Oakland

Leaves of a mature marijuana plant. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Pot Panel Ponders Using Tax Revenue To Fund Drug Counseling At Every California High School

Members of a commission led by California’s lieutenant governor said Tuesday that legalizing the recreational use of marijuana could generate enough tax revenue to fund drug education and counseling centers at every high school in the state, a potential upside that should be seriously considered as activists work to put a pot-legalization initiative before voters next year.

05/20/2015

A rendering of a proposed stadium to be shared by the Oakland Raiders and San Diego Chargers in Los Angeles. (Source: Manica Architecture)

Land Deal Close For Proposed Raiders, Chargers Stadium Near Los Angeles

A complex land deal finalized Tuesday marks another step toward development of a shared stadium near Los Angeles for the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders, officials said.

05/19/2015

A naked woman reportedly ran into traffic after a crash on the Bay Bridge. (CBS)

Naked Woman Runs Into Traffic After Bay Bridge Crash

A traffic mess on the Bay Bridge ended with a woman taking off her clothes and climbing the bridge railing.

05/19/2015

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Oakland Airport Baggage Handlers Among 14 Charged In Marijuana Smuggling Conspiracy

Federal agents have busted an alleged marijuana smuggling ring involving baggage handlers working at Oakland International Airport, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.

05/18/2015

One rendering of the Coliseum City project which includes the current Oracle Arena and new baseball and football stadiums. (City of Oakland)

Coliseum Official: Deal For New Oakland Raiders Stadium ‘Gurgling Blood’

A Coliseum official close to the talks for a new Raiders stadium in Oakland is saying the deal is “gurgling blood”, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

05/18/2015

(CBS)

Antioch Bank Robbery Suspect Who Took Person Hostage In Oakland Arrested

Police arrested a suspect Saturday night after the person allegedly robbed a bank in Antioch and allegedly took a person hostage in Oakland, police said Sunday.

05/17/2015

CHP Patrol Car

Robbery Suspect Who Led CHP On Chase From Antioch To Oakland Arrested After Taking Hostage

A bank-robbery suspect was arrested after a police pursuit from Antioch ended in Oakland Saturday evening.

05/17/2015

Oakland Police generic

Man Shot And Killed Friday In Oakland; No Suspects Identified

Police are investigating a Friday-afternoon shooting in Oakland that left one person dead.

05/16/2015

(CBS)

One Killed In Oakland Stabbing

Police are investigating a Friday-afternoon stabbing that left one person dead in Oakland.

05/16/2015

A van that went over an embankment in the Oakland Hills on May 15, 2015. (CBS)

3 Injured When Van Takes Wrong Turn In Oakland Hills, Goes Over Embankment

A family who wanted to take their graduating daughter out to dinner made a wrong turn in the Oakland Hills Friday night and drove straight into trouble.

05/15/2015

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