• AG Bonta backs Livermore in fight over downtown affordable housing

    LIVERMORE, Calif. (KRON) -- California Attorney General Rob Bonta on Tuesday filed an amicus brief in a lawsuit filed by the group Save Livermore Downtown against the city of Livermore, supporting the city's request for dismissal, or expedited review, of an appeal challenging the city's approval of Eden Housing's 130-unit, downtown affordable housing project. The []

  • Brush fire grows in Gorman; ‘Fire Tornado’ spotted

    Firefighters battled a fast-moving brush fire in hilly, open terrain in northwestern Los Angeles County Wednesday afternoon. The Sam Fire, which was burning in Gorman near Old Ridge Route and Lancaster Road, had grown to approximately 150 acres as of 6:15 p.m., according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department, and shortly after 7 p.m., []

  • East Bay laundromat owner fed up with crime, moves to Alabama

    ALAMEDA COUNTY, Calif. (KRON) -- A laundromat business owner has moved his entire family out of the Bay Area. His businesses may soon follow. The problem? A wave of crime. And there is video proof. "They had a stolen truck," said laundromat owner Derek Thoms who relocated from the East Bay to Alabama. "They back []

  • 'Cut his head off': Rep. Swalwell receives violent voicemail

    Rep. Eric Swalwell of California District 15 is no stranger to negative feedback, but he took to Twitter Wednesday to share a graphic voice message that he received.

  • ‘Exodus’ of police officers leaving San Jose, union says

    “Our department is flatlining, and we need our leaders to act now to resuscitate the SJPD,” union president Sean Pritchard said.

  • Three injured after car crash on Hwy 1 near Half Moon Bay

    SAN MATEO COUNTY, Calif. (KRON) -- Three people are hospitalized after a head-on collision on Highway 1 in El Granada Wednesday afternoon, Cal Fire CZU announced on Twitter. Highway 1 was closed in both directions, but as of 5:45 p.m., one-way traffic control is in effect. The crash happened on Highway 1 near the Half []

  • Rape reported on Stanford campus

    A rape occurred on Stanford University’s campus on Tuesday, according to a community crime alert shared by the university

  • 5 arrested for assault and robbery in Brentwood

    (KRON) -- Five suspects were arrested Tuesday after an altercation in the Brentwood City Hall parking structure. Officers from the City of Brentwood Police Department responded to the incident on Tuesday around 6:16 p.m., according to a social media post from the department. The victims had been at the parking structure when they were challenged []

  • Firefighter assaulted, injured after responding to fire near I-280 in San Jose

    SAN JOSE, Calif. (KRON) -- Crews responded to multiple brush fires that broke out Wednesday afternoon in the area of I-280 and Bird and Race Street in San Jose, the San Jose Fire Department tweeted. As of 5 p.m., the main body of the fire has been extinguished. However, an SJPD firefighter was assaulted by []

  • 2 arrested after catalytic converter theft leads to car chase in Daly City

    DALY CITY, Calif. (KRON) -- Two suspects were arrested after two catalytic converters were stolen Wednesday morning, the Daly City Police Department announced on Twitter. Officers responded to a report of two subjects cutting the catalytic converter off a vehicle near Lake Merced Blvd. and Southgate Blvd. KRON On is streaming news live now When []

  • Safe drug consumption site bill heads to governor for approval

    (BCN) -- A bill legalizing safe consumption sites for drug users in California passed the state Senate, meaning it's soon to arrive on Gov. Gavin Newsom's desk for final approval, Sen. Scott Wiener, D-San Francisco, announced Wednesday. According to current state and federal law, it is a crime to knowingly and willfully allow people to []

  • Newsom picks 1st Latina state Supreme Court chief justice

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom has nominated current state Supreme Court Associate Justice Patricia Guerrero as the next chief justice. Guerrero, the court's first Latina judge, has been on the state Supreme Court since March as an associate justice. She would replace Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye, who will step down once her []