1 hr ago | Contra Costa Times
David Glover, an unrivaled leader of community self-improvement and social justice, found his in Oakland, the city he adopted and represented for more than three decades.
5 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
There is still plenty of paper to be found inside the Oakland VA regional office -- veterans' disability claims, doctors' files, folders, correspondence.
6 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times
Isaac Johnson, a junior at Berkeley High School, had been on life support since the May 11 shooting, and was pronounced dead about 2:30 p.m. Friday, said his aunt Kaye Hudson of Berkeley.
9 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
A federal grand jury in Oakland on Thursday indicted a 45-year-old Hayward man in connection with the theft of a Gold Rush-era jewelry box from the Oakland Museum of California earlier this year.
13 hrs ago | East Bay Express
Until 1958, Oakland had a system of streetcars that shuttled passengers from across the city to its Western edge, where they could catch ferries to San Francisco.
15 hrs ago | Oakland Local
I'm going semi-hardcore into the DIY cooking - this recipe includes making your own cheese ! But please, it's ricotta.
16 hrs ago | Houston Press
2. Preheat your Jambalaya Festival with a heaping helping of G-Eazy, a hilariously foul-mouthed rapper from Oakland, California.
20 hrs ago | Oakland Post
The front office of Street Academy superficially looks like many other high schools - teenagers and teachers milling about, checking mailboxes and turning in assignments.
David Glover, the executive director of OCCUR, an Oakland organization dedicated to improving the lives and conditions of low-income residents, neighborhood and communities, particularly in East Oakland, has passed away after a battle with cancer.
Port of Long Beach Executive Director Christopher Lytle has accepted the top post at the Port of Oakland, ending a four-month search, Oakland officials announced Thursday.
A man fatally shot March 30 by an Alameda County sheriff's deputy in the Fruitvale district after a vehicle stop turned violent was identified by authorities Thursday as Broderick Huggins, 32, of Modesto.
Oakland gets called a lot of things, but here's a little note worth repeating: real estate firm Movoto thinks we're the most exciting city in the nation.
In West Africa, the Moringa tree grows in some of the region's driest areas, providing much needed nutrition for people and animals alike.
The meetings are long, the hours unpaid and the complaints loud, but a dozen candidates including Anne Campbell Washington, chief of staff to Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, are hoping to fill the Oakland Unified School's District 4 board seat left vacant when Gary Yee stepped down to become acting superintendent on July 1. The challengers come from a ... (more)
Whites had an average wealth of $632,000 in 2010 while Blacks had about $98,000 and Hispanics had $110,000, according to a recent study by the Urban Institute.
An Oakland woman pleaded not guilty Tuesday to felony charges in connection with a fatal crash outside Hidden Valley Lake last spring.
With just over a month to adopt a budget, Oakland council members approved rules aimed at preventing a repeat of last year when the final budget plan was introduced at the last minute with no chance for public vetting.