Oakland

Fatal Hit-and-Run

Pedestrian Killed In Oakland Hit-And-Run At 32nd And San Pablo Ave.

One person was killed in a fatal hit-and-run incident on 32nd Street and San Pablo Avenue in Oakland Friday afternoon, according to police.

02/20/2015

Port of Oakland

Tentative Deal Reached Between Dockworkers, West Coast Ports

Negotiators reached a tentative contract covering West Coast dockworkers on Friday evening, likely ending a protracted labor dispute that snarled international trade at seaports handling about $1 trillion worth of cargo annually.

02/20/2015

(Via @JackaMobFigaz Instagram)

3 Weeks After Rapper The Jacka’s Murder, Oakland Police Name No Suspects, Make No Arrests

Nearly three weeks after rapper “The Jacka” was gunned down in East Oakland, police have not named a suspect and have not made any arrests despite being close enough to the killers to hear the gunshots that took his life.

02/20/2015

The field is cleared before the start of the game between San Francisco 49ers against the Seattle Seahawks at Levi's Stadium on November 27, 2014 in Santa Clara. (Don Feria/Getty Images)

Minority-Owned Bay Area Businesses Vying For Lucrative Super Bowl Contracts

Hundreds of small business owners gathered in Oakland this week to try to win a piece of the Super Bowl 50 pie. They’re hoping for a slice of the millions of dollars in contracts organizers of next year’s game in Santa Clara will hand out.

02/20/2015

Raiders v Chargers

7 #RaiderNation Fans That Aren’t Freaking Out About A Move To LA

The Raiders have threatened to leave before, but few of those schemes have sounded quite as likely as the potential stadium sharing agreement with the Chargers floated Thursday.

02/20/2015

(Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Oakland Veterans Affairs Office Lost Nearly 14,000 Benefits Claims Since 1990

The Oakland office of Veterans Affairs improperly filed and then lost about 14,000 unprocessed veterans benefit claims, some dating back to the 1990s, a federal government investigation found.

02/20/2015

Cars driving through the 4th bore in the Caldecott Tunnel.  (CBS)

Temporary Friday Night Closure For Caldecott Tunnel’s Fourth Bore Due To Emergency Drill

The fourth bore of the Caldecott Tunnels will be closed Friday night and part of Saturday morning for its first-ever emergency response drill, a Caltrans spokesman said.

02/20/2015

Firefighter Graphic

Oakland Firefighters Contain 2-Alarm Structure Fire

Firefighters contained a two-alarm structure fire Friday morning at an auto body shop in Oakland.

02/20/2015

A rendering of a proposed stadium to be shared by the Oakland Raiders and San Diego Chargers in Los Angeles. (Source: Manica Architecture)

Oakland Raiders, San Diego Chargers Moving Forward With $1.7B Stadium To Share In SoCal

The Oakland Raiders Thursday night announced plans to share a stadium in Southern California with the San Diego Chargers if both NFL teams fail to find new stadium solutions in their hometowns.

02/19/2015

Students walk near Sather Gate on the University of California at Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

UC President Janet Napolitano Will Not Implement Tuition Increases During Summer Session

She is still working with Governor Jerry Brown on a plan to avoid tuition increases altogether.

02/19/2015

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