Oakland Fire Captain Says Almena Told Him No One Lived At Ghost Ship WarehouseAn Oakland fire captain testified Tuesday that Ghost Ship warehouse master tenant Derick Almena told him in September 2014 that no one was living at the structure in Oakland's Fruitvale district where 36 people perished in a fire last year.
Suspect Surrenders After Lengthy Standoff With SWAT Officers In East OaklandA barricaded suspect with an arrest warrant surrendered to police after a standoff with SWAT officers that went on for hours Tuesday in Oakland.
A's Distance Team From Former Star Canseco After Questionable TweetsThe Oakland Athletics issued a statement Tuesday afternoon distancing the team from former slugger Jose Canseco after the retired A's player unleashed a string of questionable tweets.
Oakland Airport Celebrates Renovated International Arrivals BuildingThe Oakland International Airport celebrated the opening of a newly renovated $45 million, 130,000-square-foot international arrivals building with a ribbon-cutting and VIP breakfast Tuesday morning.
Wind-Whipped Fire Burns Homes In The Oakland HillsA wind-whipped four-alarm fire damaged seven structures in the Oakland Hills and forced at least 50 homes to be evacuated early Tuesday before firefighters could bring it under control.
Oakland City Worker Strike Suspended After Seven DaysStriking city workers represented by SEIU 1021 and IFPTE 21 announced Monday that they would return to work on Tuesday.
Oakland Workers Continue Strike Amid Talks With MediatorThousands of Oakland city workers will continue striking Monday, for the seventh day in a row, as they await the results of a meeting with a new mediator.
McClymonds High In Oakland Gets Gear From Warriors Hero CurryVarsity basketball team members at McClymonds High School in Oakland got a surprise Saturday when Golden State Warriors' superstar Stephen Curry showed up at practice.
Oakland Police Investigating Fatal Early Morning Hit-And-RunA woman was killed in a hit-and-run collision early Sunday morning in downtown Oakland, a police lieutenant said.
City Of Oakland, Unions, Agree To Mediation But Strike ContinuesNegotiators for the city of Oakland and the larger of two striking unions have agreed to try to settle the strike in mediation starting Monday, the two sides said Saturday night.
Oakland Start-Up Company Forgives Medical DebtsSeveral hundred Californians who owe medical debts will be getting a big surprise in the coming weeks after an Oakland start-up purchased their debts and forgave them.
Oakland Declares Impasse In Talks With Striking EmployeesCity of Oakland leaders declared an impasse Friday in their talks with about 3,000 workers who are in the fourth day of a strike.