Oakland

Protesters block an entrance to the Ronald Dellums Federal Building in downtown Oakland. (photo credit: Margie Shafer)

Activists Locked To Entrances Of Oakland Federal Building In Solidarity With Black Civil Rights

A group of Occupy protesters have locked themselves to an entrance of the Oakland Federal Building in solidarity with the BART protests in San Francisco Friday morning.

01/16/2015

Map of schools the Oakland Unified School District is looking for outside groups to take over. (CBS)

Oakland Unified Seeks Outside Groups To Take Over Several Schools

The Oakland Unified School District is looking for charter schools and other outside groups to take over the district’s most underperforming schools.

01/15/2015

Edna Brewer Middle School in Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland Schools Report Fewer Dropouts, Higher Reading Levels With ‘Restorative Justice’

The Oakland Unified School District is reporting good results with a new approach to discipline. Instead of punishing students, they are forcing them to face their issues, head on.

01/14/2015

A bike lays in the street after a cyclist was hit, then robbed while he was unconscious. (CBS)

Cyclist Robbed After West Oakland Crash Fighting For His Life; Heart Condition Complicating Recovery

While police continue to look for the robbers who stole a wallet from the unconscious victim of a bicycle accident on Tuesday, the victim is fighting for his life.

01/14/2015

Sebastian Johnson, a four-year-old boy rescued from a fall off of a cliff at Bodega Bay with two of the firefighters who rescued him, Lou Stoerzinger (left) and right Marco Barros (right). (Photo credit: Margie Shafer)

Boy Who Fell From Cliff At Bodega Bay Reunites With Rescuers

The four-year-old boy who fell off a 230-foot cliff at Bodega Bay while walking with his family in early November continues to recover, but had a heartwarming reunion with his rescuers at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland.

01/14/2015

Defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio of the Denver Broncos takes the field prior to Super Bowl XLVIII against the Seattle Seahawks at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Jack Del Rio Signs 4-Year Deal To Be Next Head Coach Of The Oakland Raiders

Del Rio signed a four-year deal on Wednesday afternoon.

01/14/2015

Defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio of the Denver Broncos waits on the sideline during the first half of the game against the Houston Texans at Reliant Stadium on December 22, 2013 in Houston, Texas. (Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Report: Oakland Raiders Expected To Name Jack Del Rio Head Coach

According to reports, Del Rio could be named head coach as early as Wednesday.

01/14/2015

KPIX 5 reporter Christin Ayers rides in the fire breathing snail car with artist Jon Sarriugarte, who helped create the car. (CBS)

New Oakland Mayor’s Fire-Breathing Snail Car Created By Local Artists

The new mayor of Oakland has been meeting the community in the hottest ride in town: a fire-breathing snail car dreamt up by local artists.

01/14/2015

A bike lays in the street after a cyclist was hit, then robbed while he was unconscious. (CBS)

Cyclist Hit By Truck, Then Robbed While Lying Unconscious On West Oakland Street

Thieves stole a wallet from an unconscious cyclist in Oakland minutes after he was hit by a truck, police said Tuesday.

01/13/2015

View of downtown Oakland from Lake Merritt (Wikipedia)

2 Bodies Found Near Oakland’s Lake Merritt

Two bodies were found at a homeless encampment near Lake Merritt in Oakland Tuesday evening, a police lieutenant said.

01/13/2015

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