Misappropriation of funds allegation at San Leandro Catholic church

Church of the Assumption on Fulton Avenue in San Leandro. A lay person employed by a Catholic church in San Leandro is suspected of misappropriating an undisclosed amount of funds from the church, the Diocese of Oakland said on Wednesday. A forensic investigation of the Church of the Assumption's finances was conducted last October and … Continue reading Misappropriation of funds allegation at San Leandro Catholic church

Alameda County Dems ask AG to investigate fatal shooting by San Leandro Police

Alameda County Democratic Party leaders approved a resolution to urge the state attorney general to investigate the April 18 fatal shooting of Steven Taylor by San Leandro Police. The resolution was conceived by Pamela Price, a member of the committee and former candidate for Alameda County district attorney two years ago. Price believes the San … Continue reading Alameda County Dems ask AG to investigate fatal shooting by San Leandro Police

Alameda County supes will investigate Alameda Health System; propose new governance model

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors will investigate allegations made by hospital workers that Alameda Health System hospitals were unprepared for the pandemic and have failed to protect employees during the covid-19 crisis, they said this week. In addition, Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan said she will present an alternative governance model for oversight of … Continue reading Alameda County supes will investigate Alameda Health System; propose new governance model

Eight Alameda firefighters quarantined, tested for COVID-19

Alameda County health officials ordered eight City of Alameda firefighters quarantined for potential exposure to the coronavirus (COVID-19). An Alameda firefighter tested positive for the coronavirus on Tuesday, the city announced the next day. An investigation by the Alameda County Public Health Department identified eight other Alameda firefighters who were in direct contact with the … Continue reading Eight Alameda firefighters quarantined, tested for COVID-19

Anger, questions over Hayward police killing roils council meeting

The Hayward City Council chambers erupted in chants of "Shut it down!" and "What are you hiding?!" after the family of Agustin Gonsalez, the 29-year-old father of two killed by Hayward police officer was again denied answers following the shooting last November on O'Neill Avenue. Gonsalez family members and supporters delivered several public comments during … Continue reading Anger, questions over Hayward police killing roils council meeting