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3 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
Clifton Harrison and his wife Mercedes are photographed outside their apartment on Vernon Street in Oakland, Calif., on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014.
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6 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
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.
7 hrs ago | Catholic Voice
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.
9 hrs ago | CBS Local
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.
11 hrs ago | East Bay Express
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.
15 hrs ago | Daily Kos
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.
16 hrs ago | Oakland Local
They have stories to tell, these youth, about their lives in Oakland, their lives before Oakland, about being young, about not knowing what's ahead, about being absolutely sure what's ahead, about what they see as news in the world around them.
17 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter
I got tired of the wrestling and jockeying for position on the freeway a few years ago.
A fatality reported on the Oak Street offramp from northbound Interstate Highway 880 on Thursday evening remains under investigation, according to a California Highway Patrol spokesman.
The Oakland City Council voted, 5-4, to keep the Domain Awareness Center with measures to scale-back surveillance to only the Port of Oakland going forward into Phase 2 of the project.
A state appeals court has ordered a new parole hearing for an Oakland man who is in prison for taking part in a 1987 murder, saying the parole board had no evidence for its findings that he lacked insight into his crime and would be dangerous if released.
A small group of workers and patients from the OASIS clinic march down International Blvd. in Oakland, Calif.
By Bay City News- A 16-year-old Oakland boy accused of setting another teen's skirt on fire on an AC Transit bus in November waived his right to a preliminary hearing on an aggravated mayhem charge in Alameda County Superior Court this morning.
Quan's proposal follows in the footsteps of Jerry Brown's successful 10k plan that brought roughly 10,000 new residents to downtown, Uptown, and the Jack London district in the past decade.
By Bay City News- A 19-year-old Oakland man was arrested after allegedly burglarizing a home in San Leandro Wednesday morning, police said.
Bishop Michael C. Barber, S.J., distributed ashes to parishioners during an Ash Wednesday mass at the Cathedral of Christ the Light in Oakland, Calif., on Wednesday, March 5, 2014.
Jury deliberations could begin as early as Thursday in the murder trial for two Oakland teens whose confrontation at a San Leandro BART station last year led to an innocent man waiting for a bus getting killed by stray gunfire.