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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Firefighters contained a two-alarm structure fire Friday morning at an auto body shop in Oakland.
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.
She is still working with Governor Jerry Brown on a plan to avoid tuition increases altogether.