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3 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.
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4 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.
5 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.
Michael Parayno, originator of the beloved but controversial Berkeley venue known as the Birdland Jazzista Social Club , is planning to launch a venture in Oakland, in a commercial area located about three blocks from the MacArthur BART station.
A private security firm whose leaders had ties to the now defunct Your Black Muslim Bakery has lost its bid to guard Oakland City Hall.
An East Bay resident and the Oakland-based company he founded were found guilty of stealing DuPont's secret recipe for making a chemical used to whiten products from cars to the middle of Oreo cookies and selling it to a competitor controlled by the Chinese government.
Items from the Butcher's Coffer and a Reality Czeck pilsner at Hog's Apothecary in Oakland.
Oakland is among 23 cities in the nation with the worst racial disparity in breast cancer mortality, according to a new study funded by the Avon Foundation for Women .