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3.0-magnitude earthquake rattles Castro Valley
Photo: USGSCASTRO VALLEY (KRON) - A magnitude 3.0 earthquake rattled the Castro Valley area Sunday.The quake was reported just before noon a little over a mile northwest of Castro Valley.Did you feel it?WHAT OTHERS ARE CLICKING ON:FRESNO MOM SHARES POWERFUL PHOTOS OF DRUG ADDICTED SONSAN FRANCISCO D
Richmond police release drone video footage from July 4
The prevention efforts, according to police, led to a 47-percent drop in calls for service on July 4 compared to last year.
Man arrested after reported police chase from American Canyon to Vallejo
At 12:30 a.m., officers tried to stop a 2004 Cadillac de Ville sedan in the parking lot of the Wal-Mart at 7011 Main St., according to Sgt. Pat McMahon. Instead, the driver, identified as 41-year-old Devell Lynn Wilson of Richmond, sped onto southbound Highway 29 and continued into Vallejo, exceedin
2 killed, 1 injured in Alameda County crash
ALAMEDA COUNTY (KRON) - California Highway Patrol say at least two people were killed and a third person injured following a single-car crash on Redwood Road in unincorporated Alameda County.The crash happened Saturday night near the intersection of Redwood and Maciel roads near the Upper San Leandr
Shooting on I-80 in Berkeley Leaves 3 Injured: CHP
Three people were shot on a highway in Berkeley early Saturday morning, law enforcement officials said.The California Highway Patrol responded to a report of gunfire around 4:30 a.m. on the eastbound I-80 highway at Gilman Street exit.An investigation initially closed all down all three lanes of the
Rally for detainees after Richmond jail cuts ties with ICE
Detaining immigrant kids is now a billion-dollar industryRICHMOND (KRON)- - Contra Costa County Sheriff David Livingston announced on Tuesday that his office is canceling its contract with Immigration and Customs Enforcement to house detainees at the West County Detention Facility in Richmond.Immigr
Carlos Santana mural vandalized in San Francisco's Mission District
Vehicle fire blocks lanes on westbound I-80 in San FranciscoSAN FRANCISCO (KRON)- - A popular mural of musician Carlos Santana was vandalized overnight in San Francisco's Mission District.A local non-profit went as far as calling it a hate crime.KRON4's Ella Sogomonian met the artist as he worked ti
Families to call for immediate release of detainees at Richmond detention facility
RICHMOND, Calif. (BCN)- Family members of immigrants detained at the West County Detention Facility in Richmond today will call for the immediate release of their loved ones, a spokeswoman said.
State Controller, Husband Injured In Suspected DUI Crash Friday
ALAMEDA COUNTY, CA — California's state controller and her husband were injured in a suspected DUI collision Friday afternoon in the Posey Tube between Oakland and Alameda, officials with the California Highway Patrol said. State Controller Betty Yee, her husband and a CHP officer driving the vehicl
Vacaville Man Arrested In VICE Operation For Drug-Related Crimes
Police arrested Robert Lumberg, 44, of Vacaville around 3 p.m. near the intersection of Texas Street and Pennsylvania Avenue in Fairfield.
San Francisco police arrest alleged "Rideshare Rapist"
SAN FRANCISCO (KTVU)- Police say they have arrested the man they call the Rideshare Rapist, He is charged with raping four women while posing as a rideshare driver. Investigators say he first struck in 2013, then three more times this year.
People Stuck on Gondola Lift at Oakland Zoo
NBC Bay AreaA gondola lift at the Oakland ZooSeveral people at the Oakland Zoo have been stuck on a gondola lift for at least 30 minutes.Zoo officials say there is a "digital glitch" and working to resolve the issue. No injuries have been reported. Zoo officials expect the gondola lift to be fixed s
Carlos Santana mural repainted in the Mission after vandalism
A mural of renowned Bay Area rock star Carlos Santana was targeted by vandals. Mel Waters, the artist who created the mural, returned to repair the damage on Saturday.
New viral video shows SF woman dubbed 'Permit Betty' calling authorities on street vendor
A video uploaded to Facebook on Wednesday shows the woman, who a number of Facebook users identified as Rene Folena, talking on the phone with someone while standing next to a street vendor.
Man posing as rideshare driver accused of serial rape in San Francisco
A 37-year-old man accused of posing as a rideshare driver and raping several women in San Francisco since 2013 has been arrested, police said.Orlando Vilchez Lazo is facing multiple charges, including false imprisonment, kidnapping, assault with intent to commit rape, sexual penetration with a forei
Mission District mural depicting Carlos Santana vandalized
Chronicle staff writer Steve Rubenstein first joined The Chronicle reporting staff in 1976. He has been a metro reporter, a columnist, a reviewer and a feature writer. He left the staff in 2009 to teach elementary school and returned to the staff in 2015. He is married, has a son and a daughter and
Girl targeted by ‘Permit Patty’ holds water bottle fundraiser at Lake Merritt
OAKLAND — Jordan Rodgers had mud on her new jeans from rolling around in the grass by Lake Merritt’s pergola, a stone’s throw away from where the white woman known as #BBQBecky called the police on two black barbecuers back in April.Rodgers, the 8-year-old black girl from San Francisco, was recently
Police: Napa man in ICU after being stabbed at Billco’s bar
The stabbing occurred at about 5:08 p.m. in the parking lot during an altercation between two acquaintances known to dislike one another. During the fight, Richard “Randy” Sunderland, 63, of Napa stabbed the other man once in the lower back with a fixed-blade knife before fleeing the scene, police s
Three people shot on I-80 in Berkeley
The CHP is investigating a triple shooting that forced the closure of several lanes of eastbound Interstate 80 in Berkeley early Saturday morning.Authorities told KTVU news, they believe the shooting happened at about 3:20 a.m.The condition of the victims are not known at this time, but the CHP said
Richmond man accused of rape attempt in Esparto
The suspect, later identified as Emiliano Gutierrez, had fled the scene on foot after the alleged attack, Davis said. He left town but was later taken into custody at his Richmond residence and booked into the Yolo County Jail on charges of assault with intent to commit rape, sexual battery and fals