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Berkeley Indecent Exposure Suspect Arrested, Charged: Police

A 34-year-old man was arrested last week and charged Monday with four counts of indecent exposure stemming from multiple incidents in Berkeley last year, according to police. David Forrest Chandler Herrington was identified last week as the suspicious person investigators and patrol officers had bee


Man wounded in shooting in downtown Walnut Creek

WALNUT CREEK — A shooting near a downtown street corner wounded a man late Sunday night, police said. The man survived the shooting and was released from a hospital later Monday afternoon, police said. A driver dropped him off at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Walnut Creek just before 10 p.m.,


California bill curbing use of contractors would not exempt Uber, Lyft, other tech firms

California is moving to codify a sweeping court decision curbing employers’ use of independent contractors, and the new law is unlikely to exempt Uber, Lyft and other app-based technology companies.


Bay Area’s unsettled, stormy weather to continue through end of March

The last days of March are expected to be a mix of wet and dry, as a band of rainy weather swoops down on the Bay Area through Thursday. A light storm will likely move into the North Bay just after sunset Tuesday, bringing light to moderate rainfall that will spread over the entire region overnight,


Second officer struck during East Oakland traffic stops

OAKLAND — Police are asking for the public’s help in finding suspects sought in separate recent incidents, including one Tuesday, involving fleeing suspects who struck and injured officers.


Walnut Creek Wildlife Hospital Not Taking Turkeys Over Deadly Virus

WALNUT CREEK (CBS SF) – The Lindsay Wildlife Rehabilitation Hospital in Walnut Creek is no longer accepting turkeys after the discovery in a neighboring county of a contagious respiratory infection that is nearly always fatal to birds.


Oakland Residents' Phones to 'Quake' With Emergency System Test

Oakland residents will soon be receiving early warnings of earthquakes through their mobile devices. The California Offices of Emergency Service on Wednesday will test its first ShakeAlert − a system built for California, Oregon and Washington that detects an earthquake − sending a Wireless Emergenc


Baby Fox Wins Cuteness Gene Pool Lottery

WALNUT CREEK, CA — Most baby animals are adorable, even the ones that grow up to be so ugly they're cute. But a baby gray fox born in a backyard near Walnut Creek, featured in a story by San Francisco Chronicle outdoors writer Tom Stienstra, truly wins the gene pool lottery. The little one's big eye


Missing California girl, 15, found dead had ‘traumatic’ injury, homicide investigation launched: police

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Dept. launched a homicide investigation Monday after authorities discovered the body of a missing 15-year-old California girl who'd reportedly suffered a “traumatic” injury.


California has never had a woman governor. These 3 women want a shot at it in 2026

The race to become California’s first woman governor has officially started. At a Sacramento Press Club luncheon on Tuesday, Lt. Gov. Eleni Kounalakis, State Treasurer Fiona Ma and California Controller Betty T. Yee all said they are open to running for the state’s top position in 2026, when Gov. Ga


Shooting in Walnut Creek shocks community, suspect remains at large

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. (KGO) -- A shooting in downtown Walnut Creek has shocked the community. It happened in a Union Bank parking lot around 9:45 Sunday night at the corner of Mt. Diablo Boulevard and Locust Street.


VIDEO: Passenger stabbed on BART train during fight, police searching for suspect

OAKLAND (KRON) -- BART police are still searching for the man suspected of stabbing another passenger on board a train Friday afternoon at Oakland's Fruitvale station. Video obtained Monday night by KRON4 shows the moments leading up to the fight and stabbing.


E.J. Phair Brewing Company Coming To Alamo Plaza

ALAMO, CA — A new craft brewery will soon open in Alamo. E.J. Phair Brewing Company will move into the Alamo Plaza shopping center in April, according to the restaurant's website.


Amador Valley High School Principal Resigns

PLEASANTON, CA — Amador Valley High School Principal Alberto Solorzano recently submitted his resignation, a Pleasanton Unified School District spokesperson confirmed. Solorzano, who served as the school's principal for less than a year, has been on leave for personal reasons since February 19.


Search underway for missing Merced man at Pacifica beach

PACIFICA (KRON) - The Coast Guard and local police are searching for a Merced man who went missing while swimming at Rockaway Beach early Tuesday. According to Pacifica police, a small group of friends staying at a nearby hotel had been at the beach when two of them decided to go into the water.


Driver Ticketed For Driving 127 Miles Per Hour On I-580: CHP

LIVERMORE, CA — The California Highway Patrol on Friday caught a driver who is accused of driving 127 miles per hour on Interstate 580 near Greenville Road in Livermore. An officer stopped the Hyundai and the driver was issued a misdemeanor speeding ticket, according to the Dublin CHP's Twitter feed


Bay Area Teen Arrested After Posting Threats Online

A teen is under arrest for allegedly posting a threat shoot up a San Mateo high school on social media. Officers arrested the 16-year-old yesterday. Police had been investigating since Friday, when they got an anonymous tip about the threat against Junipero Serra High School. Extra patrols have been


Officials: Don’t Land Your Helicopter In The Middle Of The Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve

ANTELOPE VALLEY (CBSLA) — A helicopter recently landed in the blooming fields of the Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve, prompting officials to repeat a rule that most people already knew – don’t land a helicopter in a poppy reserve.


Mask, Drugs Packaged For Sale Seized: Man Arrested

ALAMEDA, CA — Alameda Police made a traffic stop for a broken license plate light and ended up arresting a man for possession of methamphetamine, marijuana, and hashish for sale, probation violation, and transportation of narcotics with the intent to distribute. His name has not been released.


Athletics' Aaron Brooks: Making final case for rotation

Brooks and Chris Bassitt are viewed as the two candidates for the final available spots in Oakland's rotation,. Brooks is slated to start Oakland's exhibition finale Tuesday in the Bay Bridge series game against San Francisco, giving him one last chance to stake his claim to the rotation spot. Perha