Oakland

Rice Shipment at the Port of Oakland (BCN)

Port Of Oakland Rejected Over Million Pounds Of Rice, Soybeans Due To Beetle Larvae Infestation

Agriculture specialists at the Port of Oakland sent 1.2 million pounds of soybeans and 88,000 pounds of rice back to India in November, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Friday.

12/20/2014

Police Memorial Sign Defaced

Vandals Deface Freeway Sign Honoring 4 Oakland Police Officers Killed In The Line Of Duty

Police in Oakland are searching for vandals who defaced a freeway sign paying tribute to four officers who were killed on the deadliest day in department history.

12/19/2014

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART, Oakland Police Offer Escorts To Last-Minute Holiday Shoppers At MacArthur Station

BART and Oakland police are offering escorts at the MacArthur Station to passengers doing some last-minute Christmas shopping.

12/19/2014

A pit bull terrier. (Fadel Senna/AFP/Getty Images)

East Oakland Vacant Store Becomes Dumping Ground For Unwanted Pets

Unwanted pets are being dumped at a vacant store in East Oakland just steps from a state-of-the-art SPCA animal shelter.

12/19/2014

New AC Transit Bus

Oakland Protests Force AC Transit To Detour Buses

AC Transit reports that many bus routes are being detoured in Oakland Thursday afternoon due to protests planned in the downtown area.

12/18/2014

Workers build a canopy over the escalator entrance to the 19th St. Station in Oakland. (BART)

Work On Canopy To Keep Elements, Human Waste Out Of BART Escalator Begins At 19th St. Oakland Station

Workers for Bay Area Rapid Transit have begun building an enclosed canopy over the street-level escalator entrance to 19th Street station in Oakland.

12/18/2014

(Public Instagram account of @thefembug)

Noose Found Hanging From Tree In Oakland’s Frank Ogawa Plaza; Likely Related To #BlackLivesMatter Movement

Oakland police are investigating a report of a noose found on a tree in Frank Ogawa Plaza on Tuesday.

12/18/2014

California Highway Patrol generic

Oakland Police Say They Did Not Know About Undercover CHP Officers At Demonstrations

akland police said they were not told that plainclothes officers from the California Highway Patrol were in the crowd last Wednesday night when one of them drew his gun on a group of surging protesters.

12/18/2014

(CBS SF)

Black Reporter, Police Lieutenant Open Up About Being Called ‘Sellouts’ By Police Brutality Protesters In Oakland, San Francisco

A local reporter who’s been covering the Bay Area protests against police brutality opens up about something she was shocked to hear from other people of color.

12/18/2014

San Jose Hotel Parking Lot

Wettest Start To December In Bay Area History: 736% Of Normal Rainfall In San Jose, 424% In San Francisco

If you’re thinking, “It’s never rained like this in December before”, you are absolutely right. As of Wednesday night, this is the wettest start to a December in Bay Area history, with weather records dating back to before the Civil War.

12/17/2014

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