Excessive heat watch has Cal Fire hopping with triple-digit temps

As the Bay Area braces for hot weather on Tuesday, CalFire says it's preparing for a potentially busy week. The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat watch for Tuesday, with parts of the North, East, and South Bay expected to see triple digit temperatures.

Theft suspect caught with 37 pounds of stolen mail, counterfeit keys

Emeryville Police said a mail thief was caught in the act breaking into the mail room at Bridgewater condominiums along Christie Avenue early Wednesday morning and opening mailboxes. The investigation uncovered 37 pounds of stolen mail and counterfeit keys used to access mailboxes.

Fast moving grassfire threatens homes in Pittsburg

Firefighters battled a fast moving grassfire in Pittsburg Tuesday afternoon, which threatened a nearby neighborhood. The fire, which at one point grew to nearly 20 acres, was caused by someone living in a nearby homeless encampment, according to Contra Costa County Fire.

Unsolved Jane Doe murder case reopened using rootless hair DNA

In 1985, a woman was found shot and killed in a field in Newark. To this day, no one knows who she is. Rootless hair DNA and drawings developed from pictures of her skull may provide the leads to help crack the case and ultimately find the killer.

Alameda County reinstates indoor mask mandate

Beginning Friday, June 3, masks must be worn in indoor settings including offices, restaurants, public transportation, and other public places in Alameda County due to the rising number of COVID cases.