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(Photo Dylan Ashe, San Jose Via Wiki/Flickr Creative Commons License http://www.flickr.com/photos/ackook/1233393504/ )

Windshield Crack Forces Oakland-To-Honolulu Flight To Divert To Mineta San Jose Airport

A flight from Oakland to Hawaii was diverted to San Jose for an emergency landing when a crack developed in the windshield Sunday morning.

01/18/2015

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DUI Arrest For Driver In I-580 Crash After Car Flies Into Oncoming Traffic At 100-MPH

A 29-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of DUI after he lost control of his vehicle that flew into the air on Interstate Highway 580 in Oakland and collided into another car on the opposite side of the freeway early Sunday morning, a California Highway Patrol spokesman said.

01/18/2015

Striking healthcare workers walk a picket line outside Kaiser Permanente hospital in Oakland, January 31, 2012. (CBS)

Huge Strike Averted As Kaiser, Nurses Reach Tentative Agreement After Months Of Tense Negotiations

The tentative agreement averts multiple strikes scheduled to begin 7 a.m. Wednesday at Kaiser medical centers throughout the Bay Area including Antioch, Daly City, San Francisco, Oakland, Petaluma, Vacaville, San Rafael and Santa Clara.

01/17/2015

Protesters gather in front of the Eastmont Police Substation in Oakland.

Marches, Die-Ins, Protests, Demonstrations Across Oakland On Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Weekend

About a hundred protesters were on the move in East Oakland Saturday evening after a day of planned and spontaneous demonstrations around the city for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend.

01/17/2015

Police Investigation

4 Friday Night Shootings In Oakland Leave Vacaville Man Dead, 5 People Injured

A man was killed in one of four shootings Friday night in Oakland that also left 5 injured, police said Saturday.

01/17/2015

Oakland Police generic

Man, Woman Found Shot Dead In East Oakland, Two Schools Placed On Lockdown

Two schools in East Oakland have been placed on lockdown because police are looking for suspects in a shooting in the area with multiple victims.

01/16/2015

West Oakland BART protests (Julia Carrie Wong )

WHEN AND WHERE: More BART, Traffic Disruptions Planned During #MLKShutItDown Weekend

It’s the calm after the spoon-banging storm that shut down three San Francisco BART stations Friday morning, but it won’t last for long.

01/16/2015

Protesters block an entrance to the Ronald Dellums Federal Building in downtown Oakland. (photo credit: Margie Shafer)

Activists Locked To Entrances Of Oakland Federal Building In Solidarity With Black Civil Rights

A group of Occupy protesters have locked themselves to an entrance of the Oakland Federal Building in solidarity with the BART protests in San Francisco Friday morning.

01/16/2015

Map of schools the Oakland Unified School District is looking for outside groups to take over. (CBS)

Oakland Unified Seeks Outside Groups To Take Over Several Schools

The Oakland Unified School District is looking for charter schools and other outside groups to take over the district’s most underperforming schools.

01/15/2015

Edna Brewer Middle School in Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland Schools Report Fewer Dropouts, Higher Reading Levels With ‘Restorative Justice’

The Oakland Unified School District is reporting good results with a new approach to discipline. Instead of punishing students, they are forcing them to face their issues, head on.

01/14/2015

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