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Bay Area Attorney Used Shoe Camera to Film up Girl’s Dress on Easter: Police

A Bay Area attorney tried recording up a girl’s dress on Easter Sunday by attaching a camera to his shoe, police said. The man “moved his shoe so that the camera was under a female juvenile’s dress,” authorities said. When confronted, he ran off and was later caught by Walnut Creek officers.


Burlington Leaving Concord, Moving To Old Toys “R” Us Building In Pleasant Hill

Burlington (coat factory) will soon be leaving Concord and opening a new store inside the old Toys “R” Us building near Target in Pleasant Hill. It’s unknow what will move into the current Burlington building in the Park & Shop shopping center on Willow Pass Rd.


Knife-Wielding Man Tries To Rob Concord Restaurant: Police

CONCORD, CA — A would-be robber is sought after Concord police say he brandished a knife Saturday night at Round Table Pizza but was not successful in getting any cash from the restaurant.


How did a $15,000 prosthetic leg fall 10,000 feet from the sky and land in NorCal lumber yard?

Workers at a lumber yard in Cloverdalde, Calif., were surprised to find a perfectly intact prosthetic leg with a sneaker attached among a wood pile. It turns out the leg belonged to a Marin amputee named Dion who lost it at about 10,000 feet while skydiving on Sunday.


FBI, Oakland police swarm residential home, arrest man on suspicion of bank robbery charge

OAKLAND, Calif. (KTVU) - Oakland police and the FBI on Tuesday arrested a 49-year-old man on suspicioun of bank robbery, taking him into custody at a hospital where his wife recently gave birth to their second child, sources and neighbors said.


Judge orders more sleep for San Francisco area jail inmates

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A federal judge has ordered more sleep and fewer nighttime interruptions for female inmates at a San Francisco Bay Area jail after inmates sued, saying lack of sleep was cruel and unusual punishment.


East Bay school board signals intent to switch to by-district elections

CONCORD — The Mt. Diablo school board has agreed to change the district’s election system so its five trustees are elected by geographical areas instead of at large. The board approved a resolution Monday asserting its intention to make the switch after facing a potential lawsuit by a civil rights g


Multiple crews responding to report of possible explosive device

OAKLAND HILLS (KRON) - Authorities are responding to a possible explosive device inside a home in Alameda County Tuesday. In a tweet, the Alameda County Sheriff said its Bomb Squad, FBI San Francisco, and the Oakland Police Department were responding.


Woman holding gun and baby makes bomb threat at California Easter services: Police

A woman allegedly wielding an unloaded gun in one hand and holding a baby in the other interrupted an Easter service at a Southern California church by shouting bomb threats before she was detained by worshippers, police said.


Cop Killer On San Quentin’s Death Row Found Dead In His Cell

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A man who was sentenced to death for killing an off-duty police captain during an attempted robbery in Southern California was found dead in his cell at San Quentin State Prison, officials said.


Driver headed for Coachella dies on her 21st birthday in California crash

A Gardena woman headed for the Coachella Music and Arts Festival in Indio died after she was thrown from the Jeep she was driving when it overturned as she was using her cell phone, the California Highway Patrol said Monday.


Two New Restaurants To Check In Oakland’s Uptown Neighborhood

Here’s two new restaurants to check out in Oakland’s Uptown neighborhood. Brown Sugar Kitchen is a soul food breakfast and lunch spot operated by French-trained chef Tanya Holland.


Woman arrested after 7 puppies dumped in plastic bag in California, shelter says

The woman allegedly caught on camera dumping a bag of puppies next to a recycling bin in Coachella, California, was arrested Monday. Deborah Sue Culwell, 55, was taken into custody around 5:30 p.m. on suspicion of felony animal cruelty, Riverside County Animal Services told Fox News.


Blind Woman Robbed of Her iPhone By Teen Suspect

SAN LEANDRO, Calif. – An 18-year-old High School student was arrested for stealing an iPhone from a blind woman last week. The completely blind 38-year-old female victim was walking with her white walking cane on Davis Street near downtown San Leandro on Wednesday, April 18, 2019 at around 9:30 a.m.


Authorities locate missing Palo Alto woman who berated man wearing MAGA hat

Five days after she went missing, the Palo Alto woman who received national backlash and death threats earlier this month after she berated a 74-year-old man in a coffee shop for wearing a Make America Great Again baseball cap has been located, according to authorities.


Toddler who fell from Oakland fire escape has died: coroner

OAKLAND, Calif. (KTVU) - An 18-month-old boy who fell from a fire escape at a downtown apartment building on Friday where his family lives has died, the coroner said. The Alameda County Coroner’s Office confirmed Monday that David Rivera-Vargas died Saturday afternoon at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hosp


California amputee who lost prosthetic leg while skydiving gets it back after deputy finds it in unlikely spot

A California amputee was able to joke that he'd now lost two legs skydiving after authorities discovered the man's $15,000 prosthetic limb -- which had detached and tumbled to earth during an otherwise successful Sunday jump.


A's get good news on new ballpark front

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Assembly Bill 1191, authored by Rob Bonta (D-Oakland), passed the California State Assembly Natural Resources Committee by a 7-0 vote Monday evening. AB 1191 is intended to support the development of the Howard Terminal site in Oakland to include a baseball ballpark for the Oak


Wyoming college football recruit presumed dead after vanishing while boogie boarding in California: officials

The search for a missing Wyoming University college football recruit ended Friday, with authorities still unable to recover the teen’s body after he vanished in the waters off the California coast.


'Major medical emergency' closes Rockridge BART station

OAKLAND (KRON) -- A medical emergency has closed the Rockridge BART station, according to the transit agency. BART first reported the incident via Twitter just after 3 p.m., warning riders to expect delays.