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4 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times
Q I thought I had seen it all during the morning commute. Men shaving ; women applying makeup; people reading newspapers; people eating cereal; the list is nearly endless.
8 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
A bloom of blue green algae can be seen in the waters of Lake Temescal, Wednesday, July 23, 2014 in Oakland, Calif.
8 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
The shooting was reported around 3:08 p.m. in the 5900 block of East 17th Street, according to a police spokeswoman.
9 hrs ago | SFGate
A hazardous materials team from the Oakland Fire Department responded to the building at 480 4th St. in downtown Oakland around noon, said Battalion Chief Emon Usher .
10 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
Two East Oakland gang members on Wednesday were sentenced to more years in prison than they could possibly live in connection with a 2011 drive-by shooting on a busy East Oakland thoroughfare that killed a 3-year-old boy.
11 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, second from left, smiles as she reads a book with Jose Gomez, left, his brother Dario, right, and their mother Jessica Garcia at Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, July 23, 2014.
15 hrs ago | KQED
19 hrs ago | Examiner.com
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U.S. District Judge Thelton Henderson , in a two-page order, said the department's compliance director had approved discipline proposed by Police Chief Sean Whent but that the former city official chose a different form of punishment without consulting the compliance director.
Thirteen known gang members have been arrested and charged with violent crimes, including attempted murder, home invasion robbery and carjacking in connection with the city's signature anti-violence program, police announced Tuesday.
Thirteen years after the September 11 attacks and eleven years after the catastrophic invasion of Iraq, the United States is experiencing a groundswell of resistance to the dubious security measures put in place over the past decade.
Team owner Lew Wolff said Tuesday that after reviewing several modifications made by the Oakland City Council last week, he has agreed to the terms of the lease to keep the team playing at Oakland Coliseum.
Off the Grid organizers estimate that their first Uptown Oakland event on Monday evening brought out around 1,000 people.
You might have spotted Skinny Pete from Breaking Bad walking around Lake Merritt this week.
A passenger ejected from a Chevrolet Corvette during a suspected drunken driving crash has died, an Alameda County Coroner's spokesman said Tuesday.
A seven-time felon pleaded not guilty today to a charge that he murdered another man by beating and stomping the man in downtown Oakland in May. Wanell Wilson, a 30-year-old Oakland man, is charged in the death of Darryl Hughes, 26, at about 5:15 a.m. on May 4. Oakland police said the fight started outside the Walgreens drugstore at 14th Street and ... (more)
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