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Josh Donaldson #20 and Brandon Moss #37 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates after Donaldson hit a two-run homer in the top of the six inning against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on July 10, 2014 in San Francisco. Moss was on base when Donaldson homered. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

2015 MLB Schedules Released; Giants, A’s Won’t Face Off Until Late Season

The Bay Bridge series may take on added importance next year as the Giants and A’s meet down the stretch with playoff implications likely.

09/08/2014

San Francisco Skyline (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

San Francisco & Oakland Top Movoto’s List Of Snobbiest Cities In America

According to the real estate blog Movoto, the Bay Area is home to two of the top ten ‘Snobbiest Big Cities In America.’

09/08/2014

Wildfire Aerial

Smoke Advisory Issued To Bay Area Residents Over Air Quality Due To Wildfires

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District issued a smoke advisory to alert Bay Area residents to the potential for poor air quality due to Northern California wildfires through Monday.

09/07/2014

An armored vehicle on display at "Urban Shield," a law enforcement training exercise and trade show in Oakland. (CBS)

Mayor Says ‘Urban Shield’ Won’t Return To Oakland Next Year Amid Police Militarization Debate

Oakland Mayor Mean Quan said Friday that a disaster preparedness conference and training exercise that drew protests Friday evening will not take place in Oakland next year.

09/06/2014

Urban Shield

Police Militarization Opponents Protest ‘Urban Shield’ Training Exercise In Oakland

Protesters gathered in Oakland on Friday to protest “Urban Shield,” a law enforcement training exercise and trade show that according to protesters promotes the militarization of police. The protest has apparently ended peacefully, with no arrests made.

09/05/2014

Image from 'Welcome to County' rap video produced by Oakland doctors. (Humanized Medicine/YouTube)

Oakland Doctors Produce ‘Welcome To County’ Rap Video To Publicize Hospital Funding Needs

Oakland doctors concerned about the funding of county hospitals are taking a one-of-a-kind approach to publicizing that concern, with the release of a slickly-produced rap video.

09/05/2014

Exchange heard on audio during the armed robbery of a film crew in Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland Film Crew Describes Terrifying Armed Robbery On The Set

A film crew working inside a west Oakland home was robbed at gunpoint, with the robbers even threatening a pregnant woman.

09/04/2014

People wait in line at a fast food restaurant. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Oakland Fast Food Workers Join National Protest For $15 Minimum Wage, Arrests Made

Workers at fast-food chains in Oakland were arrested after walking off the job Thursday morning as part of a continuing effort to get pay raises and union rights.

09/04/2014

The Raiderettes, the Oakland Raiders cheerleaders, perform during the Oakland Raiders preseason game against the Detroit Lions at O.co Coliseum on August 15, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Oakland Raiders Settle Lawsuit With Former Cheerleaders For $1.25 Million

About 90 cheerleaders will receive checks after the class-action wage theft lawsuit was filed against the team back in January.

09/04/2014

(CBS SF)

‘Urban Shield’ Event In Oakland Shines Light On Police Militarization

Law enforcement agencies from around the world are convening in the Bay Area for the five-day Urban Shield event that some say simply shines a spotlight on police militarization.

09/04/2014

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