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Judge Orders More Sleep for Inmates in Alameda County Jail

A federal judge has ordered fewer nighttime interruptions for Alameda County jail inmates after a group of female inmates at Santa Rita Jail in Dublin sued, saying their lack of sleep amounted to cruel and unusual punishment.


A’s working on deal to buy Coliseum site from Alameda County

OAKLAND — The Athletics have agreed to buy Alameda County’s ownership half of the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum site in a move that gives the baseball team a backup plan if it can’t build a new ballpark at Howard’s Terminal.


Central Valley high-speed rail may help solve Bay Area housing, job crisis

Earlier this year Governor Newsom cut the money for a high-speed rail link connecting the Bay Area to the Central Valley - leading some people to dub it "a train to nowhere." Now some Bay Area leaders are questioning whether the Governor's actions will have a chilling effect on the regions housing a


Off-duty prison guard shoots suspect during attempt robbery

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say an off-duty state prison corrections officer shot and wounded a suspect during an attempted robbery in Newark. The shooting occurred Sunday.


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.


Bay Area teacher housing program graduates, goes to college

A Bay Area startup, known for helping teachers buy homes in their expensive school districts, now is giving a new program the old “college try.”. San Francisco-based Landed, which for two years has helped K-12 school employees afford the down payment on a home purchase in exchange for a share of the


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.


City starts moving toward a business tax to fund Caltrain crossings

The city of Palo Alto has started laying the groundwork for a business tax on the 2020 ballot, as the city searches for funding to separate the Caltrain tracks from the street at several intersections.


Update: Missing Palo Alto woman who berated MAGA hat-wearing man found safe

A Palo Alto woman who made national headlines when she verbally assaulted a man wearing a Make America Great Again hat on April 1, has been located after having gone missing since Thursday, April 18.


Union City, facing lawsuit, may switch to district elections

Under threat of a lawsuit, Union City could join a growing list of cities that have switched to electing council members by district instead of citywide. The City Council is scheduled to consider a resolution Tuesday declaring its intent to make the change so candidates would receive votes only from


Uber will share a location tracker with SF authorities in case of emergency

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - San Francisco will soon be able to track down Uber passengers a lot quicker in case of emergency. A new piece of software will allow Uber to share information with the city's Department of Emergency Management.


Steve Papin is new football coach at Menlo-Atherton High School

Bringing over 15 years of coaching high school and professional experience to Menlo-Atherton, Steve Papin is the new football coach at the school. “We are extremely excited to welcome Coach Papin to the M-A family and are confident that his energy and experience are exactly what we need to continue


Bay Area attorney uses shoe cam to spy up girl’s dress at Apple store

Bay Area, California attorney, Jacques Bloxham arrested after allegedly using shoe camera to spy up the undergarment of a young female. A lawyer you can trust? A Bay Area attorney was arrested this weekend after allegedly taping a camera to his shoe and then ‘moving his shoe so that the camera was u


Suspect and officers identified in fatal Fremont police shooting

New details emerged Monday about a fatal police shooting in Fremont, as authorities identified the officers involved and the man who was shot and killed after he “ambushed” a Fremont police officer last week, officials said.


Person Struck and Killed by Caltrain in South San Jose

A person was struck and killed by a southbound Caltrain past the Blossom Hill station in South San Jose about 7:25 p.m., officials reported. The person was trespassing on Caltrain tracks at the time, a spokesman said.


Death Toll Climbs To At Least 16 In Major Philippines Earthquake

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS/SF CNN) — Anxiety rose within the San Francisco Bay Area’s large Filipino community early Tuesday as the death toll climbed to at least 16 with another 81 injured and 14 missing in the wake of two major earthquakes in the Philippines.


Two workers suffer burns at Palo Alto building explosion, fire

PALO ALTO, Calif. (BCN) - Two workers suffered burns in a small fire at a building in Palo Alto Tuesday morning, fire officials said. Firefighters first responded to the mixed-use building at Park Boulevard and Page Mill Road at 10:40 a.m. to reports of a fire alarm.


Vegas, San Jose tight on Tuesday Game 7 NHL odds

The San Jose Sharks are 2-0 over the last two games of this series, clawing back from a 3-1 series deficit with the Vegas Golden Knights to draw even at three games apiece. A trip to the next round is on the line Tuesday night as the Sharks host the Golden Knights in Game 7.


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.


Massive fire burning at Stockton lumber yard

STOCKTON (KRON) - A massive fire is burning at a lumber yard in Stockton. The fire is reported on West Scott Avenue near Interstate 5. Flames are visible for miles. This is a developing story. Check back for updates.