Fire Crews Quickly Contain 2-Alarm Fire On Grizzly PeakFirefighters were quickly able to contain a two-alarm grass fire on Grizzly Peak, an Oakland fire dispatcher said.
San Jose's Homicide Rate Up As It Falls In San Francisco & OaklandIt doesn’t happen very often, but homicides in the Bay Area’s three largest cities are at about the same level, and while that’s good news for Oakland and San Francisco, it’s bad news for San Jose.
High Speed Chase Ends With CHP CrashA high-speed chase ended on the streets of Oakland early Thursday when a California Highway Patrol SUV slammed into a fire hydrant, power pole and several parked cars.
Oakland Sued By Landlords Over Trash BillsA third of Oakland residents' trash bills go to the city, not the trash company. A grand jury report and a lawsuit suggest that's illegal.
Go-Kart Caught On Camera Racing Down Oakland FreewayA go-kart was caught on camera racing down an Oakland freeway as a black SUV with police-like lights chased it Sunday.
Decline In Heart, Stroke-Related Deaths StallsAfter years of steady improvement in the mortality rate caused by heart diseases, a new study shows that the decline has stalled.
Walmart Founder's Heirs $250M Fund Helping Support Oakland SchoolA foundation run by the heirs of Walmart founder Sam Walton has announced a $250 million initiative to support charter schools in 17 U.S. cities, including one right here in the Bay Area.
Oakland Gospel Church Builds Low-Income Housing ComplexLow-income housing is scarce in Oakland, but one church is taking on the matter and working from the ground up.
Oakland's Lake Temescal Closed For Swimming Due To Toxic AlgaeLake Temescal in Oakland has been closed for swimming until further notice because of an outbreak of toxic algae in the water.
Oakland Officials Vote Unanimously To Ban Shipment Of CoalOakland city officials unanimously voted to ban the shipment of coal, sidelining a plan to transport Utah coal to Asia through a proposed marine terminal on an old army base.
Warriors Fan Says He Was Pushed From Upper Deck By Cavs FanA Warriors fan is still recovering from injuries suffered when he says he was pushed from the upper deck at Oracle Arena during Game 7 of the NBA Finals in Oakland.
Expanded Panama Canal Could Grab Business From Oakland PortThe $5.25 billion project went online nearly two years late after construction delays, labor strife and apparent cost overruns