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At least six people injured after shooting near multiple schools in East Oakland as students are evacuated from buildings

At least six people have been hurt - including two with life-threatening injuries - at a shooting near multiple schools in East Oakland, California. The shooting occurred at a building on Fontaine Street - a location where there are multiple schools, including Bay Area Technology School, Rudsdale Newcomer High School, and Sojourner Truth Independent Study.
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New Lifelong Medical Center Holds Dedication Ceremonies in Richmond

A cascade of blue and white balloons, amazing colorful artwork, and nearly 300 excited patrons, were all part of the grand dedication last week for the LifeLong William Jenkins Health Center (WJHC), located at 150 Harbour Way in Richmond, CA. In a pre-dedication ceremony, Dr. Brazell H. Carter, president of...
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Police activity near Oakland schools

There is a large police presence at a cluster of schools in East Oakland. Students and staff appear to be leaving the buildings on the campus on Fontaine Street. Several different institutions appear to have facilities on this block. It's unclear how many of the schools are involved. SkyFOX is...

Police investigate shooting near Oakland schools

There was a shooting in East Oakland near a cluster of schools on Wednesday afternoon. Three patients were taken to Highland Hospital with unspecified injuries, a hospital spokesperson told KTVU. There is a large presence of police and other emergency responders on the 8200 block of Fontaine Street. Oakland police...

Motorcyclist killed in crash on Hwy 242 near Concord

CONCORD (CBS SF/BCN) – A motorcyclist died Tuesday night after being struck from behind by a vehicle on state Highway 242 in Concord, according to the California Highway Patrol.The crash was reported shortly before 11:15 p.m. on southbound Highway 242 south of Willow Pass Road.A rider on a Harley-Davidson motorcycle was hit from behind by someone driving a Toyota Highlander. The motorcyclist was taken to a hospital and succumbed to his injuries there, CHP officials said. The Contra Costa County coroner's office was not releasing his name as of Wednesday.The Toyota driver was not injured in the crash, which remains under investigation. Anyone with information about the case is asked to call the CHP's Contra Costa-area office at (925) 646-4980.

Changes to Richmond Ferry schedule effective Oct. 17

San Francisco Bay Ferry will implement weekday schedule changes on five routes on Oct. 17, including the route connecting Richmond and San Francisco. The Richmond Ferry schedule changes include moving the westbound departure from Richmond from 7 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. “to better balance the schedule,” according to San Francisco Bay Ferry. Richmond will see some additional, minor schedule adjustments elsewhere during the peak commute period.

SFO drug smuggling scheme lands East Bay man in federal prison for 10 years

SAN FRANCISCO -- A 43-year-old Hayward man, who attempted to evade sentencing by boarding a freighter destined for Haiti, will be spending 10 years in federal prison for his role in a scheme to smuggle drugs through San Francisco International Airport.Lemack Bellot was convicted of drug smuggling charges on March 4 after a week-long trial.At trial, federal prosecutors presented evidence that Bellot attempted to facilitate the smuggling of cocaine through SFO in May 2018 and in November 2018.  Unbeknown to Bellot, the shipments were not actually cocaine because he was negotiating with a confidential source working for the DEA.Drug agents...

Bay Area high school ranked #1 in California for public schools

OAKLAND, Calif. (KRON) — Several public and private high schools around the San Francisco Bay Area were highlighted in Niche’s “2023 Best Schools” rankings. Niche’s annual rankings, released on Tuesday, picked College Preparatory School in Oakland as California’s second-best private high school. College Preparatory School has a 100 percent graduation rate, 1,480 average SAT score, […]

Six people shot in mass shooting at Oakland school, suspect sought

OAKLAND, Calif. (KRON) — Six people were injured in a mass shooting that occurred Wednesday at a school in Oakland, KRON4 sources have confirmed. KRON4 has confirmed that at least three of those injured are in critical condition. Police were called to the scene at 12:49 p.m. At this time, KRON4 sources confirm that six […]

The Bay Area Is Getting Another Chick-Fil-A Whether You Like It or Not

In an area with so many new incredible fried chicken sandwich options, including newcomers Birdbox and Ok’s Deli, get ready for a shop that will probably never even come close. Chick-Fil-A, the fast food chain with a long history of donating to charities with anti-LGBTQ views, is opening a new location in San Jose at 5815 Silver Creek Valley Place by September 30. SFGATE reports this marks the fourth of the chicken sandwich restaurants in the city. The chain also announced an Emeryville location is in its sights, though details are sparse.

At least 3 armored truck guards shot in California this month

OAKLAND, Calif. - At least three armored truck guards have been shot – one fatally – in California this month. The most recent was Tuesday, when two people ambushed an armored truck in Carson – a Los Angeles suburb – near a 7-Eleven. One of the guards was shot before the robbers fled with a third person in a getaway car, Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies said.

People of Richmond: Will you get the new COVID booster?

“People of Richmond” is a regular series in which reporters pose a question to people in the community. Answers are presented verbatim, though sometimes edited for brevity. Q: Have you or will you get the new booster shot against the omicron variant?. “I am. My father is immunocompromised. It’s...