2 hrs ago | Oakland Local
David Glover, the executive director of OCCUR, an Oakland organization dedicated to improving the lives and conditions of low-income residents, neighborhood and communities, particularly in East Oakland, has passed away after a battle with cancer.
4 hrs ago | Press-Telegram
Port of Long Beach Executive Director Christopher Lytle has accepted the top post at the Port of Oakland, ending a four-month search, Oakland officials announced Thursday.
7 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times
A man fatally shot March 30 by an Alameda County sheriff's deputy in the Fruitvale district after a vehicle stop turned violent was identified by authorities Thursday as Broderick Huggins, 32, of Modesto.
8 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times
Oakland gets called a lot of things, but here's a little note worth repeating: real estate firm Movoto thinks we're the most exciting city in the nation.
11 hrs ago | SFGate
In West Africa, the Moringa tree grows in some of the region's driest areas, providing much needed nutrition for people and animals alike.
15 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times
The meetings are long, the hours unpaid and the complaints loud, but a dozen candidates including Anne Campbell Washington, chief of staff to Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, are hoping to fill the Oakland Unified School's District 4 board seat left vacant when Gary Yee stepped down to become acting superintendent on July 1. The challengers come from a ... (more)
Whites had an average wealth of $632,000 in 2010 while Blacks had about $98,000 and Hispanics had $110,000, according to a recent study by the Urban Institute.
An Oakland woman pleaded not guilty Tuesday to felony charges in connection with a fatal crash outside Hidden Valley Lake last spring.
With just over a month to adopt a budget, Oakland council members approved rules aimed at preventing a repeat of last year when the final budget plan was introduced at the last minute with no chance for public vetting.
A man who was shot and killed while working on a car Tuesday morning in East Oakland has been identified, but the shooter remains at large, police say.
Ed. Note: In 2011, California's legislature passed AB 790, a statewide initiative aimed at addressing the growing number of high school graduates unprepared or under-prepared for either college or a career.
A 21st Century alternative May Day event took place in Jack London Square, one not requiring a march to the barricades to participate.
This last week we held 4 hearings on the budget. They were evenly attended by staff and residents for the most part and brought out lively discussion.
A witness testified that a heated argument led to the early morning fatal shootings of two teenage girls gunned down on an Oakland street.
Federal authorities recently arrested a Hayward man for violating his probation after he impersonated an FBI officer and want to know if the public has ever come into contact with him while he pretended to be an agent.
The slaughter of two teenage girls near Brookdale Park last November was sparked by an adolescent relationship squabble, a witness testified in court Tuesday.
An Assembly hearing focusing on rising gun violence in the East Bay instead evolved into a string of community and faith-based leaders clamoring for answers over how to heal what they say is the root cause of violence in places like Oakland: socio-economic despair.
Lest we forget the East Bay is still a bastion of liberalism, a few of its Democratic legislators Friday reminded voters that even though societal factors like unemployment and an eroding middle class may be a cause for rising gun violence, firearms are also to blame.