Sideshow spectators in Antioch could face up to six months in jail and a $1,000 fine.
Sideshows cropped up throughout the Bay Area – in Oakland, San Jose and Santa Rosa – on Cinco de Mayo, as crowds whipped out their cell phones to watch cars doing donuts and driving recklessly on city streets.
The East Bay city of Pittsburg has a new tool in its effort to prevent large sideshow gatherings in its city.
SFPD said they are investigating three separate sideshows that happened over the weekend in San Francisco. Residents said they are nervous about the recent increase in sideshow activity in the city.
An overnight sideshow took over the streets of downtown San Francisco, according to residents who live in the area. Video captured the cars screeching in the intersection, narrowly missing spectators.
A driver fleeing from police on a day of multiple sideshows in San Jose allegedly rammed into a patrol car and hit an officer who was on foot, police said Monday.
Livermore police said one person was shot and one arrested during a sideshow early Wednesday. Footage seen here shows a sideshow in the same area from the night before.
A 40-year-old man was shot and wounded while trying to get the license plate of a reckless driver in a Livermore neighborhood, a day after a sideshow in the same neighborhood.
San Jose police said three people were seriously injured during illegal sideshows Saturday night.
Oakland police are investigating shootings that occurred in an Oakland sideshow Saturday morning, killing one man and injuring two others.
Oakland police arrested three people, recovered two firearms, and impounded three vehicles in response to an illegal sideshow that officers say turned violent over the weekend.
Police are investigating a Friday night sideshow in downtown Oakland. A video shows one person was hit by a car during the sideshow.
Police say 300 people attended a sideshow in Benicia and one person was arrested for alleged reckless driving and possession of a controlled substance. Some businesses were vandalized and burglarized by people who attended the sideshow, police said.
A witness shared video of a large and loud sideshow in Oakland on Broadway and Grand Avenue. The witness said about 100 people were in attendance. The footage was recorded with a good vantage point to see multiple cars doing donuts.
Police say 300 people attended a sideshow in Benicia and one person was arrested for alleged reckless driving and possession of a controlled substance. Some businesses were vandalized and burglarized by people who'd attened the sideshow, police say.
A sideshow overtook the streets of a quiet San Francisco neighborhood, worrying residents that this could become common.
Oakland police said they arrested two people connected to massive sideshows. At least 200 vehicles were involved in sideshows across Oakland this weekend, police said.
A driver performing stunts in a parking lot ran into trouble by running into a light pole.
The notorious illegal car shows known as sideshows are moving into some of San Francisco's quieter neighborhoods. Sideshows took place on the west side of town, almost at the same time.
A new law in California imposes a harsher punishment for those who participate in illegal sideshows.