REPORT: Body Found in West Oakland

September 29, 2015 10:41 am · 0 comments

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Police are investigating reports of a body found in West Oakland this morning.

A body was reportedly located at 8:15 a.m. in the 2600 block of Union Street, according to police.

No other information about the case was immediately available.

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An online postage service has agreed to settle a consumer lawsuit brought by both the Santa Clara County and Santa Cruz County district attorney’s offices for claims of false and misleading advertising.

Stamps.com will pay $4 million in the settlement, which includes $2.5 million in penalties and costs and $1.5 million in restitution for victims, according to prosecutors.

The company, based in El Segundo in Southern California, charges customers a monthly service fee to purchase stamps online and print the stamps from their home computers.

A joint investigation by the two district attorney’s offices alleged the company offered a no-risk trial without “clearly and conspicuously” disclosing that at the trial’s end, customers would be automatically enrolled in their fee-based monthly service, prosecutors said.

California law requires that such disclosures are clear and conspicuous so that consumers are informed of all the terms and conditions before they agree, according to prosecutors.

“The law seeks to make sure consumers are protected and avoid hidden costs of an automatic enrollment or subscription service,” Santa Clara County Deputy District Attorney Francisca Allen said.

“Sometimes such services are difficult to get out of. Sometimes people don’t even notice they are paying for the service at all,” Allen said.

Stamps.com has cooperated in the investigation and made efforts to resolve the issue, including changing its website so that the details of its trial period are prominent and easy to understand, prosecutors said.

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A suspected burglar from Oakland is behind bars in Martinez after allegedly burglarizing the Verizon Wireless store on Arnold Dr. on Monday morning.

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Police are seeking a suspect who tried to take the phone of a 15-year-old as the juvenile was waiting for a bus in Hercules last week.

At 3:17 p.m. last Wednesday, the 15-year-old was waiting at a bus stop near San Pablo Avenue and Victoria Crescent West when two people approached him, according to police.

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Whole Foods announced this week they plan to cut 1,500 jobs throughout the next eight weeks, but they claim most of those who are layed-off will find other job within the company.

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FOUR VIDEOS: Tables Turned! Man Takes Package off Porch, Victim Takes Purse Out of Car

September 29, 2015

A man who took a package from the front porch of a home near Denkinger Rd. in Concord learned the hard way what happens when the victim fights back. Here’s what the victim had to say about the incident. This happened at 4:12pm on Friday Sep.25. These people have no fear, three cars in the […]

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Oakley Council Votes to Sever Sheriff’s Contract, Form Own Police Department

April 29, 2015

Facing mounting costs to contract police services through the sheriff’s office, the Oakley City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to form its own police department, according to city officials. The vote to establish the department was “just another step forward” in severing ties to the sheriff’s office, Mayor Doug Hardcastle said. The issue has never been […]

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Oakland: Two People Robbed & Pistol Whipped

April 28, 2015

Two people were the victim of a robbery and pistol-whipping Sunday in Oakland, according to the Oakland Police Department. The incident occurred at about 3:50 a.m. in the 1800 block of 39th Avenue, Officer K. Tran said. Tran said both victims declined medical treatment. Police said two armed suspects fled the area with some of […]

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One Person Dead Following Train -vs- Vehicle Collision

April 28, 2015

One person died and one person is in the hospital after a collision Monday night between a vehicle and train in unincorporated Solano County, according to the California Highway Patrol. CHP Officer Peter Van Eckhardt said the first report of the collision near the intersection of Fox and Hawkins roads came in at 9:44 p.m. […]

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Start of Spare the Air Season Highlights Commuting Alternatives

April 28, 2015

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District announced the official start of this year’s Spare the Air summer season Monday. The Spare the Air program aims to reduce air pollution in the Bay Area by encouraging people to drive less and find alternative ways to work, BAAQMD officials said. “Increasingly, Bay Area roads are at […]

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19-year-old Man Fatally Stabbed in Parking Lot During Fight

April 27, 2015

An altercation at a parking lot in Belmont on Saturday night ended with the fatal stabbing of a 19-year-old man, police said today. The victim was identified as Belmont resident Denis Meshchyshyn, Belmont police Capt. Patrick Halleran said. Around 7:30 p.m. Saturday, police and firefighters responded to a report of a stabbing in the 600 […]

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Stabbing that Injured 25-year-old Man May Have Been Self-Defense

April 27, 2015

A 25-year-old Antioch resident is in stable condition after he was stabbed in the abdomen Saturday morning in Oakley, a police sergeant said today. Officers responded around 8:30 a.m. to a report of a person lying on the ground with a stab wound in the 400 block of Duckhorn Court, Oakley police Sgt. Robert Roberts […]

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Concord Girl Dies During Collision on I-80

April 27, 2015

A 17-year-old Concord female died Sunday morning after a three-vehicle crash in Vacaville, according to the California Highway Patrol. The CHP received multiple calls of a crash on westbound Interstate Highway 80 just west of Leisure Town Road at about 12:40 a.m., CHP Officer Damian Cistaro said. Cistaro said officers discovered that at least one […]

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Woman’s Body Found on Stairs, Foul Play Not Suspected

April 27, 2015

A body of a woman has been found near or in the Nob Hill neighborhood of San Francisco this morning, according to the San Francisco Police Department. Police said at about 2:50 a.m. someone found the woman’s body on the stairs of a building in the 600 block of Stockton Street. Police said they don’t […]

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