Mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus found in Fremont
07/31/2015 09:15 AM PDT
Two mosquito groups collected July 22 in north Fremont were infected with West Nile virus, making them Alameda County's first mosquitoes to test positive for the illness this year.
07/31/2015 07:48 AM PDT - A fast-spreading wildfire in Lake County grew overnight, charring 21 square miles and torching a third home.
07/31/2015 07:12 AM PDT - The Richmond City Council will hold two special meetings to finalize the rent control ordinance passed last week. The first meeting will be this Friday, July 31 at 6 p.m. at the Richmond Civic Center. The second reading of the rent control ordinance is scheduled for Monday, Aug. 3 at 6 p.m.
07/31/2015 07:10 AM PDT - The Contra Costa Sheriff's Office wants to build a high-security wing at the existing Richmond jail and transfer up to some 400 inmates currently housed in Martinez.
07/31/2015 07:09 AM PDT - RICHMOND -- A body found in the back seat of a burning car is being investigated as a suspicious death, police said Thursday.At 12:26 p.m., Richmond dispatchers got a call about a car on fire in the 200 block of West Nevin Avenue, Richmond police Sgt.
07/31/2015 07:08 AM PDT - A special program commemorating the 100th anniversary of Richmond Day at the Panama Pacific International Exposition will be hosted by the Richmond Museum of History, 400 Nevin Ave., from 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 8.
07/31/2015 07:05 AM PDT - SAN FRANCISCO -- Eight people who chained themselves together in the lobby of Sen. Dianne Feinstein's San Francisco office Thursday afternoon have been arrested, event organizers said.
07/31/2015 07:04 AM PDT - Prosecutors added a second boy victim to the child molestation charges against former Walden West science camp aide.
07/31/2015 07:03 AM PDT - Brian Hamilton, who helped turn around Concord High's football program, will work at Cal as a quality control assistant.
07/31/2015 07:02 AM PDT - The Winchester Ranch Mobile Home Community will file paperwork to close the park by the end of the year, the owners confirmed to a roomful of devastated senior citizen residents during a meeting Wednesday night.
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Weekend Top 10: It's Alive! Famed women's jazz combo back in action
Also on tap: Oakland's Lower Bottom Playaz want to talk about race; Symphony Silicon Valley's summer series goes to the movies; celebrating Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Tejano star Little Joe Hernandez and folk icons New Christy Minstrels heading to Bay Area.
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Katy Perry still battling nuns for former convent
Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary deny singer's bid to buy a Los Angeles convent, in favor of restaurateur's higher bid, but judge opens the door for renting the property -- and Perry hopes to make her case.