3 hrs ago | Scientific American
Protection against the disease pertussis, or whooping cough , doesn't appear to be as strong with the currently administered vaccine when compared with the older version administered up until the 1990s, according to a new study in Pediatrics .
7 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times
A member of the Oakland Fire Department is heading to Moore, the tornado-ravaged Oklahoma City suburb where at least two dozen people have died, to help with the recovery and rescue plan, state officials announced Tuesday.
7 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times
A high-speed police chase of a Jaguar sedan stolen in an Oakland home invasion robbery netted two felons who were in the car and who were both wearing tennis shoes taken in the heist, authorities said Tuesday.
8 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
Sara Chestnut, of Oakland, gets ready to board a Pleasanton BART train at the Fruitvale BART station in Oakland on March 18, 2013.
12 hrs ago | Business Journal
State regulators have slapped Sutter Health's Alta Bates hospital in Oakland with potential fines totaling $142,970 for six health and safety violations related to failure to properly isolate patients with airborne diseases such as tuberculosis.
16 hrs ago | East Bay Express
The bolts were designed to be too hard and brittle and could snap in an earthquake; 32 of the rods have broken already.
Beau Rasmussen, 27, of Oakland, was last seen finishing the Bay to Breakers race in San Francisco and parting way with his friends to go to Ocean Beach Sunday, May 19, 2013.
Construction workers renovate the old Foothill Square shopping center, Monday, May 20, 2013 in Oakland, Calif.
I met Ajuan Mance at a function at the San Francisco Main Library, where she had a table displaying her sketches of the many faces of Black men.
"I think that art is about reframing, visualizing, and acting. A way of living and doing, a tool for working for justice, and an access point for inspiration, love, and movement." According the quote above from well-renowned muralist, Lisa Nowlain, art is more than just expression on paper.
California Highway Patrol officials said Walter Moon, 13, died from head trauma at Children's Hospital in Oakland after he was ejected from a 1989 Jeep Cherokee SUV which ran into a guard rail along the south roadway edge on State Route 299 on Saturday.
Police are investigating the city's second deadly shooting in less than 14 hours after a man was killed in West Oakland Sunday night.
Merritt College professor Claudio Duran, right, speaks to students and faculty members during a meeting of Club Altazor on Monday, May, 6, 2013 in Oakland, Calif.
Doug Coe, a normally confident engineering manager for the new east span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, walked into the nearby Oakland project office looking as if he were fighting back tears.
"The devil is in the metal," was one of the notable quotes from Caltrans director Malcolm Dougherty at Tuesday's state Senate Transportation and Housing Committee hearing on the Bay Bridge.
A busy freeway in Oakland, California, has reopened after a deadly shooting closed down the northbound lanes thursday night.
The Catholic Voice, like the Diocese of Oakland, was born with the Second Vatican Council 50 years ago.