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Customers in the East Bay's largest water district should be asked to continue voluntarily reducing their water use 10 percent without mandatory water rationing, the agency's top managers recommend.
A small mudslide caused trees to fall on power lines along Moraga Avenue Friday, resulting in the closure of the road, city officials said.
The Birdland Jazzista Social Club - known for its long-running, twice-weekly live music sessions held in a garage in Berkeley - is planning to help launch an ongoing series of weekend "music community centers" in Oakland.
The latest addition to the beer garden-crazy East Bay dining scene is opening this weekend: Lost & Found , from the same owners as popular dance bar The Layover, opens Sunday, April 20. Located at 2040 Telegraph Ave. behind the Paramount Theatre, it's been a long haul for husband-and-wife owners Christi Vaughn and Tim Martinez, mostly because the ... (more)
A group of 40 anti-nuclear activists, including a Dominican nun, were peacefully arrested at Lawrence Livermore Laboratory at the conclusion of an annual Good Friday protest organized by local interfaith groups.
An Oakland woman has died at a Palm Springs hospital of a suspected overdose of drugs and alcohol that investigators believe happened at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival on Sunday, during the festival's first weekend, authorities said today.
James Mercer is best known as the leader of The Shins; yet, he's done his finest work in Broken Bells.
Mary Perry Smith's donation to IU's Black Film Center/Archive includes more than 300 linear feet of records, publications and memorabilia from the Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame, which Smith co-founded.
Oakland Police have a new clue which they hope will lead to an arrest in Wednesday's fatal shooting that took the life of 20-year-old Marjon Fuller.
NEW YORK - Major record labels are suing Internet radio giant Pandora for copyright infringement for using songs recorded before 1972 without paying license fees.
Oakland Community Orchestra conductor Gil Gleason wasn't letting anything slip by at a recent Friday morning rehearsal at Leona Lodge.
A teenager who is a reputed gang member was sentenced Tuesday to 25 years to life in state prison for his first-degree murder conviction for a shooting that killed a 23-month-old boy in West Oakland in 2011.
Darnell Williams was accused of murder and attempted murder in an Oakland shooting that left Alaysha Taylor, 8, dead on July 17, 2013.
Lewis G. Clinton Jr., the CFO of Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District, was arrested and charged with embezzling more than $500,000 from his own church, the powerful and prestigious Allen Temple Baptist Church in Oakland- The revelation has shocked both his church and professional family who learned that he bilked money meant for the poor to pay ... (more)
The unidentified man was shot outside the store then stumbled inside the business, police said.