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35 min ago | Contra Costa Times
The social services arm of the Catholic Diocese of Oakland has just made a big investment here in the form of a new center providing resources for the needy, the homeless, immigrants and people in crisis.
4 hrs ago | KRON 4
All lanes have reopened after a fatal traffic accident closed lanes throughout the morning on the southbound Interstate Highway 880 in Oakland, according to the California Highway Patrol.
7 hrs ago | East Bay Express
By far the best and most popular dish at Anula's Cafe , a tiny deli-cafe in downtown Oakland, is its Tuesday jerk chicken special , a recipe that Anula Edirisinche, the restaurant's Sri Lankan owner, learned years ago from her Jamaican mother-in-law.
Oakland Xicana Moratorium Day event 5am Sunrise Ceremony 10-12pm Danza Azteca hosted by Grupo Cuauhtonal 12-5pm Festival and Concert Join us for another year of commemorating one of the largest historical anti war protest to come out of the Chicano movement - August 29th, 1970.
California educators have joined a national effort aimed at reducing student loan debt and making college more affordable for families.
In addition to a new NFL football stadium, MLB ballpark, and NBA basketball arena, the plan includes 5,750 units of housing, three hotels, over a million square feet of retail and commercial space, and nearly seven million square feet of industrial development in the area bounded by 66th Avenue to the north, San Leandro Street on the east, ... (more)
Oakland police investigate the scene of a suspicious fire where a burned body was discovered at a home on the 1800 block of 34th Avenue in Oakland, Calif., on Saturday, March.
A 16-year-old San Jose boy will be tried as an adult for his alleged role in the gang-motivated shooting death of a 22-year-old man in late July, according to the San Jose Police Department.
Police leaders are trying to mollify Oakland officers who are still angry over the department's handling of an anti-police rally last week.
Posters of his face have plastered the Mission for months, but his name is one rarely spoken outside the Bay Area even though - like Michael Brown in Ferguson, Eric Gardner in New York, Oscar Grant in Oakland - he too died at the hands of local law enforcement.
In the current economic struggle where people are vying for jobs, and the unemployment rate remains high, CallSocket is an Oakland company that stands out for its commitment to hiring Oakland residents and providing them with decent pay and health benefits, as well as opportunities to move up in the company.
Union-represented resident physicians at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland are taking a no-confidence vote on hospital management's negotiator in the slow-moving contract talks between the two sides, which have been going on for 16 months.
The Placer County Sheriff's Department arrested three people and are looking for a fourth person in connection with the theft of a large amount of baby formula from an Auburn store, officials said Thursday.
Feel like showing off your groovy pinball skills and impressing everyone with your wizardry of the flippers? Head to Oakland, California, where, after 80 years of being banned, pinball is now legal .
A worker was injured Thursday afternoon when he fell from a wall at a construction site at Highland Hospital, officials said.
About 15 people were inside the home on the 600 block of Brockhurst Street at around 1 p.m., when the robbers struck, according to police.
Henderson's order followed a recent arbitrator's decision that forced the city to rehire police Officer Robert Roche - the cop who lobbed a tear-gas grenade at a group of people who were trying to help Iraq War veteran Scott Olsen, who was shot in the head by police during a 2011 Occupy Oakland protest.
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