Castro Valley man sentenced for obtaining $1.6M in COVID scheme

A Castro Valley man was sentenced to 2½ years in prison after he pleaded guilty to spending more than $1.6 million in unemployment benefits that belonged to other people during the pandemic, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office in Northern California. 

BART trains moving slower due to Bay Area heat

BART trains are running at slower speeds between Orinda and Pittsburg/Baypoint stations and between Castro Valley and Dublin/Pleasanton stations Saturday due to the warm weather.