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Elk Grove man recounts saving woman from burning car in Vallejo
VALLEJO, Calif. — An Elk Grove man's drive home Wednesday night turned into a full-scale rescue when he spotted a burning car and immediately rushed toward the car. Along Highway 37 in the Vallejo area of Solano County, Boo Bitanga worked with a group of strangers to save the woman from the burning car.
Vallejo Man Gets 14 Years For Death of Friend Whom He Was Helping to Confront an Ex-Boyfriend In Dublin
It was characterized as a home-invasion robbery gone wrong, but the death of 28-year-old Adrianna Marie Navarro was a complicated case and a tragic one, involving a volatile relationship and a violent confrontation that followed a breakup. The event that led to Navarro being fatally shot occurred on January 1,...
A personal drone helped police arrest a teenager accused of stealing $30,000 from a San Francisco Bay Area home, authorities say
A man flying his personal drone helped authorities arrest a teenager accused of stealing about $30,000 from a home in the San Francisco Bay Area, police said.
Swastika spray-painted at North Bay elementary school
(KRON) — Staff at Wade Thomas Elementary School in San Anselmo found a swastika spray-painted on the school’s campus on Thursday, the Ross Valley School District said in an email. The symbol was spray-painted on the asphalt near a classroom. The school district believes it was painted Wednesday night at the school, which is located […]
Concord Police Hunt for Hit-and-Run Driver Who Severely Injured Cyclist
Concord police are searching for a black sedan driver involved in a hit-and-run incident late Wednesday at the intersection of Willow Pass Road and Diamond Boulevard, which left a cyclist critically injured. The driver momentarily stopped before fleeing the scene.
Motorcyclist hospitalized after hit-and-run on Highway 12 in Fairfield
FAIRFIELD, Calif. — A motorcyclist was left with life-threatening injuries after being hit by a car on Highway 12 in Fairfield late Wednesday night, according to officials. Highway 12 between Pennsylvania and Beck avenues was closed just before midnight Wednesday due to the crash. The highway is now open.
‘It Shouldn't Have Happened': Construction Fence Traps Couples on Berkeley Bike Path
Two East Bay couples are recovering after they say a construction fence trapped them while they were out for a bike ride Monday. Now they're demanding something be done so this doesn't happen to any other family. It happened on a Berkeley bike path Jonathan Carey and Amy Schoenblum have...
P.F. Chang’s in Walnut Creek to Close Permanently June 23rd
If you’ve had the pleasure of dining in Walnut Creek, California’s Broadway Plaza over the last several years, chances are you’ve stepped foot in the highly regarded P.F. Chang’s. Sadly, we’re here to share the news that P.F. Chang’s in Walnut Creek will be permanently closing its doors.
Popular Brazilian Steakhouse Plans to Launch New Bay Area Location This Year
Picture this: the perfect steak, sizzling just for you. Sounds good. Let's face it, after a hard day, you deserve to indulge in some prime cuts. Well, good news - a new Brazilian steakhouse is coming to town, promising all that and more.
Oxbow RiverStage in Napa announces summer 2023 lineup including Train, Chaka Khan, Widespread Panic
Beloved veteran rock and R&B artists and headlining indie bands are coming to downtown Napa’s outdoor Oxbow RiverStage this summer, the venue announced this week. The festival-style concert series opens July 14 with Gap Band vocalist Charlie Wilson and Chaka Khan performing at the Oxbow Commons, a city park that sits along the Napa River.
Mile-long RV encampment in Marin Co. symbolizes growing housing crisis in Bay Area
"These are our neighbors": Driving through Novato, it's hard to miss. Nestled between Highway 101 and a wildlife sanctuary is Binford Road.
After decades of homelessness, he had finally secured an apartment in Berkeley. Now, he’s being evicted
After 40 years of experiencing homelessness, Maceo Clardy finally had a place of his own. It was last September when Clardy, 65, began his lease and received the keys to his new apartment. The unit was in a bright yellow South Berkeley senior housing complex. Clardy’s city caseworker helped him fill it with new furniture. Clardy said he was “the happiest guy in the world.”
Two Arrested in Connection to Fatal Shooting Outside Bar in Pleasant Hill
The Pleasant Hill Police Department has announced the arrest of two suspects in connection with the shooting death of Oscar Laredo-Arellano of Concord. According to a department press release, the incident took place on Monday, April 3, in the parking lot of Farrington’s Bar, resulting in multiple 911 calls.
Inaugural Pinole Pride Event Celebrates Inclusivity and Diversity
The city of Pinole is excited to host its inaugural LGBTQ+ Pride event at Fernandez Park, coinciding with the city's 120th anniversary. This celebration aims to foster inclusivity and honor the diverse stories of Pinole's residents.
June 2 is National Gun Violence Awareness Day and start of ‘Wear Orange Weekend’
[Note from BenIndy Contributor Nathalie Christian: You can follow the links or scroll to the bottom to see a list of nearby ‘Wear Orange’ events occurring the weekend of June 2-4, including one in Vallejo. If you’re of the opinion that wearing orange won’t solve anything soon, I would respond that any light we can shine on this horrific topic is good light, and worth shining.]
Berkeley police warn about scammers impersonating government employees, officers
(KRON) — Scammers are impersonating police officers and government employees, the Berkeley Police Department (BPD) announced Wednesday on social media. These scammers use “fear tactics” to exploit victims and try to take their money. The department has received numerous reports of scams targeting the Berkeley community. The types of threats include pressuring victims into depositing […]
Concord man identified as victim in fatal Livermore chain-reaction crash on Highway 580
LIVERMORE -- A 21-year-old Concord man has been identified as the victim in a fatal collision involving four vehicles early Thursday morning on eastbound Interstate Highway 580 in Livermore, according to the Alameda County coroner's bureau and the California Highway Patrol. Juan Moreno Alonso's Ford Mustang first rear-ended a Ford F-350 pickup truck around 3:30 a.m. in the far-left lane on eastbound Highway 580 at First Street. No one was injured in the crash and the driver of the pickup moved the vehicle to the right shoulder, CHP officials said. But a Chevrolet pickup truck was allegedly...
Lizzo Responds to 'Choke the Woke' Sign Placed Outside Local Residence Near BottleRock Festival
Over the weekend, Lizzo rocked the BottleRock festival in Napa, delivering a powerful performance that many have declared to be the best set of the three-day event. While Lizzo brought her undeniable flair and skill to the stage, she was also forced to address a controversial display of signs by a homeowner near the festival grounds. These signs, bearing messages like "Choke the Woke" and "Cancel Cancel Culture," prompted Lizzo to advocate for inclusiveness and safety in her performance. In addition to Lizzo's passionate words on stage, her performance saw her donning an LGBTQ Pride flag and reminding her audience that "This is a safe space." Her incredible set included original songs and covers of classics like Lauryn Hill's "Doo Wop (That Thing)" and Chaka Khan's "I'm Every Woman." With Lizzo's powerful presence and the appearance of other artists like the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Lil Nas X, BottleRock showcased a diverse lineup that pushed the boundaries of the festival's traditionally rock'n'roll-heavy foundation.
Richmond Olympian to be inducted into Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame
Richmond resident Mary Anne O’Connor will be inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame—along with her teammates from the U.S.A.’s 1976 Women’s Olympic Basketball Team—on August 12. Together, the team will be members of the class of 2023. O’Connor and the team won a...
Independent pharmacy opens at Sonoma’s old Pharmaca spot
Mayor Sandra Lowe cuts the ribbon as Adobe Drugs celebrates its opening at 303 W. Napa St. The space had been the location of Pharmaca, which closed suddenly on February 25 when the parent company went bankrupt. Pharmacist Aman Garg who worked for Pharmaca, signed the lease to open his...
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