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  1. Jurors convict two defendants, force mistrial as to two others, in fatal 2012 Oakland shootoutRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Contra Costa Times

    Two alleged gang members have been convicted of murder in their friend's death during a 2012 shootout in which more than 130 rounds were exchanged across a residential street in East Oakland. After 10 days of deliberations, an Alameda County jury on Monday found Phon Mey, 31, and Saun Oeurn, 31, guilty of first-degree murder, attempted murder and shooting into an inhabited dwelling in the Jan. 25, 2012 shootout that led to the death of their associate Jordan Chhit, 20, of Vallejo.

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  2. Around Livermore: Valley Performing Arts Center to honor Haggerty at clambakeRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | Inside Bay Area

    ... September marks the beginning of the 2015-2016 LVPAC season. The Ray Charles Project is up first. A group of Oakland-based musicians who like Ray Charles music will perform hits like "Hit the Road Jack" at the Bankhead Theater on Saturday. Two of ...

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  3. Tolling, Wallace share Foster City billRead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | SFGate

    ... all over the U.S., including prestigious venues such as the former Yoshi's in San Francisco, the Herbst Theatre in Oakland, and the Monterey Jazz Festival. Five-time Grammy nominee Wallace is recognized as one of the most respected exponents of ...

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  4. Suspect Vehicle Info Released After Witness Reports Seeing Woman...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CBS Local

    CBS San Francisco Connect With Us At KPIX 5 PROGRAM GUIDE: KPIX 5 TV Schedule WATCH: A Glimpse Inside The Working KPIX 5 Newsroom Breaking News Send news tips, video & photos, and video to the KPIX 5 [...] CONNECT WITH KCBS Welcome to KCBS All News 740AM & 106.9FM on CBSSanFrancisco.com! LISTEN LIVE RIGHT NOW: KCBS Live Audio Stream LIKE KCBS Radio On Facebook: KCBS is the Bay Area's only all news station, serving [...] OAKLAND - The Oakland Police Department has released more information regarding a suspect being sought for an alleged kidnapping Monday night .

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  5. Jurors convict two defendants, force mistrial as to two others, in fatal 2012 Oakland shootoutRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Inside Bay Area

    Two alleged gang members have been convicted of murder of their friend's death during an 2012 shootout where more than 130 rounds were exchanged across a residential street in East Oakland. After 10 days of deliberations, an Alameda County jury on Monday found Phon Mey, 31, and Saun Oeurn, 31, guilty of first-degree murder, attempted murder, and shooting into an inhabited dwelling in the Jan. 25, 2012 shootout that led to the death of their associate Jordan Chhit, 20, of Vallejo.

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  6. Concord mayor returns donations linked to possible weapons station developerRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

    ... campaign contributions appeared in this newspaper. The City Council is expected this month to select Lennar or Oakland-based Catellus Development Corp. to develop the former military base. Under the current timeline, in 2017 the master developer ...

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  7. 510 Retirement Report: New Owners Slated to Take Over Ajanta in...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Tablehopper

    ... from Michael Wild, Larry Goldman, and Michael Phelps. Enjoy your vacations, gents! 3853 Piedmont Ave. at Rio Vista, Oakland. One more retirement to hit the 510: Amelia Bucci, Paul Camardo, and Les Julian of ~BUCCI'S~ in Emeryville will be closing ...

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  8. The Lodge on Piedmont Opens in OaklandRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Tablehopper

    We are thrilled to announce that after teasing us on Instagram with sneak peeks of taxidermy, Alexeis Filipello and Matt Eiseman are ready to open ~THE LODGE ON PIEDMONT~ . As we previously reported , it's opening in the former Egbert Souse's in North Oakland, but you will hardly recognize the place.

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  9. A Winemaking Chef Plans Ambitious Oakland Supper Club and WineryRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | East Bay Express

    ... If Buttitta successfully launches Prima Materia , a winery and supper club (at a still-to-be determined location in Oakland), he will likely be the only chef in the city who makes the wine that he serves at his restaurant. As Buttitta wrote in his ...

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  10. Marijuana industry struggles with devastating wildfire seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Grist Magazine

    ... : Timothy Anderson, the purchasing manager for Harborside Health Center, a medical marijuana dispensary based in Oakland, California, says most of his suppliers are located in the lower end of the the Emerald Triangle , an area comprising three ...

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  11. A's call up four relievers as rosters expandRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

    ... with the A's earlier this year and Martin was in the big leagues with the Atlanta Braves before being acquired by Oakland. Pridie has been in the big leagues with five different organizations. Dull and Blair are in the big leagues for the first ...

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  12. Emergency Crews Smash Car Window to Rescue Baby, Find Lifelike Doll in Car SeatRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WTVC

    Authorities in Oakland, California, were in for quite the surprise when they responded to a report of what appeared to be a baby trapped in a car, police said. Emergency personnel smashed the car window and forced their way into the vehicle on Monday, only to find a lifelike doll sitting in the car seat, Officer Johnna Watson of the Oakland Police Department told ABC News.

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  13. Pittsburg sees spike in homicides since AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    The killing of an Oakland man Saturday continued a recent spike of violence in this city, an upswing that police say has not escaped their attention. "We want people to know that we are aware of it, and that we're using and deploying all of the community resources at our disposal to deal with it," Pittsburg police Capt.

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  14. Victorino crashes into wall and it falls in Angels' lossRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Home

    The Los Angeles Angels keep finding different ways to lose, and had more bad fortunes in the decrepit Oakland Coliseum in an 11-5 loss to the Athletics on Monday night. Danny Valencia hit a two-run double in the third inning and another RBI-double in the fifth to back Felix Doubront in his first win for Oakland in a game delayed for a fix of the wall after Victorino ran into it on Valencia's second double.

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  15. Cabbies on strike in classic car showroomRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | SFGate

    First it was Marcus Gardley 's spiritually questing "Dance of the Holy Ghosts" staged at Oakland City Church , then Tarell Alvin McCraney 's "The Brothers Size," whose titular siblings are car mechanics, presented at Albany's Dana Mayer Auto Care, followed by George Brant's "Grounded," the trials of a female fighter pilot, in an airplane hangar at the Oakland Aviation Museum . Now the Oakland-based, UC San Diego-connected Ubuntu Theater Project closes its ambitious, four-play, site-specific Summer Theater Festival with Clifford Odets ' rabble-rousing 1935 classic "Waiting for Lefty" in - where else? - Oakland's Classic Cars West, a vintage-car dealership.

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  16. I'm Jane McGonigal, Game Designer and Author, and This Is How I WorkRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Lifehacker

    ... realms. We spoke with Jane to learn a little more about her work and what games she's playing these days. Location: Oakland, California Current Gig: I'm the Chief Science Officer at the game company SuperBetter , where I just wrapped up an ...

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  17. Bay Area's Best Medical Cannabis Lounge Goes Cannabis-FreeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | East Bay Express

    ... ran one of the East Bay's best vapor lounges until it was closed by federal agents several years ago. The City of Oakland continues to ban "onsite consumption" at its eight dispensaries. In San Francisco, a few places allow patients to medicate with ...

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  18. Oakland: Woman injured when suspect vehicle hits her carRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    Oakland police investigate the scene of an accident on Oakland Avenue near MacArthur Boulevard in Oakland, Calif., on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015.

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  19. Review: Three new East Bay pizza spotsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    ... Join us. Owner/chef Jon Kosorek tosses the dough for the crust of a pizza pie, at Buma's Pizzeria on 19th Street in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015. (D. Ross Cameron/Bay Area News Group) ( D. ROSS CAMERON ) When a whole pie is just too much, ...

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  20. Downtown high rise sells after year of delinquent taxes, lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... all of New York. Thomas bought the building from Myron Zimmerman , Trustee of the Zimmerman Revocable Trust of Oakland, California, for $5 million in August 2013. Dane Starbuck, an Indianapolis attorney, is listed on the warranty deed as the address ...

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