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33 min ago | East Bay Express
On December 3, also known as "Giving Tuesday," the San Francisco-based RE-volv raised $10,000 for a community solar energy project to be built at the Kehilla Community Synagogue in Oakland, ensuring the project is already about one-sixth funded.
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33 min ago | Inside Bay Area
A section of the world-famous AIDS Memorial Quilt went on display at a youth center in Oakland Thursday and will remain on view through next Wednesday.
3 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
An Oakland man has been convicted of second-degree murder for fatally shooting a man who stole his brother's truck last year.
4 hrs ago | SFGate
Protester including Rikia White moved into the restaurant and urged the workers to join them Thursday December 5, 2013 in Oakland, Calif.
8 hrs ago | KTVU Oakland
An Oakland man says he was brutally attack while riding aboard an AC transit bus Wednesday night.
The alternative spirit is seeping across the bay to Oakland, a once down-at-heel city that's on the up, says Christian Koch.
Two men dressed as Ronald McDonald dance with other picketers demonstrating outside a McDonald's restaurant in Oakland, Calif., as fast food workers across the nation strike for a $15 minimum wage, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013.
It's so cold outside that Daniel Weaver put on extra thick moisturizer "so my face doesn't freeze off" before he rode his bike to work Thursday morning in San Jose.
Consultant for private security firms and Oakland, Calif., police, 2009-2013; commissioner of Los Angeles Police Department, 2002-2009; security consultant, 1996-2002; commissioner of New York Police Department, 1994-1996; commissioner of Boston Police Department, 1992-1993; chief of New York City Transit Police, 1990-1992; chief of police for ... (more)
Partially blinded by a blast of pepper spray fired at him by a robber, a 67-year-old Oakland man was still able to grab a pocket knife and stab the suspect, who was arrested later at a hospital, authorities said Thursday.
The morning sun rises in the eastern skies, silhouetting a crane at the San Rafael Rock Quarry on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013 near McNears Beach.
When Lauren Van Ham was a little girl, she couldn't have imagined her "chubby ballerina" self transformed into a hard-core road cyclist any more than she could have conceived of the gadgets she used to get there.
Students at Lowell High School in Michigan sit down for lunch. Shorter lunch breaks mean that many kids don't get enough time to eat and socialize.
David Roach is one of the pillars of the Black community in the Bay, especially Oakland, first with his Mo Betta Food Market, which connected West Oakland's Lower Bottoms neighborhood with California Black farmers and the historic annual Oakland International Film Festival, which profiles some of the biggest films and names in the Black cinema ... (more)
To mark five months since Daphne Viola Webb went missing, her family is trying to help others in the spirit of the holiday season.