Angela Ruggiero, East Bay Times

Angela Ruggiero

East Bay Times

San Francisco, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Angela:

Oakland passes new tenant rights protections to stop ‘harassing’ landlords

The city of Oakland passed an amended ordinance Tuesday that gives more protections to renters, and tries to stop harassing landlord behavior. → Read More

Alameda County sheriff’s lieutenant fired after inmate dies when left chained to door

Alameda County Sheriff’s lieutenant Craig Cedergren was fired this weekend for his role in the death of inmate Christian Madrigal on June 2019. → Read More

East Bay deputy sheriff in critical condition with COVID-19

An Alameda County Sheriff’s Deputy is fighting for his life after he contracted COVID-19. → Read More

East Bay deputy sheriff in critical condition with COVID-19

An Alameda County Sheriff’s Deputy is fighting for his life after he contracted COVID-19. → Read More

‘It was a massacre’: Family of man fatally shot by CHP announces lawsuit

The John Burris law firm announced a federal lawsuit Monday against the CHP for the fatal shooting of a man, Erik Salgado, and the injuries of his pregnant girlfriend. → Read More

East Bay district names acting superintendent after unexpected departure

The Dublin Unified School District approved an acting superintendent, Daniel Moirao, who will serve until the district finds a permanent superintendent. → Read More

PetSmart sued for dog’s near-death after grooming gone wrong

A pet owner is suing PetSmart over a near-death experience after her two-year-old dog, Winter, had rubber bands put on her ears, nearly cutting off her circulation. → Read More

Former East Bay Little League president charged with fraud

A Little League president was charged with embezzlement and fraud for allegedly stealing more than $22,000 from the youth league. → Read More

Two men convicted in kidnapping-murder Oakland hills case

Two men were convicted of the kidnapping, robbing and killing Reynaldo Vazquez in 2015 and leaving his body in the Oakland Hills. → Read More

Murder conviction overturned for man who shot neighbor in the head

OAKLAND — The murder conviction of a man who admitted to shooting his neighbor in the head in 2014, was overturned by an appeals court because of a technical error. Shawn Martin was convicted in Ap… → Read More

Air medical company agrees to $78 million settlement for overtime

An Alameda County Judge agreed to a $78 million settlement in a class-action lawsuit against Air Methods Corporation and flight crew members. → Read More

East Bay city denies massive housing, retail project

A large "At Dublin" project on 76 acres of land that would have added 566 new units to the city, was denied by council. → Read More

Body cam video of inmate death shows little resistance from mentally ill man

Alameda County Sheriff’s Office released body camera footage of the death of Christian Madrigal, a 20 year-old man who was found unresponsive after being left alone chained to a cell door Jun… → Read More

Oakland board votes to eliminate its police force at school campuses

The board of the Oakland Unified School District voted Wednesday to eliminate its police department from school campuses. → Read More

County mismanaged jail projects, potentially costing millions, grand jury finds

The Alameda County Civil Grand Jury said in a report that capital projects, particularly at Santa Rita Jail through the county's General Services Agency, have been mismanaged for decades. → Read More

Dublin Unified superintendent unexpectedly resigns from district

The Superintendent of Dublin Unified School District Dave Marken abruptly turned in his resignation Tuesday night at a school board meeting, effective immediately. → Read More

DA: No charges in death of mentally ill man who died in custody, chained to door

Alameda County District Attorney cleared any law enforcement of potential criminal charges in the death of Christian Madrigal, who was found unresponsive after being left restrained with a long chain to the door of his cell. → Read More

Grand jury: Castlemont High and district ‘are failing its students,’ report finds

An Alameda County Civil Grand Jury report found evidence that Castlemont High School educators misused an online system to help pass students that would have otherwise failed, shedding light on the 2019 grading scandal. → Read More

Police: Milpitas officer fatally shoots alleged knife-wielding man

A man died after being shot by a Milpitas Police officer Sunday after allegedly wielding a knife following a stabbing, police said. → Read More

Police searching for missing 15-year-old Gilroy girl

Gilroy Police are looking for 15-year-old Cali Everhart, last seen June 16 in Gilroy. → Read More