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Rice Shipment at the Port of Oakland (BCN)

Port Of Oakland Rejected Over Million Pounds Of Rice, Soybeans Due To Beetle Larvae Infestation

Agriculture specialists at the Port of Oakland sent 1.2 million pounds of soybeans and 88,000 pounds of rice back to India in November, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Friday.

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Noose Found Hanging From Tree In Oakland’s Frank Ogawa Plaza; Likely Related To #BlackLivesMatter Movement

Oakland police are investigating a report of a noose found on a tree in Frank Ogawa Plaza on Tuesday.

12/18/2014

Protesters block Broadway St. in Oakland, December 15, 2014. (Holly Quan/CBS)

#BlackLivesMatter Protesters Block Entrance To Oakland Police Headquarters; 25 Arrested

Police arrested 25 protesters Monday morning who chained themselves to the Oakland Police Department headquarters and shut down nearby streets to call for the end of police killings of unarmed black people.

12/15/2014

MARIN CITY - DECEMBER 03: Roadway flooding  just north of Sausalito Wednesday morning.(credit: Rochelle Del Rosario/CBS Local)

Complete Bay Area School Closure List: San Francisco, Oakland, Corte Madera, Novato, San Rafael, Berkeley, Fremont

Schools across the Bay Area are announcing closures in anticipation of a powerful storm moving in early Thursday morning, including all the schools in Marin County, San Francisco Unified schools, and Oakland Unified schools.

12/10/2014

(CBS SF)

Woman Shot By San Leandro Police After High-Speed Pursuit, Dies

A 27-year-old woman shot by San Leandro police who had chased her into Oakland Sunday night died in a hospital Tuesday morning, Oakland police said.

12/10/2014

The East Bay Municipal Utility District water treatment facility stands in Oakland, California. (Photo by Chip Chipman/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

East Bay MUD Customers Get 14% Fee Hike To Cover Drought Costs

Despite the expected heavy rain from this week’s upcoming storm, customers with the East Bay Municipal Utility District will see their water bills increase to cover costs for improving services associated to the state’s ongoing drought.

12/10/2014

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Berkeley City Council Meeting Postponed Following 3 Nights Of Protest

Following three consecutive nights of protest, Berkeley city officials have canceled Tuesday night’s regularly scheduled city council meeting.

12/09/2014

(CBS SF)

Police Arrest 16-Year-Old Driver Accused Of Running Over San Leandro Police Officer With Stolen Car

Authorities have arrested a 16-year-old on suspicion of running over a San Leandro police officer and nearly hitting another officer Thursday morning, prompting the officers to open fire. A 19-year-old man was also arrested in the case.

12/04/2014

(CBS SF)

Firefighters Responding To 2-Alarm Fire In Castro Valley

Alameda County firefighters are responding to a two-alarm fire in Castro Valley Thursday morning.

12/04/2014

U.S. Postal Service mail truck. ( Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Fremont Postal Worker Accused Of Stealing Smartphones, Other Items

A U.S. postal service worker in Fremont is facing mail theft charges, according to court records.

12/04/2014

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