Antioch Man Killed in Highway 4 Crash in Hercules

The California Highway Patrol reports that early Wednesday at about 1:02am, they was advised of a solo vehicle crash on Hwy-4 westbound, at the transition ramp to I-80 eastbound. Upon emergency personnel and CHP arrival, it was determined that a blue 2008 Toyota Scion XB had been driven off the...
San Francisco, CANBC Bay Area

Family of Man Killed in Lake Merritt Shooting Says He Wasn't in Gang

The family of the man killed in a mass shooting at a Lake Merritt Juneteenth celebration says they want to set the record straight. Even though police say the Saturday shooting was caused by feuding gangs from San Francisco, the family of Dashawn Rhoades says he wasn’t part of any gang and he was simply at the lake to celebrate being Black.
Redwood City,

Police: Parolee arrested for attempted Redwood City kidnapping

A 35-year-old man on parole has been arrested after an attempted kidnapping in downtown Redwood City, authorities said. Redwood City police received reports of a man repeatedly grabbing a teenage girl at Teaspoon Coffeebar in the 2400 block of Broadway St. on Friday at 6:47 p.m. According to a press release, the man "grabbed the 16-year-old around her left arm with both hands and attempted to pull her away."
San Diego County, CAPine Tree

Attorney General Bonta, San Diego DA Stephan Announce Sentencing in Fraud Scheme Targeting U.S. Navy Sailors

Oakland, CA… California Attorney General Rob Bonta and San Diego County District Attorney Summer Stephan announced on June 14th, 2021 that Paul Flanagan was sentenced to 357 days of house arrest and ordered to pay $500,000 in restitution for defrauding thousands of U.S. Navy sailors in San Diego County through a tax and insurance scheme. Another defendant, Ranjit Kalsi, was previously sentenced and ordered to pay $500,000 in restitution. The scheme, perpetrated through a company called Go Navy Tax Services, sold expensive and unnecessary insurance products to service members at a substantial commission for the defendants.
Vallejo, CAVallejo Times-Herald

Cops on the run for a cause

It was a Wednesday morning police escort befitting a president. Or, at least, a senator. From Benicia State Park to Benicia Road to Lemon Street, up Sonoma Boulevard and down to the water at Cal Maritime, the red and blue flashing lights of Vallejo Police Dept. motorcycles and SUVs fulfilled their assignment.
San Francisco, CASFGate

Shooting near Noe Valley park leaves 28-year-old man injured

A 28-year-old man suffered multiple gunshot wounds early Tuesday in a shooting near Douglass Park in Noe Valley, officials said. The San Francisco Police Department responded to a report of shots being fired at 1 a.m. at the intersection of Douglass and 27th streets, which is near the park's dog play area.
Palo Alto, CAMountain View Voice

Group steals $50K worth of handbags from The RealReal

Theft at downtown store marks third pricey heist in about a month. The RealReal became the latest store targeted in a string of expensive handbag thefts in Palo Alto on Monday after a coordinated group of seven men raided the retailer's downtown store, police said Tuesday. A security guard at...