Woman Shot Dead In Front Of Son Identified As Laney College StudentA woman who was fatally shot in front of her young son in North Oakland on Wednesday night has been identified as a 21-year-old San Leandro resident, according to Oakland police.
Is Bay Area Flea Market Merchandise A Real Steal? A popular Bay Area flea market offers rock-bottom prices for name brands. But where does the merchandise come from?
Oakland's Laney College Helping To Fill Expected Manufacturing OpeningsA study by the Boston Consulting group finds that the U.S. manufacturing industry faces a serious skilled labor shortage. The new report says the shortage isn’t a big deal right now but it will balloon by the end of the decade from 80,000 to 100,000 to 875,000.
Mayor Quan, Interim Police Chief To Unveil Oakland Anti-Crime PlanAhead of the safety summit, Quan would only talk in general terms about efforts to improve public safety in Oakland, including maximizing the value of more than 60 police officers being added to the police department.
Bay Area Recruiters Say Job Seekers Often Overlook OpportunitiesJob seekers who restrict the hunt to a particular industry often overlook organizations that could use their skills, according to recruiters at several large companies.