Former anchor Frank Somerville arrested in BerkeleyThe Berkeley ScannerNewsBreak Contributor
Beloved bakery and other local gems shut down in the Bay AreaJosue TorresNewsBreak Contributor
Police: Woman arrested after punching Berkeley shop ownerThe Berkeley ScannerNewsBreak Contributor
18-year-old gets 7 years in juvie despite ties to 3 murder casesThe Berkeley ScannerNewsBreak Contributor
Outpouring of Support: Beloved Wildlife Photographer Robbed, Community Rallies Behind HimBy LogicNewsBreak Contributor
Former Bay Area anchor Frank Somerville arrested twice in one night, Berkeley
Former Bay Area news anchor Frank Somerville was arrested twice in the East Bay overnight for alcohol-related charges, the Berkeley Police Department has confirmed to KRON4.
Wildlife photographer robbed at gunpoint in Oakland hills
OAKLAND, Calif. - A nature photographer, admired for his skills, was robbed at gunpoint of his personal belongings - including an expensive camera - in the Oakland hills. Jim Roach, 72, said he was apparently followed and confronted by three masked robbers after he had parked his car near Joaquin Miller Road and Skyline Boulevard just before dawn Friday. He had been preparing to go on a hike and take pictures.
Alexis Gabe's family plans funeral services, ‘Our daughter is coming home'
The Gabe family has scheduled public and private events to celebrate her life later this month.
Gunman opens fire on Oakland carjackers
(KRON) — A chaotic and violent chain of events unfolded Sunday afternoon on Fruitvale Avenue in Oakland. The chaos began with an armed carjacking just before 3:34 p.m. A group of victims arrived home in their car when they were confronted by two gunmen, police said. “The armed individuals pointed their firearms at the victims,” […]
Oakland small business cleared out by thieves
A small business that has repeatedly been targeted by thieves was cleared out once again over the weekend. The owner says he actually moved his business to Grand Avenue from its previous location thinking he'd be safer.
East Bay Safeway evacuated due to gas leak; one sent to hospital
(KRON) — A Safeway store in Pittsburg was evacuated Monday afternoon and one person was transported to the hospital due to a gas leak, according to the Contra Costa County Fire Department. The Contra Costa County FD was dispatched to the Safeway on Bailey Road at noon Monday. Arriving at the scene, firefighters determined that […]
5 children died in their Clayton home. Did their killer escape?
Five members of the Walker family died in a house fire in Clayton in 1968. A killer may have gotten away with their murders.
Fiery Collision in Danville After Police Pursuit Injures 5
A fiery crash occurred early Saturday morning in Danville, California, leaving five people injured after a high-speed police chase. The incident took place near the intersection of Harbor Road and Blackhawk Road at approximately 1:00 am. The flaming vehicle eventually came to a stop close to a Starbucks outlet, resulting in damage to the establishment's windows and nearby brush.
Reconnecting big rivers in Mississippi and California
In August 2022, heavy rains hit Jackson, Mississippi, causing tributaries of the Pearl River to clog, the main channel to crest, and ultimately, entire neighborhoods to flood. Situated in the river’s vulnerable floodplain, Jackson and its majority Black residents were left with boil notices and widespread water damage. Jackson’s...
Woman arrested in Vallejo homicide
(KRON) — A Vallejo woman was arrested on suspicion of homicide after she allegedly ran over a pedestrian on Donna Court. Police did not say if the arrested woman, Kalece Monae Farr, knew the victim. The Vallejo Police Department said a man was gravely injured on June 3 at 4:22 p.m. “Upon arrival, officers located […]
A Woman And 2 Juveniles Found Dead In Home Monday
First responders in Fremont on Monday discovered a dead woman and two dead juveniles in a home, the Fremont Police Department said. Around 1 p.m., both police and fire responded to the 40000 block of Inglewood Common after receiving a "problem call." Once inside the home, officers discovered a woman and two juveniles dead, police said.
When thunderstorms — and hail — could hit San Francisco this week
After a sunshine-filled weekend, San Francisco could get wet this week. A moist weather system starting in Southern California is expected to arrive in the Bay Area by Monday night or early Tuesday morning, according to the National Weather Service. Monday in The City will start mostly cloudy before "gradually becoming sunny" in the afternoon, with a high of 65 degrees, the agency said. ...
Carjacking Suspect Detained After Colliding with Police Vehicle in Oakland
An alleged carjacker was detained in Oakland after colliding with a police vehicle during an escape attempt. The event transpired at 3:30 am near Bancroft and 62nd Avenues, where the suspect disobeyed a stop signal, prompting a police pursuit. The chase concluded at 82nd and Bancroft when the suspect's dark SUV crashed into a police car. The individual tried to escape on foot but was quickly captured. No injuries were reported.
San Francisco Ice Cream Shop Broken Into Twice in a Single Day
Anthony Womack says he’s been reeling with emotions after his San Francisco ice cream shop was broken into twice in the same morning. Womack told The Standard he woke up Friday morning to an employee telling him the Bayview store, What’s the Scoop, had been ransacked and its supplies taken. The employee also found the cash register and point-of-sale terminal were missing when she arrived at around 10:45 a.m. to open at 11 a.m.
Mixed bag for Mission’s homeless after federal injunction
Ten days after a federal injunction forbidding San Francisco from carrying out most sweeps of homeless encampments, the situation is mixed in the Mission: Some unhoused Mission residents say they have still been told to pack up and move, particularly before Carnaval; others say that sweeps have stopped and they have been left largely alone.
Contra Costa Animal Services waiving adoption fees amid crowded shelters
(KRON) — All animals at Contra Costa Animal Services shelters will be free to adopt during the month of June as the county shelters near full capacity, according to CCAS. In an effort to clear shelter space, CCAS is seeking adopters and qualified foster homes to help alleviate the crowded shelters. In particular, the shelter […]
Police: Woman arrested after punching Berkeley shop owner
Berkeley police arrested a homeless woman over the weekend after she punched a shop owner who confronted her trying to shoplift, authorities say. The incident happened Saturday at 5:50 p.m. at Siamese Dream , a women's clothing shop at College and Alcatraz avenues in the Elmwood neighborhood .
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Transgender Miss San Francisco to make history at pageant for state title
SAN FRANCISCO -- When beauty queens from across the state compete in the Miss California pageant next month, this year's Miss San Francisco will make history when she takes the stage. She will be fighting for more than just a crown and a title. It's a moment Monroe Lace will never forget. Earlier this year she was crowned Miss San Francisco."It felt like a dream, because it's been a dream that I've had since I was a child," Lace explained. "Even though I am Miss San Francisco, I know my impact is much greater than that."Monroe is the first transgender woman...
Beloved bakery and other local gems shut down in the Bay Area
After being a favorite spot for plant-based baked goods in Berkeley for 13 years, the vegan bakery brand Cinnaholic has closed its doors. This popular shop specialized in personalized cinnamon rolls with a whopping 20 topping options, as well as mouthwatering cookies and brownies. Cinnaholic grew into a chain with over 100 outlets across the United States and Canada. While the San Jose shop shut down in April, the Concord location is still up and running.
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