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California Highway Patrol officer, CHP

Elderly Oakland Woman Killed, 4 Others Hurt In Hayward Crash

A 71-year-old Oakland woman was killed and four other people were injured in a two-car crash on southbound Interstate Highway 880 in Hayward on Sunday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

07/28/2014

Port Of Oakland

Activists To Attempt Oakland Blockade Of Ships Owned By Israel Corporation

Bay Area activists are planning to block two commercial shipping tankers partially owned by the Israel Corporation from docking and unloading at the Port of Oakland on Saturday in support of the Palestinian people, according to event organizers.

07/28/2014

ARLINGTON, TX - JULY 27: Scott Kazmir #26 of the Oakland Athletics throws in the first inning against the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Park in Arlington on July 27, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Rick Yeatts/Getty Images)

Oakland Athletics Beat Texas Rangers, 9-3

John Jaso drove in three runs, helping Scott Kazmir and the Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 9-3 Sunday night.

07/27/2014

Manager Tony LaRussa

Frank Thomas, Tony La Russa Inducted Into Baseball Hall Of Fame

Two former Oakland Athletic ball club members were inducted into the baseball’s Hall of Fame.

07/27/2014

A gunman surrenders to police after a standoff in West Oakland following a shooting, July 25, 2014. (CBS)

Oakland Gunman Surrenders After Shooting At Repo Man As Car Is Towed Away

A man apparently upset that his car was being repossessed opened fire on the repossession agent in Oakland Friday, prompting a long standoff with police before he surrendered.

07/25/2014

An algae bloom has closed Temescal Lake to swimming. (CBS)

Algae Bloom And E. Coli Close Popular East Bay Lakes To Swimmers And Their Dogs

With the unusually warm July temperatures (by Bay Area standards) two popular East Bay swimming spots have shut down due to health concerns caused by rare toxic algae blooms.

07/25/2014

OAKLAND, CA - JULY 24: Brandon Moss #37 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates as he rounds the bases after he hit a grand slam home run in the sixth inning of their game against the Houston Astros at O.co Coliseum on July 24, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Moss Reaches Another Milestone As Athletics Win 13-1 Over Astros

A warm day helped Brandon Moss reach another milestone and it helped Jeff Samardzija enjoy even more run support.

07/24/2014

California Highway Patrol officers surround a car following a chase on Interstate 880 in Oakland. (Margie Shafer/CBS)

Driver Involved In Hit And Runs On Interstate 880 In Oakland Believed To Be Under The Influence Of Drugs

A brief pursuit of a reckless driver in the East Bay ended Thursday morning with the suspect being taken into custody in Oakland, a California Highway Patrol spokesman said.

07/24/2014

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee speaks with KPIX 5 reporter Anne Makovec about the arrest of State Sen. Leland Yee, March 26, 2014. (CBS)

Phil Matier: San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee Was Targeted By FBI In Corruption Case

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee was targeted, but never charged, by the FBI in the same sting operation involving Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow and state Sen. Leland Yee, according to sources in the mayor’s office. KCBS, KPIX5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains that undercover agents donated to Lee’s campaign.

07/24/2014

(CBS SF)

Man Electrocuted While Trying To Steal Copper At Abandoned Oakland Pipe Factory

A man was killed by electrocution in West Oakland Wednesday night after apparently attempting to steal copper wiring, police said.

07/24/2014

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