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Actor Bill Murray (Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Bill Murray Reportedly Commandeered Taxi From Oakland To Sausalito Last Week

During an on stage appearance at the Toronto Film Festival Friday, Bill Murray recounted an odd experience on the Bay Area roadways he’d just experienced.

09/09/2014

Waste Management garbage and recycling bins in Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland Accuses Waste Management Of Dirty Tricks In Campaign To Overturn New Garbage Contract

After Waste Management lost a $1 billion contract to pick up Oakland’s garbage, the company is trying to put a ballot measure on the November ballot to overturn the city’s decision. Officials are accusing Waste Management of dirty tricks as they attempt to gather signatures.

09/08/2014

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Man Indicted On Murder Charges For Oakland Oikos University Shooting Rampage

In a procedural move, a man suspected of killing seven people in a shooting rampage at Oakland’s Oikos University in 2012 has been indicted on seven counts of murder and three counts of premeditated attempted murder, prosecutors said Monday.

09/08/2014

Josh Donaldson #20 and Brandon Moss #37 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates after Donaldson hit a two-run homer in the top of the six inning against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on July 10, 2014 in San Francisco. Moss was on base when Donaldson homered. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

2015 MLB Schedules Released; Giants, A’s Won’t Face Off Until Late Season

The Bay Bridge series may take on added importance next year as the Giants and A’s meet down the stretch with playoff implications likely.

09/08/2014

San Francisco Skyline (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

San Francisco & Oakland Top Movoto’s List Of Snobbiest Cities In America

According to the real estate blog Movoto, the Bay Area is home to two of the top ten ‘Snobbiest Big Cities In America.’

09/08/2014

Wildfire Aerial

Smoke Advisory Issued To Bay Area Residents Over Air Quality Due To Wildfires

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District issued a smoke advisory to alert Bay Area residents to the potential for poor air quality due to Northern California wildfires through Monday.

09/07/2014

An armored vehicle on display at "Urban Shield," a law enforcement training exercise and trade show in Oakland. (CBS)

Mayor Says ‘Urban Shield’ Won’t Return To Oakland Next Year Amid Police Militarization Debate

Oakland Mayor Mean Quan said Friday that a disaster preparedness conference and training exercise that drew protests Friday evening will not take place in Oakland next year.

09/06/2014

Urban Shield

Police Militarization Opponents Protest ‘Urban Shield’ Training Exercise In Oakland

Protesters gathered in Oakland on Friday to protest “Urban Shield,” a law enforcement training exercise and trade show that according to protesters promotes the militarization of police. The protest has apparently ended peacefully, with no arrests made.

09/05/2014

Image from 'Welcome to County' rap video produced by Oakland doctors. (Humanized Medicine/YouTube)

Oakland Doctors Produce ‘Welcome To County’ Rap Video To Publicize Hospital Funding Needs

Oakland doctors concerned about the funding of county hospitals are taking a one-of-a-kind approach to publicizing that concern, with the release of a slickly-produced rap video.

09/05/2014

Exchange heard on audio during the armed robbery of a film crew in Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland Film Crew Describes Terrifying Armed Robbery On The Set

A film crew working inside a west Oakland home was robbed at gunpoint, with the robbers even threatening a pregnant woman.

09/04/2014

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