CASTRO VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — Alameda County sheriff's detectives are conducting a criminal investigation into a nursing home that closed Thursday and left behind 14 sick and elderly patients. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that paramedics called to the Valley Manor Residential Care center in Castro Valley found bedridden patients attended by a handful of staff members who stayed to help them, despite not being paid.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sacramento police a drive-by shooting outside a Halloween party has left one man dead and six others wounded. Police told KCRA that the party Saturday night was promoted online as being an adults-only event at a business called Studio 8. Police are looking for a vehicle described as a midnight blue, two-door BMW.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — As beef prices rise, it's turning into the Wild West in California. The Sacramento Bee reports that the State Bureau of Livestock Identification has found a 22 percent increase in cattle rustling over the last few years. Over 1,300 head of cattle were reported stolen or missing last year. One steer can sell for $1,000 or more.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A new exhibit of British painter David Hockney's work, has opened in the deYoung Museum in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. The show that opened Saturday is billed as the museum's largest ever, filling two floors with a survey of works from 1999 to present. It includes works by Hockney on his latest artistic tool, the iPad.