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1 hr ago | The Brattleboro Reformer
A federal mediator is on her way to New York to try to resolve a labor faceoff at the Metropolitan Opera.
5 hrs ago | Olney Enterprise
Lorde has been put in charge of the "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 1" soundtrack and will provide the album's first single, according to Billboard.
5 hrs ago | Olney Enterprise
Everybody seems to want to know if Jay Z and Beyonce's marriage is in trouble. Well, maybe the couple's co-headlining trek -- the On the Run Tour -- will provide some answers.
6 hrs ago | Journal-Advocate
Rhythm and Blues singer Usher said he was overwhelmed with gratitude by the amount of supporters at his New Look Foundation's 15th anniversary luncheon.
7 hrs ago | Canon City Daily Record Newspaper
But after the iconic singer recorded "Do You Know The Way To San Jose?" and the song became a huge hit, the 73-year old singer says with a laugh that she cried all the way to the bank.
11 hrs ago | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
OAKLAND >> Animals at the Oakland Zoo were treated to a buffet of tropical fruit after a truck spilled its shipment on a freeway.
11 hrs ago | Redwood Times
Keys posted a photo with her baby bump on Instagram early Thursday, which also marked her fourth wedding anniversary to producer-rapper Swizz Beatz, who also posed in the picture.
14 hrs ago | Oakland Post
The Church Anniversary Celebration programs will be held Aug. 3, Aug. 10, Aug. 17, Aug. 24 and Aug. 31st, beginning at 3:30 p.m. each Sunday.
Answer: A passion for social justice and solidarity with victims of violence along the US/Mexico border and in Gaza.
A police officer fired for throwing a grenade into a crowd of Occupy Oakland protesters who were tending to a wounded comrade got his job back Wednesday.
BART has begun testing its sleek, driverless trains that will whiz riders between the Coliseum station and Oakland International Airport beginning in November.
An Alameda County judge ruled that a high-performing Oakland charter school can stay open and that the school district erred in revoking its charter in 2013 after it alleged that founder Ben Chavis funneled $3.8 million to himself through school contracts.
Oakland Mayor Jean Quan filed papers Wednesday seeking re-election to a second four-year term, saying, "Our city is rising overall."
The Oakland City Council this week unanimously passed a resolution committing to aiding the humanitarian relief effort for unaccompanied immigrants to the United States, authored by Mayor Jean Quan, Vice Mayor Larry Reid and Councilmember Noel Gallo.
Isaih Hood examins some of his papers in the lobby of the Youth Employment Partnership on July 28, 2014 in Oakland, CA.
A Wisconsin woman who was reported missing Sunday in Mountain View turned up safe early Wednesday at a BART station in Oakland, according to the Mountain View Police Department.
Eighteen residents were displaced from their homes early Wednesday after a two-alarm fire destroyed two houses, an Oakland Fire official said.
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