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Artist rendition of the BART Oakland Airport Connector. (BART)

BART To Oakland Airport Service Connector Opens Saturday In Time For Holiday Travel

‘BART to OAK’ — an automated, frequent-running connector between the Coliseum Station and Oakland International Airport, held its grand opening just in time for service to begin the weekend before Thanksgiving.

11/21/2014

US military personnel remove bags containing bodies of members of the Jim Jones' sect "Temple of people", 23 November 1978, after they arrived from Jonestown, the community's cultural center, where Jim Jones had established the Peoples Temple. More than 900 people died, 18 November 1978, in the largest mass suicide in American history.        (Photo credit: AFP/Getty Images)

36th Annual Memorial Of Jonestown Mass Suicide Held At Oakland’s Evergreen Cemetery

Tuesday marked the 36th anniversary Jonestown Memorial held at the Evergreen Cemetery in Oakland to commemorate more than 900 people who died in a cult mass suicide.

11/18/2014

Police speak to a protester as they try to control the crowd on August 19, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Violent outbreaks have taken place in Ferguson since the shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer on August 9th.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

San Francisco, Oakland Police Say They Are Ready For Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

Police in San Francisco and Oakland are on standby Tuesday in the event that a grand jury’s decision in Missouri, whether a white police officer will be indicted for the killing of an unarmed black teenager, could lead to protests in the Bay Area.

11/18/2014

Cormorants nesting on the old Eastern Span of the Bay Bridge. (Caltrans/CBS)

Bay Bridge Demolition Project Delayed 6 Months Due To Nesting Birds

The demolition of the Bay Bridge’s old eastern span will be delayed for at least six months because of nesting birds that refuse to vacate the structure, a transportation official told KCBS.

11/17/2014

Witnesses said a boy was on this scooter when he was struck and killed by a car leading police on a high-speed chase near San Leandro on November 11, 2014. (CBS)

CHP Locate Car Possibly Linked To San Leandro Hit-and-Run That Killed 14-Year-Old Riding Scooter

California Highway Patrol have located a car of interest, allegedly driven by a suspect in Tuesday’s fatal hit-and-run that killed a 14-year-old boy who was riding a scooter. However, no arrests have been made.

11/12/2014

Antwan Wilson (www.ousd.k12.ca.us)

Oakland Schools Chief ays Troubled Students Need More Time With Adults—Not Less

KCBS In Depth co-hosts Jane McMillan and Ed Cavagnaro interview Antwan Wilson, the superintendent of the Oakland Unified School District, about the continuation of the “Thriving Students” program which he says will help inner-city students claim their future.

11/10/2014

(CBS)

Cats, Parrots, Dogs Welcome To Worship In Berkeley Church

Less dogma and more dogs is the mantra at an eclectic Christian community in Berkeley where pets are as welcome in the pews as parishioners.

11/07/2014

Artist's rendition of Oakland's Brooklyn Basin Project (image courtesy Signature Development Group).

Oakland’s Brooklyn Basin Project Taking Shape; Will Bring Retail And 3,100 New Homes

The developers behind Oakland’s Brooklyn Basin project near Jack London Square say the major residential development of 3,100 new homes is starting to take shape.

11/05/2014

A voter fills out their ballot at a polling station inside San Francisco City Hall. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco, Oakland Voters Approve Minimum Wage Increase; SF Mayor Ed Lee Calls It ‘A Good Bump’

San Francisco already has the highest minimum wage in the country but voters on Tuesday pushed it even higher. Now, low-wage earners in both San Francisco and Oakland will be getting raises.

11/05/2014

(Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Berkeley’s Measure D Passes Making It First City in U.S. To Tax Soda; San Francisco’s Similar Proposition E Failed

Soda drinkers in Berkeley will soon have to pay an extra cent per ounce to consume their sugary drinks as a majority of voters supported Measure D. It will become the nation’s first tax on soda. Meanwhile, a similar soda-tax measure, Proposition E in San Francisco, failed to pass.

11/05/2014

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