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.
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.
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.
Ghost Ship Defendant To Receive Public Funds For DefenseAn Alameda County Superior Court judge granted an unusual motion Tuesday morning to allow the use of public money to cover the cost of defending Max Harris, who stands accused of 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter in connection with the 2016 Ghost Ship fire in Oakland.
Oakland Zoo Welcomes Third Mountain Lion Cub Rescued In Last MonthThe Oakland Zoo has welcomed another orphaned mountain lion that will be part of the Zoo's California Trail exhibit, the third rescued mountain lion cub saved by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife in just over one month.
Ghost Ship Creative Director To Ask For Donations To Fund DefenseThe lead attorney for Ghost Ship warehouse creative director Max Harris will ask a judge on Tuesday to provide public funds to help pay for Harris' defense as he prepares to stand trial for his role in a blaze at the warehouse in December 2016 year that killed 36 people.