West Contra Costa: Mass transit study to seek solutions to I-80 traffic snarls
The West Contra Costa Transportation Advisory Committee is looking to evaluate several transit options, including express buses, ferries and wBART, an extension of BART to northwestern Contra Costa County, as an alternative to automobiles along the I-80 corridor from the Alameda County line to the Carquinez Bridge.
A dryer is being blamed for a small fire that broke out Friday afternoon at a Montclair nail salon, although no injuries were reported.
Four teenage boys were arrested Friday after five East Oakland street robberies, including one left a woman beaten so badly she was hospitalized, police said.
The boy and an 18-year-old were shot in North Oakland and a man was shot earlier in the day in West Oakland.
Similar laws have been passed in about 45 states nationwide. In addition, a federal law was passed last year that rewards states that make it mandatory that schools stock epinephrine by giving them preferential treatment in awarding certain grants.
A resident suffered a broken leg while jumping from a second-story window to escape a house fire early Christmas morning in North Oakland, a fire official said.
The many clashing 'Colors of 2015'
Pantone's 'color of the year' for 2015 -- chosen by the New Jersey-based color-matching company for interiors, fashion, makeup and more -- is Marsala, an earthy, wine-red hue. But many paint companies have chosen colors of their own for the new year, including Coastal Surf and Coral Reef -- which don't mesh with Marsala at all.
Has One Direction lost its luster?
'NCIS' repeat and holiday cartoons top British boy band's behind-the-scenes special Tuesday night.