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23 min ago | East Bay Express
Organizers of the Mission Creek Oakland Music & Arts Festival are gearing up for another big year - and they're looking for bands to book.
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23 min ago | SFGate
Artist-actor Lewis Mahlmann knew how to charm children with his version of classic tales and handmade puppets at Children's Fairyland in Oakland.
2 hrs ago | Oakland Post
Diallo Mwathi Jeffery will feature his new fine art photography exhibit, Oakland and Beyond / Sense of Place, at PHOTO gallery, 473 25th Street, from April 17 - May 17. Jeffery's, a graduate of Oakland High School and Morehouse College, has had his works featured in notable Oakland galleries including the Rotunda Building in Downtown Oakland.
4 hrs ago | East Bay Express
More development news for Jack London Square: A month after we reported on plans to build a massive entertainment complex at the site of the old Barnes and Noble , Rosenblum Cellars has announced that it will be moving its East Bay Visitors Center from its current location in Alameda to the Oakland waterfront at Jack London Square.
8 hrs ago | KTVU Oakland
A teenage girl was discovered screaming on a Berkeley street early Wednesday after she was abducted and robbed in Oakland, authorities said.
10 hrs ago | Pleasanton Weekly
Alameda-Contra Costa Transit's chief financial officer has been charged with four felony counts of grand theft for allegedly taking more than Lewis Clinton Jr., 57, was arraigned in Alameda County Superior Court in Hayward on Monday on the charges that he stole funds from Allen Temple Baptist Church.
11 hrs ago | San Francisco Chronicle
The Oakland A's are negotiating for an extension so they can remain in the Coliseum after all, despite years of looking southward.
Bay Area apartment rents are rising at nearly double-digit annual rates and have reached record levels, according to a report released Tuesday, prompting some analysts to warn that the region's economic boom could be choked off by the relentless rise.
With election season now in full swing, Assembly District 15 candidate Tony Thurmond is making the rounds to house parties in his district, which includes Richmond, El Cerrito, Albany, Berkeley, Piedmont and parts of North Oakland.
The Oakland Visitor and Convention Bureau is no more, having been replaced by Visit Oakland, a new nonprofit group formed to encourage tourism and promote Oakland.
The East Bay has long had a passion for sustainable food systems, but the opportunities to farm large pieces of land here are few and far between.
Oakland Drops Beats Music Crawl begins at 15th and Webster streets on Saturday, Apr. 19. 2 p.m., free.
Spring has sprung, and if you're thinking about growing some medical cannabis this year, it's time to get cracking.
Clinton, who was arraigned Monday in court, is accused of using his position as board president of two church-run nonprofits that provide housing to low-income Oakland residents to steal money.
Raunte Colly shoots a basket during a game with friends at Brookdale Park in Oakland, which may begin seeking donors to pay for maintaining public parks and, in return, letting them take credit for their support.
Investigators have released a description of a possible suspect in a suspicious fire that burned administrative offices for Children's Hospital Oakland earlier this month.