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2 hrs ago | East Bay Express
A new comprehensive report on gentrification in Oakland and San Francisco received much attention last week from Bay Area news outlets.
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2 hrs ago | East Bay Express
During the first warm days of spring, when the flowers start blooming, bees begin to swarm, and this is a good thing.
6 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
With the Common Core initiative generating questions and controversy, a group of parents are holding a forum to present balanced views both for and against the Common Core Standards.
10 hrs ago | Patch.com
A 24-year-old man was arrested for sexual battery against a woman on Thursday morning near the MacArthur BART station in Oakland, police said.
14 hrs ago | Patch.com
Information provided by San Leandro Police Nixle Alerts - On Monday at 3:50pm, San Leandro Police Officers responded to Alameda County Industries, located at 610 Aladdin Ave. on a report of the discovery of two hand grenades by employees.
17 hrs ago | Current
Fired Pacifica Executive Director, in an April 1 screen grab from a documentary filmed by the Labor Video Project.
OAKLAND - The chief financial officer for Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District has been arrested and accused embezzling more than a half-million dollars from religious organizations that provide for the poor, according to prosecutors.
The Alameda County Board of Supervisors announced the appointment of David Rocha as Alameda County Fire Chief, effective April 14, 2014.
The huge fire that ripped through a building on Second Street in West Berkeley on Saturday night not only affected well-known businesses like Import Tile and The Wooden Duck, but destroyed the livelihood of more than 20 artisans.
The Danville family of a 21-month-old girl declared brain-dead after surgery filed suit Friday against the Oakland hospital at the center of the Jahi McMath saga, saying that the hospital's doctors botched an attempt to repair their daughter's birth defect, pressured the family to donate the girl's organs as they grieved and lied about an autopsy.
After following up on a tip from a runner, searchers Saturday found the body of the Menlo Park woman who was missing on Mount Tamalpais.
The plan for Tri-City residents to cut back water use during the drought has brought good and bad news: It conserved the Alameda County Water District's supply at a crucial time but lowered the agency's income.
Berkeley is poised to become even more bicycle friendly under major new funding approved by a key Metropolitan Transportation Commission committee on April 9. The funding will enable the city to roll out bike sharing in a pilot expansion of the Bay Area Bike Share program now operating in San Francisco and four other cities.
The California Department of Social Services illegally refuses to hire people who have an arrest, but no conviction, their records, a class action claims in Alameda County Court.
The more letters Oakland Councilwoman Rebecca Kaplan writes -- and forwards to reporters -- the more speculation swirls about whether she will run for mayor.