Memorial for man killed in Oakland laptop robbery draws hundreds

Last Tuesday was Shuo’s birthday. He spent the day working on his laptop at the Starbucks when a man grabbed his laptop. Shuo ran after the thief but was dragged by the getaway car and suffered severe head trauma. He died a few feet from the Starbucks. 

Deputies detain man driving stolen car in Lafayette, locate two firearms

The suspect vehicle was seen going westbound on state Highway 24 near the Pleasant Hill Road exit in Lafayette and deputies followed, but did not chase, the vehicle to West Oakland, where it was pulled over at Willow and Goss streets, the Sheriff's Office said in a news release.

Oakland police continues increased sideshow enforcement

The Oakland Police Department this weekend is continuing its extra staffing on duty specifically to combat and prevent "sideshows," the impromptu gatherings at which cars spin in the street and where spectators sometimes get injured, or where vandalism sometimes occurs.