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3 hrs ago | KTVU Oakland
All lanes of westbound Interstate Highway 580 in Alameda County have reopened following a vehicle collision Saturday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.
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7 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times
On his overnight trips this week visiting encampments and responding to distressed homeless people in Contra Costa County, Doug Stewart handed out so many hand warmers he had run out by Friday morning.
Incidents highlighted here were recorded in the Alameda Police Department log Dec. 1-4.
Fixing Oakland's much criticized public safety radio system is going to cost at least $15 million more than first anticipated after a study showed it's not just the city's radio infrastructure that's substandard -- the radios are, too.
In July, the city blocked off the intersection of Telegraph Avenue at Broadway and turned it into a temporary pocket park, hopeful that it would bring some of the energy of Oakland's Uptown Arts District closer to the grittier city center.
It took two alarms and more than two hours for firefighters to bring an apartment fire at a fourplex on Briggs Avenue under control on Wednesday, Nov. 27. The first alarm came in at 2:47 a.m. crewmembers from the Alameda Fire Department arrived on scene three minutes later to find the apartment's second floor and roof in flames.
Brenda Grisham stands in front of a memorial of her son Christopher LaVell Jones at her house in Oakland, Calif., on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013.
Nelson Mandela, South Africa's first black president, died Thursday at the age of 95, more than two decades after he visited Oakland as part of a U.S. tour to rally support for anti-apartheid efforts.
On December 3, also known as "Giving Tuesday," the San Francisco-based RE-volv raised $10,000 for a community solar energy project to be built at the Kehilla Community Synagogue in Oakland, ensuring the project is already about one-sixth funded.
A section of the world-famous AIDS Memorial Quilt went on display at a youth center in Oakland Thursday and will remain on view through next Wednesday.
An Oakland man has been convicted of second-degree murder for fatally shooting a man who stole his brother's truck last year.
Protester including Rikia White moved into the restaurant and urged the workers to join them Thursday December 5, 2013 in Oakland, Calif.
An Oakland man says he was brutally attack while riding aboard an AC transit bus Wednesday night.
The alternative spirit is seeping across the bay to Oakland, a once down-at-heel city that's on the up, says Christian Koch.
Two men dressed as Ronald McDonald dance with other picketers demonstrating outside a McDonald's restaurant in Oakland, Calif., as fast food workers across the nation strike for a $15 minimum wage, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013.
It's so cold outside that Daniel Weaver put on extra thick moisturizer "so my face doesn't freeze off" before he rode his bike to work Thursday morning in San Jose.
Freeze Warning for Alameda County was issued at December 07 at 12:54PM PST