George Kelly, East Bay Times

George Kelly

East Bay Times

Oakland, CA, United States

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Recent:
  • East Bay Times
  • San Jose Mercury News
Past:
  • Santa Cruz Sentinel
  • The Daily Democrat
  • Oakland Tribune

Recent articles by George:

Oakland: Man injured in East Oakland shooting

Police are at the scene of an injury shooting Thursday afternoon in an East Oakland neighborhood. → Read More

Convict in East Bay child rape, murder dies on San Quentin death row

A 76-year-old man convicted of the rape and murder of an 8-year-old San Pablo girl died Wednesday, authorities said. → Read More

Oakland: Firefighters respond to fire at East Oakland field stands

Firefighters were working to put out a single-alarm fire that damaged stands at a field near an East Oakland elementary school Wednesday night, authorities said. → Read More

East Oakland injury shooting under investigation

Police were investigating an injury shooting Wednesday in an East Oakland neighborhood, authorities said. → Read More

Oakland: Police respond to I-580 injury shooting in East Oakland

Police were responding to Interstate 580 for reports of an injury shooting that injured at least three people, authorities said. → Read More

Oakland police: Alleged weekend hate crimes under investigation

Police released a few details about weekend incident under investigation as possible hate crimes Tuesday, and continued to remind residents of ways to share information about any similar incidents. → Read More

Ex-UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital CEO Bert Lubin dies at 81

Former UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital President and CEO Dr. Bert Lubin died Saturday at home. He was 81. → Read More

Alameda County health officer receives Sacramento appointment

Alameda County Public Health Officer Dr. Erica Pan will become California’s state epidemiologist, the Alameda County Public Health Department said Monday. → Read More

Oakland police officer arrested in stalking, harassment case

Police said a sworn officer was arrested Monday on suspicion of multiple charges in connection with a former relationship with a city employee. → Read More

Contra Costa: Iron Horse Trail fires under investigation as arson

Several small fires beside different parts of the Iron Horse Trail were contained and under investigation as arson cases Monday, spurring authorities to remind residents of safety tips before the upcoming Fourth of July weekend. → Read More

Berkeley activist, radio executive Margy Wilkinson dies at 76

Longtime city resident and activist and former radio executive Margy Wilkinson died Saturday at her South Berkeley home. She was 76. → Read More

San Jose: CHP investigates after person shot in face

SAN JOSE — The California Highway Patrol officers were investigating an injury shooting that closed down an off-ramp for several hours Sunday, authorities said. Just before 3:40 p.m., officer… → Read More

Oakland: Illegal fireworks cause three-alarm fire

Investigators looking into a three-alarm East Oakland fire early Sunday said it was caused by illegal fireworks, heightening concerns about the munitions' ongoing sale and increasing usage in the run-up to the Fourth of July holiday weekend. → Read More

Alameda neighbors support resident as police investigate vandalism episode

Officers were investigating an apparent vandalism episode that left several residents' vehicles damaged by graffiti Sunday, while community members responded with supportive gestures. → Read More

Oakland police: No one hurt during carjacking arrest, citing body-camera footage

Police said they have reviewed body-worn camera footage and confirmed a carjacking suspect taken into custody this weekend was unhurt. → Read More

Oakland: Police remove effigy, flag found beside Lake Merritt

A day after ropes described as nooses were taken down from trees in an Oakland park, police removed an effigy and American flag discovered on a lakeside tree Thursday. → Read More

Moraga man charged with wire fraud, filing false tax return

A former Moraga Chamber of Commerce president was charged in a complaint unsealed in U.S. District Court Wednesday with counts of wire fraud, aiding and abetting and filing a false tax return, a U.S. Justice Department spokesperson said. → Read More

East Oakland injury shooting under investigation

At least two people were injured after a shooting Wednesday evening in an East Oakland neighborhood, authorities said. → Read More

Oakland: City removes nooses found at Lake Merritt park

City officials announced plans for swift action Wednesday after reports of nooses seen in a park at Lake Merritt began spreading on social media. → Read More

San Leandro police release body-camera footage involving woman who claimed excessive force

The city's police department released body-camera footage and report details Tuesday related to a year-old traffic stop that led a detained woman to file a federal lawsuit last month. → Read More