Several large illegal sideshows took place over the weekend in San Francisco, on the Bay Bridge, and in Brentwood.
Police were busy this weekend breaking up more dangerous sideshows on the Bay Bridge and in Brentwood.
Police said that shots were fired at sideshows in Vallejo and Richmond over the weekend. A spectator was also arrested with their vehicle towed
San Jose police officers employed a new tactic over the weekend to disrupt sideshow activity, resulting in over 700 citations being issued to stunt drivers and spectators.
Illegal sideshows erupted throughout the Bay Area over the weekend in cities from Vallejo to Hayward.
Police in Vallejo said they interrupted a sideshow with approximately 300 cars on Saturday night.
Authorities in the city of Santa Clara are taking action, after a sideshow turned violent over the weekend. They say gunfire erupted and several cars were hit.
San Francisco Supervisor Matt Dorsey proposed a series of strategies aimed at deterring stunt driving. It comes following a disproportional number of sideshows playing out in District 6, with close proximity to the Bay Bridge.
A proposed sideshow ordinance in Santa Rosa would give police officers the ability to arrest or cite spectators.
At least two sideshows broke out in Oakland over the weekend. Gunshots were fired at both. Participants also threw firecrackers, rocks and bottles at police.
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency has seven pilot locations where various techniques are being used to prevent stunt driving, donuts and speeding. Oakland and San Jose are also installing donut-deterring devices to stop sideshows.
Another San Francisco sideshow occurred just blocks from the Embarcadero and neighbors said police aren't doing enough to stop these incidents from happening.
New video sent in by a viewer shows at least two people getting hit pretty hard by cars doing donuts and speeding about in San Francisco over the weekend.
Two large and unruly sideshows were broken up by San Francisco police early on the morning of September 11.
Police in San Francisco broke up two large sideshows that took over intersections in the middle of the night.
A sideshow on the edge of the Mission District on Sunday night shut down traffic for over 15 minutes. Video from the scene shows multiple cars and people participating.
Some drivers say they were frustrated after illegal sideshows were held across Oakland and San Jose this weekend, all of which were caught on camera.
A young father who was seriously injured after being struck by a car at a Vallejo sideshow last month is making a miraculous recovery. He tells us what he plans to do with his second chance at life.
A vigil was held Wednesday for a teen who was struck by a car participating in a sideshow in Vallejo over the holiday weekend.
Police in Vallejo are investigating two sideshow-related incidents after one person was shot and another was hit by a car on Sunday night. Video shows the chaotic scene with over 200 cars involved.