Crude oil broke $100 a barrel today, the International Herald-Tribune reported. Gas prices are certain to follow suit. The high cost of commuting isn't likely to do anything good for home prices in the outlying areas of the East Bay.
Not a single police officer has been arrested or charged with a crime yet. Key witness Celeste Guap is stuck in a Florida jail. Alameda County DA O’Malley says she can’t prosecute officers until Guap returns.