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  1. BART protest planned Friday on S.F. station platformRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | SFGate

    Bart Police officers at West Oakland Station detain a protester, one of a small group of 15 to 20 protesters that shut down the Bart system on Friday. Chinyere Tutashinda of the BlackOut Collective leads the crowd in a chant during a Black Friday protest in at the West Oakland BART station.

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  2. Apparent human skull found at Oakland homeless campRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 8 | SFGate

    Oakland police question a homeless man found in possession of an apparent skull at an encampment at 7th and Castro streets on Jan. 8, 2015 Oakland police examine a homeless encampment at 7th and Castro streets where an apparent skull was discovered on Jan. 8, 2015 Oakland police examine a homeless encampment at 7th and Castro streets, where an apparent skull was found on Jan. 8, 2015 The discovery of an apparent human skull on Thursday brought Oakland police and the California Highway Patrol to a homeless encampment underneath a freeway. The incident was reported about 1 p.m. when police and Caltrans crews were clearing the encampment near Seventh and Castro streets underneath Interstate 980.

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  3. Dawn of a brand-new day for Oakland City CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | SFGate

    Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf 's arrival, Jean Quan 's departure and the swearing-in of two first-time City Council members will greatly change the dynamics and politics of Oakland City Hall. Lynette Gibson-McElhaney was elected council president.

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  4. CityCamp Oakland Returns to City Hall Jan. 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | SFGate

    CityCamp Oakland , a participant-driven civic innovation conference to be held onSaturday, January 10, from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm, aims to redefine the way we perceive and collaborate with government. Organized by OpenOakland, the City of Oakland, the Oakland Public Library and other local civic groups, this event will convene more than 220 City staff, technologists, businesses owners and community members.

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  5. A's say they will stop sales of shirts with disputed logoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | SFGate

    In this undated photo, Ryan Frigo, owner of "stOAKed," an apparel company and movement that promotes Oakland civic pride, poses for a photo in Oakland, Calif. Frigo claims Major League Baseball stole a celebratory word he coined and used it on officially-licensed T-shirts sold by the Oakland A's to celebrate their playoff run.

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  6. Hoped-for Oakland stadium in mix for Bay Area Olympic bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | SFGate

    A rendering shows the proposed temporary stadium in Brisbane for the opening and closing ceremonies that was included in San Francisco's bid for the 2024 Olympic Summer Games. A hoped for Oakland stadium is now in play.

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  7. Studio One Reading Series Benefit: Raising funds to help artsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | SFGate

    The belief that art should be public and freely accessible does not preclude the belief that artists should be paid for their work. To that end, the Studio One Reading Series, which has been free since its first show in 2008, is holding its inaugural benefit this weekend.

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  8. 4 art shows to check out, Jan. 8-11Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | SFGate

    In this interactive exhibition, participating artists employ a wide array of technology to mine the intersection of art and connectivity. Artists include Amy Ho, Dimitra Skandali with collaborators Heejin Jang and David Janesko, Reuben Telushkin, and Ben Valentine in collaboration with An Xiao Mina.

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  9. Best of 2014: Top 5 innovation storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | SFGate

    Oakland has long been an innovative city, but lately, the outside world has finally started to catch on .

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  10. Oakland raccoon dead by crossbow a " $5,000 reward offeredRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | SFGate

    A $5,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever used a crossbow to shoot and kill a raccoon in West Oakland. The 15-pound animal was found stumbling in the parking lot of a church at 10th and Center streets on Sunday, according to the Animal Legal Defense Fund of Cotati.

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  11. San Pablo Avenue, Golden Gate district, OaklandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | SFGate

    Opened in 1918, it's one of four branch libraries built with funds from a $140,000 Carnegie grant. Currently under renovation it's set to reopen in February 2015.

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  12. Man accused of disrupting Oakland police open house gets $40KRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | SFGate

    The city of Oakland has agreed to pay $40,000 to settle a federal civil rights lawsuit filed by an activist who alleged that police wrongfully arrested him at a Police Department open house in 2012. Clay, also known as Bakari Olatunji , said police detained him for no legal reason at Oakland police headquarters at 455 Seventh St. on May 4, 2012.

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  13. 5 Bay Area A&E events to check out, Jan. 8-11Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | SFGate

    Bay Area fashion designers present the Crucible's "Hot Couture" show, a fusion of fashion and fire. The Crucible is an Oakland nonprofit art education facility.

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  14. Deep Roots Oakland and Hen House: New bar/eatery fills out Swana s MarketplaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | SFGate

    The final piece of the puzzle in the revamped Swan's Marketplace seems to be in place at last with the opening of a unique food and drink partnership spearheaded by Brendan Eliason . The owner of Emeryville's Periscope Cellars transformed his simple wine tasting station into a new combo bar and restaurant, Deep Roots Oakland/Hen House, which debuted last month.

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  15. Quan lost ton of cash in re-election bid as Oakland mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | SFGate

    Former Oakland Mayor Jean Quan lost more than just her job when she was defeated in her bid for re-election - she dropped a boatload of cash on the deal as well. Campaign finance reports show that Quan spent a whopping $112,000 of her own money on her ill-fated run for a second term. 1 comment

  16. Federal mediators sail into dispute at ports including OaklandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | SFGate

    Cargo ships sit idle in San Francisco Bay last week. The contract conflict between the longshore workers' union and the shipping lines and terminal operators has caused extensive delays at the Port of Oakland and 29 others.

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  17. Oakland set to pay $40K to settle suit over education protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | SFGate

    Oakland police lead protesters down the Broadway off-ramp to Interstate 880 on March 4, 2010 after they blocked traffic for an hour. The group protested cuts to the state's public education system The city of Oakland was expected Tuesday to agree to pay $40,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by three people who said police used excessive force while arresting them on Interstate 880 during a 2010 protest against state education cuts.

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  18. Libby Schaaf sworn in as Oakland's 50th mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | SFGate

    Libby Schaaf and her family arrive at the Paramount Theatre in an art car for her inauguration as Oakland's 50th mayor. Oakland Mayor-elect Libby Schaaf gets a hug from her son Dominic, 9, with her daughter Lena, 7, in an art car at the Paramount Theater in Oakland, Calif., for her inauguration on Monday, January 5, 2015.

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  19. Charges in East Oakland metal-pipe slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | SFGate

    A convicted felon was charged Monday with murder in the beating death of a man near his East Oakland home. Warren Rodgers , 46, was arrested early New Year's Eve in connection with last month's killing of Ronald Coelho Jr. He had used a metal pipe to beat Coehlo near 79th Avenue and Alder Street about 5 p.m. Dec. 13, police said.

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  20. Libby Schaaf offers reasons to be excited about Oakland's futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | San Francisco Chronicle

    She had no entourage in tow, and unlike her more well-known predecessors, who include a former congressman and a two-time governor, she has no reputation to live up to. Oakland's new mayor likes it that way.

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