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Alameda County (California)

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  • Furlough Fridays Are Back For California State Workers

    Furlough Fridays Are Back For California State Workers
    SACRAMENTO -- Friday furloughs are back on for California state employees, after the state Supreme Court overturned a lower court ruling that had temporarily stopped them. The high court decided Wednesday to put all furlough litigation -- including the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • California State Worker Furloughs Put on Hold

    California State Worker Furloughs Put on Hold
    An Alameda County judge has put state worker furloughs on hold. Furloughs were set to begin again on Friday. Under Gov. Schwarzenegger's order, state workers were supposed to take off every second, third, and fourth Friday of the month. This was all...
  • Oakland Raiders Pre-Season

    Gayle Anderson was live in Torrance for "OAKLAND RAIDERS FIRST PRE-SEASON GAME." Gayle was live at Paddy O's Pub & Restaurant, one of the favorite fan locations for people who love the Oakland Raiders. Paddy O's location is 20320 South Western Avenue in...
  • Port Chicago, site of a World War II home front tragedy, is a classroom today

    Port Chicago, site of a World War II home front tragedy, is a classroom today
    The bombs erupted along Pier No. 1, thousands of them, about 30 miles northeast of San Francisco. And 66 years later, you can still spot a few twisted hunks of metal near water's edge, an American flag snapping in the wind overhead. This is Port...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Cosmetics companies sued over 'organic' labels

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An environmental group is suing Kiss My Face and about two dozen other cosmetic companies on accusations that they falsely label products as organic. The Center for Environmental Health filed a class-action lawsuit Thursday...
  • 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...
  • They're laying eggs at an Oakland restaurant

    They're laying eggs at an Oakland restaurant
    When the chickens arrived, clucking and pecking, in the rush of Saturday dinner hour -- Witch, Bootsy and five layers to be named later -- they transformed Pizzaiolo restaurant into the latest outpost on food's frontier. Many urban eateries boast their...