Alameda County News

Union City Council votes to close fire station to save $3.2 million

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 01:07
The station will not close immediately, as a plan to shut it down will still need to be worked out with the Alameda County Fire Department, the city's ...

Man sentenced to state prison in fatal Albany shooting

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 00:56
The Alameda County district attorney's office had originally charged Thomas Shimamura, 31, with murder in the death of Raphael Fuentes-Lee.

Nia Wilson's Alleged Killer Found Fit to Stand Trial

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 23:48
An Alameda County Superior Court judge put the trial of John Lee Cowell, who is charged with the murder of Wilson and attempted murder of her ...

District attorney says four officers justified in April shooting

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 23:03
Four South San Francisco police officers who fired 32 rounds at suspects fleeing the scene of a robbery in April will not be charged with a crime, San ...

A's Rout Mariners For Sweep, Sixth Straight Win

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 22:52
... League Baseball game between the Seattle Mariners and the Oakland Athletics at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on July 17, 2019 in Oakland, ...

Bailey keeps the A's momentum going

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 22:40
OAKLAND -- Matt Chapman was pulled from Wednesday's game against the Mariners at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum just before the start of ...

Oakland A's Are Selling a Freaking 'Tamale Hot Dog' and We Have So Many Questions

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 22:39
In order to sate the desires of the one guy in Alameda County who was asking for this, the A's Frankensteined together a "tamale hot dog." At least it ...

Political Notebook: Sex-positive SF Dem Club seeks chartering from local party

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 22:30
Those criticizing the Milk club included members of the Alameda County Democratic Central Committee and leaders of two East Bay LGBT Democratic ...

Suspect arrested in Fremont arson fire that destroyed homeless camp

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 22:17
FREMONT — A transient suspected in a fire at a homeless camp that threatened homes and forced evacuations has been arrested after a search for ...

4 South San Francisco Officers Won't Be Charged In April Shooting

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 22:07
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Four South San Francisco police officers who fired 32 rounds at suspects fleeing the scene of a robbery in ...

4 Officers Will Not Be Charged In April Shooting

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 22:07
... fleeing the scene of a robbery in April will not be charged with a crime, San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe announced Wednesday.

Mary Alexander and Legal Team Settle Lead Paint Lawsuit for $305 Million

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 21:45
SAN FRANCISCO, July 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- California counties (including San Francisco, Oakland, Alameda and Los Angeles) and paint ...

Pacifica man charged in fatal back-road stabbings might not be fit for trial

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 21:00
The decision Wednesday came the same day an Alameda County judge declared John Lee Cowell, the man suspected of fatally stabbing Nia Wilson ...

Oakland Man Gets 19 Years In Prison For Fatal Daylight Shooting On Albany Path

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 20:37
The sentence imposed by Alameda County Superior Court Judge Morris Jacobson on Wednesday calls for Shimamura to serve six years for voluntary ...

Man accused of killing 18-year-old at BART station found competent for trial

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 20:26
The East Bay Times reports Wednesday that the Alameda County Superior Court judge's ruling comes after a lawyer for defendant John Cowell ...

Man Charged With Killing Nia Wilson on Oakland BART Platform Declared Fit for Trial

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 19:52
An Alameda County Superior Court judge ruled Wednesday that the man charged with killing 18-year-old Nia Wilson at the MacArthur BART station ...

City Pledges to Change Criminal Justice System Language

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 19:30
“The Board of Supervisors of the City and County of San Francisco urges all agencies and ... “I'm going to take this over to Alameda County next.”.

City Hall salaries rank high in state

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 19:29
The average annual pay for the county's full- and part-time employees in 2018 was nearly $10,000 more than the No. 2 county, Alameda, and nearly ...

California settles decades-long lawsuit over lead paint, but outcome is bittersweet

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 19:18
In Alameda County, for example, some zip codes have lead poisoning rates higher than those found in Flint, Michigan, at the peak of that city's water ...

Suspect in fatal stabbing of teen at BART station mentally fit for trial, judge rules

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 19:06
After a hearing that concluded Wednesday morning, a judge found he was mentally stable and could stand trial, according to the Alameda County ...