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32 min ago | Patch.com
By Bay City News- A 19-year-old Oakland youth was convicted today of second-degree murder for a shooting outside a BART station in San Leandro last year in which a 50-year-old bystander who was waiting for a bus was killed.
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32 min ago | San Francisco Bay View
The prestigious Oakland International Film Festival is entering its 12th year of bringing hard-to-find films from around the world to the big screens of Oakland and surrounding areas from April 3-6.
4 hrs ago | Oakland Post
President Obama recently launched an innovative "My Brother's Keeper" initiative to support young African American men by keeping them focused on education and out of prison.
5 hrs ago | Silver And Black Pride
We may never fully know what went down in Oakland yesterday that led to the Raiders pulling the plug on the Rodger Saffold signing, but in my mind there's not one possible scenario that is good for Raider fans.
9 hrs ago | East Bay Express
The city's decision to terminate the contract with the International Association of Police Chiefs could further delay a decision to hire a new chief or give Interim Chief Sean Whent the job permanently.
12 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
A man driving a stolen car drove through a red light and about four stop signs as officers tried to detain him and his passenger, police said.
17 hrs ago | Business Wire
More than 12 years in the making, this world-class redevelopment will transform a neglected, 64-acre industrial area into a lively new residential neighborhood.
State health investigators probing Children's Hospital Oakland over its handling of Jahi McMath concluded that the hospital complied with medical regulatory standards in her case, according to the long-awaited report obtained Wednesday through a public records request.
Stephen Slawek, a University of Texas at Austin professor, will play the sitar part in Concerto for Sitar and Orchestra with the Oakland East Bay Symphony on March 28. Photo: Amitava Sarkar In 1985, celebrated sitar virtuoso Ravi Shankar flew Stephen Slawek to Kansas City, where Shankar was performing his Concerto for Sitar and Orchestra , a ... (more)
Graffiti, debris and all kinds of other ugliness linger since a 2012 fire destroyed what was going to be a senior housing project.
Litigation concerning the county's General Assistance program filed by the Public Interest Law Project concluded with a judge's reduction of requested attorney fees from $2.4 million to $423,573, or by 83 percent.
David Johns, director of the national initiative for young men of color, meets students at Oakland High School.
Now out on DVD, the first season of Rogue , produced by E 1 brings this soon to be cult classic available for purchase March 11th.
A security guard company tied to the defunct Your Black Muslim Bakery made grand claims about its credentials to win a job patrolling two parks at the Port of Oakland, but an investigation by this newspaper shows the proposal is littered with falsehoods.
Felicha Ward was a fixture in the West Oakland neighborhood where four generations of her family lived.
Family and friends are mourning the loss of Jacob Velasquez, 24, who was shot and killed in Oakland on March 5. Velasquez attended Wells Middle School and was a graduate of Dublin High school.
According to investigators, the pair entered the Metro PCS Store at 1811 Park Boulevard on January 24, 2014 at 11:05 a.m. Both suspects held employees at gunpoint and demanded money and phones.