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.
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.
A traffic mess on the Bay Bridge ended with a woman taking off her clothes and climbing the bridge railing.
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.
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.
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.
A bank-robbery suspect was arrested after a police pursuit from Antioch ended in Oakland Saturday evening.
Police are investigating a Friday-afternoon shooting in Oakland that left one person dead.
Police are investigating a Friday-afternoon stabbing that left one person dead in Oakland.
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.