Oakland is hoping to shed its shady image by launching a public relations campaign to attract tourists.
An East Bay high school is under scrutiny over plans to move to a location that could put kids in close contact with parolees and possibly sex offenders.
A motorcyclist performing wheelies and speeding at more than 100 mph was arrested in Oakland on Wednesday after officers aboard a California Highway Patrol airplane videotaped the reckless driving and followed him home, a CHP officer said Thursday.
An East Bay grandmother hasn’t slowed down in her retirement. In fact, she rolled up her sleeves to save a little known slice of Oakland history.
One man was killed and another injured in a shooting in East Oakland late Tuesday night and the suspect remains at large.
Police are investigating an alleged sexual assault on a 6-year-old girl near an Oakland elementary school on Friday.
There is a strong possibility of thunderstorms—and possibly lightning—for the Bay Area Tuesday afternoon, a spokesman for the National Weather Service said.
A flight arriving in Oakland Monday afternoon was struck by lightning in its approach to the Bay Area, but was undamaged and no one onboard was injured, an airline spokeswoman said.
Camera equipment was stolen from a KTVU news van in Oakland over the weekend.
An Oakland police vehicle hit a man walking in downtown Oakland near Police Headquarters shortly after noon on Monday, according to police.