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Oakland Police Target Prostitution Clients, Arrest 5 ‘Johns’ On Thursday

Five people were arrested Thursday in Oakland on suspicion of soliciting sexual services from prostitutes in an anti-human-trafficking operation focusing on “Johns,” police said.

04/18/2015

A sign advertising an apartment for rent is displayed in a window in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF Bay Area Tops List As Nation’s Worst Place For Renters

If you spend most of your weekends on Craigslist or elbowing your way through crowded open houses for overpriced rentals, this should come as no surprise: the San Francisco Bay Area is the worst place in the country to rent.

04/17/2015

Members of the Tennyson American Little League in Hayward. (CBS)

Oakland A’s, Hayward Firefighters Help Little League Team Recover From Burglary

Hayward firefighters and the Oakland A’s have each donated $1,000 to help the Tennyson American Little League after a person stole the league’s safe with about $7,000 inside.

04/17/2015

A eucalyptus tree crushed this car near Lake Merritt in Oakland on April 16, 2015. (CBS)

Woman Walks Away Uninjured After Eucalyptus Tree Falls On Her Car Near Oakland’s Lake Merritt

A woman was able to walk away without injury after a tree fell on her car while she was driving near Lake Merritt in Oakland Thursday afternoon.

04/16/2015

Authorities on the scene after a San Leandro Police Department officer shot a suspect in Oakland on April 15, 2015. (CBS)

San Leandro Police Officer Shoots Suspected Car Thief In Oakland

An officer-involved shooting occurred in Oakland Wednesday afternoon when San Leandro police officers attempted to stop the driver of a stolen vehicle, according to a police spokeswoman.

04/15/2015

Chopper 5 over a minimum wage protest in Berkeley on April 15, 2015. (CBS)

Berkeley Protesters Shut Down Intersection During Call For $15 Minimum Wage

Hundreds of fast food workers and their supporters marching through the streets of downtown Berkeley Wednesday evening shut down the intersection of Shattuck and University as they were calling for a $15 minimum wage, police and protesters said.

04/15/2015

The 30-year-old, who said he wants to confront income inequality in America, has slashed his own salary and raised the minimum salary at his company to $70,000. (CBS News)

Seattle CEO Cuts His Own Pay To Give Workers $70,000 Minimum Wage Amid Fight Over Income Inequality

While fast food workers across the country and San Francisco are demanding restaurant chains pay them a $28,000 yearly salary, one Seattle CEO is taking matters into his own hands to fight income inequality.

04/15/2015

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Bay Area ‘Entopreneurs’ Feed Growing Appetite For Edible Insects

They hop. They crawl. They squirm. And they could be coming to a dinner plate near you.

04/15/2015

Oakland Athletics at O.Co Coliseum (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

San Jose Files Petition With U.S. Supreme Court In Antitrust Case Against MLB

San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo acknowledges that just getting the Supreme Court to hear the case is a longshot, but he remains hopeful.

04/15/2015

U.S. Postal Service mail truck. ( Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Handful Of Bay Area Post Offices Open Later For Tax Procrastinators

For Bay Area taxpayers who procrastinated until the April 15th deadline and won’t file electronically, a handful of post offices will be open Wednesday evening.

04/15/2015

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