San Mateo detectives really had this crook’s number.
The case against a California inmate who orchestrated robberies from prison last year while using a smuggled cellphone officially closed Tuesday with the sentencing of his accomplice. Read More
Pharmaceutical companies selling drugs in Alameda County would be required to submit plans for incinerating or safely disposing of unused medication under a plan advanced by county officials this week. Read More
A plan to fund free Muni rides for The City’s 40,000 low-income youth residents will once again be in the hands of regional transportation officials this week.
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, which operates Muni, approved the 22-month pilot project in April. However, the plan was contingent on receiving $5 million in regional funds from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, the Bay Area’s lead transportation planning agency. Read More
The Alameda County coroner's bureau confirmed Monday evening that the body found in Niles Canyon Saturday morning is missing nursing student Michelle Le.
Hayward police said that although the body has been identified, forensic pathology examinations are ongoing to determine the exact manner and cause of death. Read More
Search dogs and forensic investigators had no luck today searching a rural area of southeastern Alameda County for the body of a nursing student who was last seen at a Hayward hospital in May, police announced Friday night.
A 35-person police team searched about 30 square miles of the Niles Canyon and Palomares Canyon areas for Michelle Le starting at around 8 a.m. today. The search ended at 6 p.m. Read More
The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.8 jolted Alameda County tonight.
According to the USGS, the earthquake struck shortly before 8:30 p.m. and was centered two miles north-northeast of Sunol and three miles
south of Pleasanton.
Alameda County fire officials said there were no immediate reports of damage due to the temblor. Read More