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Oakland Mayor Urges Local Firms To Mentor Youth By Creating Year-Long Internships

Mayor Schaaf wants to place at least 2,000 students in internships this summer and she asked employers to think about offering internships all year long.

04/11/2015

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Clorox Apologizes After ‘Where’s The Bleach?’ Tweet About New Emoji Icons Is Deemed Racially Insensitive

Clorox is trying to clean up a mess on social media after a tweet the company made. The Oakland-based company joked about the new multi-cultural emoji icons, but many didn’t find it funny.

04/11/2015

Concrete damage in Oakland's Glen Echo Creek. (CBS SF)

Cement Spill in Oakland Hills Creek Worse Than Previously Thought

The cleanup is progressing, but Thursday night workers discovered another section of the creek is also contaminated.

04/10/2015

An Oakland Police Department patrol car. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Suspect Arrested In Connection With Oakland Man’s Death Following Fight

A suspect has been arrested in connection with the death of a man who suffered traumatic injuries in an apparent fight near Interstate Highway 980 in Oakland, police said Thursday.

04/09/2015

Office workers cross a busy intersection. (Greg Wood/AFP/Getty Images)

Women Earning More Than Men In Some East Bay Cities

Women are out-earning men in a few East Bay cities, according to a new study.

04/09/2015

Concrete damage in Oakland's Glen Echo Creek. (CBS SF)

Part Of East Bay Creek ‘Pretty Much Destroyed’ By Concrete Spill

What used to be a waterway filled with plants and fish in Oakland’s Rockridge neighborhood is now essentially solid concrete.

04/09/2015

Bay Area BikeShare

Bay Area Bike Share Program To See 10-Fold Expansion

The Bay Area Bike Share’s fleet of 700 turquoise bicycles, available for checkout at self-serve kiosks, will expand tenfold to 7,000 over the next two-and-a-half years.

04/08/2015

Emilio Nevarez

Memorial Fund Set Up For Bay Area Musician Killed By Stray Bullet

The family of a 26-year-old Emilio Nevarez, the musician who was slain by a stray bullet outside of a bar in downtown Oakland early Sunday morning has set up a memorial fund to pay for his funeral expenses and increase the reward in the case.

04/08/2015

Brice Butler #12 of the Oakland Raiders celebrates with fans after their win against the San Francisco 49ers at O.co Coliseum on December 7, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

LA Times: Raiders To Los Angeles ‘Less Likely’ Than Other Scenarios

With three teams interested and two stadium proposals on the table, people are placing their bets on which National Football League team or teams will be moving to Los Angeles.

04/08/2015

Jeff Samardzija of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Houston Astros in the third inning at O.co Coliseum on September 5, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Noah Graham/Getty Images)

Former A’s Pitcher Jeff Samardzija – ‘No Chance’ To $7,500 A Month Rent In San Francisco

After being traded to the Oakland A’s last year, Samardzija stayed in hotels, rather than renting a spot in the Bay Area.

04/08/2015

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