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Two Injured in Explosion, House Fire in East San Jose: PD

Surrounding homes were evacuated, and the San Jose PD Bomb Unit responded to the scene, police said. The bomb squad eventually detonated the leftover fireworks, and residents were allowed to return to their homes.

NBC BAY AREA - 2018-10-21 23:11:53

Pittsburg police investigating car crash that killed pedestrian

Medical crews arrived, but the man had already died, police said. He was later identified as Michael Watkins, a 35-year-old Antioch resident.

EASTBAYTIMES.COM - 2018-10-21 18:18:40

Loaded Gun, Meth Found During Traffic Stop, Pleasanton Police Say

PLEASANTON, CA — A Highland man who allegedly had a loaded handgun wedged between the driver's seat and the center console in his car was arrested during a traffic stop in Pleasanton last week. Police said an officer on patrol stopped the driver, later identified as 35-year-old Trever Poppett, and d


San Jose: Suspect arrested in theft of car with child inside

Garcia said a father had gone into a convenience store and left his vehicle running with his daughter inside. The suspect, later identified as Martin Huerta, allegedly hopped into the car and drove off.

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2018-10-21 05:34:27

ONLY ON 4: Wife still grieving after husband murdered by roommate in Pittsburg

Merlie Gretler says her husband, Mark, would often complain about Aquino's behavior and his dog.

KRON4 - 2018-10-22 03:44:43

Man who killed mom, baby in Livermore DUI crash sentenced to prison

(Laura A. Oda/Bay Area News Group)Brian Jones, center, walks to his car after appearing at Pleasanton Superior Court in Pleasanton, Calif., on Tuesday, May 5, 2015.A tow truck driver removes car parts from the scene of a fatal accident on Murrieta Boulevard near Fenton Street in Livermore, Calif., o


Oakland police asking potential officers if they have been sexually assaulted

Professor Joan Williams, an expert on employment law and sex discrimination at the University ofCalifornia, Hastings College of the Law, called the disclosure requirement “clearly illegal”.

THE GUARDIAN - 2018-10-21 19:49:48

Ring Stolen; Package Thief: Pleasanton, East Bay Police Log

EAST BAY, CA – The following is a week's collection of weekly police, court and fire stories from around the East Bay.


2.3 magnitude earthquake strikes near Alamo

ALAMO (KRON) - A 2.1 magnitude earthquake has struck near Alamo on Friday afternoon, according to the California Institute of Technology Earthquake Center. The quake struck at 2:30 p.m. and had a depth of 10.94 kilometers, the center says.


Oakland police searching for suspect who shot at officer

OAKLAND, Calif. (KTVU) - Oakland police blocked off roadways in the San Antonio neighborhood Friday morning while they search for a wanted suspect who police say fired at an officer. The officer was not hit and police recovered a gun at the scene, but the suspect fled on foot. The incident began a


2 men accused of attempted murder following Santa Rosa pot deal gone bad

Milton Harrison Thompson and Samuel Ricardo Hernandez, both 31, were arrested and booked into the Contra Costa County Jail after Santa Rosa detectives tracked them to the city of Antioch in the East Bay, police said in a news release.


Part of High Street in Alameda remains closed due to water main break

Police in Alameda this morning are reporting High Street at Otis Drive will likely remain closed most of today due to a water main break that occurred Thursday. Police issued an advisory on Thursday at 3:59 p.m. about the main break that closed High Street from Otis Drive to Calhoun Street. Police a


Editorial: Pleasanton a model for confronting pension costs

Pleasanton officials' smart planning has produced a balanced-budget forecast over the next decade, something most cities would envy.Kathy Narum (Dylan Bouscher/Bay Area News Group) City voters should continue that sort of fiscal prudence by re-electing Councilwoman Kathy Narum and choosing Joe Stren


3 Men Arrested for Fatal Shooting Incident at Birthday Party

The shooting happened on April 22, 2017. Someone fatally shot a man leaving a birthday party at College Heights Park, near Fielding Drive. The 21-year-old victim, Santiago Vasquez died at a hospital shortly afterward.


Evacuations in Bay Point due to grass fire threatening underground gas pipeline

About 4,000 people from 1,400 homes have been evacuated within a 1/2 mile of Poinsettia and Suisun avenues, according to the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District.


Bringing great burgers to downtown Pleasanton

When he planned to open a restaurant, he promised his wife he would find an experienced restaurateur as a partner. Todd reached out to Skip with a Facebook message as Skip was headed to his new home in Tucson. They talked, and, after a few half-day meetings, Todd convinced Skip, 72, to get back into


Fire Destroys Castro Valley Liquor Store

CASTRO VALLEY, CA — A fire destroyed a liquor store in Castro Valley early this morning, an Alameda County battalion chief said.


6 Vehicle Break-ins At Fremont Parking Lot: Police

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Livermore Package Thief Caught On Camera, Police Say

LIVERMORE, CA — Police are asking for the public's help identifying the suspect who stole a package off of a front porch in Livermore Thursday. The home surveillance video shows the suspect approach the door, grab the package and stuff it into a bag before walking away from the property.


Letter: Testa lends her voice to Pleasanton vision

Julie Testa has earned my vote for Pleasanton City Council in November. After reviewing all the City Council candidates’ track records, following their campaign funding sources and also observing Testa at several of the Downtown Specific Plan Task Force meetings, Julie best represents my views and m