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Woman in labor screaming for help in Santa Rita Jail ignored, baby born on cold concrete floor

Giving birth in prison is not rare. “At any given time, between 6 and 10 percent of the approximate 113,000 women serving time in the United States are pregnant. Between 1977 and 2007, the number of women behind bars increased by 832 percent. That rise in incarcerated women equates to several thousa

SFBAYVIEW.COM - 2018-08-20 20:06:19

Little House of Horrors: CPS Pleasant Hill Group Home

Child Protective Services, otherwise known as "Children and Family Services" or "CPS", has recently gained well-deserved notoriety over the past several years for taking advantage of vulnerable families. Single parents, divorcing or divorced families, and parents who have children with special needs

PATCH - 2018-08-21 07:45:47

Remains of hiker from Bay Area who went missing in Yosemite have been found

Scott Tenczar of San Jose had planned to backpack from Robinson Creek to Crown Lake, Matterhorn Canyon, Smedberg Lake, Seavey Pass, and Peeler Lake in late July and had not been seen since.

ABC7 SAN FRANCISCO - 2018-08-20 18:08:19

Why property owners should consider renting out to Section 8 households

Johnny Burks, who had a long career as a youth educator in Oakland, has straightforward advice for parents who want to set their children up to succeed.

SFCHRONICLE.COM - 2018-08-20 13:00:00

Caught on camera: Driver crashes into six parked cars in Oakland

"The entire airbag system is deployed," said Faltis. "It's just a cloud of airbags in there and plus the front is completely bent, it looks undriveable."

BAYINSIDER - 2018-08-20 02:49:00

Feisty, Hissing Bobcat Treated For Injuries

WALNUT CREEK, CA — This juvenile bobcat is missing some teeth, has bruises on his lungs and is suffering from a respiratory infection, possibly pneumonia. But he has the teenage attitude down - hissing at Lindsay Wildlife Experience staff members as they treat him.

PATCH - 2018-08-20 16:03:45

UC Berkeley suspends professor for sexual harassment

BERKELEY, CA - MAY 22: A view of Sather Tower on the UC Berkeley campus on May 22, 2014 in Berkeley, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

KRON4 - 2018-08-20 18:11:51

Loved to death? Oakland balances crowds with safety at Lake Merritt after #BBQBecky incident sparked backlash

OAKLAND — Once nicknamed the “Lake of 1,000 Smells,” Lake Merritt could now be described as the lake of 1,000 sights, sounds, and barbecues.Always a popular destination for families, throngs around the lake reached new heights in recent months — many openly flouting barbecue rules — in response to

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2018-08-20 12:00:28

Three hurt in drive-by shooting in Berkeley park

Three people shot during drive by at San Pablo Park in#Berkeley. Witnesses say two men hit in stomach, one man grazed on the hand. Park packed w/ BBQs & kids birthday parties around 5:30.#abc7nowpic.twitter.com/RT0OIuKpb0— Katie Utehs (@KatieUtehs)August 19, 2018


Berkeley police: At least 3 people shot at San Pablo Park

Berkeley Police Lt. Peter Hong said three people were shot at or near the park, at 2800 Park St., and ambulances are en route. Reports began coming in just before 5:35 p.m.


Classic Chevy Catches Fire Forcing Shutdown Of Highway 4 In Martinez

MARTINEZ (CBS SF) – No one was reported injured in a car fire this evening on westbound Highway 4 near the Alhambra Avenue interchange in Martinez, but a classic blue 1958 Chevy Impala was seriously damaged, the California Highway Patrol reported.


1958 Chevy Burns, Closing Highway For 30 Minutes

MARTINEZ (BCN)No one was reported injured in a car fire this evening on westbound Highway 4 near the Alhambra Avenue interchange in Martinez, but a classic blue 1958 Chevy Impala was seriously damaged, the California Highway Patrol reported.The fire was reported about 5:50 p.m. today near the interc


Rodent, cockroach infestation at Sunvalley Mall leads to temporary closures of 6 restaurants

Health officials temporarily closed six restaurants at Sunvalley Mall in Concord this week due to an infestation of rodents and, in one case, cockroaches.


Mosquitoes, dead birds and chickens test positive for West Nile virus in Contra Costa County

OAKLAND, Calif. (BCN)- The Contra Costa Mosquito and Vector Control District reported Friday some mosquitoes, dead birds and chickens in the area have recently tested positive for West Nile virus.


Brush fire shuts down Richmond BART station

A brush fire shut down the Richmond BART station Saturday afternoon, causing major delays on the Richmond, Fremont and Millbrae lines.


Car fire shuts down Highway 178 in Kern River Canyon

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A car fire has shut down Highway 178 inside the Kern River Canyon.Highway 178 is shut down in both directions.We will update you as more information becomes available.


Brush fire triggers closure of Richmond BART station, major delays

RICHMOND, Calif. (KGO) --A brush fire has caused the closure of the Richmond BART station.Major delays are being reported on the Richmond line in the Warm Springs and Millbrae directions.Trains are not traveling past the El Cerrito del Norte station. Parallel bus service has been made available via


30-acre brush fire in Martinez closes Highway 4

MARTINEZ, Calif. (KTVU)- Contra Costa County Fire Protection District and supporting agencies are battling a 30-acre, four-alarm vegetation fire Friday evening.


Evidence of vermin closes restaurants in Concord's Sun Valley Mall

CONCORD, Calif. (KTVU)- In the last nine days, five restaurants in Concord's Sun Valley Mall have been closed, all for similar health concerns.


Rams 19, Raiders 15: 3 studs, 3 duds

LOS ANGELES — Don’t worry, everyone. Regular season football is only three weeks away.This one was a doozy at the Raiders’ old stomping grounds. You probably couldn’t have asked for an uglier first half, especially from the Oakland reserves.That being said, the visitors (or hosts, whichever way you