Oakland: Two men charged in kidnapping of businessman
05/28/2015 01:36 PM PDT
Two men suspected of abducting and trying to hold an Oakland businessman for ransom last week could face life in prison after being charged with kidnapping, robbery and other counts, authorities said Thursday.
05/28/2015 01:40 PM PDT - More than 200 acres burned, and crews were still battling to contain fully a fire near the Altamont Pass on Thursday afternoon, an Alameda County Fire spokeswoman said.
05/28/2015 01:17 PM PDT - John Muir Land Trust buys Carr Ranch property to preserve as open space and buffer to protect reservoir
05/28/2015 01:10 PM PDT - A younger Krukow to put his athleticism on display at Walnut Creek's Lesher Center
05/28/2015 01:10 PM PDT - Sports fans converging on the O.co Coliseum and Oracle Arena today for Oakland Athletics and Golden State Warriors games are being strongly encouraged to take public transit, team officials said.
05/28/2015 01:01 PM PDT - After a month-long search, Peter DeBoer was formally introduced as the Sharks' new head coach Thursday in a press conference at SAP Center.
05/28/2015 01:14 PM PDT - Renters are on the rise in America's biggest cities, but many tenants are scrambling to keep up with growing rent bills and shrinking vacancies, according to a study released Thursday.
05/28/2015 01:13 PM PDT - Sure, Snoop Dogg can roll a joint. But can he roll sushi against Masaharu Morimoto? Oakland Raider Charles Woodson can tackle a ball carrier. But can he tackle World Champ pizza champ Tony Gemignani?
05/28/2015 01:32 PM PDT - HomeSuite, a 5-month-old startup, is using the Web to overhaul the short-term rental market, trying to take the agony and uncertainty out of finding a month-to-month rental in the hottest real-estate market in the country.
05/28/2015 02:08 PM PDT - Ron Bergman, who died at age 80, would hit the town with Catfish Hunter or Joe DiMaggio and played bridge with the likes of Rollie Fingers and Ken Holtzman.
05/28/2015 12:15 PM PDT - CONCORD -- City Treasurer Thomas Wentling is stepping down after three decades in office. Wentling, who was re-elected last year, announced his resignation Tuesday at the City Council meeting.
05/28/2015 02:00 PM PDT - Bills to let doctors prescribe life-ending medication to terminally ill patients and to expand protections and services for illegal immigrants were among the dozens approved Thursday by the Legislature's appropriations committees.
05/28/2015 11:45 AM PDT - Major League Soccer's all-star game is coming to Avaya Stadium in 2016 as San Jose Earthquakes awarded featured event next summer.
05/28/2015 02:04 PM PDT - Vernon Sweeney, 73, was found dead after the fire broke out sometime before 1:40 p.m. in the trailer where he lived in a mobile home park at 6539 Southfront Road in Livermore.
05/28/2015 11:22 AM PDT - Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson, who took a knee to the head from Trevor Ariza, is 'doing much better after a good night's sleep,' according to father Mychal Thompson.
05/28/2015 01:56 PM PDT - Parents, children escape shots but were struck by debris in nighttime incident
05/28/2015 10:46 AM PDT - 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice actor reportedly wants to announce split before couple s upcoming 10-year wedding anniversary.
( LiPo Ching )
Review: Mountain View's Shell Shock Restaurant offers oodles of oysters
Joining the Castro Street restaurant lineup in Mountain View late last fall, Shell Shock offers an extensive, ever-changing menu of oysters and oyster dishes, as well as a vast menu of shell fish and other seafood options, as well as many non-seafood choices.