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2 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
One person was killed and another seriously injured in a car crash in East Oakland Saturday morning, according to the Oakland Police Department.
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4 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
A former chief of staff to mayors Jerry Brown and Jean Quan is "seriously looking" at running for city council's District 4 seat rather than the school board seat she now holds.
5 hrs ago | Oakland Post
Phil Tagami's company, Rotunda Partners II, has failed to deliver on its contract with the City of Oakland, never fulfilling the commitment it made eight years ago to develop commercial space adjacent to the Rotunda building.
9 hrs ago | East Bay Express
Michael Parayno, originator of the beloved but controversial Berkeley venue known as the Birdland Jazzista Social Club , is planning to launch a venture in Oakland, in a commercial area located about three blocks from the MacArthur BART station.
10 hrs ago | Examiner.com
14 hrs ago | Berkeley Daily Planet
The ACHP is an independent federal agency that promotes preservation and sustainable use of our nation's historic resources and its members are appointed by President Obama.
Clifton Harrison and his wife Mercedes are photographed outside their apartment on Vernon Street in Oakland, Calif., on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014.
A Mexican national was sentenced to 52 years to life in prison Friday for his role in a 2000 Oakland gang rape partially solved nine years later through DNA.
Catholic scouts and their families gathered at the Cathedral of Christ the Light for the annual "Celebration of Scouting," honoring members of Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts, along with their leaders.
Students, teachers and parents alike were stunned when they got word that 25 desktop computers were stolen Thursday night from Joaquin Miller Elementary School in Oakland.
When Holly Schneider opened an intimate arts space at 3234 Grand Avenue last September, she didn't foresee hosting nearly as many concerts as she has.
It's one thing to engage in an act of civil disobedience and get arrested. It's another for a legal observer to inquire of the arresting police whether she can stay and observe until the arrests are completed and then leave unmolested, get an affirmative response from the commanding officer, AND THEN GET ARRESTED.
They have stories to tell, these youth, about their lives in Oakland, their lives before Oakland, about being young, about not knowing what's ahead, about being absolutely sure what's ahead, about what they see as news in the world around them.
I got tired of the wrestling and jockeying for position on the freeway a few years ago.
A fatality reported on the Oak Street offramp from northbound Interstate Highway 880 on Thursday evening remains under investigation, according to a California Highway Patrol spokesman.
The Oakland City Council voted, 5-4, to keep the Domain Awareness Center with measures to scale-back surveillance to only the Port of Oakland going forward into Phase 2 of the project.
A state appeals court has ordered a new parole hearing for an Oakland man who is in prison for taking part in a 1987 murder, saying the parole board had no evidence for its findings that he lacked insight into his crime and would be dangerous if released.