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It's nearly midnight on a dark corner of Oakland's International Boulevard. The only people in sight are prostitutes and four volunteers trying to talk them off the streets and into church.
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A 64-year-old man with Parkinson's disease has been missing since Sunday morning, when he was last seen in downtown Oakland, police said.
A man has been charged with murder in the suspected beating death of his 59-year-old aunt, an attack that was captured by a surveillance camera, authorities said Tuesday.
Antonette Bryant of the union ATU speaks to the BART Board of directors during a meeting at the Kaiser Center were the board will consider rejecting the tentative agreement it reached with its two largest unions in Oakland on November 21st 2013.
A singer at the age of three and performing by the time she was 6-years old, Oakland-bred songstress Netta Brielle always knew that her dream of one day taking the stage as a solo artist was something that was not beyond her of reach.
If you blinked you missed it, but the latest Bay Area restaurant to get in on the Cronut craze was Pizzaiolo , whose morning coffee-and-pastry program is one of the best in town.
Oakland police are asking people in Area 2 to be on the lookout for a tan 2005 Volvo, license number 5NDF073, that was stolen at gunpoint Sunday.
"I'm very excited to take an optimistic, can-do message to the voters," Schaaf said after filing paperwork to raise money for next year's campaign.
About 3,000 marching band members from over 20 high school including one from Guatemala will perform in America's Children Holiday Parade, which is returning to downtown Oakland Saturday for the 14th year.
A man fatally shot Sunday night in the upper Fruitvale district was identified by police Monday as Michael Stenger, 20. Stenger, of Oakland, was walking in the 3100 block of Coolidge Avenue on his way to a relative's house just before 10 p.m. Sunday when a green car pulled up and someone inside shot him, police said.
Officials with this city say the California Public Utilities Commission is stonewalling them by refusing to hand over documents that the city suspects will show improper conduct at the PUC concerning deliberations over the fine it will assess PG&E for the deadly 2010 natural gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno.
The historic Athenian-Nile Club building, home to the Joyce Gordon Gallery, is one of the oldest standing buildings in the downtown district.
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Oakland's 40th Street is looking decidedly more colorful these days. If you've been wondering what the bright-green five-foot-wide band painted on the road is, the answer is: a sharrow.
But it has begun its metamorphosis and the market's 43,000 square feet of commercial space now is about 80 percent full, boasting a new generation of restaurants that include Cosecha, Miss Ollie's and Rosamunde Sausage Grill.
A Metro-North passenger train derailed on a curved section of track in the Bronx on Sunday morning, causing "multiple injuries," authorities said.
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