| Apr 16, 2009
SAN LEANDRO -- Police say they have found the subject of a statewide Amber Alert.
The child is safe and her father is in custody.
The Amber Alert was issued across California for a 22-month-old girl taken a knifepoint from her mother in San Leandro....
| May 16, 2010
Dozens of California parole violators showed up to claim a very attractive offer: $200 and amnesty. And dozens of parole violators found themselves in handcuffs and, for most, headed back to prison.
In a corrections department variation on the old bait-...
| May 21, 2010
Local school boards are throwing their support behind a lawsuit filed Thursday that claims the California education system has been underfunded by billions for years in violation of the state Constitution.
The lawsuit represents years of work by the...
| Dec 22, 2009
Eight people arrested after protesters vandalized the campus home of the UC Berkeley chancellor have not been charged with any crime and may never be, according to the Alameda County district attorney's office.
There is insufficient evidence to file...
| Jan 27, 2010
| 1:12 PM
LOS ANGELES - Ten hospitals in Southern California have been fined for alleged code violations that endangered patient safety.
The 10 hospitals are among 13 statewide that were assessed administrative penalties.
The California Department of Public...
| Mar 24, 2010
California's DMV offices may soon be back open for business on Fridays.
An Alameda County judge today said he plans to order an end to furloughs for 68 state agencies, including the DMV, Caltrans, the Employee Development Department, and the state...
| Oct 13, 2009
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| Oct 16, 2006
WHILE no man is an island, too many are like lonely peninsulas jutting off from the rest of society. In recent decades, close friendships among Americans have dwindled -- especially among certain groups of men.
And, experts say, there are consequences to...
| May 28, 2005
Oakland Mayor Jerry Brown proposed tougher laws Friday to curb nightly displays of reckless driving called "sideshow" that have resulted in eight deaths and hundreds of arrests over the last year.
At a news conference, Brown said he had introduced a...
| Mar 15, 2005
SANTA MARIA, Calif. — Under tough questioning in court Monday, Michael Jackson's 15-year-old accuser acknowledged telling a school administrator that the pop star had not molested him.
The surprise blow came after Jeffrey Alpert, the former dean of...