One of the alleged victims testified on Wednesday about an incident on Nov. 12, 2016, and when Garcia's hearing resumes on Tuesday another alleged victim will testify about an incident that took place on Dec. 1, 2016. At the end of the hearing, Alameda County Superior Court Judge Jeffrey Horner will ...

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