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Mayor Jesse Arreguín, student advisory board talk homelessness in Berkeley

The Student Advisory Board to the Mayor met with Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguín on Friday to discuss the causes of the homelessness crisis in Berkeley, actions the city has taken to address it and potential solutions.


Castro Valley Weather Forecast For The Week Ahead

CASTRO VALLEY, CA — Time for your weekly weather report, as reported by Darksky. Partly cloudy in the morning. Partly cloudy in the morning. Clear throughout the day. Partly cloudy throughout the day.


‘Getting lit with a purpose’: UC Berkeley 4/20 celebration proceeds to support criminal justice reform

UC Berkeley’s Memorial Glade was covered in a smoky haze Saturday, as thousands of students gathered in celebration of 4/20 to spend time with friends, get high and snack on food, while at the same time supporting criminal justice reform.


Supervisor To Unveil Illegal Dumping Program

OAKLAND (BCN) A pilot program seeking new methods of addressing chronic illegal dumping in East Oakland will be introduced on Monday. Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley and community volunteers will cleanup the area around 90th Avenue and G Street starting at 9:30 a.m. "to illustrate how much garb


Happy Easter: Here are the top ten Raiders career resurrections on defense

As we continue in the spirit of Easter and the most famous resurrection of all time, I continue to list off those players who resurrected their careers with the Raiders. Or, if you prefer, those players who were “passed over” by their former teams.


California is paying tens of millions of dollars to settle claims from deadly wildfire

California is preparing to pay at least $25 million in insurance and legal claims stemming from a deadly 2016 fire that ignited on state-managed property in Kern County. The state outlined its payments to Erskine Fire victims in a budget appropriations bill that cleared a Senate committee earlier th


Sheet Music From Burned Paris Cathedral Part of Oakland Easter Mass

At the Easter Sunday Mass at the Cathedral of Christ the Light, the Cathedral Choir will sing the "Victimae Paschali Laudes" using sheet music received directly from the choir organist at the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris.


One Hospitalized After Blaze Late Saturday

OAKLAND(BCN) One person was hospitalized and six were displaced after a suspicious fire late Saturday in East Oakland, fire officials said. Crews responded shortly before midnight to the 2000 block of Crosby Avenue, where a fire that started in a basement had spread to the attic of a three-story hou


Southern California forecast: Warmup starts Monday

LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- A warmup is coming to Southern California this week, with temperatures hitting the 80s by Tuesday. Los Angeles and Orange counties will start Monday with a few clouds in the morning, warming up to 73 by afternoon. Then Tuesday and Wednesday should bring temps in the 80s.


UC Berkeley business professor finds $20B surplus charge in California gas prices

There is a $20 billion “supercharge” excess in California’s gasoline prices, according to Severin Borenstein, a UC Berkeley professor of business administration and public policy and a faculty director of the Energy Institute at the Haas School of Business.


Is this the craziest double play ever? Maybe!

OAKLAND -- A's center fielder. has added to his superb defensive reputation with a handful of astonishing plays this season, but Sunday's tops them all. With a runner on first and one out in the second inning of the A's series finale with the Blue Jays -- an eventual 5-4 loss -- Teoscar Hernandez hi


Red Sox complete sweep, close gap on AL East-leading Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Christian Vazquez hit a sacrifice fly in the 11th inning, and the Boston Red Sox completed an uplifting three-game sweep of the AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays with a 4-3 victory Sunday.


Sanchez exits game after throwing 59 pitches

OAKLAND -- Toronto right-hander Aaron Sanchez left Sunday’s game after throwing 59 pitches over four innings, despite holding a 2-1 lead over the Athletics. Sanchez’s premature exit prompted speculation that he again was victimized by the blister problems that have nagged him on previous occasions.


California Democrats are awash in cash as the next fight over control of Congress begins

California Republicans are hoping to make up some of the ground they lost in 2018 congressional races — but first they’ll have to close an early fundraising gap. That’s one of the major takeaways from the first set of fundraising reports of 2019, which show that when it comes to the race for cash, C


Tossed! Umpire flings fan who runs on field in Jays-A’s game

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — When a fan ran on the field during the Blue Jays-Athletics game, he got tossed by umpire Jeff Nelson. Quite literally, actually. Nelson put a swift end to the fan’s elusive romp at the Coliseum on Saturday, grabbing the man with both hands near second base and, aided by a secu


Threats to schools in Bay Area are a daily occurrence. Here’s how authorities head them off

SAN JOSE — On Thursday, a student at a charter school in East San Jose emailed a teacher, threatening to “shoot up the school” if he didn’t get good grades. Several days before, in South San Jose, a 12-year-old boy, fuming over being bullied at school, sat in the principal’s office and muttered alou


Northside ‘mom-and-pop’ restaurant Jasmine Thai to close in May

Jasmine Thai, a cozy “mom-and-pop” business on Northside known for its affordable and authentic Thai food, is set to close in May for economic reasons after 14 years of business.


DUBS ON 7: Hungry Klay Thompson just wants some "chowdah" after win in Boston

OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) -- Klay Thompson was kind enough to join ABC7 News live after the Warriors big win in Boston, but made it clear he was in a hungry hurry!. After a game with as many lead changes as there were points scored by Klay, his mind seemingly began to wander...


Power Outage Affecting 1K In San Lorenzo

SAN LORENZO, CA — Pacific Gas & Electric is reporting on their outage map that more than 1,000 customers in San Lorenzo are without power this morning. The outage started around 3:33 a.m. PG&E estimates the power will be restored by about noon. The cause of the power outage is not known. No other in


Two Sonoma County men file lawsuit, urging state to protect fire survivors from unlicensed adjusters

Two Sonoma County men are suing the California Department of Insurance for allegedly allowing out-of-state insurance adjusters to work illegally in the state without proper registration, enabling unsupervised adjusters to dole out costly bad advice to wildfire survivors.