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Fox News asks Boots Riley about the Coup; calls his response a "political rant."
Back in the beginning of the year, we announced the news about ~BAY GRAPE~ , the Oakland wine shop from Josiah Baldivino and Stevie Stacionis .
Last month we told you about the big remodel ~RITUAL COFFEE ROASTERS~ was undergoing, and now the nearly 10-year-old coffee shop and roaster has reopened, and has some new changes to show off.
The country's biggest trash hauler is refusing to take no for an answer after the City Council voted overwhelmingly to reject Waste Management's proposal, instead giving the 10-year, $1-billion contract to a local company that has cheaper rates and is pledging to local hiring and partnering with local agencies to handle the city's waste.
The new law, which was backed by Oakland city leaders and law enforcement officials, is designed to stem the cellphone robbery epidemic nationwide.
A 20-year-old man pleaded not guilty today to a charge that he murdered another man in East Oakland last month.
Three Oakland women were arrested following a residential burglary that occurred in north Milpitas last week, Milpitas Police Department reported.
While the Oakland City Council and Mayor Jean Quan repackage a 10-year-old public safety parcel tax for voter approval in November, Oakland City Auditor Courtney Ruby, a mayoral candidate, has a better idea.
An Oakland was under arrest Monday after she struck a 70-year-old Las Lomas man with a pickup truck, then fled the scene Sunday afternoon, police said.
A woman armed with a gun was arrested late Monday morning after a 14-hour standoff at an unoccupied house in Oakland's Montclair district, police said.
I heard a moving radio commentary by Mumia Abu Jamal on efforts by right wing militias and politicians to prevent children fleeing poverty and violence in Central America from entering the United States.
Stories you shouldn't miss: 1. Brick buildings - even ones that had been retrofitted - fared poorly in the Napa earthquake as many unreinforced masonry structures suffered significant damage in the 6.0 shaker, the LA Times $ reports.
A man who served a prison term for his involvement in the shotgun killing of a 16-year-old boy in Contra Costa County in 2005 was arrested Sunday night on suspicion of shooting two men at an East Oakland taco truck over the weekend, police said Monday.
A powerful earthquake that struck the heart of California's wine country caught many people sound asleep, sending dressers, mirrors and pictures crashing down around them.
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