Soon after firefighters started putting out the flames, they heard ammunition exploding inside.
Firefighters in San Leandro faced added danger on Tuesday as they tried to put out a house fire.
Vice President Kamala Harris urged voters in California to defend the Democratic Party's progressive values by defeating the recall against Gov. Gavin Newsom. Her appearance Wednesday in San Leandro comes just six days before election day.
A19-year San Leandro police veteran, who also served as the union treasurer, has been sentenced to two years probation after he pleaded guilty to embezzling and misappropriating funds, specifically for approving overtime for time he didn't work, the Alameda County District Attorney said.
Qiamuddin Safi learned Thursday that a loved one died in a suicide bombing while trying to get into the Kabul airport.
After narrowly escaping Kabul himself, Qiamuddin Safi worried for his family left behind in Afghanistan. He's now learned his cousin is among those dead after a suicide bomb explosion at Abbey Gate.
Qiamuddin Safi says it was a difficult and painful journey back home to San Leandro, having to leave behind his father and other relatives.
A passenger was killed early Saturday when the car they were riding in overturned on a Davis Street on-ramp to northbound Interstate 880 in San Leandro, the California Highway Patrol said.
Three people were shot in San Leandro after a birthday party got out of hand.
The California Highway Patrol is looking for a driver who struck and killed an East Bay man on Interstate 880 and kept going.
Retired San Leandro police officer pleaded not guilty to voluntary manslaughter charges for shooting Steven Taylor last year.
Investigators say there's been a huge increase in catalytic converter thefts in San Leandro and regionally. Police advise vehicle owners to install aftermarket guards under their vehicles.
The city of San Leandro on Tuesday announced the appointment of its next chief of police. Abdul Pridgen comes with 29 years of law enforcement experience.
Year to date, San Leandro police have seen a 65% increase from 2020. A monthly average comparison to 2019 is showing an increase of 431%.
On June 17 a woman was robbed of her purse in the Costco parking lot on Davis Street, police said. However police were able to nab the suspects, not far from where the crime occurred.
A fire broke out in a San Leandro commercial building Monday night, fire officials said.
Suspects were arrested and guns recovered by San Leandro police following a home invasion robbery and a shooting on Tuesday, police said.
This surveillance video shows the suspects.
Susan Manheimer most recently served as the interim chief of the Oakland Police Department.
The city of San Leandro said that one of two officers involved in the death of a Black man wielding a bat at a Walmart store last year must be retrained in de-escalation tactics before he is released back to full patrol duties.