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2 hrs ago | Oakland Local
Answer: A passion for social justice and solidarity with victims of violence along the US/Mexico border and in Gaza.
6 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times
A police officer fired for throwing a grenade into a crowd of Occupy Oakland protesters who were tending to a wounded comrade got his job back Wednesday.
6 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
BART has begun testing its sleek, driverless trains that will whiz riders between the Coliseum station and Oakland International Airport beginning in November.
7 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times
An Alameda County judge ruled that a high-performing Oakland charter school can stay open and that the school district erred in revoking its charter in 2013 after it alleged that founder Ben Chavis funneled $3.8 million to himself through school contracts.
7 hrs ago | CBS Local
Oakland Mayor Jean Quan filed papers Wednesday seeking re-election to a second four-year term, saying, "Our city is rising overall."
7 hrs ago | Oakland Post
The Oakland City Council this week unanimously passed a resolution committing to aiding the humanitarian relief effort for unaccompanied immigrants to the United States, authored by Mayor Jean Quan, Vice Mayor Larry Reid and Councilmember Noel Gallo.
10 hrs ago | SFGate
Isaih Hood examins some of his papers in the lobby of the Youth Employment Partnership on July 28, 2014 in Oakland, CA.
14 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
A Wisconsin woman who was reported missing Sunday in Mountain View turned up safe early Wednesday at a BART station in Oakland, according to the Mountain View Police Department.
15 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
Eighteen residents were displaced from their homes early Wednesday after a two-alarm fire destroyed two houses, an Oakland Fire official said.
A dog named Einstein is running for Mayor of Oakland, California. His issues include fighting against police brutality and lowering police salaries.
As previously mentioned on tablehopper , food truck ~LIBA FALAFEL~ now has a brick-and-mortar location in Uptown Oakland too.
Arcade Fire, one of the world's most popular modern-rock troupes, has been a regular presence in the Bay Area in recent months.
A 36-year-old man has plead not guilty to murder charges in the 2010 killing of a well-known Oakland tattoo artist.
San Francisco-based singer, songwriter and activist Linda Ronstadt and Oakland-based writer Maxine Hong Kingston received the 2013 National Medal of Arts from President Barack Obama Monday White House officials said.
Two connector ramps from westbound Interstate Highway 80 near the Bay Bridge in Oakland were closed Monday night due to a car fire and police pursuit, the California Highway Patrol said.
One landlord wanted a $3,000 dog deposit for a one-bedroom apartment in a duplex in Oakland.
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