Alameda County

27 Jul 2022

Sex Shop Owner to Run for Oakland City Council

Nenna Joiner is running for councilmember of Oakland’s District 4, a combination of hills and flatlands, wealth and wage workers. District 4 is home to an inarguably diverse voting range. It includes Montclair, Redwood Heights, Laurel, Glenview and the Dimond District, with California State Route 13 running up the middle.

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03 Jun 2022

Alameda County Reinstated Mask Mandate in Most Indoor Public Settings

VIA – Alameda County Health Care Services Agency To limit the impact of increasing COVID-19 cases on hospitalizations, today Alameda County health officials announced that masks will be required in most indoor public settings beginning 12:01 a.m. on Friday, June 3, 2022. This Order does not apply to the City

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17 Jun 2022

The San Francisco Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the San Francisco Beer Passport. There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 37 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 37 of the finest locally owned bars,

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07 Sep 2021

Santa Rita Jail COVID Outbreak Highlights Lack of Facility Vaccination

The Santa Rita Jail in Dublin is reporting yet another COVID-19 spike. Of the 44 inmates who recently tested positive, nine are symptomatic. Ten staff members also tested positive. A dismal vaccination rate among staff and inmates is certainly a factor in the current case surge. Sgt. Ray Kelly, an

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03 Aug 2021

West Oakland Leads Alameda County in Highest COVID-19 Case Rates

Oakland has some of Alameda County’s worst COVID-19 statistics, which makes it frustrating to hear that customers in an Oakland market are verbally and physically abusing employees when asked to mask up. The San Francisco Chronicle ran a story Monday about violent customer behavior at Community Foods Market, which reinstated

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20 Jul 2021

Hayward and state butt heads on reopening power plant before explosion investigation concludes

On May 27, hot chunks of twisted metal shot up hundreds of feet into the Hayward sky when a steam turbine engine exploded at the Russell City Energy Center power plant. People nearby were forced to evacuate as dozens of firefighters battled back jutting flames of burning oil and hazmat

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13 Jul 2021

Bay Area Water Restrictions Get a Lot More Serious

As the thirsty state continues to bite and scratch for every last drop of water, new restrictions and states of emergency are rolling out across the Bay Area region in rapid succession.  Gov. Gavin Newsom last week called on all Californians to voluntarily cut back water usage by 15 percent

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01 Dec 2020

SF Considers Tighter COVID-19 Restrictions, California Flirts With Lockdown

Gov. Gavin Newsom Monday announced that the state could be headed toward another shelter-in-place order. The news comes as 99 percent of California’s population is already subject to the state’s most restrictive purple tier in the COVID-19 Blueprint for a Safer Economy. That means that more than 39 million California

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06 Oct 2020

When Pressure Works: DA Reopens Oscar Grant Case with Other Officer in Sights

It’s been more than 11 years since Oscar Grant was killed by a BART police officer on the Fruitvale station platform, but the case may not yet be settled.  In response to demands made by Grant’s family, Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley announced Monday: “I have assigned a team

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