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4 Dangerous Places to Live in San Francisco, CA

Due to its booming economy, lovely climate, plethora of breathtaking views, and artsy markets, San Francisco, CA is currently one of the hottest cities in the country. Undeniably, living in San Francisco is a dream for many. However, no city is void of crime, which means that there are dangerous neighborhoods in San Francisco you should better stay away from — especially if you live alone or have kids in your family.
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Vallejo Times-Herald

Gavin Newsom abolishes single-family zoning in California

In one of his first actions after surviving an election seeking to oust him from office, Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday essentially abolished single-family zoning in California — and green-lighted a series of bills intended to bolster the state’s housing production. By signing Senate Bill 9 into law, Newsom opened...
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UPDATE: 3 Charged In Hate Crime Spree Targeting Asian Women Across Bay Area

SANTA CLARA (CBS SF) — Three suspects have been charged in a hate crime spree involving dozens of purse snatches and robberies throughout the San Francisco Bay Area targeting Asian women, authorities announced Friday. San Jose police said 23-year-old Derje Blanks, 24-year-old Anthony Robinson, and 27-year-old Cameron Moody were arrested following a yearlong, multi-jurisdictional investigation. The Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office said evidence has revealed that the defendants targeted the victims because they assumed the women – who were almost all of Asian descent – carried cash. There are numerous incidents where victims were pulled or wrestled to the ground during the...
Mercury News

Hot new Taiwanese breakfast spot, Cafe Mei, now open in Fremont

Get ready for quadruple-decker breakfast sandwiches. Cafe Mei, the first U.S. spinoff of Mei Er Mei, a popular quick-service chain in Taiwan, has opened in the Pacific Commons Shopping Center in Fremont. Fans of the cafe’s 10 neat, toasted sammies, which feature everything from ham and eggs to cucumber, pork and sweet mayo, will also find traditional Taiwanese breakfast foods like dan bing and rolled egg crepes described on the menu as Taiwanese pancakes, as well as tea and coffee.
Contra Costa Herald

Thought to be an assault of woman in Richmond was man attempting to save her life

Last night, an alert citizen called RPD after seeing a male driver hitting and holding down a female passenger, in the backseat of a car. Based on the Good Samaritan’s detailed information, Officer K. Shanks tracked down the car, being driven in the city’s Northern District, and conducted an enforcement stop to investigate the alleged assault.
Mercury News

East Oakland: Man fatally shot in city’s 94th homicide of year

OAKLAND — A 41-year-old Hayward man was shot and killed Thursday afternoon in an East Oakland neighborhood, authorities said. His name was not immediately released. Shortly after 3:55 p.m. Thursday, police responded to reports of a shooting near 57th Avenue and Foothill Boulevard. When officers arrived, they found the man...

San Ramon: Man found guilty of killing Cal High student in 2018

A jury convicted a Fremont man Wednesday of second-degree murder for the killing of a San Ramon high school student in 2018, Alameda County prosecutors said Thursday. Christian Kelling, 24, was found guilty of shooting and killing California High School student Damani Chadly, 17, on Dec. 4, 2018, in Fremont after selling marijuana to Chadly, according to prosecutors.
Mercury News

Shooting in Oakland leaves Berkeley man in grave condition

OAKLAND — A 41-year-old Berkeley man was in grave condition after he was struck by a stray bullet Wednesday night in North Oakland while sitting in his car, authorities said. His name has not been released by police. The man was found shot at about 6:07 p.m. Wednesday in the...

Oakland police seek public’s help in missing persons case

OAKLAND, Calif. (KRON) – Oakland police have put out an alert for a missing at-risk person. Ariella Rosenberg was last seen at 3:00 p.m. on September 15 on the 7200 block of MacArthur Boulevard. She was wearing a turquoise headband, yellow shirt, black pants, and holding a black purse in the shape of a box.