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Oakland native Sheila E. -- who this year has been frequently returning to her roots with appearances at the Oakland Running Festival, Yoshi's nightclub and a school music fundraising show at the Fox Theater -- headlines the city's gay pride festival Sunday.
An alleged juvenile car thief was tasered early Thursday after a high-speed chase through Oakland that reached speeds in excess of 100 mph, according to the California Highway Patrol.
An Oakland man was indicted Thursday by a federal grand jury on charges that he shined a green laser at a California Highway Patrol helicopter in East Oakland.
Hoping to turn around dismal education outcomes for kids in Oakland's most impoverished and violent neighborhood, a group of East Oakland leaders won approval Wednesday night to create a "transformation" charter elementary school.
The school district is apologizing to parents of special education students who were left on the side of the road this week when a new school bus vendor failed to pick them up, calling the situation "embarrassing and unacceptable."
Stories you shouldn't miss: 1. Oakland police launched a hate-crime investigation after a noose was left on a city-owned truck at a Public Works Department parking lot, the Trib $ reports.
Last week, SFGate ran a piece on what it costs to buy a home around the Bay Area .
This photo shows the Earth's shadow cast over the surface of the moon as a total lunar eclipse over the Chabot Space and Science Center observatory in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, April 15, 2014.
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Police confiscated stacks of cash, about 100 grams of cocaine and a small quantity of marijuana Tuesday night after stopping a motorist for speeding, said a spokesman for the California Highway Patrol.
Police launched an investigation Wednesday into a noose found hanging from a truck at Oakland's corporation yard, and top city leaders met for more than two hours with workers to discuss the racially charged incident.
Jason Anderson has been a staunch activist in the Oakland area for about half a decade and has been working very hard on keeping the historic Liberty Hall building, the original Oakland home to Marcus Garvey's UNIA in West Oakland, in the hands of the Black community.
Jurors deliberated for less than two hours before finding a Hercules man guilty on Wednesday of first-degree murder for his role in the 2011 killing of an Oakland marijuana grower during a robbery gone wrong in Alameda.
A man wanted in a 2001 double killing that stemmed from a dispute over a car stereo and joy riding has been arrested in Mexico, authorities said Wednesday.
A man who died Tuesday night after a car he was riding in collided with a big-rig on Interstate 880 was identified by the Alameda County Coroner's Office on Wednesday as Sean Alberts, 47, of Oakland.
Local hip hop artist Mistah F.A.B. recently held his annual "Back to School Block Party and Who's House? Basketball Tournament" in North Oakland where over 1000 backpacks and school supplies were distributed.
Officers arrested a motorcyclist who fled from a K9 unit in Oakland on Monday night, the California Highway Patrol said.
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