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Recycled aluminum cans are seen at the Norcal Waste recycling facility July 11, 2003 in San Francisco. The most modern recycling facility in the United States opened in March of 2003 and has the ability to sort and bail up to 2,100 tons of recyclables per day using an efficient combination of specialized equipment and hand sorting. Along with paper, plastic and glass, Norcal's newly opened construction materials sorting facility can sort wood, concrete and metal. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Recycling Fraud Leads To Jail Time For Oakland Man, 3 Washington Residents

An Oakland man is headed to jail for recycling fraud, according to CalRecycle, the state department charged with improving conservation through recycling and waste management.

04/08/2014

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Oakland School Ranked ‘Most Challenging’ In The Nation

For the second consecutive year, a Washington Post survey of the most difficult high schools in America reveals that a small Oakland public charter school the most challenging institution for young minds.

04/08/2014

Heat Wave

Bay Area’s Warmest Conditions In Almost 6 Months To Peak On Tuesday

After parts of the Bay Area experienced their warmest day in almost six months, expect the warming trend to peak on Tuesday before conditions return to springtime averages.

04/07/2014

Vacancy Rate For U.S. Apartments Reaches Highest Rate In 20 Years

Alameda County Gentrification Pushing Out Longtime Residents, Possibly Causing Health Problems

When people are forced to move they are heavily stressed. That’s the finding in a new report co-authored by the Alameda County Health Department on the possible downsides of new money coming into old neighborhoods.

04/07/2014

OAKLAND, CA - APRIL 6: Andre Iguodala #9 of the Golden State Warriors dunks against the Utah Jazz on April 6, 2014 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Warriors Quiet Growing Chatter, Roll Past Jazz, 130-102

After another weird week in a season full of drama, the Golden State Warriors figured winning was the best way to quiet the growing chatter surrounding coach Mark Jackson’s job.

04/06/2014

A's Pitcher Sonny Gray

AL Saves Leader Johnson Strikes Out 2 To Shut Down Mariners In A’s 6-3 Win

Reigning AL saves leader Jim Johnson struck out two and closed it out this time after losing back-to-back outings to begin with his new team, sealing the Oakland Athletics’ 6-3 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday.

04/06/2014

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Oakland Police Department Gets 47 New Officers From Big Recruiting Class

Forty-seven new officers joined the Oakland Police Department on Friday in a graduation ceremony for what the department said was the largest recruiting class in its history.

04/04/2014

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Oakland Man Gets 40 Years To Life For Killing Truck Thief

An Oakland man was sentenced Friday to 40 years to life in state prison for fatally shooting a man who stole his brother’s truck two years ago.

04/04/2014

Customers walk out of a Sears store. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oakland Could Say Goodbye To Sears; Plans For Uptown Redevelopment In Limbo

Oakland may be a step closer to biding farewell to its last remaining major downtown retailer. However, a deal to redevelop the old Sears building in Uptown into housing, a hotel and various retail outlets has fallen through.

04/04/2014

Oakland Children's Hospital

Fire At Oakland Children’s Hospital Investigated As Arson

A fire that burned a two-story house used as administrative offices for Children’s Hospital in Oakland is being investigated as arson, a fire battalion chief said.

04/04/2014

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