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  1. Authorities raid Black Muslim Temple in OaklandRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    Authorities this morning raided a Black Muslim Temple on 27th Street whose leaders had obtained government contracts for security work with bogus credentials. A search of the building -- a spin-off of the defunct Your Black Muslim Bakery -- began before dawn when Oakland police and state and federal agents descended on the property.

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  2. Five more Jonestown victims buried in Oakland mass graveRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    Irene Mason was among the oldest victims of the Peoples Temple mass murder-suicide, having turned 86 a week before her horrific death. Tony Walker was a 20-year-old security guard who patrolled the cult colony and its livestock in the Guyanese jungle.

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  3. Royals' Cain, Holland learning about fatherhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    Lorenzo Cain is learning that he doesn't get a reprieve from diaper duty just to play in some silly baseball games. He's also learning that changing diapers is harder than it looks.

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  4. Roadshow: How many jobs created by road projects?Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    Q How many jobs does the normal highway project create per tax dollar spent? When I see a highway project, I see a few people and a lot of machines. Do highway contractors really hire that many people? A Caltrans estimates that every $1 billion spent puts 18,000 people to work.

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  5. Berkeley: Man arrested for armed carjacking SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    A 26-year-old man was arrested Sunday afternoon after using a gun to carjack a woman's vehicle at a market and deli near the Berkeley Marina, police said. Bennie Williams, of Oakland, was arrested on suspicion of carjacking, evading a police officer with willful disregard for public safety, carrying a concealed firearm, resisting or obstructing a peace officer and numerous other charges, said Berkeley police Officer Jennifer Coats.

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  6. Five more Jonestown victims buried in Oakland graveRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    Irene Mason was among the oldest victims of the Peoples Temple mass murder-suicide, having turned 86 a week before her horrific death. Tony Walker was a 20-year-old security guard who patrolled the cult colony and its livestock in the Guyanese jungle.

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  7. Patrick Shields and Wynn Brewer guilty of conspiracy to commit murderRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    An Alameda County jury on Monday convicted two men -- but acquitted a third -- in connection with a failed 2011 murder plot that led to Oakland police fatally shooting two alleged accomplices. Patrick Shields and Wynn Brewer, both of San Leandro, were found guilty of conspiracy to commit murder, while Oakland resident Cyrico Robinson was found not guilty of the same charge.

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  8. Elderly man found fatally stabbed in West OaklandRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    An 80-year-old man returned home Sunday night and found his 78-year-old brother stabbed to death in their West Oakland bungalow following a burglary, police said. No one else was injured or killed and police have not had reports of other burglaries in the Chestnut Street area.

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  9. Bob Dylan in concert: Infuriating, genius or both?Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    Opinions vary wildly about this Rock and Roll Hall of Famer's live shows. Some storm out of his venues ticked that Dylan didn't play anything that sounded even remotely like his classic studio recordings.

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  10. Antioch: Shooting leaves man in critical conditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Inside Bay Area

    A 23-year-old Antioch man with an extensive criminal history remained in critical condition Monday morning, a day after officers found him shot inside a car, police said. Police found Dominique Watkins with multiple gunshots in his chest after responding to San Jose Drive near Delta Fair Boulevard at 12:08 p.m. Sunday, Antioch police Lt.

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  11. Nas reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Inside Bay Area

    And fans did so with gusto, turning out to the Fox Theater in Oakland on Sunday to wish a happy 20th anniversary to Nas' "Illmatic," a work that many regard as the greatest hip-hop record of all time. The guest of honor was Nasir "Nas" Jones, who thrilled the capacity crowd by performing "Illmatic" in its entirety live onstage.

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  12. Vallejo chef, 78-year-old man slain in Oakland killingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Inside Bay Area

    A Vallejo man who came to his old North Oakland neighborhood to sell barbecue to help pay for his wedding was fatally shot Sunday night as he was about to drive home, police said Monday. In another killing Sunday night, a 78-year-old man was found possibly stabbed to death in his West Oakland home, police said.

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  13. Police: Two homicides in Oakland on Sunday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Inside Bay Area

    Police were investigating two unrelated homicides in Oakland that occurred about two hours apart Sunday night, a department spokeswoman said. The latest homicide was reported at 9:16 p.m. in the 1400 block of Chestnut Street in West Oakland, said police spokeswoman Officer Johnna Watson.

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  14. Cal receiver released from hospital after injury in UCLA gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Inside Bay Area

    Cal football player Trevor Davis, injured during the Bears' loss to UCLA on Saturday afternoon, was released from the hospital around midnight after undergoing tests, a team spokesman said Sunday morning. Davis, a native of Martinez, stayed on the turf for more than 10 minutes after being hit by UCLA's Ryan Hofmeister with 3:34 seconds left in the Bears' 36-34 loss at Memorial Stadium.

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  15. Drummond: Rebecca Kaplan in the lead and in the hot seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Inside Bay Area

    With just over two weeks left to go before the Nov. 4 mayoral election, the at-large City Council member is soaring in the polls. The most recent temperature-taking by the Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce found Councilwoman Libby Schaaf surging in the days right after Gov. Jerry Brown's endorsement, but Kaplan was still well ahead and the favorite to win after the instant runoff.

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  16. Black Oakland students suspended less, but huge discrepancy remainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Inside Bay Area

    The school district here has reduced the number of suspensions of black students in the last three years, but they are still being taken out of school at a much higher rate than white students, according to a yearly report to the civil rights office of the U.S. Department of Education. In 2012, the school district promised to voluntarily reduce suspensions of African-American students after the office opened an investigation into whether they were disciplined more frequently and harshly than white students. 8 comments

  17. Don Wakamatsu says Kansas City Royals got hot against Oakland A'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Inside Bay Area

    You can blame it on the A's. So says Don Wakamatsu, the former Seattle Mariners manager who is now the bench coach for the Royals under manager Ned Yost.

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  18. Vampire prevention measures in BulgariaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Inside Bay Area

    It seems we have the good people of 13th century Bulgaria to thank for the generally vampire-free world we live in today. Legend has it that a common practice back then was for iron stakes to be driven through corpses of those who had been considered evil when alive.

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  19. Oakland: New investor on board for Coliseum CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Inside Bay Area

    A new investor has agreed to take the lead on Oakland's Coliseum City project, offering fresh hope for at least a new Raiders football stadium and additional development at the site of O.Co Coliseum. Sources refused to disclose the investor's name, saying he would not come forward until the City Council agrees to extend an exclusive negotiating rights deal with a development team that has been drawing up redevelopment plans for the Coliseum site and seeking investors for over a year.

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  20. Oakland: Report says 1,300 soft story apartments at risk of collapse in earthquakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Inside Bay Area

    Twenty-two thousand rental units in Oakland are at risk of collapsing in an earthquake, according to a memo released by the city to coincide with the 25th anniversary of the Loma Prieta earthquake Friday. "Soft story" buildings make up 11 percent of occupied housing units in Oakland and were the primary type of buildings to collapse in the Loma Prieta and Northridge earthquakes, the report said.

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