First New BART Train Goes On Maiden VoyageIn a long-awaited moment for Bay Area commuters and transit officials, the first new BART train hit the tracks late Friday morning at the MacArthur Station for its first-ever voyage.
Tens Of Thousands Expected At Women's Marches Across Bay AreaTens of thousands of people are expected to turn out Saturday in cities across the Bay Area for a series of Women's Marches as part of a grassroots political movement to get more women into political office.
Bay Area Shut Out In Quest For New Amazon HeadquartersAmazon announced Thursday the cities that have made its first cut for the location of its new second headquarters. Noticeably absent was the Bay Area.
Rising Local Heavy Rockers Headline Bottom Of The HillOakland-based hard-rock heavyweights Skunk celebrate the vinyl release of their debut album with this Sunday show at the Bottom of the Hill in San Francisco.
New Proposal To Extend Last Call For Alcohol In Select California CitiesSan Francisco state Sen. Scott Wiener today reintroduced legislation that would allow a handful of cities to extend alcohol sales as late as 4 a.m., following the death of a similar bill in committee last year.
Oakland Mayor Says She'll Go To Jail To Protect Sanctuary City PolicyJust hours after the Oakland City Council voted unanimously to end any cooperation with agents from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Mayor Libby Schaaf said Wednesday she would go to jail if needed in her opposition to ICE raids.
6-Time Felon Charged With Murder Of 35-Year-Old Oakland ManA six-time felon whose crimes date back to 1988 has been charged with the murder of 35-year-old Oakland resident Terrell Gardner.
Oakland Fights Developer's Lawsuit To Allow Coal At New Shipping TerminalThe City of Oakland was in court Tuesday, engaged in a battle to uphold a ban on coal within its borders.
Oakland Ice Cream Man's Killer Gets 45 Years To Life SentenceAn ex-convict was sentenced Friday to 45-years-to-life in state prison for what a prosecutor said was the cold-blooded and heinous fatal shooting of a popular ice cream vendor in East Oakland in 2015.
BART Identifies Transit Officer Who Fatally Shot SuspectBART officials have identified the transit police officer who fatally shot a suspect near the West Oakland BART station last week.
Oakland Public Safety Committee Votes To Strengthen Sanctuary City StatusOakland's Public Safety Committee voted unanimously Tuesday night on a resolution to stop what City Councilwoman Rebecca Kaplan calls "collusion" between the Oakland Police Department and ICE.
Gruden Welcomed Back To Raiders 16 Years After DepartureJon Gruden was welcomed back Tuesday for a second stint as Oakland Raiders coach with an elaborate introductory news conference.