An earthquake centered near American Canyon rattled the Bay Area a little before 3:30 a.m. Sunday. While the 6.0 temblor caused damage and knocked out power for many near the epicenter, Alamedans only lost sleep. Here's what happened and what Island residents shaken awake by the quake had to say; feel free to share your earthquake experience here.
Here's our best-of compendium of live election night coverage, in tweets. We'll update with results and more; feel free to weigh in with your own thoughts and observations about the June 3 ballot measures and races.
An early morning fire on the 1000 block of College Avenue injured two people and caused $180,000 worth of damage, firefighters said.
Dozens of Nea Community Learning Center students walked out of classes Tuesday to protest the removal of the school’s leader Friday, eight weeks before the end of the school year.
Police are investigating the early morning death of a pedestrian struck by a minivan Wednesday on Otis Drive.
The federal government plans to sue the state to reclaim ownership of a road that a developer who purchased federal property nearby needs to rekindle its home building plans, according to a letter obtained Monday by The Alamedan.
Harbor Bay Isle Associates has asked the city to pause its controversial application to build 80 luxury homes where the Harbor Bay Club now stands – and to speed approvals for a new fitness club on North Loop Road.
A local judge has dismissed a wrongful termination suit lodged by the city’s former top administrator, closing the book on a tumultuous period at City Hall that saw an exodus of top staff and a flurry of claims and lawsuits.
Photo courtesy of Family Radio.
Harold Camping, the preacher and radio host who convinced thousands of followers that the world would come to an end in 2011, has died. He was 92.
Camping had been in ill health for the past few years following a stroke; in a statement, Family Radio Network said he sustained a fall in his Alameda home on November 30 from which he was unable to recover.
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