An East Bay toy company settled its federal lawsuit on Monday against the Beastie Boys over its parody of the song “Girls” that appeared in a promotional video that went viral.
More than four months after her only son was murdered on a street in Oakland, a mother is criticizing Mayor Jean Quan over a recent newspaper editorial touting her success in fighting crime.
A 10-time felon charged in the shooting death of a former Oakland Tribune freelance photographer who was hit by a stray bullet has pleaded not guilty to murder and other charges.
A man with 10 felony convictions over the past 20 years has been charged with murder for the shooting death of former Oakland Tribune freelance photographer Lionel Fluker near an East Oakland gas station on Friday night.
An East Bay photojournalist who was killed in a shooting Friday night near his Oakland home was identified by police and former colleagues Monday as Lionel “Ray” Fluker, who had worked for more than a decade as a freelance photographer for the Oakland Tribune.
Black History Month 2013 in the East Bay means celebrations of the lives and achievements of many individuals. Black success stories include chefs like Sarah Kirnon and vintners, international documentary subjects and dancer, actor and activist Josephine Baker to a pioneering female journalist for the Oakland Tribune. Get your dose of black history with any of these suggestions. The experience will be priceless.
A new policy in Alameda County is instructing prosecutors to consider filing lesser criminal charges for some legal immigrants in an effort to avoid mandatory deportation.
The San Francisco 49ers are banning tailgating in the Candlestick Park parking lot after games start, and any season ticket holders caught misbehaving on video will have their tickets revoked.
Both the San Jose Mercury News and the San Francisco Chronicle were ranked in the top 25 U.S. newspapers by average weekday and Sunday circulation from October 2010 through March.
OAKLAND, Calif. (KCBS)_ The Oakland Unified School District has agreed to pay $99,000 to settle a lawsuit by a photojournalist over a confrontation with its former police chief during an October 2008 protest.