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2 hrs ago | Oakland Post
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3 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
Union-represented resident physicians at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland are taking a no-confidence vote on hospital management's negotiator in the slow-moving contract talks between the two sides, which have been going on for 16 months.
6 hrs ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento
The Placer County Sheriff's Department arrested three people and are looking for a fourth person in connection with the theft of a large amount of baby formula from an Auburn store, officials said Thursday.
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A worker was injured Thursday afternoon when he fell from a wall at a construction site at Highland Hospital, officials said.
About 15 people were inside the home on the 600 block of Brockhurst Street at around 1 p.m., when the robbers struck, according to police.
Henderson's order followed a recent arbitrator's decision that forced the city to rehire police Officer Robert Roche - the cop who lobbed a tear-gas grenade at a group of people who were trying to help Iraq War veteran Scott Olsen, who was shot in the head by police during a 2011 Occupy Oakland protest.
Pro-Palestinian activists in the city of Oakland, California are blocking the docking of an Israeli commercial vessel in response to Israel's military campaign in Gaza.
The victim of the robbery in the 6000 block of Majestic Avenue, near Mills College, at about 9 a.m. last Thursday told police that she was approached by two suspects who demanded her purse and then escaped in a waiting vehicle.
Anthony Finnell, a former Indianapolis police officer and supervising investigator for the Independent Police Review Authority in Chicago, was appointed recently to head up the department that had gone more than a year without a permanent director.
Joseph Bontempo Jr., a 53-year-old locksmith, is accused of killing his wife of 12 years, Laurie Wolfe, 57, an Oakland businesswoman who owned the house on Saroni Drive where the couple lived.
Continuing unrest following the police shooting of an unarmed teen in Ferguson, Missouri, is prompting rallies and vigils throughout the country, including at least three Wednesday in the Bay Area.
CondA© Nast Traveler readers still have it in for Oakland, according to the results of their 2014 Readers' Choice survey , in which it ranked No.
This is starting to sound familiar. Medical marijuana advocates are calling for the last-minute death of Senate Bill 1193 - which was supposed to be a compromise between patients and police, until police successfully deleted the patients' part at the last minute.
The nation's largest trash hauler has filed a lawsuit claiming the city of Oakland illegally awarded a $1 billion contract to a local garbage company.
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