Merritt College professor Claudio Duran, right, speaks to students and faculty members during a meeting of Club Altazor on Monday, May, 6, 2013 in Oakland, Calif.
Doug Coe, a normally confident engineering manager for the new east span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, walked into the nearby Oakland project office looking as if he were fighting back tears.
"The devil is in the metal," was one of the notable quotes from Caltrans director Malcolm Dougherty at Tuesday's state Senate Transportation and Housing Committee hearing on the Bay Bridge.
A busy freeway in Oakland, California, has reopened after a deadly shooting closed down the northbound lanes thursday night.
The Catholic Voice, like the Diocese of Oakland, was born with the Second Vatican Council 50 years ago.
A California Highway Patrol officer providing traffic control for the Amgen Tour of California was seriously injured Saturday afternoon in Brentwood.
"I found Oakland to be the biggest surprise of my life," said the Most Rev. Alex J. Brunett, who since Oct.
Three events surround the ordination and installation of the Most Rev. Michael C. Barber SJ, as the fifth Bishop of Oakland.
The Rev. Michael C. Barber, SJ, who will become Oakland's fifth bishop on May 25, has served as far away as Micronesia, Toronto and England, and as close to home as Menlo Park, where he helped train men who are serving as priests in the diocese.
A crime scene technician, right, searches a purse at the scene of a homicide near the intersection of 12th and Peralta Streets on Tuesday, March 26, 2013, in Oakland, Calif.
Even the though the 2014 election season in Oakland is over a year away that doesn't preclude potential candidates from starting early.
This 1989 " Field of Dreams " classic baseball movie quote highlights the importance of having not only a great place to play a baseball game, but also having someone to play the game with.
An Oakland woman appeared in court for the first time Friday on felony charges for allegedly causing a fatal drunk-driving crash outside Hidden Valley Lake a little more than one year ago.
Hundreds gathered Friday to remember the late grandson of slain civil rights leader Malcolm X as mourners said Malcolm Shabazz was well on his way to cementing his own legacy.
Today, Nicholas Boer reviews Oakland's Juhu Beach Club , the long-awaited Mumbai-inspired restaurant from Top Chef alum Preeti Mistry .