BART officials said on Monday that an early warning system currently in development stages worked perfectly just before Sunday morning’s 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck.
A woman armed with a gun was arrested late Monday morning after a 14-hour standoff at an unoccupied house in Oakland’s Montclair district.
Operations at the Port of Oakland have been disrupted by Sunday morning’s earthquake based in southern Napa County, according to port officials.
The “Degrees Not Debt” campaign kicked-off this week at Oakland’s La Escuelita Elementary School. The national campaign by the National Education Association seeks to reduce student loan debt.
Oakland officials Friday released a draft plan and environmental impact report for their ambitious ideas for developments at the Coliseum complex and on a large tract of land near the Oakland International Airport over the next 20 years.
Legislation that would require officials to distribute condoms in all California state prisons is headed to Governor Jerry Brown’s desk. The bill’s author says it would save the state money and stop the spread of disease.
A dozen candidates who want to be mayor of Oakland faced off Thursday night in a campaign debate at City Hall in which public safety was hot-button issue.
Pinball wizards in Oakland can rejoice, because they can now play the silver ball without worrying about being thrown in the slammer.
Transgender students that identify as female can now be considered for enrollment at Mills College, an all-female school in Oakland.
Firefighters have contained a four-alarm fire in Oakland that burned dozens of people out of their homes Wednesday evening.