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Rockridge neighborhood in Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland Neighborhood Uses Crowdfunding To Pay For Private Guards

Fed up with rising crime, residents of Oakland’s Rockridge neighborhood have turned to online donations to pay for private security guards.


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Pleasanton Man Attacked, Beaten Into Coma Outside Home

A Pleasanton man is in a coma after he was attacked outside his home early Saturday morning, a police sergeant said.



Man Shot During San Francisco SoMa Robbery

A man was shot in the leg during a robbery in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood early Sunday morning, police said Monday.


An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

1 Hurt In West Oakland Shooting

A person was hospitalized after being shot in West Oakland on Sunday night, police said.


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Man Fatally Shot In Berkeley

A man was shot and killed near Eighth and Page streets in Berkeley Sunday evening, according to a police spokeswoman.



Vallejo Man Shot In Marin City

A 21-year-old Vallejo man was shot at least twice in the chest as he sat in his car in Marin City on Thursday night, a Marin County sheriff’s lieutenant said.


Authorities on the scene of a triple-shooting at the Hoang Hon Bar and Restaurant on Alum Rock Avenue in San Jose on August 19, 2013. (CBS)

San Jose Vietnamese Restaurant Shooting Victim Dies

One of three men who were shot at a Vietnamese restaurant in San Jose on Monday night died early Tuesday morning, a police spokesman said.



2 Hurt In Fremont Shooting

Two people were injured in a shooting in Fremont on Saturday night, police said.


A San Francisco Police cruiser. (CBS)

Man Punched, Pepper Sprayed In SF North Beach Robbery

A man was sprayed in the face and punched during a robbery in San Francisco’s North Beach neighborhood early Friday morning, police said.



Researchers Consider Link Between Shifts In Climate And Human Violence

Study findings by three UC Berkeley researchers, published in the journal Science, suggest there is a connection between even minor changes in temperature or rainfall amounts and increased conflict around the world.