Oakland

Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Golden State Warriors Guard Klay Thompson Makes 1st All-Star Team

Thompson joins backcourt mate Stephen Curry on the Western Conference squad.

01/29/2015

Oakland Police Department patrol car. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

10-Year-Old Boy Sexually Assaulted In Oakland; $7,500 Reward Offered For Information

The incident occurred on Tuesday afternoon in the 1100 block of 98th Avenue.

01/29/2015

(Oakland PD)

Man Arrested For Allegedly Shooting At Detectives During Marijuana Grow Investigation In Oakland

Alameda County sheriff’s officials have identified a man who allegedly shot at two plainclothes deputies while they were conducting surveillance on a suspected marijuana grow in West Oakland Wednesday afternoon.

01/29/2015

CHP Patrol Car

DUI Suspect Rams Two CHP Pursuit Cars During Chase Though Oakland Streets

A 40-year-old man was arrested in Oakland early Thursday morning after he allegedly led California Highway Patrol officers on a chase that eventually ended when he rammed into two pursuit vehicles.

01/29/2015

Laptops

Oakland Cafe Popular With Digital Nomads Bans Laptops On Nights And Weekends – And Survives

Five years ago Oakland’s Actual Cafe did something almost unthinkable in tech-crazed Bay Area — they imposed a no-laptops policy on weekends. Now they’ve expanded that restriction to dinnertime.

01/28/2015

Dagger confiscated at Oakland International Airport by TSA agents. (TSA)

Passenger At Oakland Airport Attempts To Pass Dagger Disguised As Eiffel Tower Through Security

Transportation Security Adminstration agents at Oakland International Airport stopped a passenger who attempted to pass a dagger hidden in an Eiffel Tower replica through a checkpoint.

01/28/2015

Oakland Sideshow

From LA To Oakland, Police Cracking Down On ‘Sideshow’ Stunt Drivers

Police are worried over a new trend reaching LA in which drivers shut down busy freeways to attempt dangerous stunts.

01/27/2015

(Paul Duffy/The Petition Site)

Campaign Launches To Stop Massive 1,000-Foot Water Slide From Coming To California, Bay Area Cities

A movement to stop a Utah company’s plan to bring a giant 1,000-foot water slide to 15 major California cities this summer has already collected hundreds of signatures.

01/27/2015

A truck loaded with used mattresses (CBS)

Mattress Bounty Offered To Prevent Illegal Dumping In Alameda County

A pilot program in Alameda County will place a bounty on unwanted mattresses to encourage that they get recycled rather than illegally dumped.

01/27/2015

Artist rendering of proposed Oakland Athletics waterfront ballpark at the Port of Oakland Howard Terminal. (Manica Architecture)

New MLB Commissioner Optimistic About New Oakland A’s Ballpark; San Jose Still In Fight For The Team

The new commissioner of Major League Baseball said he is optimistic that the Athletics will be able to get a new ball park in Oakland. But those who want to see the A’s move to San Jose say they’re not yet ready to throw in the towel.

01/27/2015

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