Derick Almena Accepts Plea Deal In Ghost Ship Warehouse Fire, Likely Avoiding Prison TimeDerick Almena, the master leaseholder of the Oakland Ghost Ship warehouse which burned in a December 2016 fire that killed 36 people, accepted a plea deal Friday morning that would avoid a second trial and likely any prison time.
UPDATE: Patient Hospitalized At Highland Hospital In Oakland IdentifiedA patient who was admitted more than a month ago and in the intensive care unit at Highland Hospital in Oakland has been identified.
Two Displaced After RV, Cars Catch Fire Near I-880 In West OaklandTwo people were displaced by a fire that burned a recreational vehicle and two cars Friday morning on Caltrans property in West Oakland, fire officials said.
COVID: Alameda County Deputies, Oakland Police Officers Call For Action In Distributing Vaccine To PersonnelAlameda County Sheriff's deputies and Oakland police officers called on county health officials to take action in distributing the COVID-19 vaccine to law enforcement.
Oakland's Highland Hospital Seeks Help Identifying Man In ICU, Hospitalized For Over A MonthOfficials at Highland Hospital in Oakland are seeking the public's help in identifying a patient who was admitted more than a month ago and is currently in the intensive care unit.
VP Harris Sworn In On Thurgood Marshall's Bible And Another One Close To Her HeartWhen Vice President Kamala Harris was sworn in as the first woman of color to ever hold the job she made history and in doing so, she kept her own history close at hand.
Shooting in East Oakland Leaves 1 DeadA person died after being shot Wednesday morning in East Oakland, police said.
'Hopeful and Inspiring;' California, Bay Area Leaders Hail Biden/Harris InaugurationHope and celebration were expressed by state and Bay Area elected leaders following the inauguration of now U.S. President Joseph Biden and Oakland native Vice President Kamala Harris Wednesday.
Ever Dream Of Owning Your Own BART Car? Here's Your ChanceBART has begun accepting proposals to transfer ownership of some of its decommissioned legacy train cars.
Kamala Harris: Oakland Native Set To Face Historic Challenges As Vice PresidentMuch has been made of the Kamala Harris biography, from Oakland to the White House. It would be a monumental story at any time, but the Vice President-elect is about to become a historic figure in wildly historic times.
COVID Deaths: SF, Oakland, San Jose City Halls Lit In Amber As Part Of National Tribute To VictimsCity Halls in San Francisco, Oakland, San Jose and California's capitol building were lit up in amber on the eve of the Biden/Harris inauguration as part of a nationwide tribute to more than 400,000 Americans who died of COVID-19.
Webster Tube Closing Overnight For MaintenanceThe Webster Tube connecting Alameda and Oakland will close at 10 p.m. Tuesday for routine maintenance work.
UPDATE: Oakland Police Release New Details On Sideshow Activity That Led To Fatal Bay Bridge CrashPolice in Oakland on Tuesday night released more information and video of sideshow activity over the weekend that was connected to a fatal motorcycle crash on the Bay Bridge.
Oakland Car Caravan Drives Home Legacy Of Martin Luther King Jr. As A Radical DisrupterOn Monday the nation honored the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as a non-violent crusader for civil rights and racial justice but some say his legacy has been whitewashed.
CHP Activity Cause Major Delays For Traffic On Westbound Bay BridgeThe Oakland Bridge saw massive traffic delays Monday afternoon due to law enforcement activity around the bridge’s toll plaza, the California Highway Patrol said.