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(Photo credit: Einstein For Oakland/Andy Sanders)

Dog Candidate To Officially Start Run At Oakland Mayor’s Office Thursday

The geniuses who came up with the idea of running Einstein the dog for office – a group of Occupy Oakland veterans – say the idea is not just political tail-wagging, but a commentary on how difficult it is to hold any individual accountable for running the city. They plan to host an event Thursday at 10 a.m. on the steps of City Hall to lay out their platform.

23 hours ago

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Service Dog Helps Scared Victims, Witnesses During San Francisco Court Proceedings

The San Francisco court system has a new, specially-trained assistant to help vulnerable witnesses cope with their situation, and can do it on all fours.

09/19/2014

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Crews Rescue Dog From San Pablo Apartment Fire

A dog was rescued from a one-alarm fire at an apartment in San Pablo on Monday afternoon.

09/16/2014

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NorCal Man Accused Of Killing, Cooking Ex-Girlfriend’s Pomeranian Dog And Feeding It To Her

A Northern California man has been arrested after his ex-girlfriend said he cooked her dog and fed it to her.

09/12/2014

A screenshot of video allegedly showing Centerplate CEO Desmond Hague kicking a dog. (Source: UT San Diego)

Centerplate CEO Caught Kicking Puppy In Elevator Will Resign

The CEO of a food and beverage concession company who was caught kicking and choking a small dog on a surveillance camera will announce his resignation on Tuesday, according to a news release.

09/02/2014

A screenshot of video allegedly showing Centerplate CEO Desmond Hague kicking a dog. (Source: UT San Diego)

Caught On Camera: Alleged Dog Abuse By CEO Of Company Tied To 49ers, Giants

The CEO of the company that provides concessions for both the 49ers and Giants said he was “ashamed and deeply embarrassed” after he was caught on camera in what investigators say is the act of kicking and abusing a dog inside an elevator.

08/27/2014

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Boys Accused Of Burglarizing San Jose Homes, Including One Where Dog Was Beaten To Death

Two boys were arrested Tuesday in connection with the burglaries of several homes in South San Jose near Almaden Expressway, including one where a resident found their dog had been killed.

08/27/2014

This chihuahua was found shot in Menlo Park. (Source: Peninsula Humane Society)

Chihuahua Found Shot On Menlo Park Street

The shooting of a Chihuahua in East Menlo Park earlier this month is being investigated by the Peninsula Humane Society, who has offered a $1,000 reward for information about it, Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA officials said Monday.

08/11/2014

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Hayward Family Says Dog Saved Them From Burning House

One family’s dog is being credited with saving lives as flames started to burn their Hayward home.

07/31/2014

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Redwood City Man Pleads No Contest To Torturing Puppy To Death In Front Of Daughter

A man accused of torturing a puppy to death in front of his 4-year-old daughter pleaded no contest to child endangerment charges in Redwood City on Friday in exchange for no more than three years in prison.

07/28/2014

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