Cellular Phone Theft Leads to BART Lockdown
A man's cell phone was stolen while he was on BART around 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday night, which lead to a lockdown and search of the Dublin side of the Dublin Pleasanton BART station. An off-duty San Francisco Police officer helped to chase the suspect. Dublin Police and Camp Parks assisted BART Police during the search but the suspect was not found. Read the full story here.
A fence that caught fire on Tuesday night was extinguished by a garden hose before the fire department arrived. The fire, reported at 6705 Corte Del Vista, damaged the gas and electric meters of a nearby residence.
Discrimination Lawsuit Filed on Behalf of Inmates at Santa Rita Jail
The lawsuit, filed by advocates, alleges "inhumane conditions and discriminatory treatment of people with disabilities." The lawsuit was filed in Alameda County Superior Court. Disability Rights Advocates attorney Stuart Seaborn, one of the lawyers representing the plaintiffs, said the suit seeks no monetary damages but aims to compel Alameda County to stop using taxpayer funds to further the allegedly illegal and discriminatory conditions at Santa Rita Jail.
Deck The Halls
So you think you decorate your house for the holidays? We want to see! Enter our "Deck the House" contest and you could win $100,000 for your local school district and $500 to pay your electric bills!
'Tis the season to be safe when it comes to shopping, decorating and protecting yourself. Read our tips from Pleasanton Police about keeping safe during the holidays. Stoneridge Shopping Center offers tips to protect shoppers from seasonal Grinches looking to prey on consumers.
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Bay City News contributed to this report.