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Oakland City Hall. (CBS)

Oakland City Council Approves Tenant Protection Ordinance After Increasing Complaints About Landlord Harassment

Oakland renters will soon have a new list of protections against harassment and evictions as the Oakland City Council night approved a tenant protection ordinance on Tuesday night.

10/22/2014

Site of Your Black Muslim Bakery in Oakland. (AP)

7 Arrested in Oakland, Contra Costa County Raids; Ties To Your Black Muslim Bakery

Law enforcement officials raided a West Oakland building Tuesday morning in connection with an Oakland-based group that is accused of submitting false information while seeking government security contracts.

10/21/2014

Eric Harvis

Oakland Neighborhood Barbecue Chef Murdered In Front Of Fiancée; Reward Offered

Police were offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to an arrest of the person who shot and killed a neighborhood chef in North Oakland Sunday as he was wrapping up a day of selling barbecue with his fiancée.

10/20/2014

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Man Charged With Murder For Shooting Outside Downtown Oakland Nightclub

A man has been charged with murder for a shooting earlier this month outside a downtown Oakland nightclub, prosecutors said Monday.

10/20/2014

A boy adjusts the flag on a gravestone at the Presidio Cemetery in San Francisco. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

World War II Airman To Be Buried In Oakland After Remains Found 60 Years Later

A World War II airman whose remains were found more than 60 years after he was shot down over Germany is set to buried in Oakland.

10/20/2014

The front of an apartment building in the Marina District in San Francisco is ripped off 21 October 1989. (JONATHAN NOUROK/AFP/Getty Images)

Berkeley Earthquake Expert Links Fracking To Quakes On The ‘Tectonic Timebomb’

As the Bay Area marked the 25th anniversary of the Loma Prieta earthquake, there was no shortage of reminders of the power of Mother Nature and the promise of other big quakes to come. KCBS In Depth spoke with Dr. Richard Allen, director of the Berkeley Seismological Laboratory, who is working on an earthquake warning system.

10/20/2014

Raiders v. Cardinals

Raiders Become Last Winless Team In NFL Following Loss To Arizona

The Raiders are the NFL’s only winless team and in the midst of their worst stretch in more than a half-century.

10/19/2014

A view looking east toward man-made islands of the Lake Merritt Bird Sanctuary. The Bellevue-Staten apartment building is in view, and the Oakland/Piedmont Hills are in the background. (Wikipedia)

Report: Thousands Of Oakland Apartments Could Collapse In A Major Earthquake

The report found 22,000 rental units are at risk of failure. One out of 10 renters in Oakland lives in such a dwelling.

10/18/2014

Luke 'Sasha' Fleischman arrives at home after a hospital stay, November 27, 2013. (CBS)

17-Year-Old Facing 7 Years After Plea Deal For Lighting Teen’s Skirt On Fire

A 17-year-old boy pleaded no contest Thursday morning and faces seven years in prison for setting another teen’s skirt on fire on an Alameda-Contra Costa Transit bus last year, according to the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office.

10/17/2014

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Bay Area Nurses’ Union Sends Letter to Pres. Obama Urging Ebola Safety Mandate

The largest union of registered nurses in the United States, headquartered in Oakland, is calling on President Obama to mandate uniform standards and protocols for the treatment of Ebola.

10/16/2014

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