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2 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times
A jury on Monday found a Tuolumne County man who hoped to foment a right-wing revolution with a massacre in San Francisco guilty of attempted murder in a 2010 shootout with CHP officers on an Oakland freeway.
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2 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee
An Alameda County jury on Monday convicted Byron Williams on four counts of attempted murder as well as multiple weapons charges, the Oakland Tribune reports .
6 hrs ago | The Salinas Californian
Oakland A's owner Lew Wolff is considering moving the team to a temporary location if he can't extend a two-year lease with the Oakland Coliseum.
In this Feb. 1, 2011 photo, Harborside Health Center employee Gerard Barber stands behind medical marijuana clone plants at Harborside Health Center in Oakland, Calif.
All lanes of northbound Interstate Highway 880 in East Oakland were cleared following a fatal traffic collision Sunday afternoon, the California Highway Patrol said.
One person was killed when a tree fell onto Interstate Highway 80 in Vacaville Sunday afternoon, a California Highway Patrol officer said.
The suspect, whose name was not immediately released, crashed an Acura Integra into a Chevrolet Camaro at the corner of Washington Avenue and Castro Street about 11:20 p.m. Saturday, said San Leandro police Lt.
A man was gunned down in East Oakland Wednesday night and the suspect remains at large, police said.
Oakland Mayor Jean Quan forced City Administrator Deanna Santana out early, but now apparently wants her back as a paid consultant.
A woman killed in a deadly crash in Oakland early Saturday morning was a mother of five according to her family, who told KTVU that two hit-and-run drivers were responsible for her death.
More than 600 retired Oakland police officers and their families won't have to repay the city thousands of dollars in disputed pension benefits, including some overpayments that the city had misled them into believing they could keep, a state appeals court has ruled.
One person was killed and another seriously injured in a car crash in East Oakland Saturday morning, according to the Oakland Police Department.
A former chief of staff to mayors Jerry Brown and Jean Quan is "seriously looking" at running for city council's District 4 seat rather than the school board seat she now holds.
Phil Tagami's company, Rotunda Partners II, has failed to deliver on its contract with the City of Oakland, never fulfilling the commitment it made eight years ago to develop commercial space adjacent to the Rotunda building.
Michael Parayno, originator of the beloved but controversial Berkeley venue known as the Birdland Jazzista Social Club , is planning to launch a venture in Oakland, in a commercial area located about three blocks from the MacArthur BART station.
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