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Much like Ferguson, Missouri, the city of Oakland has been rocked in the past by civil unrest, both during the Occupy protests and also following the shooting of Oscar Grant. Mayor Jean Quan has her own reflections on how her city’s police department handles protests.
The state legislature is wrapping up its summer business next week and a consumer group is pushing hard for passage of four bills dealing with Covered California, with hopes of cutting down out-of-pocket costs.
A 60-year-old man died in a fall from a popular lookout point on Grizzly Peak Boulevard in the Berkeley hills on Sunday night, a University of California at Berkeley police lieutenant said Monday.
As fans file out of the stadium following Sir Paul McCartney’s farewell show at Candlestick Thursday, some will likely by trying to bring more than memories of the 50-plus year old stadium.
The family of actor and comedian Robin Williams says the funnyman was privately dealing with the early stages of Parkinson’s Disease, which he was “not yet ready to share publicly,” prior to his death from apparent hanging by suicide Monday.
Uber is in the hot seat after new data provided by Lyft shows Uber employees have ordered and canceled more than 5,000 ride from Lyft in the last year.
A transient was arrested Monday for allegedly starting a small fire that burned forest land in Big Sur in March.
Police say the cremated remains of nine victims of a 1978 mass cult suicide-murder in Jonestown, Guyana, have turned up in a former funeral home in Delaware.
Hawaii residents prepared for what could be the first hurricane to hit the state in more than 22 years strengthened and will likely make landfall on the Big Island Thursday afternoon and Hurricane Julio–which strengthened into a Category 2 storm–was is swirling closely behind. Many Bay Area travelers, remain undaunted and are still headed for the islands.