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The Mercury News
1 month ago
Cars

Chaos on Interstate 680: All lanes closed after driver barricades himself after wreck on freeway

Chaos ensued on an East Bay freeway due to a two-car crash, with one driver barricading himself and falsely claiming to have a gun. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
5 months ago
East Bay food

Gov.'s Office details initial results of CHP officer surge in Oakland area, leading to 71 arrests

Governor Newsom's Office announced dozens of arrests after a surge of CHP officers in Oakland and the East Bay.
During the surge operation, 71 suspects were arrested, 145 stolen vehicles were recovered, and four crime-linked firearms were seized. [ more ]
The Mercury News
1 month ago
Cars

Chaos on Interstate 680: All lanes closed after driver barricades himself after wreck on freeway

Chaos ensued on an East Bay freeway due to a two-car crash, with one driver barricading himself and falsely claiming to have a gun. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
5 months ago
East Bay food

Gov.'s Office details initial results of CHP officer surge in Oakland area, leading to 71 arrests

Governor Newsom's Office announced dozens of arrests after a surge of CHP officers in Oakland and the East Bay.
During the surge operation, 71 suspects were arrested, 145 stolen vehicles were recovered, and four crime-linked firearms were seized. [ more ]
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eastbaytimes.com
1 month ago
Cars

Chaos on Interstate 680: All lanes closed after driver barricades himself after wreck on freeway

Chaos ensued on East Bay freeway after car crash; driver barricaded himself, claiming to have a gun, resulting in police intervention and shutdown of lanes. [ more ]
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www.berkeleyside.org
3 months ago
East Bay food

Cash Caris pivots to a new pop-up, Berkeley welcomes new South Indian restaurant

New food businesses like Dimond Kitchen and Little Pyro's pop-up provide diverse culinary options in Oakland and East Bay. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
5 months ago
East Bay food

California Highway Patrol sending 120 officers to Oakland to combat crime

California Highway Patrol is sending 120 extra officers to Oakland and the East Bay to combat crime.
The officers will focus on vehicle theft, retail theft, cargo theft, and violent crime. [ more ]
www.berkeleyside.org
3 months ago
East Bay food

Cash Caris pivots to a new pop-up, Berkeley welcomes new South Indian restaurant

New food businesses like Dimond Kitchen and Little Pyro's pop-up provide diverse culinary options in Oakland and East Bay. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
5 months ago
East Bay food

California Highway Patrol sending 120 officers to Oakland to combat crime

California Highway Patrol is sending 120 extra officers to Oakland and the East Bay to combat crime.
The officers will focus on vehicle theft, retail theft, cargo theft, and violent crime. [ more ]
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www.mercurynews.com
3 months ago
East Bay food

Earthquake jolts Berkeley, Oakland; epicenter near Claremont Canyon

3.4 magnitude earthquake in East Bay with its epicenter near Claremont Canyon Regional Preserve
Hayward fault line poses risk of major earthquakes every 100-200 years [ more ]
eastbaytimes.com
3 months ago
East Bay (California)

Is bigger always better? Housing development plans divide Contra Costa County officials, neighbors

Local disagreement on building homes in the East Bay
Commission concerns over proposed apartment complex size and density [ more ]
www.berkeleyside.org
4 months ago
East Bay food

Berkeley, Oakland Restaurant Weeks add new elements to entice diners

Oakland's annual restaurant week runs from March 14-24, featuring diverse dining spots from every council district. Berkeley's event, focused on fungi, is from March 21-31.
Visit Oakland has introduced a gamified aspect to the restaurant week, encouraging diners to visit participating restaurants through the Vibemap app and earn rewards like gift cards and hotel stays. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
4 months ago
East Bay (California)

Dozens more arrests announced as part of an East Bay California Highway Patrol sting operations

Dozens arrested in CHP sting operations in Oakland and the East Bay.
168 arrests made in total with 360 stolen vehicles recovered. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
5 months ago
East Bay (California)

Uber, landlords, UC employees and dentists spending millions in ad battle for East Bay state Senate seat

Over $4 million has been spent in the race for the District 7 state Senate seat in the East Bay, making it the most expensive Senate race in the state so far this year.
The American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) and Uber are among the major contributors in this race. [ more ]
Eater SF
5 months ago
NYC drinking

10 Tried-and-True East Bay Dive Bars for a Boozy Night Out

Schmidt's Pub in Albany offers a cozy home feel with board games by the fireplace.
Mel-O-Dee Cocktails has karaoke nights that attract local singers looking to shine. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
5 months ago
East Bay (California)

East Bay buildings flop into default as Bay Area office woes persist

Two East Bay office buildings in Berkeley and Oakland are facing foreclosure due to loan defaults, signaling weakness in the commercial property sector in the Bay Area.
Constitution Square in Berkeley and a downtown Oakland office tower have defaulted on loans of $11.8 million and $10 million respectively. [ more ]
www.berkeleyside.org
5 months ago
East Bay food

Incoming storm could be strong enough to down trees in Berkeley

Two storms are headed towards the East Bay, with the first one expected to be the biggest so far this year.
The storms could bring floods, thunder, landslides, and power outages, and a wind advisory has been issued for Wednesday. [ more ]
www.berkeleyside.org
6 months ago
East Bay food

Berkeley Wire

BART is saving $394 million on new train cars
COVID cases are spiking in East Bay wastewater [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
6 months ago
East Bay (California)

Former Emeryville mayor scores big endorsements, donations in race to fill Alameda County supervisor seat

Former Emeryville mayor John Bauters is off to a strong start in the race to fill Keith Carson's seat on the Alameda County Board of Supervisors.
Bauters has raised over $100,000 and has earned endorsements from local and statewide officials, as well as advocacy organizations. [ more ]
oaklandside.org
8 months ago
San Francisco

Parallel bikeways' are coming to San Pablo Avenue. Here's what that will look like

Different cities in the East Bay have conflicting opinions on adding dedicated bike and bus lanes on San Pablo Avenue.
To accommodate the disagreement, a parallel bikeway network will be created alongside San Pablo Avenue for cyclists to use.
The parallel bikeway improvements will include speed humps, diverters, crosswalks, and signage to enhance safety. [ more ]
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