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All-Female Mills College In Oakland Adopts New Policy To Admit Transgender Students

Transgender students that identify as female can now be considered for enrollment at Mills College, an all-female school in Oakland.

08/21/2014

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West Nile Virus Spreads In South San Francisco, Livermore, Mosquito Fogging Scheduled

The West Nile virus has been discovered in a dead bird and pool of mosquitoes at Clay Park in South San Francisco, and at the Bruno Canziani park area in Livermore.

08/21/2014

A man is seen on surveillance video stealing bottles of champagne at an Oakland liquor store before getting confronted by store workers. (CBS)

Caught On Camera: Oakland Liquor Store Clerks Fight Back Against Aggressive Thief Who Cops Ignored

Oakland liquor store workers have fought back against an alleged serial thief after they say police refused to become involved.

08/20/2014

Scene from "Cops and Robbers" a one man play by Alameda County Sheriff's Deputy Jinho Ferreira. (Vimeo / CBS)

Bay Area Officer Provides Unique Perspective On Police Shootings In One-Man Play

A Bay Area police officer said he can relate to both sides of the tensions in Ferguson, Missouri. Jinho Ferreira, a musician who protested the Oscar Grant shooting turned police officer and playwright, hopes his duel perspectives can reach many different people.

08/20/2014

Colonial Acres Elementary School in Hayward. (CBS)

East Bay Elementary School Burglarized Twice In Recent Weeks

Colonial Acres Elementary School in Hayward has been burglarized twice in the past few weeks. The principal said the thieves used a basic kitchen utensil in one of the break-ins.

08/18/2014

Motown creator and founder, Berry Gordy Jr., honored on the steps of Oakland City Hall. August 18, 2014. (photo by: Dave Padilla)

Berry Gordy Day In Oakland; Motown’s Creator Honored, Appears At City Hall

It’s Berry Gordy Jr. Day in the East Bay. The legendary impresario and creator of the Motown Sound was honored in front of hundreds in attendance for a public appearance in Oakland Monday morning.

08/18/2014

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3-Alarm Warehouse Fire In Oakland Leaves 1 Firefighter Injured; Causes Power Outage for For More Than 5, 700 Customers

Firefighters are responding to a three-alarm warehouse fire in Oakland Monday morning.

08/18/2014

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Wrong-Way Driver Fleeing Alameda County Sheriff’s Deputies Crashes Off I-580 In Castro Valley

A wrong-way driver who crashed just off of Interstate Highway 580 in Castro Valley Wednesday afternoon was fleeing from Alameda County sheriff’s deputies, officials said.

08/13/2014

A lab technician analyzes the contents of a rape test kit. (CBS)

Alameda County Teams With FBI In Hopes Of Processing Backlog Of DNA Rape Kits Faster

Alameda County’s District Attorney is now working with the FBI on a pilot project to process and review a backlog of untested DNA rape kits more rapidly.

08/12/2014

Oakland Police Department patrol car. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

$2 Million Grant To Go Towards Oakland Police Gun Tracking And Criminal Rehab Efforts

Oakland police announced a $2 million grant to bolster what they say are proven violence reduction strategies since crime is down this year compared to last.

08/11/2014

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