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Darnell Williams was accused of murder and attempted murder in an Oakland shooting that left Alaysha Taylor, 8, dead on July 17, 2013.
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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)
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The unidentified man was shot outside the store then stumbled inside the business, police said.
While stealing license plates and vehicle registration stickers are not uncommon crimes, some thieves in Oakland have been resorting to the more destructive tactic of actually cutting off part of the plate.
Two masked men who tried to rob a bank in Oakland's Rockridge neighborhood Wednesday morning were foiled by a quick-thinking employee who locked them out, police said.
Soul is one of the newer voices from the Oakland music community that will be performing at one of the first music festivals of the year in the Town, the Oakland Music Crawl, which is this Saturday in downtown Oakland, starting at 2 p.m. There will be a number of concerts inside restaurants and galleries as well as outside in the streets.
The board of the Oakland Unified School District announced it has nominated Antwan Wilson from the nationally acclaimed Denver Public Schools where he is assistant superintendent, as the new superintendent for Oakland.
Organizers of the Mission Creek Oakland Music & Arts Festival are gearing up for another big year - and they're looking for bands to book.
Artist-actor Lewis Mahlmann knew how to charm children with his version of classic tales and handmade puppets at Children's Fairyland in Oakland.
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.
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.
A teenage girl was discovered screaming on a Berkeley street early Wednesday after she was abducted and robbed in Oakland, authorities said.
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.
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.