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Minimum Wage Hike Hits Oakland Chinatown Shop, Restaurant Owners Hard

Some shop owners in Oakland’s Chinatown say business is down, and they are struggling to stay afloat after the city’s minimum wage increased to over $12-an-hour, making it the highest in the country.

03/16/2015

Chyemil Pierce (Family photo/Oakland Police Dept.)

3 More Arrests In Daytime Shooting Death Of Oakland Mother Killed Protecting Her Children

Oakland police say they’ve made three more arrests in the fatal shooting of a 30-year-old mother who died protecting her young children in a crossfire last week.

03/16/2015

Chyemil Pierce memorial

Tears Turn To Music, Dance At Event Celebrating Life Of Oakland Mom Who Died Trying To Protect Her Children From Gunfire

The event was organized to celebrate Chyemil Pierce’s life, and the lives of too many others lost to violence.

03/14/2015

Oakland Raiders vs. Pittsburgh Steelers (credit: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Darren McFadden Leaving Raiders To Join Cowboys

A person with knowledge of the deal says the Dallas Cowboys have agreed to a contract with Darren McFadden a day after losing NFL rushing champ DeMarco Murray to NFC East rival Philadelphia.

03/13/2015

Chyemil Pierce (Family photo/Oakland Police Dept.)

19-Year-Old Arrested And Charged With Murder In Shooting Of Mother In West Oakland

A 19-year-old man was charged Thursday with the murder of a mother trying to rush her children to safety from a gun battle that erupted in front of her West Oakland home Monday, but it is unclear if he fired the fatal shot, police said Thursday.

03/12/2015

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Oakland Pediatrician Helps Refugees Navigate New Culture

An estimated 400 to 500 people living in East Oakland are refugees who’ve fled political oppression in Burma, the southeast Asian country also known as Myanmar. And they’re navigating their way in a whole new culture, thanks to the kindness of a soft-spoken, unassuming pediatrician who is this week’s Jefferson Award winner.

03/11/2015

Oakland Raiders fans at the Coliseum. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Alameda County Supervisor Wants Raiders To Renovate Coliseum Rather Than Build New Stadium

Nate Miley wants the Raiders to renovate the Coliseum, as he says a new stadium could cost taxpayers $300 million.

03/11/2015

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Green Day Singer Billie Joe Armstrong To Open Oakland Guitar Store

Following good news about the future of Oakland’s 1-2-3-4 Go! Vinyl Store franchise is even more great news: Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong is opening up a guitar store right across the street.

03/11/2015

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Transportation Officials Approve $450,000 Contract To Study Electronic Tolling For All Bay Area Bridges

The Bay Bridge, along with six other state-owned bridges, may move to all-electronic tolling—just like the Golden Gate Bridge has for the past two years—as a decision to move ahead with study will be made on Wednesday.

03/10/2015

An Oakland Police Department patrol car. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Mother Dies In Afternoon Oakland Shooting While Protecting Her Children

Police say a woman who was killed by gunfire Monday afternoon in West Oakland, was simply trying to get her young children to safety when she was shot in the head. The woman’s children were not hurt.

03/10/2015

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