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2 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times
Four reputed gang members, including a 15-year-old, were arrested on suspicion of shooting at two police officers during a car chase Wednesday night in East Oakland, authorities said.
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3 hrs ago | SFGate
Police and firefighters respond to a possibly suicidal person threatening to jump from an Oakland overpass on Interstate 580.
4 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
An Oakland man was arrested after firing shots into the air from the passenger seat of a car in Richmond on Wednesday night and evading police, a police spokeswoman said.
8 hrs ago | East Bay Express
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.
8 hrs ago | KTVU Oakland
A man was in critical condition early Thursday after a shooting on a street in Oakland's Golden Gate District, authorities said.
9 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times
Police this afternoon will announce the arrest of two suspects in connection with the shooting death of a 66-year-old woman in East Oakland last year.
13 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times
The victim, Melissa Martinez, was found shot in her car about 9:43 p.m. in the 10500 block of Acalanes Drive.
14 hrs ago | Examiner.com
This year, Judy Chicago , one of the most acclaimed feminist artists, is turning 75. And the Oakland Museum of California is celebrating the occasion in a new exhibition.
The father of a 16-year-old boy who was shot in the face by an Oakland police officer who mistook him for a robbery suspect filed a federal civil rights lawsuit Wednesday against the city.
His friends call him "grandpa" or "old survivor." He's a towering figure in Oakland -- his frame straight, tall and furrowed by age.
Ellen Cushing, Senior Editor: Pizzaiolo may be famous for its pizza , but don't sleep on the expertly crafted cocktail menu.
The East Bay Municipal Utility District's board of directors voted Tuesday to ask their customers to continue voluntarily cutting their water use by 10 percent because the dry winter has reduced the amount of water in the agency's reservoirs.
Ambrose Akinmusire: The Imagined Savior is Far Easier to Paint Ambrose Akinmusire, trumpet; Walter Smith III, tenor saxophone; Charles Altura, guitar; Sam Harris, piano; Harish Raghavan, bass; Justin Brown, drums.
An Oakland couple and their daughter face elder abuse and other charges after they allegedly stole more than $250,000 from an elderly Piedmont couple over a two-year period.
The incident began at 1:17 a.m. Monday when an officer spotted a white 1995 Mercedes-Benz C220 heading west on Fifth Street near Broadway.
If there is a birthday, anniversary or some other major event coming up where you want to surprise your significant other with tickets to a concert this is definitely the show for you.
Mayor Tom Bates is proposing that several East Bay cities, including Berkeley, join together to adopt a regional minimum wage.