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The East Bay's largest water district decided Tuesday to use voluntary conservation and tap a new water supply from the Sacramento River to get through the year without rationing.
The East Bay Municipal Utility District this month will begin diverting water from the Sacramento River for the first time ever, a clear sign that the drought is literally causing ripples across the state.
The Alameda County District Attorney's Office charged Prince Tsetse, 40, of Oakland with the murder of Kimberly Robertson.
Christopher Lee was a filmmaker and an activist. He was the first transman grand marshall of the LGBT Pride Parade in 2002.
But when his death certificate arrived, it had his female birth name on it and listed his gender as female, even though Lee's driver's license said male.
WHAT: The public is encouraged to bring any unused, unwanted and/or expired prescription or over the counter medication for free, confidential and safe disposal WHO: The Alameda County District Attorney's Office, in partnership with the US Drug Enforcement Administration, is participating in National Drug Take Back Day WHEN: Saturday, April 26, ... (more)
A 17-year-old boy pleaded not guilty today to a murder charge for the fatal shooting of a 21-year-old woman in East Oakland on New Year's Eve.
Alameda County is seeking poll workers to run the upcoming June 3 statewide primary election in Pleasanton and at other county polling places.
A judge ruled Monday that prosecutors produced enough evidence to have a man stand trial on a charge that he murdered a father of four in East Oakland two years ago during an apparent robbery.
Jesus Antonio Godinez , 19, was initially arrested on suspicion of gross vehicular manslaughter in connection with a crash last month that killed Alejandro Ramirez-Juarez , 32, of San Leandro.
A San Leandro man has been convicted of eight felony counts for sexually abusing his daughter over a seven-year period, prosecutors said.
A 14-year-old girl's slaying in 1994 galvanized then-county Supervisor Gail Steele to create a memorial to children whose lives were violently cut short, first by planting a grove of trees and now with a statue at City Hall.
People are aware of their water usage, acknowledging that a major portion goes into maintaining their lawns.
Melissa Morris, center, project specialist at Tennyson High School, leads a group of students in the school's community garden and farm in Hayward, Calif., Friday April 11, 2014.
An 18-year-old convicted of first-degree murder in the shooting death of a toddler during the filming of a rap video in Oakland has been sentenced to 25 years to life in state prison.