USS Oakland: Navy's Newest Warship Named After East Bay CityThe United States Navy is honoring Oakland with its latest warship.
Roberta Discovers Treasure Island's Hidden GemsIn this week's “Gem Of The Bay” blog, Roberta Gonzales highlights the food, the beauty and the history of Treasure Island.
Alameda Coast Guard Crew Seizes Narco-Submarine Carrying 8 Tons Of CocaineA U.S. Coast Guard crew from Alameda stopped a submersible vessel carrying more than 16,000 pounds of cocaine in the Eastern Pacific Ocean last month -- the largest bust of its kind in Coast Guard history.
Pentagon Announces Plan Aimed At Lifting Transgender BanDefense Secretary Ash Carter said he is creating a working group that will review the policies and determine if lifting the ban would have any impact on the military's ability to be ready for battle.
Developers Aim For Affordable Housing, New Community At Alameda PointA new development plan is taking shape at Alameda Point that will bring affordable housing to the area.
Tuesday's Roaring Navy Fighter Jet Over Berkeley Was Just A Pilot Saying 'Hello' To His Brother At CalThe supersonic, low-flying navy fighter jet seen buzzing over Berkeley Tuesday afternoon was reportedly flown by the brother of a Cal grad student.
F-18 Supersonic Jet Fighter Buzzes BerkeleyAn F-18 Hornet Navy fighter jet buzzed Berkeley Tuesday, and created quite the buzz on Twitter.
Navy Wants To Place More Sonar-Pinging Buoys Off Coasts Of California, Oregon, WashingtonThe U.S. Navy is seeking permits to expand sonar and other training exercises off the Pacific Coast, a proposal raising concerns from animal advocates.
Mysterious Black Stealth Ship Prowls San Francisco Bay, A Harbinger Of Yachting's FutureYachts are supposed to be white, so when a dark, angular, $33 million stealth ship pulls up at a local marina next to a bunch of fiberglass pleasure boats that haven't changed basic designs in 50 years, heads turn, cameraphones are raised, and questions are asked.
'Drone Shark' Unveiled As Latest U.S. Navy Robot Weapon, No Lasers On Its Head, But Fiction Definitely Becoming FactDr. Evil in the Austin Powers movies wanted "sharks with frickin' laser beams attached to their heads" but couldn't get them, yet the real U.S. Navy now has drone sharks, and while the robots don't have lasers, the "GhostSwimmer" UUV is a formidable weapon ripped right out of fiction.
Navy Serviceman Treated For Internet Addiction Allegedly Caused By Google GlassA U.S. Navy serviceman has been treated for internet addiction caused by overuse of his Google Glass device.
Navy Commissions USS 'America' In Fleet Week Ceremony On SF WaterfrontAt a ceremony on the San Francisco waterfront Saturday morning, an 844-foot-long amphibious assault vessel took her official place as the Navy's newest member, the USS America.