Webster Tube Connecting Oakland To Alameda Closing For Maintenance For 2 NightsThe Webster Tube, which carries one-way traffic from Oakland to Alameda, will be closed from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Wild Mushrooms, Some Toxic, Begin to Fruit in East Bay Regional ParksNaturalists said this week that they expect wild mushrooms to grow in abundance around local parks in the East Bay, fueled by recent rainfall.
Gail Berkley-Armstrong, Respected Bay Area Journalist, Dies at 74Veteran Bay Area journalist Gail Berkley-Armstrong died Sunday at the age of 74 after a long battle with an undisclosed illness, according to her former employer the Sun-Reporter.
2 Arrested For Slaying On Crime-Ridden Oakland Cul-De-Sac Next To Lake Merritt Two out-of-town suspects have been arrested and charged in the November slaying of an Oakland woman on a Lakeshore Ave. cul-de-sac next to Lake Merritt -- the scene of two homicides and the wounding of seven others in shootings since May.
Oakland Officials Helping Open Warming Center at St. Vincent de PaulThe City of Oakland announced Thursday that it’s supporting operations at a warming center hosted by the St. Vincent de Paul (SVDP) Community Center and Shelter.
Oakland International Airport Receiving $15M From Infrastructure Law To Make ImprovementsOakland International Airport passengers and employees will likely see some improvements to the airport because it's getting $15 million in federal grant money from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.
One Person Injured After Tree Falls on Car in Oakland HillsA person was transported to the hospital with minor injuries Wednesday night after a tree fell onto a car in the Shepherd Canyon neighborhood, according to authorities.
2 Injured In Separate Oakland ShootingsTwo people were shot Tuesday evening in Oakland and one of those shootings was at a homeless encampment, police said Wednesday.
Oakland Shooting Early Tuesday Leaves 2 Adults in Critical ConditionPolice in Oakland are investigating a shooting early Tuesday morning that left two adults hospitalized in critical condition, According to authorities.
UPDATE: Oakland Police Chief Hopeful Violence Starting to Trend Down in CityPolice Chief LeRonne Armstrong is hopeful that violence in Oakland is trending down, he said at a news conference Monday afternoon.
Police Arrest Suspect In String Of Armed Robberies Of UPS Drivers, Carjacking In OaklandGregory TaylorBowie was being held without bail at Santa Rita Jail on suspicion of carjacking the vehicle used in robberies of four UPS employees over three days in December.
Man Shot To Death On Crime-Ridden Oakland Cul-De-Sac Next To Lake MerrittAn Oakland man was shot to death Christmas Eve on a Lakeshore Ave. cul-de-sac next to Lake Merritt where a woman had been previously been fatally shot and seven other people have been wounded.
Bay Area Residents Scramble For Last Minute Christmas Eve COVID Tests One of the most in demand Christmas gifts this year just might be a rapid COVID test as new cases of the omicron variant surge across the San Francisco Bay Area.
Downed Tree Blocks All Lanes of Northbound Highway 13 in OaklandA fallen tree is blocking all lanes of northbound state Highway 13 in Oakland on Thursday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.
2 Suspects Arrested In Murder Of TV News Crew Security Guard Kevin Nishita; 3rd Suspect SoughtTwo suspects have been arrested and a third has been identified and was being sought in the shooting death of news security guard and former police officer Kevin Nishita, Oakland Chief of Police LeRonne L. Armstrong announced Wednesday.