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6 min ago | Marin Independent Journal
New Edition, one of the most popular "boy bands" of all time, is back on the road and performs Saturday at Oracle Arena in Oakland.
2 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com
The Oakland, California-based company said net income fell to $170 million, or $1.29 per share, from $183 million, or $1.37 per share, in the same quarter a year earlier.
3 hrs ago | The York Daily Record
Prosecutors say a couple whose two dogs fatally mauled a 46-year-old jogger on a rural Michigan road are facing a court hearing on murder charges.
7 hrs ago | The Reporter
The country music star and judge on the TV's "The Voice" was performing on a stage near The Pier at Caesars Thursday.
Police say a costumed teenager who was found bloody and unconscious during Comic-Con was likely the victim of a fall, and the injuries weren't caused by an assault.
A federal mediator is on her way to New York to try to resolve a labor faceoff at the Metropolitan Opera.
Lorde has been put in charge of the "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 1" soundtrack and will provide the album's first single, according to Billboard.
Everybody seems to want to know if Jay Z and Beyonce's marriage is in trouble. Well, maybe the couple's co-headlining trek -- the On the Run Tour -- will provide some answers.
Rhythm and Blues singer Usher said he was overwhelmed with gratitude by the amount of supporters at his New Look Foundation's 15th anniversary luncheon.
But after the iconic singer recorded "Do You Know The Way To San Jose?" and the song became a huge hit, the 73-year old singer says with a laugh that she cried all the way to the bank.
OAKLAND >> Animals at the Oakland Zoo were treated to a buffet of tropical fruit after a truck spilled its shipment on a freeway.
Keys posted a photo with her baby bump on Instagram early Thursday, which also marked her fourth wedding anniversary to producer-rapper Swizz Beatz, who also posed in the picture.
The Church Anniversary Celebration programs will be held Aug. 3, Aug. 10, Aug. 17, Aug. 24 and Aug. 31st, beginning at 3:30 p.m. each Sunday.
Answer: A passion for social justice and solidarity with victims of violence along the US/Mexico border and in Gaza.
A police officer fired for throwing a grenade into a crowd of Occupy Oakland protesters who were tending to a wounded comrade got his job back Wednesday.
BART has begun testing its sleek, driverless trains that will whiz riders between the Coliseum station and Oakland International Airport beginning in November.
An Alameda County judge ruled that a high-performing Oakland charter school can stay open and that the school district erred in revoking its charter in 2013 after it alleged that founder Ben Chavis funneled $3.8 million to himself through school contracts.
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