Oakland Mayor Jean Quan’s re-election hinges on crime – San Francisco Chronicle

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan’s re-election hinges on crime – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleLeah Harris, a retired preschool teacher, has lived in the heart of East Oakland for 37 years. In the 2010 mayoral el...
Oakland: Mayor Jean Quan still trails mayoral money race – Vallejo Times-Herald

Oakland: Mayor Jean Quan still trails mayoral money race – Vallejo Times-Herald

Oakland: Mayor Jean Quan still trails mayoral money raceVallejo Times-HeraldHe was followed by San Francisco State Professor Joe Tuman, who ...
Drakes Bay Oyster Company Sues California Coastal Commission

Drakes Bay Oyster Company Sues California Coastal Commission

The Drakes Bay Oyster Company, on the heels of winning a 90-day stay of Department Of Interior eviction action by The Ninth Circuit Court of...
Police seek man who touched 6-year-old girl at Oakland school – KTVU San Francisco

Police seek man who touched 6-year-old girl at Oakland school – KTVU San Francisco

Police seek man who touched 6-year-old girl at Oakland schoolKTVU San FranciscoOakland police on Wednesday said they are looking for a man w...
Joe Tuman: Dog Accident Should Not Dampen Run For Mayor Of Oakland

Joe Tuman: Dog Accident Should Not Dampen Run For Mayor Of Oakland

Joe Tuman, who’s a candidate for Mayor Of Oakland, is the focus of this KTVU video about the need for a camera at in Crocker Highlands becau...
Jean Quan’s car windshield smashed during neighborhood meeting – Vallejo Times-Herald

Jean Quan’s car windshield smashed during neighborhood meeting – Vallejo Times-Herald

Jean Quan’s car windshield smashed during neighborhood meetingVallejo Times-HeraldIt was unclear whether the incident was an act of vandalis...
Oakland’s Youth Uprising mourns violent attacks on its members – San Francisco Chronicle (blog)

Oakland’s Youth Uprising mourns violent attacks on its members – San Francisco Chronicle (blog)

Oakland’s Youth Uprising mourns violent attacks on its membersSan Francisco Chronicle (blog)Oakland Mayor Jean Quan is crowing about a preci...
Drakes Bay Oyster Company To Remain Open Pending Supreme Court Petition

Drakes Bay Oyster Company To Remain Open Pending Supreme Court Petition

Drakes Bay Oyster Company in Inverness, California scores a court win, and at a much-needed time after a string of legal losses that seemed ...
2 Investigates: Neighbors catch speeders, stop-sign runners on video – KTVU San Francisco

2 Investigates: Neighbors catch speeders, stop-sign runners on video – KTVU San Francisco

2 Investigates: Neighbors catch speeders, stop-sign runners on videoKTVU San FranciscoThe driver of the car involved was one of Fenolio’s ne...
Pitt hosts Writer’s Series speaker, recital in Oakland – Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Pitt hosts Writer’s Series speaker, recital in Oakland – Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Pittsburgh Post GazetteThe pair has performed in England and Scotland. Tonight in Oakland they will be presenting works by Jeremy Beck (a pr...
“Hot Or Not” Facebook Friend App Better Than Facemash; $1,000 Contest

“Hot Or Not” Facebook Friend App Better Than Facemash; $1,000 Contest

The new “Hot Or Not” app for Facebook is really interesting, especially considering that Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg reportedly...
Supercross: Ryan Villopoto Fires The First Shot At Oakland – Cycle News

Supercross: Ryan Villopoto Fires The First Shot At Oakland – Cycle News

Cycle NewsOAKLAND, CA, JAN. 25 – Today at the Coliseum it was the two men who looked very much on a mission for some redemption who topped q...
$10K Reward For Help Finding Oakland Teen Suspected Of Killing Sister – CBS Local

$10K Reward For Help Finding Oakland Teen Suspected Of Killing Sister – CBS Local

CBS LocalOAKLAND (CBS SF) — Police were asking for the public’s help in locating a 14-year-old boy suspected of killing his older sister in ...
Anti-abortion group targets Oakland’s black community – Contra Costa Times

Anti-abortion group targets Oakland’s black community – Contra Costa Times

Anti-abortion group targets Oakland’s black communityContra Costa TimesOAKLAND — A small group of anti-abortion activists warmed up their ch...
Bryan Parker Close To $200K: Oakland Mayor’s Race Video Interview

Bryan Parker Close To $200K: Oakland Mayor’s Race Video Interview

Bryan Parker, the Port of Oakland Commissioner and tech executive who’s running for Mayor Of Oakland, met with me on Wednesday morning at Th...
Oakland: Authorities identify second man killed by CHP – Contra Costa Times

Oakland: Authorities identify second man killed by CHP – Contra Costa Times

Oakland: Authorities identify second man killed by CHPContra Costa TimesOAKLAND — A man fatally shot Tuesday night by California Highway Pat...
Oakland’s ‘Bonnie And Clyde’ At Large In Honda, Grey, 6HDX632

Oakland’s ‘Bonnie And Clyde’ At Large In Honda, Grey, 6HDX632

Oakland, has so many robberies and burglaries, that it was just a matter of time before we had a white male and female team get into the act...
Joe Tuman Aims At Libby Schaaf, Jean Quan In Oakland Mayor’s Race Video

Joe Tuman Aims At Libby Schaaf, Jean Quan In Oakland Mayor’s Race Video

Joe Tuman has fired the first official shot in the unfolding 2014 Oakland Mayor’s Race. In a new YouTube video sent to supporters and called...
Swastika appears on flier in Oakland – Jweekly.com

Swastika appears on flier in Oakland – Jweekly.com

Swastika appears on flier in OaklandJweekly.comFliers depicting a swastika drawn on the forehead of Oakland councilwoman Libby Schaaf were p...
Flora Bad Service, Dirty Bar, For Oakland Restaurant Week

Flora Bad Service, Dirty Bar, For Oakland Restaurant Week

Flora Restaurant in Oakland has been one of my favorite eateries in Oaktown for some time, but after last night, not anymore. As I write thi...
Oakland Raiders cheerleaders sue team – New York Daily News

Oakland Raiders cheerleaders sue team – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsThe Oakland Raiders losing ways could extend into the offseason. The woeful team, whose on field product mustered only a ...
Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson criticized for ‘Drop Dead Detroit … – Royal Oak Daily Tribune

Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson criticized for ‘Drop Dead Detroit … – Royal Oak Daily Tribune

Royal Oak Daily TribunePONTIAC (AP) — Oakland County Execuitve L. Brooks Patterson, long known for his blunt remarks about Detroit is being ...
Test train for BART Oakland airport connector unveiled – Contra Costa Times

Test train for BART Oakland airport connector unveiled – Contra Costa Times

Test train for BART Oakland airport connector unveiledContra Costa TimesOAKLAND – BART officials today excitedly unveiled a test train for t...
Mysterious Anti-Semitic Fliers Emerge in Oakland – TheBlaze.com

Mysterious Anti-Semitic Fliers Emerge in Oakland – TheBlaze.com

TheBlaze.comAnti-Semitic fliers showing a swastika drawn on a Jewish councilwoman’s forehead were found plastered in Oakland, Calif., over t...
Oakland woman keeps homeless cats fixed and well-fed – Contra Costa Times

Oakland woman keeps homeless cats fixed and well-fed – Contra Costa Times

Oakland woman keeps homeless cats fixed and well-fedContra Costa TimesOver time — and occasionally against her better judgment — she also ha...
Miami police looking for a rape suspect – MiamiHerald.com

Miami police looking for a rape suspect – MiamiHerald.com

Miami police looking for a rape suspectMiamiHerald.comMiami police on Wednesday will hand out fliers near the area where a man sexually assa...
Dan Siegel Gets National Union of Healthcare Workers Endorsement For Oakland Mayor

Dan Siegel Gets National Union of Healthcare Workers Endorsement For Oakland Mayor

The National Union of Healthcare Workers endorsed its lawyer, Dan Siegel, who’s running for Mayor of Oakland. Here’s my interview with Dan S...
At Oakland’s Endgame, players build connections in person – San Francisco Chronicle

At Oakland’s Endgame, players build connections in person – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleFor all its advancements, there’s something cold and distant about today’s gaming world. People bury their heads in t...
Healthcare union endorses Dan Siegel for Oakland mayor – Vallejo Times-Herald

Healthcare union endorses Dan Siegel for Oakland mayor – Vallejo Times-Herald

Healthcare union endorses Dan Siegel for Oakland mayorVallejo Times-HeraldOAKLAND — Oakland mayoral candidate Dan Siegel has received the en...
Live Rat Came Up In Toilet In Oakland At 400 Block Of Haddon

Live Rat Came Up In Toilet In Oakland At 400 Block Of Haddon

A live rat came up through the toilet of a woman who lives on the 400 block of Haddon in Oakland. She shared her story on one of the listser...
Oakland: Police probe Schaaf swastika fliers – Contra Costa Times

Oakland: Police probe Schaaf swastika fliers – Contra Costa Times

Oakland: Police probe Schaaf swastika fliersContra Costa TimesOAKLAND — Fliers depicting a swastika on Libby Schaaf’s forehead were plastere...
Oakland police seek information on suspects in three shootings – KTVU San Francisco

Oakland police seek information on suspects in three shootings – KTVU San Francisco

Oakland police seek information on suspects in three shootingsKTVU San FranciscoPolice are asking for the public’s assistance in gathering i...
Investing in libraries is an investment in public safety – Oakland Local

Investing in libraries is an investment in public safety – Oakland Local

By oaklandlac I want to use this month’s column to talk about investing. What does a Library Commissioner know about investing? Well, to inv...
Teen Pleads Guilty To Fatally Shooting Oakland Toddler – CBS Local

Teen Pleads Guilty To Fatally Shooting Oakland Toddler – CBS Local

Teen Pleads Guilty To Fatally Shooting Oakland ToddlerCBS Local… Fatal shooting, Frederick Coleman, Hiram Lawrence, Homicide, Murder, Oaklan...
Suspicious package found near Oakland courthouse deemed harmless – KTVU San Francisco

Suspicious package found near Oakland courthouse deemed harmless – KTVU San Francisco

Suspicious package found near Oakland courthouse deemed harmlessKTVU San FranciscoThe Alameda County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a sus...
Teen accused of Oakland bus fire attack will be tried as adult – Los Angeles Times

Teen accused of Oakland bus fire attack will be tried as adult – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesA high school student who allegedly set fire to another teenager’s skirt on a bus in Oakland will be tried as an adult. An ...
Celebrate Oakland Restaurant Week’s Fourth Year – Oakland Local

Celebrate Oakland Restaurant Week’s Fourth Year – Oakland Local

Oakland LocalNow in its fourth year, Oakland Restaurant Week is a 10-day celebration of Oakland’s booming food scene that runs from January ...
Case against Oakland boy accused of arson attack against agender teen stays … – Contra Costa Times

Case against Oakland boy accused of arson attack against agender teen stays … – Contra Costa Times

Case against Oakland boy accused of arson attack against agender teen stays …Contra Costa TimesOAKLAND — The criminal case against a 16-year...
Case against Oakland boy accused of arson attack aganst agender teeen stays … – Oakland Tribune

Case against Oakland boy accused of arson attack aganst agender teeen stays … – Oakland Tribune

Case against Oakland boy accused of arson attack aganst agender teeen stays …Oakland TribuneOAKLAND — The criminal case against a 16-year-ol...
Oakland A’s and catcher John Jaso agree to one-year deal – San Jose Mercury News

Oakland A’s and catcher John Jaso agree to one-year deal – San Jose Mercury News

Oakland A’s and catcher John Jaso agree to one-year dealSan Jose Mercury NewsOAKLAND — Catcher John Jaso, who lost the last two months of th...
Greater Pontiac Community Coalition and McLaren Oakland to Host MLK Day … – Michronicleonline

Greater Pontiac Community Coalition and McLaren Oakland to Host MLK Day … – Michronicleonline

Greater Pontiac Community Coalition and McLaren Oakland to Host MLK Day …MichronicleonlineMcLaren Oakland will proudly host a special ceremo...
Latham Square set to reopen two-way traffic

Latham Square set to reopen two-way traffic

By Jake Nicol Latham Square opened in August as a pilot project of the city of Oakland to create a pedestrian plaza at the intersection wher...
Oakland prosecutor says Novi District Judge Brian MacKenzie continues to … – Detroit Free Press

Oakland prosecutor says Novi District Judge Brian MacKenzie continues to … – Detroit Free Press

Oakland prosecutor says Novi District Judge Brian MacKenzie continues to …Detroit Free PressIn November, Cooper asked Oakland County Circuit...
Oakland roots created Marshawn Lynch’s ‘Beast Mode’ – USA TODAY

Oakland roots created Marshawn Lynch’s ‘Beast Mode’ – USA TODAY

USA TODAYRENTON, Wash. — Before “Beast Mode” began, Marshawn Lynch was a 180-pound scatback who drove his coaches crazy at Oakland Technical...
Oakland’s Travis Bader is the sharpest of sharpshooters – USA TODAY

Oakland’s Travis Bader is the sharpest of sharpshooters – USA TODAY

Oakland’s Travis Bader is the sharpest of sharpshootersUSA TODAYROCHESTER, Mich. — On a frigid morning in early January, Jeff Tungate, a for...
Drakes Bay Oyster Company To Seek Day In U.S. Supreme Court

Drakes Bay Oyster Company To Seek Day In U.S. Supreme Court

Drakes Bay Oyster Company lost its request for an en banc rehearing on Tuesday. In October, lawyers for Kevin Lunny, the owner of Drakes Bay...
Blackball Universe strives to create “New Age Motown” in Downtown Oakland

Blackball Universe strives to create “New Age Motown” in Downtown Oakland

By Max Levenson Xavier Dphrepaulezz can’t sit still. He strums a cherry-red Telecaster guitar. He pounds on a drum, leaning over it and croo...
Community Meeting: SF Transbay Transit Center On Jan 14th 2013

Community Meeting: SF Transbay Transit Center On Jan 14th 2013

The Transbay Joint Powers Authority is holding a community meeting Wednesday, January 15, 2014, and you're invited to attend! The Tra...
Transbay Transit Center SF Construction Update: 1-13 To 1-19-2014

Transbay Transit Center SF Construction Update: 1-13 To 1-19-2014

The Transbay Transit Center construction process has seen a number of important milestones over its life to final buildout coming in 2017, a...
Oakland: 17-year-old boy charged with New Year’s Eve killing – Contra Costa Times

Oakland: 17-year-old boy charged with New Year’s Eve killing – Contra Costa Times

Oakland: 17-year-old boy charged with New Year’s Eve killingContra Costa TimesOAKLAND — A 17-year-old boy has been charged with murder and w...
Restoring Oakland’s Biff’s diner may be tall order – San Francisco Chronicle

Restoring Oakland’s Biff’s diner may be tall order – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleGone are the green Naugahyde seats. Gone is the coleslaw with peanuts. Gone, too, is the flashing neon dotted “I,” vi...
East Oakland Foothill Square opening and job fair: End of the food desert? – Oakland Local

East Oakland Foothill Square opening and job fair: End of the food desert? – Oakland Local

East Oakland Foothill Square opening and job fair: End of the food desert?Oakland LocalA mall in a notoriously economically depressed part o...
2 men plead guilty to robbing Citibank branch in Oakland – San Francisco Chronicle

2 men plead guilty to robbing Citibank branch in Oakland – San Francisco Chronicle

2 men plead guilty to robbing Citibank branch in OaklandSan Francisco ChroniclePage 1 of 1. (01-13) 15:47 PST OAKLAND — Two East Bay men hav...
Springfield church preserves Oakland Presbyterian history – Springfield News Sun

Springfield church preserves Oakland Presbyterian history – Springfield News Sun

Springfield church preserves Oakland Presbyterian historySpringfield News SunKathleen Lauri-Lewis, (right in pink), the church historian at ...
Search On For Driver In Deadly Oakland I-580 Motorcycle Crash – CBS Local

Search On For Driver In Deadly Oakland I-580 Motorcycle Crash – CBS Local

CBS LocalOAKLAND (CBS SF) – A motorcyclist was killed Friday morning in a possible hit-and-run collision on westbound Interstate Highway 580...
Thomas capped Hall of Fame career with A’s – MLB.com

Thomas capped Hall of Fame career with A’s – MLB.com

MLB.comOAKLAND — It was a classic incentive-laden, make-good contract. Frank Thomas just wanted a chance. Having been cast adrift by the Whi...
Public adds its muscle to keep Oakland storm drains clear – San Francisco Chronicle

Public adds its muscle to keep Oakland storm drains clear – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleOnce a week or so, Oakland resident Veronica Tril puts on gloves, a yellow reflective vest, sturdy shoes and starts d...
Alameda, Oakland in fresh fight over traffic – San Francisco Chronicle (blog)

Alameda, Oakland in fresh fight over traffic – San Francisco Chronicle (blog)

San Francisco Chronicle (blog)AP More than a decade ago, Oakland’s city attorney sued Alameda over plans to redevelop Alameda Point. In the ...
Moves Raiders Should Make in Free Agency – Bleacher Report

Moves Raiders Should Make in Free Agency – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportThe Oakland Raiders have plenty of work to do this offseason, but the significant amount of salary cap space at their disposa...
Oakland News: Mayor Quan Reelection Mistruths; Tuman, Siegel Videos

Oakland News: Mayor Quan Reelection Mistruths; Tuman, Siegel Videos

This Oakland News comes from Las Vegas, where I am for the New Media Expo and International CES, or CES 2014, or the Consumer Electronics Sh...
Oakland A’s Continue to See Baseball’s Big Picture – Bleacher Report

Oakland A’s Continue to See Baseball’s Big Picture – Bleacher Report

Oakland A’s Continue to See Baseball’s Big PictureBleacher ReportOn the one hand, the moves made by Oakland A’s general manager Billy Beane ...
Jahi McMath’s family, Oakland hospital discussing girl’s transfer – CNN

Jahi McMath’s family, Oakland hospital discussing girl’s transfer – CNN

CNN(CNN) — A California court hearing concluded Friday with the family of Jahi McMath — a 13-year-old girl on a ventilator who has been decl...
Jahi McMath family, Children’s Hospital Oakland agree she can be moved – Los Angeles Times

Jahi McMath family, Children’s Hospital Oakland agree she can be moved – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesThe family of 13-year-old Jahi McMath and Children’s Hospital Oakland have reached an agreement that will allow a team to t...
Nancy Sidebotham Running For Mayor Of Oakland: Blasts Joe Tuman, Libby Schaaf

Nancy Sidebotham Running For Mayor Of Oakland: Blasts Joe Tuman, Libby Schaaf

Nancy Sidebotham is a name known only to Oakland political junkies and Oakland City Council District Six dwellers who voted over the last 12...
Breakbeats set to snap at Oakland’s new Faultline – San Francisco Examiner

Breakbeats set to snap at Oakland’s new Faultline – San Francisco Examiner

San Francisco ExaminerStarting this week, Oakland resident Riggsbee and veteran Bay Area breakbeat DJs Sean Infinitee, 138 and Justin Johnso...

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