Crews rescued two window washers stuck on malfunctioning equipment outside of a high-rise in downtown Oakland Thursday morning.
The family of an Oakland teenager legally declared brain dead has petitioned an Alameda County judge to have her declared “alive.”
Members of an Alameda County auto theft task force shut down an illegal chop shop and made two arrests in an early morning probation search in Oakland this week, officials said Wednesday.
Oakland’s Uptown District has been a petri dish for transformation, turning areas struggling with blight into a re-surged community that’s now recognized as one of the nation’s 10 greatest neighborhoods.
Minimum wage in the city of Berkeley was raised to $10 per hour Wednesday, the first in a gradual rise to more than $12 an hour in two years.
Coach Madden talks about watching the A’s lose to the Royals in the AL postseason opener and discusses what he thinks Tony Sparano, the Raiders’ newly appointed interim coach, should do.
The geniuses who came up with the idea of running Einstein the dog for office – a group of Occupy Oakland veterans – say the idea is not just political tail-wagging, but a commentary on how difficult it is to hold any individual accountable for running the city. They plan to host an event Thursday at 10 a.m. on the steps of City Hall to lay out their platform.
Oakland police are investigating a fatal shooting Wednesday morning.
The Tony Sparano era begins in Oakland after a delayed and subdued press conference at Raiders headquarters in Alameda, where new head coach Tony Sparano described replacing friend Dennis Allen as head coach as a “bittersweet” moment.
The Bay Area is about to be rolled over by an October heat wave and blown dry by the infamous Diablo winds creating the conditions for extreme fire danger. That has many in the East Bay hills nervous as some residents say they have been waiting for federal money for years to remove combustible eucalyptus trees in the area.