Concord: Magnitude-2.8 quake follows Sunday swarm

A magnitude-2.8 earthquake shook up the East Bay region Monday, the latest in a swarm of quakes that have rattled residents' nerves. 
Antioch: Police pull man out of canal
Police rescued a man who was stuck in a canal behind Sutter Delta Medical Center on Monday afternoon, officials said. 

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
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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. 
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'An Ember in the Ashes' poised to set YA market afire

After a launch party April 28 at Kepler's Books, Sabaa Tahir of Mountain View will embark on a seven-city national book tour; and Paramount has already snapped up the movie rights in a seven-figure deal and foreign rights have been sold in 24 countries.