Trump Gives Credence To False, Racist Birther Conspiracy On Oakland-Born Kamala HarrisPresident Donald Trump on Thursday gave credence to a false and racist conspiracy theory about Kamala Harris’ eligibility to be vice president, fueling an online misinformation campaign that parallels the one he used to power his rise into politics.
Oakland Unified, Teachers, Staff Reach Tentative Deal On Fall Distance LearningAfter a month of negotiations, Oakland Unified School District announced Wednesday night that it has reached a tentative deal with its teachers and staff, that will shape the way distance learning will move forward for both educators and students.
Some Bay Area Progressives Reluctant To Support Sen. Harris As VPWhile Sen. Kamala Harris has sizable support in the Bay Area, she was not the first choice for vice president among many progressives, even with her strong local base.
Oakland Police Suspect Gang Violence May Be Behind Surge In HomicidesPolice in Oakland are linking at least some if not most of a recent surge in gun violence in the city to conflicts among gangs and groups.
Oakland, Bay Area 'Hella Proud' Of Hometown Vice-Presidential Hopeful Sen. Kamala HarrisThe pick is in and it’s Senator Kamala Harris, an East Bay woman that gets the nod to possibly be the next vice-president of the United States.
5 People Fatally Shot In As Many Days Around OaklandPolice in Oakland are investigating a recent rash of gun violence that has left five people dead over a span of five days in the past week, according to authorities.
Reopening: Oakland Students Begin School Year Learning From HomeAs the Oakland Unified School District and the teachers' union still trying to reach a deal on how to handle in-classroom learning amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the first day of school was eerily quiet with students attending classes remotely.
Back To School: Still No Remote Learning Deal Between Teachers And Oakland District OfficialsJust hours to go before the new school year launches for Oakland students, the teachers’ union and district officials still haven’t finalized a deal on what distance learning will look like this fall.
AC Transit 'Tempo' Rapid Bus System Opens to RidersThe Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District launched the East Bay's first-ever rapid bus transit system on Sunday.
1 Dead, Another Injured in Early-Morning East Oakland ShootingOne man died and one suffered minor injuries in a shooting Sunday morning, Oakland police said.
Oakland School Administrators Await Official Plans With School Set to Start MondayOakland Unified and its teachers' union are still trying to reach an agreement over how much remote learning will be conducted live, versus lessons that are pre-recorded.
Oakland Teachers, District Wrangle With School Year Set to Start MondayThe first day of school is three days away and the Oakland Unified School District and teachers' union are still at odds over how classes will be conducted come Monday.
UPDATE: San Leandro Stolen Vehicle Suspect Pursuit Ends In Fatal Officer-Involved ShootingA stolen vehicle suspect was killed early Thursday in an officer-involved shooting that began in San Leandro and ended following a crash on an Oakland street, authorities said.
A's Sue State Agency, Blast Oversight Of Steel Company Near Howard Terminal Ballpark SiteThe Oakland A's quest for a new ballpark along the waterfront is now heading to court.
Overnight Retrofit Work To Close EB Bay Bridge Ramps On Treasure Island This WeekendEastbound Bay Bridge traffic will be disrupted from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. for three nights starting Thursday to provide space for crews working to make the bridge more resilient in the event of an earthquake.