David DeBolt, Santa Cruz Sentinel

David DeBolt

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Oakland, CA, United States

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  • East Bay Times
  • Santa Cruz Sentinel
  • San Jose Mercury News
  • The Daily Democrat
  • Vacaville Reporter
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  • The Denver Post
  • The Cannabist
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Past articles by David:

Beckwourth Complex Fire now largest California wildfire this year

As of Monday morning, it was 23 percent contained. → Read More

Beckwourth Complex Fire now largest California wildfire this year

As of Monday morning, it was 23 percent contained. → Read More

Two dogs rescued for burning Oakland home

The fire at the two-story home in the Allendale neighborhood was reported at at 2:48 a.m. → Read More

Driver killed in crash on Vallejo freeway

The crash was reported at about 12:08 p.m. on westbound I-780, just east of Glen Cove Road. → Read More

Richmond police lieutenant’s firing in 2016 sex exploitation scandal upheld by appellate court

In a decision on June 30, the California Court of Appeal, First Appellate District panel concluded the termination of Lt. Andre Hill was “harsh” but “within the range of reasonable discipline.”… → Read More

Oakland unveils its terms for Howard Terminal ballpark project

The city is asking the A’s to sign a non-relocation agreement lasting at least 45 years. → Read More

Names of CHP officers who killed Erik Salgado revealed in court documents

Newly unsealed court documents identify the officers as Eric Hulbert, Donald Saputa and Richard Henderson. All three are back on patrol, the CHP said. → Read More

Mass shootings are on the rise in Oakland, with six so far in 2021

The latest mass shooting happened on Saturday at Lake Merritt. One person was killed and three others were wounded. → Read More

Alameda County Sheriff Greg Ahern to seek re-election in 2022

Alameda County Sheriff Greg Ahern said he plans to run for re-election in 2022, ending any doubt he might follow District Attorney Nancy O’Malley into retirement. → Read More

CHP: Gov. Newsom assaulted by ‘aggressive’ person in Oakland

A 54-year-old man was arrested Thursday for allegedly assaulting Gov. Gavin Newsom in downtown Oakland, authorities said. → Read More

Mayor Schaaf: Two dozen Oakland officers disciplined over response to George Floyd protest

Chief LeRonne Armstrong will announce the exact number of officers disciplined and the severity of the discipline as well as policy changes at a noon press conference, Mayor Libby Schaaf said. → Read More

VTA shooter blew up on radio dispatch, complained about pay, vacation, coworkers say

The sheriff’s office on Friday revealed VTA maintenance worker Samuel Cassidy had an arsenal of guns, ammunition and Molotov cocktails in his home and he set a makeshift time-delayed device d… → Read More

VTA shooter blew up on radio dispatch, complained about pay, vacation, coworker say

The sheriff’s office on Friday revealed VTA maintenance worker Samuel Cassidy had an arsenal of guns, ammunition and Molotov cocktails in his home and he set a makeshift time-delayed device d… → Read More

Heavy police presence at home of VTA employee which caught fire Wednesday morning

SAN JOSE — There is a heavy police presence at a San Jose home belonging to a Valley Transportation employee which caught fire early Wednesday around the time of a mass shooting at a VTA ligh… → Read More

Oakland party bus shooting leaves one person dead, others wounded

At least one person has died and others were wounded early Tuesday morning in a shooting involving a party bus in Oakland, witnesses and relatives of the victims told the Bay Area News Group. → Read More

Oakland deputy chief to be named new Alameda police chief, sources say

The city of Alameda will announce that the city’s next top cop will be Oakland Police Department Deputy Chief Nishant Joshi, two sources with knowledge of the decision said Monday afternoon. → Read More

Bay Area police shooting videos follow same recipe; critics call it ‘slick marketing’

The videos showing what police euphemistically call “officer-involved shootings”; follow the same formula: a 3-D map of the scene, 911 dispatch tapes and text set up a narrative before … → Read More

Bay Area police shooting videos follow same recipe; critics call it ‘slick marketing’

The videos showing what police euphemistically call “officer-involved shootings” follow the same formula: a 3-D map of the scene, 911 dispatch tapes and text set up a narrative before v… → Read More

California AG to review Vallejo police killing of Sean Monterrosa

“What is needed is a fair and complete, impartial, thorough and transparent review,” Attorney General Rob Bonta said a news conference Thursday. → Read More

California AG to review Vallejo police killing of Sean Monterrosa

“What is needed is a fair and complete, impartial, thorough and transparent review,” Attorney General Rob Bonta said a news conference Thursday. → Read More