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1 hr ago | Contra Costa Times
Brenda Grisham stands in front of a memorial of her son Christopher LaVell Jones at her house in Oakland, Calif., on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013.
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3 hrs ago | Patch.com
Nelson Mandela, South Africa's first black president, died Thursday at the age of 95, more than two decades after he visited Oakland as part of a U.S. tour to rally support for anti-apartheid efforts.
4 hrs 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.
4 hrs 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.
7 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.
8 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.
13 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.
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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.
Freeze Warning for Alameda County was issued at December 06 at 1:12PM PST