Oakland Creates $300K Fund To Provide Legal Aid For Immigrants Facing DeportationOakland announced $300,000 in funding for a program that provides legal representation for local immigrants facing deportation.
What Will $2,000 Rent You In Oakland, Right Now?According to rental site Zumper, the median cost of a one-bedroom apartment in Oakland is now $2,100/month. Here's examples of what you can get at that price.
Lafayette Mayor Don Tatzin Retiring After 33 Years In City PoliticsLafayette Mayor Don Tatzin will not seek another term in November's election, ending a 33-year City Council run.
Oakland May Close 'Duplex Loophole' To Stop New Landlords From Evicting TenantsThe City of Oakland may be on the verge of closing what's known as the "duplex loophole" which gives new owners the right to evict tenants.
East Bay Firefighter Mauled By Pit Bull Faces Lengthy RecoveryAn East Bay firefighter mauled by a pit bull is still in the hospital and is facing a lengthy recovery. 
2 Killed, 1 Hurt in Solo-Car Crash Near San Leandro ReservoirAt least two people were killed and a third injured following a solo-vehicle crash on Redwood Road in unincorporated Alameda County late Saturday night.
Small Earthquake Near Castro Valley Rattles East BayA small earthquake with preliminary magnitude of 3.0 struck shortly before noon Sunday afternoon near Castro Valley, according to the USGS.
3 Injured in Early-Morning Multi-Vehicle Crash on I-680 in Walnut CreekA traffic collision involving at least two and perhaps more vehicles blocked all northbound lanes of I-680 in Walnut Creek early Sunday morning.