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3 Weeks After Rapper The Jacka’s Murder, Oakland Police Name No Suspects, Make No Arrests

Nearly three weeks after rapper “The Jacka” was gunned down in East Oakland, police have not named a suspect and have not made any arrests despite being close enough to the killers to hear the gunshots that took his life.

02/20/2015

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Oakland Veterans Affairs Office Lost Nearly 14,000 Benefits Claims Since 1990

The Oakland office of Veterans Affairs improperly filed and then lost about 14,000 unprocessed veterans benefit claims, some dating back to the 1990s, a federal government investigation found.

02/20/2015

Cars driving through the 4th bore in the Caldecott Tunnel.  (CBS)

Temporary Friday Night Closure For Caldecott Tunnel’s Fourth Bore Due To Emergency Drill

The fourth bore of the Caldecott Tunnels will be closed Friday night and part of Saturday morning for its first-ever emergency response drill, a Caltrans spokesman said.

02/20/2015

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Get Ready To Pay More At Oakland Restaurants As Minimum Wage Law Kicks In

The minimum wage in Oakland will jump $3 in less than weeks and restaurants from Piedmont to Jack London Square are still figuring out how they are going to stay alive.

02/19/2015

Wen Yen Gold (Hayward Police)

Fugitive For 4 Years In Bay Area Human Trafficking Investigation Turns Herself In

A suspect in a sex trafficking ring in four Bay Area counties who has been a fugitive for four years turned herself in to authorities Tuesday morning.

02/18/2015

Congresswoman Barbara Lee (Photo by Allison Shelley/Getty Images for Friends of the Global Fight)

Does An East Bay Congresswoman Have A Better Plan Than The President For Combating ISIS?

Congresswoman Barbara Lee, who represents parts of the East Bay, talks about her plan for combating ISIS, but her critics are calling it a peace bill.

02/17/2015

A pilot crash landed on a golf course in Hayward after losing power Sunday. (Bay City News)

Plane Makes Emergency Landing On Hayward Golf Course After Losing Power

A pilot whose plane lost power after taking off made an emergency landing at a golf course in Hayward Sunday afternoon, a fire spokesman said.

02/15/2015

O.co Coliseum in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Raiders Withholding Coliseum Rent; Oakland Mayor Schaaf Not Concerned

While the Oakland Raiders have vowed not to pay their the O.Co Coliseum rent for last year’s season, Mayor Libby Schaaf said she isn’t concerned neither should fans.

02/12/2015

Martin Harrison

Record-Setting $8.3M Wrongful Death Settlement In Case Of Santa Rita Jail Beating Includes Sweeping Reforms

Prosecutors and defense attorneys have just settled the largest wrongful death civil rights settlement in California history and it will change the way inmates with addictions are treated in prisons across the country.

02/10/2015

(CBS SF)

Alumni At Oakland’s Fremont High Help Fill In The Gaps

The books and papers sit in stacks on the floor in the library at Fremont High in East Oakland, while many of the shelves are empty. It’s been shut down for more than six years.

02/09/2015

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