1 hr ago | NBC Bay Area
The much-maligned O.co Coliseum received even more negative press this week when the aging stadium's plumbing flooded over the weekend, sending raw sewage into locker rooms at the Oakland Athletics' home.
4 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
No grades, no homework and more experimentation will make up the Oakland Youth Poetry Workshop, a workshop series for those ranging in age from 13 to 20. The five-week workshop will not only help foster relationships between local poets and youth, it will allow students to branch out from what they are taught during the school year, according to ... (more)
7 hrs ago | East Bay Express
UCLA professor of Public Policy Mark Kleiman - who is helping the state of Washington set up its legal cannabis industry - will speak Wednesday.
10 hrs ago | CBS Local
An East Bay tree-trimmer is being credited with helping police nab a suspected carjacker Tuesday using his wits, and a chainsaw.
11 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter
Without the state Public Records Act, we would never have known about the Santa Clara County supervisor who used public funds to feed his gambling habit or the sheriff who issued concealed weapons permits to campaign contributors and out-of-county residents.
15 hrs ago | NBC Bay Area
Retired BART police chief will return to begin an assessment of the department's reforms since the shooting death of Oscar Grant.
19 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal
Q I commute on Interstate 880 from Fremont to Emeryville. For quite some time there have been areas of construction.
A 21-year-old Oakland man has been arrested in connection with a February slaying in Berkeley, police said Tuesday night.
On Tuesday evening, the Oakland City Council will consider granting a 30-month lease to Oakland Maritime Support Services , a company that currently provides truck parking for the city on a month-to-month lease at the former Oakland Army Base.
According to Our Oakland blog , ~HUTCH BAR & KITCHEN~ has softly opened and the kitchen is just ramping up this week.
MICHAEL JAMES, MICHAEL B. JORDAN, TRESTIN GEORGE, THOMAS WRIGHT, KEVIN DURAND and ALEJANDRA NOLASCO star in FRUITVALE STATION The Weinstein Company.
In Judy Juanita's first novel "Virgin Soul," the author, poet, and playwright takes readers on a journey in the life of Geniece Hightower as she matures from a freshman at Oakland City College to becoming an active member of the Black Panther Party in the 1960's.
From left to right, front row- ACT-SO winners Jermaine Cobbs, Chyna Kane-Ross, and Hyida Burgass, NAACP Oakland Imani Youth Council President Mercedes Hawkins, Second Vice President Jamila Coleman; back row- ACT-SO winners Cameron Jones and Justin Jones, NAACP Oakland Imani Youth Council Treasurer Tyler Waugh and Vice President Jonathan ... (more)
The LED lights are 40 percent to 60 percent more efficient than traditional high-pressure sodium bulbs, and city staffers say the energy savings will not only finance the $14.4 million project, but also will save the city an additional $7.7 million over fifteen years.
Two men and a woman dove in to a California estuary on Sunday to rescue a family, including two children, trapped in a vehicle about to submerge.
There are two public meetings remaining to discuss the West of Hills Northern Pipelines Project planned by the East Bay Municipal Utilities District.