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Rally planned in response to mass-detention camp at Concord naval base
East Bay activists and elected officials are planning a town hall and a rally in response to the Trump administration's purported plans to place as many as 47,000 immigrants in a detention camp at the Naval Weapons Station just outside Concord.About 600 people are expected to show up for a rally and
Crews battling multiples fires in Contra Costa County
Crews contain grass fire in San FranciscoANTIOCH (KRON)- - Crews are tackling multiple fires in Contra Costa County this afternoon.A fire broke out in Antioch along Deer Valley Road, near a Kaiser Medical building.According to East County Today, a 10-acre vegetation fire is burning off Hillcrest Ave
VIDEO: Woman dubbed 'Permit Patty' calls cops on girl selling water in San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - There's a new member added to the Bay Area's notorious family of BBQ Becky and Jogger Joe. Meet "Permit Patty," who's causing some uproar in San Francisco after she was caught on camera calling the cops to report a young girl selling water outside her apartment building. In
Antioch: Firefighters Battling Two-Alarm Fire on Deer Hill Lane Near Kaiser
By 5:25 pm, Engine 82 reported 1 structure well involved, several vehicles involved and several threatened exposures. There was also vegetation on fire. CONFIRE was moving into structure protection mode as units began arriving on scene.
Contra Costa Health Issues Statement Regarding Proposed Detention Facility at Concord Naval Weapons Station
As principle guardian of public health in Contra Costa County, charged with protecting all people who live here, Contra Costa Health Services condemns this dangerous, immoral proposal –not just the location of this facility, but its existence.
EBT System Goes Down for Planned Outage
Getty ImagesOAKLAND, CA - JULY 17: Deborah McFadden holds a sample of the new California State Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) card July 17, 2002 in Oakland, California. On August 1, Alameda county will be one of two counties in California to pilot the EBT system for distribution of Food Stamps, C
Woman confronts SF 8-year-old and the girl’s mother’s video goes viral
“An 8 year old selling water in front of her apartment building where she’s lived her whole life is NOT a reason to call the Police,” the girl’s mother, identified only as Instagram user @ladyesowavy wrote in the video caption.
SickLife Lowriders host their first car show in Vallejo
Martin’s club hosted an inaugural (soon to be annual) show in the Jesse Bethel parking lot on Saturday, and despite the intense heat, dozens of long and sleek vehicles showed up to show off.
Racist woman just called cops on black 8-year-old selling water in disgusting, viral video (WATCH)
However, whether we react to incidents such as these with pity or with scorn, the fact remains that when you call the police to get involved in a meaningless violation of an obscure civil code, you are wasting taxpayer dollars and distracting the police from doing work that actually matters to the s
Rally Planned in Response to Possible Concord Detention Camp
Rep. Mark DeSaulnier, D-Walnut Creek, will host a Facebook Live Town Hall Tuesday to discuss the proposed Concord detention facility
One man killed, another wounded in East Oakland shooting
The name of the man killed, who police said was 43, was not released pending notification of his family.
"ICE: We Make Kids Disappear" billboard appears in California
A group of activists vandalized a billboard in California criticizing Immigration and Customs Enforcement in protest at the Trump administration’s separation policy at the U.S. border.The sign beside a stretch of road in Emeryville, California, was originally advertising a garbage disposal company a
Trump proposes housing 47,000 migrants at Concord naval base, according to memo
CONCORD, Calif. - The Trump administration is drawing up plans to house as many as tens of thousands of migrants on U.S. military bases, including some in California. A Pentagon memo to members of Congress, obtained by the AP, said the military has been asked to make the facilities available as ea
Hispanic Charged In Hate Crime Attack For Trying To Stop ‘An Illegal Asian Takeover’
I guess Hispanics are also concerned with illegal immigration, which I am assuming makes them racist as liberals say white Americans are. Actually, in this case it does. A Hispanic man in Berkeley, CA was charged with a hate crime for smashing an Asian man in the back of the head with a rock. The Hi
Concord Man Arrested in Martinez Chase Bank Robbery
On Thursday, June 21, at 12:20 pm, an employee from the Chase Bank located at 4021 Alhambra Avenue, called MPD Dispatch to report a robbery in progress. The employee told Dispatch that a male who was currently in the bank handed another bank employee a note demanding money indicating the incident wa
Woman shot in East Oakland
OAKLAND — A 28-year-old woman was shot Friday night in East Oakland, police said Saturday.She is expected to recover. Her name was not released.The shooting was reported about 8:51 p.m. Friday in the 2000 block of 80th Avenue.The woman told police she was walking when she heard gunshots and saw th
Two Suspects Charged In Fatal San Leandro Stabbing
Mendozaroch and Fernandez encountered the homicide victim, 25-year-old Michael Kittrell Smith, and his unidentified 36 year-old co-worker and friend and the men ended up in an altercation for an unknown reason.
Woman Found Dead At Home In East Oakland On Thursday Afternoon
Officers who arrived at the house in the 2100 block of 50th Avenue shortly before 4 p.m. on Thursday found the woman, who was an Oakland resident, unconscious and she was pronounced dead, according to police.
Oakland’s Mexicali Rose restaurant closing after 91 years
After 91 years, this Oakland institution will serve its last hot, heaping platters of enchiladas, burritos and tacos with rice and refried beans on Friday, June 29.
2 men arrested in downtown San Leandro deadly stabbing
Police arrested 23-year-old Michael Mendozaroche, of Alameda, and 23-year-old Alex Fernandez, of Oakland, at their homes on Thursday. They are accused in the fatal stabbing of 25-year-old Michael Kittrell Smith and critically injuring his 36-year-old friend and co-worker.