Police were investigating whether gunshots fired on Leona Creek Drive in Oakland on Wednesday night are related to a shooting that killed a 15-year-old boy in the same neighborhood the night before.
A body was spotted in the water near the O.co Coliseum in Oakland this morning by an alert Amtrak train passenger, police said Friday.
Day to day operations of the Oakland Coliseum were turned over Monday to the Los Angeles based AEG entertainment company.
For the first time in years, Oakland will not have to lay off employees or cut city services to balance its budget, Mayor Jean Quan said Thursday. She hopes the rebound will convince the Golden State Warriors to stay in town.
Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig said Thursday it’s up to Oakland Athletics owner Lew Wolff to decide whether to consider additional sites for a new A’s ballpark, raising the possibility of a move outside the Bay Area.
A group of charitable sports fans reached out to those affected by Monday’s mass shooting at Oikos University with a condolence card at the A’s season opener.
For four days the Oakland Coliseum will be transformed from a sports venue into a hospital, as volunteer dentists, eye care professionals and doctors provide free treatment to underserved Bay Area residents.
Hundreds of uninsured, and under-insured lined up overnight outside the O.co Coliseum in Oakland Wednesday for the chance to see a doctor or dentist, and get a free eye exam and maybe even a pair of glasses.
Oakland city leaders were set Wednesday to reveal details of a plan aimed at keeping their sports teams from leaving town.
A woman was assaulted during a confrontation with fellow BART passengers while getting on a train at the Coliseum/Oakland Airport station Tuesday morning, a BART police spokeswoman said.