A former welterweight boxing champion from Pittsburg was sentenced in federal court in Oakland Tuesday to seven years and three months in prison for the unarmed robberies of six East Bay banks last year.
The relationship between the Colbert Report’s host and the city by the bay got off to a shaky start in his second full season when he did a segment titled “Was it really that bad? The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake.”
Elected officials praised the first responders in Saturday morning’s crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 at SFO.
James Quindale Page, 42, dubbed by authorities as the “Button Down Bandit,” was indicted by a federal grand jury in Oakland on Thursday on six counts of bank robbery. Each count carries a possible maximum sentence of 20 years in prison if he is convicted.
Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer is proposing to give schools more money for security improvements and to make greater use of the National Guard.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is making no apologies for posting a racially charged comment on Twitter about Knicks star Jeremy Lin, a Palo Alto native.
The decades-old East Oakland Boxing Association has been around for approximately 25 years, providing not only a boxing program but other activities for its 500 members in one of Oakland’s tougher neighborhoods.
Police officers shot and killed two boxer-type dogs that were threatening people at a San Mateo park, according to authorities.
SAN DIEGO (AP) _ The two headliners at this weekend’s California Republican Party convention offered a similar theme, promoting themselves as the candidates of fresh ideas and California’s future who are running against lifelong politicians […]
As the recession drags on Democrats and Republicans are intensifying their argument over whether President Obama’s economic stimulus plan is helping, or hurting. Whoever wins that fight could determine which way the midterm elections go […]