Schaaf said she has seen other cities like Los Angeles and New York significantly reduce their crime rate, and feels that Oakland can do the same.
Pesky milkweeds have drawn the wrath of many a garden hoe. Now, there’s a movement in Oakland and across the nation not only to keep them alive, but plant even more, because Monarch butterflies depend on them.
Santa Clara County officials have launched an internal investigation into the sudden resignation of elections official Joseph Le.
Former bar president and current business lawyer Jon Streeter, 58, of Berkeley, and Judge Marla Miller, 59, of San Francisco, were named by Brown to the First District Court of Appeal.
Gun rights advocates in California are cheering a court ruling that could allow more people to obtain a concealed weapons permit. Advocates estimate two million more Californians could soon get the permits.
California’s Department of Motor Vehicles is expanding office hours as it prepares to issue an expected 1.4 million licenses to people in the country illegally.
A winner has emerged in the race for the Mayor of Alameda and the current mayor is out of a job. Mayor Marie Gilmore thanked supporters for their work at a news conference on Wednesday, but said her opponent had won.
A federal judge on Wednesday struck down South Carolina’s same-sex marriageban as unconstitutional, opening the door to such marriages but also giving the state a week to appeal. The attorney general said he would do so immediately.
A group of students from Bay Area who went to Russia for a youth conference returned Tuesday after they were detained, interrogated and put on trial.
A candidate for a seat on a Central California board may win his race, despite having died last month in a small plane crash.
President Obama delivered a speech on energy efficiency and attended fundraisers at the Wal-Mart in Mountain View…