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Alameda County (California)

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  • Re-trial Sought In Bart Shooting Case

    Re-trial Sought In Bart Shooting Case
    A lawyer representing the white former San Francisco Bay Area rapid transit officer convicted of fatally shooting an unarmed black passenger is asking a Los Angeles judge to grant a new trial. Defense attorney Michael Rains said in a 134-page filing...
  • Oakland Man Arrested on Suspicion of 15-Hour Torture of Former Girlfriend

    Oakland Man Arrested on Suspicion of 15-Hour Torture of Former Girlfriend
    CHULA VISTA (KTLA) -- An Oakland man was arrested Friday afternoon on suspicion of kidnapping his former girlfriend, beating her and stuffing her into the trunk of her car to take her across the U.S.-Mexico border, an ordeal that allegedly lasted 15...
  • Case of missing nursing student now a homicide

    Case of missing nursing student now a homicide
    SAN DIEGO -- A forensic examination led Northern California investigators to believe that a missing 26-year-old nursing student from San Diego was killed, according to authorities Monday.Surveillance video from the garage where Michelle Le's vehicle was...
  • Vigil held for missing Mira Mesa nursing student

    Vigil held for missing Mira Mesa nursing student
    RANCHO PENASQUITOS, Calif. -- More than 100 friends and family of Michelle Le gathered at Hilltop Park in San Diego Friday night to send "positive energy" to the missing nursing student. Michelle Le, who grow up in Rancho Penasquitos and Mira Mesa,...
  • Scammer Alert In Houma

    Scammer Alert In Houma
    Houma Police would like to make citizens aware of a potential scam in the making. On 10-13-10 at approximately 1349 hrs, Houma Police received a call from a 49 year old female residing in the 8500 block of Main Street regarding an individual who called...
  • Brazilian Blowout Company Sued By California Attorney General

    Brazilian Blowout Company Sued By California Attorney General
    The California Attorney General has filed a lawsuit against the company that makes a hair treatment known as the "Brazilian Blowout". Filed in Alameda County, the lawsuit alleges the company failed to warn consumers that the "Brazilian Blowout" contains...
  • Pirkle Jones, California photographer, dies at 95

    Pirkle Jones, California photographer, dies at 95
    Pirkle Jones, a California photographer admired for his stirring images of migrant workers, endangered landscapes and social movements, including a controversial series on the Black Panthers at the height of their activism in the late 1960s, died March 15...
  • Ruben Salazar remembered

    Today the United States Postal Service adds Ruben Salazar to its honor role of American journalists by issuing a first-class Salazar postage stamp. But the former Times columnist had left his mark long before his death during the 1970 Chicano Moratorium...
  • Yes on Measure R

    Los Angeles is as famous for its traffic congestion as it is for its sunsets and palm trees, and it has paid a steep price, in smog and gridlock, for its love affair with cars. Belated attempts to devise a functional public transit system have run up...
  • For squirrels gone wild, city plans a turnoff

    For squirrels gone wild, city plans a turnoff
    Afraid that a population explosion among squirrels in a city park could pose a public health risk, Santa Monica officials are ready to try a proven method of dealing with the problem: birth control shots. Plans call for squirrels in Palisades Park to...
  • Juvenile prison system needs reform, lawyers say

    Three years after state officials promised to fix California's troubled juvenile prisons, advocates for incarcerated youths are urging a judge to appoint a receiver to take over a system they say remains tragically broken. The plea came in a filing...
  • Suit seeks to restore funds for treatment of homeless mentally ill

    Suit seeks to restore funds for treatment of homeless mentally ill
    Advocates for the mentally ill filed a lawsuit Thursday alleging that Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger subverted the will of voters when he eliminated a $55-million program for the homeless mentally ill -- a program he himself had touted as a success. The suit...