Newark home prices average $563,000 since November

01/26/2015 01:19 PM PST
Home sales are compiled by CalREsource, an Oakland real estate information company. Sale prices are computed from the county transfer tax information shown on the deeds that record at close of escrow and are published four to eight weeks after such recording. 
Oakland: One injured in shooting near 35th Avenue
01/26/2015 12:56 PM PST - OAKLAND -- Streets in the area of 35th and Allendale avenues were blocked off Monday afternoon as police investigated a shooting.One person was shot in the area about 12:05 p. 

Oakland: Woman arrested in fatal hit-and-run
01/26/2015 12:42 PM PST - OAKLAND -- Prosecutors are considering charges against a 30-year-old woman arrested as a suspect in the fatal hit-and-run of an 84-year-old woman on Friday in East Oakland. 

San Jose: Coroner identifies 71-year-old woman killed by hit-and-run driver
01/26/2015 12:21 PM PST - Authorities have identified a 71-year-old woman who was killed by a hit-and-run driver Friday evening in South San Jose, as police continue their search for a suspect. 

San Francisco: Gang task force investigates shootings of 2 teens
01/26/2015 12:20 PM PST - The San Francisco Police Department's gang task force is investigating two separate shootings that injured teenage boys in the city's Visitacion Valley on Saturday evening as well as a homicide and another shooting last week in the Sunnydale public housing complex, a police spokeswoman said today. 

Smoking Pig BBQ making a name in Fremont
01/26/2015 12:19 PM PST - Smokers have capacity for up to 1,500 pounds of meat each 

UC student health center doctors to strike Tuesday
01/26/2015 12:15 PM PST - UC student health center doctors to hold one-day strike Tuesday over what they call unfair labor practices 

Wikileaks lashes out at Google for handing over staffers' emails, data
01/26/2015 01:30 PM PST - WikiLeaks on Monday criticized Google for failing to swiftly inform the secrets-spilling group about U.S. search warrants issued seeking emails and other personal information from three of its staff. 

Herhold: 48 Hours sheds more light on Alex Tichelman case
01/26/2015 11:37 AM PST - The big advantage that a show like "48 hours'' has over a newspaper is time. It can spend months putting together a story, like the one that ran Saturday night on Alex Tichelman, the woman charged with manslaughter in the overdose death of Google exec Forrest Hayes. 

Palo Alto: Victim of fatal Caltrain collision identified as San Jose man
01/26/2015 11:36 AM PST - A 64-year-old San Jose man has been identified as the person hit and killed by a Caltrain in Palo Alto on Sunday afternoon. 

Richard Engel, foreign correspondent for NBC, will deliver Stanford's commencement address
01/26/2015 11:37 AM PST - Journalist and Stanford alum Richard Engel will be Stanford's commencement speaker 

Alameda County: Hazmat crews investigate orange chemical found at Cherryland home
01/26/2015 11:00 AM PST - Alameda County firefighters are responding to reports of an unknown chemical found at a Cherryland home this morning, a fire dispatcher said. About two shovelfuls worth of an orange chemical were found at the home in the 21800 block of Princeton Street just after 10 a. 

SF woman killed in Castro Valley I-580 crash identified
01/26/2015 12:38 PM PST - SAN LEANDRO -- A 25-year-old San Francisco woman killed in a multi-car crash that injured three other people on Interstate 580 Friday has been identified as Danielle Reyes, according to the Alameda County coroner's office. 

Body found in Oakland Estuary near Alameda Marina
01/26/2015 11:35 AM PST - Authorities retrieved a body from the waters off the Alameda Marina after an apparent drowning on Sunday night, the Alameda County Coroner's Office said. 

Barnidge: Four solutions to save DMC, but they all come with a catch
01/26/2015 09:41 AM PST - Hospital's assets figure to be the collateral to ensure any infusion of money 

Oakland: Woman dies from injuries suffered in car shooting last week
01/26/2015 10:33 AM PST - The 19-year-old San Francisco woman, who was riding in a car in East Oakland Jan. 21 with her husband when she was shot, died Friday afternoon, police said. The husband was not hurt. 

Kaiser nurses ratify contract
01/26/2015 12:35 PM PST - Northern and Central California nurses overwhelmingly approved a contract that gives them a 14 percent raise over three years. 

Julia Roberts making 'Batkid' movie
01/26/2015 09:29 AM PST - Film will chronicle Miles Scott, San Francisco's favorite 5-year-old superhero. 

Monterey Bay Aquarium testing the waters with open source camera
01/26/2015 08:10 AM PST - Engineers at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute designed a simple underwater camera and lighting system that is made mostly of hardware store materials. And all for $3,000. Most oceanographic camera systems cost $5,000 to $20,000 and require ships and cranes to carry the heavy equipment.  

2 small planes -- one from Tracy -- crash-land off Hawaii; all aboard survive
01/26/2015 07:46 AM PST - Two small planes -- one of them from Tracy -- ran out of fuel and crash-landed into the Pacific Ocean off Hawaii, but the five people aboard both aircraft survived, authorities said.  

California court rules rent control applies to formerly teen-aged tenant
01/26/2015 07:46 AM PST - A San Francisco resident has succeeded -- for now -- in preventing his landlord from nearly doubling his rent because his parents moved out of the apartment where his family had lived since he was a young teenager.  

A Valentine for your ex: Adopt a cockroach or scorpion in thier honor at SF Zoo
01/26/2015 10:09 AM PST - Feeling the sting of rejection? Itching to get even with an ex? The San Francisco Zoo is offering the burned and spurned masses the chance to "adopt" a hissing cockroach or giant scorpion in honor of their special ex-someone for Valentine's Day.  

3 people injured after deck collapsed in San Francisco
01/26/2015 07:33 AM PST - Three people were transported to a hospital this evening after a deck collapsed in San Francisco's Excelsior District, a fire dispatcher said.  

Gilroy Costco store warns shoppers about possible measles exposure
01/26/2015 07:38 AM PST - GILROY -- A Costco store in Gilroy is warning shoppers about possible measles exposure that may have occurred at the store earlier this month, according to media sources. 

Pacifica: Firefighters contain huge vegetation fire
01/26/2015 10:55 AM PST - Firefighters have contained a large vegetation fire in Pacifica this morning which resulted in the evacuation of about 90 homes. 

Airports in San Francisco, San Jose cancelling flights due to East Coast blizzard
01/26/2015 07:04 AM PST - Thirty-eight departures and 21 arrivals have been cancelled so far for today at San Francisco International Airport, an airport official said this morning.  

Sunnyvale: Bicyclist hit and killed on Highway 85 was drunk, CHP says
01/26/2015 11:07 AM PST - A 24-year-old man from Merced was under the influence of alcohol when he was hit and killed while riding a bicycle on Highway 85 in Sunnyvale over the weekend. 

Bay Area cities will see millions of dollars more for pothole repairs
01/26/2015 05:44 AM PST - The Bay Area's long-neglected and crumbling streets will be getting a desperately needed face-lift, much to the relief of motorists who often have to pay hundreds of dollars for repairs after slamming into a jarring pothole. 

Polina Edmunds of San Jose chosen for World Figure Skating Championships
01/26/2015 05:56 AM PST - Polina Edmunds, an Archbishop Mitty junior, was selected to compete in the World Figure Skating Championships a day after placing fourth at nationals 

Photos: Inside former Oakland A's star Rickey Henderson's Arizona mansion for sale
01/26/2015 05:55 AM PST - Oakland A's great Rickey Henderson has listed a $2.299 million mansion in the Phoenix area.