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58 min ago | SFGate
The suspect, whose name was not immediately released, crashed an Acura Integra into a Chevrolet Camaro at the corner of Washington Avenue and Castro Street about 11:20 p.m. Saturday, said San Leandro police Lt.
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5 hrs ago | Patch.com
A man was gunned down in East Oakland Wednesday night and the suspect remains at large, police said.
6 hrs ago | San Francisco Chronicle
Oakland Mayor Jean Quan forced City Administrator Deanna Santana out early, but now apparently wants her back as a paid consultant.
10 hrs ago | KTVU Oakland
A woman killed in a deadly crash in Oakland early Saturday morning was a mother of five according to her family, who told KTVU that two hit-and-run drivers were responsible for her death.
More than 600 retired Oakland police officers and their families won't have to repay the city thousands of dollars in disputed pension benefits, including some overpayments that the city had misled them into believing they could keep, a state appeals court has ruled.
One person was killed and another seriously injured in a car crash in East Oakland Saturday morning, according to the Oakland Police Department.
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.
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.
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.
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.