(Dublin Police Department)
Vallejo kidnap suspect appears in Dublin court

Authorities say a cell phone dropped at the scene of a violent Dublin home-invasion robbery in June eventually led them to suspect Matthew Muller, 38, in a bizarre Vallejo kidnapping case that police initially insisted was a hoax. 
( Dai Sugano )
Trial for teens accused of killing paramedic

OAKLAND -- A prosecutor on Wednesday asked jurors to convict two teenage boys of first-degree murder in the 2013 killing of Santa Clara County paramedic Quinn Boyer during an attempted carjacking in the Oakland hills. 
(Laura A. Oda)
BART police ID man who reportedly shot himself

Police said that Corey Powell, 28, accidentally shot himself during a confrontation with officers at the West Oakland station Tuesday night. 
'Star Wars: The Force Awakens': Toy unboxing a swing and a miss

Too few toys and too much repetition turn the much-hyped 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens Global Toy Unboxing Live Stream Event' into an early snooze fest.