(Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group)
Antioch: Welders touch off blaze at auto garage

Fire crews battled a blaze that severely damaged half of a commercial garage Friday night at 10th and L streets in Antioch.  
Oakland: CHP arrests teen girl accused of stealing car, slipping out of handcuffs
Officers on Friday found and arrested a 16-year-old girl who escaped police custody, according to California Highway Patrol. 

OAKLAND HOMICIDES
Database: Homicides in Oakland 2001-2012

See where Oakland homicides have occurred, and information on the victims, from Jan. 1, 2001 to Dec. 31, 2012. 
OPD SHOOTINGS
( )
Police: San Jose, Gilroy residents arrested in Riverside County kidnapping and pimping scheme

Five people from Gilroy and San Jose were arrested in Southern California over the weekend after they kidnapped a Compton woman at gunpoint and tried to force her into prostitution in Riverside County, authorities said. 
OAKLAND ROBBERIES
Map: Robberies in Oakland police beats

Search our map to find where the most robberies occurred in Oakland from Jan. 1, 2013 to April 9, 2013. 
(Courtesy of Bijou)
New chef at Hayward's Bijou; Bay Area food fundraisers

It's a homecoming for Rodrigo CedeƱo , who has returned to his native Hayward to take over the role of executive chef at downtown's Bijou Restaurant & Bar. And chefs throughout the Bay Area are cooking for causes, including the Dining Out for Life AIDS fundraiser.