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1 hr ago | Contra Costa Times
Police confiscated stacks of cash, about 100 grams of cocaine and a small quantity of marijuana Tuesday night after stopping a motorist for speeding, said a spokesman for the California Highway Patrol.
1 hr ago | Contra Costa Times
Police launched an investigation Wednesday into a noose found hanging from a truck at Oakland's corporation yard, and top city leaders met for more than two hours with workers to discuss the racially charged incident.
3 hrs ago | San Francisco Bay View
Jason Anderson has been a staunch activist in the Oakland area for about half a decade and has been working very hard on keeping the historic Liberty Hall building, the original Oakland home to Marcus Garvey's UNIA in West Oakland, in the hands of the Black community.
5 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News
Jurors deliberated for less than two hours before finding a Hercules man guilty on Wednesday of first-degree murder for his role in the 2011 killing of an Oakland marijuana grower during a robbery gone wrong in Alameda.
6 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News
A man wanted in a 2001 double killing that stemmed from a dispute over a car stereo and joy riding has been arrested in Mexico, authorities said Wednesday.
6 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times
A man who died Tuesday night after a car he was riding in collided with a big-rig on Interstate 880 was identified by the Alameda County Coroner's Office on Wednesday as Sean Alberts, 47, of Oakland.
9 hrs ago | Oakland Post
Local hip hop artist Mistah F.A.B. recently held his annual "Back to School Block Party and Who's House? Basketball Tournament" in North Oakland where over 1000 backpacks and school supplies were distributed.
10 hrs ago | CBS Local
Officers arrested a motorcyclist who fled from a K9 unit in Oakland on Monday night, the California Highway Patrol said.
14 hrs ago | KRON 4
Two lanes of southbound Interstate Highway 880 in Oakland have reopened after a crash between a Honda Civic and big-rig killed one person and left another injured Tuesday night, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Fox News asks Boots Riley about the Coup; calls his response a "political rant."
Back in the beginning of the year, we announced the news about ~BAY GRAPE~ , the Oakland wine shop from Josiah Baldivino and Stevie Stacionis .
Last month we told you about the big remodel ~RITUAL COFFEE ROASTERS~ was undergoing, and now the nearly 10-year-old coffee shop and roaster has reopened, and has some new changes to show off.
The country's biggest trash hauler is refusing to take no for an answer after the City Council voted overwhelmingly to reject Waste Management's proposal, instead giving the 10-year, $1-billion contract to a local company that has cheaper rates and is pledging to local hiring and partnering with local agencies to handle the city's waste.
The new law, which was backed by Oakland city leaders and law enforcement officials, is designed to stem the cellphone robbery epidemic nationwide.
A 20-year-old man pleaded not guilty today to a charge that he murdered another man in East Oakland last month.
Three Oakland women were arrested following a residential burglary that occurred in north Milpitas last week, Milpitas Police Department reported.
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