Most of the robberies have targeted private contractors remodeling houses, but police have not determined whether the incidents were carried out by the same people, said Oakland Police Department spokeswoman Officer Johnna Watson.
San Francisco State University Professor and political analyst Joe Tuman announced Wednesday that he will run for mayor of Oakland for a second time in 2014.
One of several downtown buildings hit by vandals during Monday night’s protests in Oakland was Youth Radio, a non-profit that covers issues important to young people in the area.
Movie theaters in Oakland added extra screenings Friday to accommodate huge crowds that wanted to see “Fruitvale Station,” a new film about the fatal shooting of Oscar Grant by a BART police officer.
The two sides have until August 4 to reach an agreement or another strike could be in the works.
A coalition of students, faculty and other supporters are fighting to keep City College of San Francisco open, following last week’s announcement that the school will lose accreditation next July.
Next Wednesday, July 10, is the day local transportation officials have said they would announce if the new Bay Bridge will open as planned this Labor Day weekend.
Thousands were on hand to kick off the world renowned sailing event, taking place in the Bay Area for the first time.
Veterans’ groups met with Santa Clara County officials on Tuesday for a call to action against military sexual trauma.
A group of about 40 protesters set up a human blockade for two hours Tuesday in front of the former Hunters Point Naval Shipyard in San Francisco, where a redevelopment project is set to begin.