Convicted Killer Charged In 32-Year-Old Cold-Case Kidnapping and Murder of 9-Year-Old in the East Bay
The disappearance of nine-year-old Michaela Garecht, who was grabbed in a supermarket parking lot in Hayward a few days before Thanksgiving in 1988, made national headlines. And only now have investigators charged a man who was already in prison for another murder.
Racist East Bay Letter Writer Arrested By San Leandro Police; Released Due to Backed-Up Bail Schedule
52-year-old Nancy Arechiga was apprehended by San Leandro police in relation to a number of xenophobic notes posted at the homes of East Bay Asian Americans, as well as in nearby public places, though she was later released due to the state’s backed-up bail schedule caused by the pandemic.
Friends and Family of Elderly East Bay Woman Throw Socially Distant Parade for Her 81st Birthday
Amid the Bay Area's active shelter-in-place order, friends and family of a now 81-year-old Alamo woman held a socially distant birthday parade — colorful balloons and eccentric signs, included — for her earlier today.
East Bay Laments '510' Identity Loss As New '341' Area Code Rolls Out
It's happening. Long the land of 510, which residents held onto as a point of pride and badge of East Bay cred, the area including Oakland, Berkeley, Hayward, Alameda and other towns west of the hills will soon be getting a second area code: 341.