Port’s Second-Largest Terminal Operator Files For Bankruptcy

Port’s Second-Largest Terminal Operator Files For Bankruptcy

The operator of the Port of Oakland’s second-largest terminal filed for bankruptcy Monday less than two weeks after it suddenly announced ceasing operations about seven…

Officer, Truck Driver Hospitalized After Collision

Officer, Truck Driver Hospitalized After Collision

An Oakland police officer and a pickup truck driver have been hospitalized with minor injuries after they collided in East Oakland this morning, police said….

Oakland Animal Shelter Reduces Adoption Fees All Month Long

Oakland Animal Shelter Reduces Adoption Fees All Month Long

Animal lovers won’t have to wait until Valentine’s Day to share their love with a pet, as an Oakland animal shelter are lowering their adoptions…

Students Walk Out Of Fremont High School To Protest Confrontation

Students Walk Out Of Fremont High School To Protest Confrontation

An Oakland Unified School District police car was severely damaged when a small group of students at Fremont High School in East Oakland walked off…

Taxi Driver Robbed At Gunpoint By Passenger, Ordered To Drive To Oakland

Taxi Driver Robbed At Gunpoint By Passenger, Ordered To Drive To Oakland

A taxi driver was robbed at gunpoint in San Francisco on Monday night by a man who demanded a ride to Oakland and then stole…

Police Looking For Berkeley Woman Who Went Missing Near Office

Police Looking For Berkeley Woman Who Went Missing Near Office

Police are looking for a Berkeley woman who went missing from her office near Oakland International Airport on Friday morning, according to police. Her colleagues…

2nd Largest Terminal At Port Of Oakland To Close

2nd Largest Terminal At Port Of Oakland To Close

A Port of Oakland terminal where just last month the largest container ship ever to visit the U.S. docked is set to close in the…

Variety Of Events Today To Commemorate MLK

Variety Of Events Today To Commemorate MLK

A variety of free events will be held today in the Bay Area to commemorate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Caltrain’s inaugural…

Possible Meth Lab Discovered At Jack London Square Hotel

Possible Meth Lab Discovered At Jack London Square Hotel

An Oakland fire hazardous materials crew was dispatched today to a Jack London Square hotel where a possible methamphetamine lab was discovered, police and fire…

Oakland City Council Passes Firearm Regulation

Oakland City Council Passes Firearm Regulation

The Oakland City Council on Tuesday unanimously passed proposals council members believe will strengthen the city’s firearms laws. The ordinances included the banning of high-capacity…

Oakland Raiders File Application To Move To Los Angeles

Oakland Raiders File Application To Move To Los Angeles

As expected, the Oakland Raiders are one of three National Football League teams that have submitted applications to relocate their franchises to the Los Angeles…

Mayor Schaaf ‘Disappointed’ That Homicides Are Up This Year

Mayor Schaaf ‘Disappointed’ That Homicides Are Up This Year

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf says she’s “disappointed” that her city is ending 2015 with more homicides than last year but said the city nonetheless is…

Six People Shot In Separate Incidents Tuesday

Six People Shot In Separate Incidents Tuesday

Six people were shot in separate incidents across Oakland on Tuesday night, police said. The shootings all happened within about 90 minutes of each other….

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf To Talk About Cities’ Role At Paris Climate Summit

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf To Talk About Cities’ Role At Paris Climate Summit

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf said today that she will talk about the role cities can play in fighting climate change when she participates in a…

Protesters Rally At BART Board Meeting Against Prosecution Of ‘Black Friday 14′

Protesters Rally At BART Board Meeting Against Prosecution Of ‘Black Friday 14′

Members and supporters of the “Black Friday 14″ rallied ahead of a BART board of directors meeting this morning to demand that the board urge…

Man Shot, Killed By Officers Sunday Not Involved In Sideshows

Man Shot, Killed By Officers Sunday Not Involved In Sideshows

A man with a pellet gun who was shot and killed after he approached Oakland police officers impounding numerous motorcycles in East Oakland on Sunday…

Caltrans Officials Prepare For Saturday’s Bay Bridge Pier Implosion

Caltrans Officials Prepare For Saturday’s Bay Bridge Pier Implosion

Caltrans officials are getting ready for the implosion of the largest support pier of the old Eastern Span of the Bay Bridge, which will take…

Woman Convicted Of Assaulting Man With Her Car Outside Bar

Woman Convicted Of Assaulting Man With Her Car Outside Bar

A former philosophy major and law student was convicted today of assault with a deadly weapon and three other felonies for striking and seriously injuring…

Police Arrest Suspect In Slaying Of Ice Cream Vendor Last Month

Police Arrest Suspect In Slaying Of Ice Cream Vendor Last Month

Oakland police on Tuesday arrested a suspect in the slaying of an ice cream vendor last month, a police spokeswoman said today. Joevan Lopez, 23,…

SF, Oakland Workers Fight For $15 Minimum Wage

SF, Oakland Workers Fight For $15 Minimum Wage

Hundreds of fast food workers and their supporters in San Francisco and Oakland participated today in a nationwide action to demand a $15 minimum wage….

Golden State Warriors Issue Season’s Second Season Ticket Fraud Alert

Golden State Warriors Issue Season’s Second Season Ticket Fraud Alert

Golden State Warriors officials issued this season’s second ticket fraud alert Thursday to warn fans about purchasing single-game tickets from non-verified third parties, team officials…

Oakland Mayor Says New Growth Must Help Long-Term Residents In State Of The City Address

Oakland Mayor Says New Growth Must Help Long-Term Residents In State Of The City Address

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf pledged that she will work to make sure the city’s recent growth will not come at the expense of long-term residents…

Golden State Warriors Campaign To Defend NBA Title Begins Tonight

Golden State Warriors Campaign To Defend NBA Title Begins Tonight

The Golden State Warriors will return to the court this evening to receive their championship rings and start the defense of their first NBA title…

Governor Brown Attends Groundbreaking For Children’s Hospital Project

Governor Brown Attends Groundbreaking For Children’s Hospital Project

Gov. Jerry Brown, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and other dignitaries presided today over a groundbreaking ceremony for an ambitious construction and modernization project at UCSF…

Oakland, SF Mayors Endorse State Ballot Initiative to Raise Minimum Wage

Oakland, SF Mayors Endorse State Ballot Initiative to Raise Minimum Wage

The mayors of San Francisco and Oakland met with workers today to express their support for a statewide proposition that would increase the minimum wage…

Periodic Bike Lane Closures On Bay Bridge Planned

Periodic Bike Lane Closures On Bay Bridge Planned

Caltrans will periodically close the bike path on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge over the next two weeks because of torch cutting…

Friends Mourn Muralist Shot, Killed While Working On Community Art Project

Friends Mourn Muralist Shot, Killed While Working On Community Art Project

A muralist shot and killed while working on a community art project in West Oakland yesterday morning has caused an outpouring of grief and disbelief….

Alameda County Supervisors Approve Urban Shield Funding Despite Opposition

Alameda County Supervisors Approve Urban Shield Funding Despite Opposition

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted today to approve a funding increase for a regional security initiative despite opposition from speakers who alleged that…

Man Fatally Shot By Officer On Thursday Had Been Arrested For Decapitating Goose, Stalking Woman

Man Fatally Shot By Officer On Thursday Had Been Arrested For Decapitating Goose, Stalking Woman

A man who was shot and killed by police in a confrontation near Lake Merritt last week had previously been arrested on suspicion of stalking…

Slain Suspect Struck Officer Immediately When She Approached

Slain Suspect Struck Officer Immediately When She Approached

Oakland Police Chief Sean Whent said a female officer fatally shot an assault suspect this morning because the man immediately struck her multiple times with…

SF Tourist Robbed Of Camera, Shot; Suspects Chased To Oakland

SF Tourist Robbed Of Camera, Shot; Suspects Chased To Oakland

Two men suspected of shooting a tourist while robbing him of his camera near San Francisco’s famous crooked section of Lombard Street this afternoon were…

Investor Group Head Says Coliseum Plan Is Economically Feasible

Investor Group Head Says Coliseum Plan Is Economically Feasible

The head of an investor group that’s hoping to build a massive development at the Oakland Coliseum complex that would include a new football stadium…

3-Year Old Wounded In Drive-By Shooting

3-Year Old Wounded In Drive-By Shooting

Police say one of the victim’s in an East Oakland drive-by shooting on Saturday night was a 3-year-old child. The shooting was reported at 9:59…

Appeals Court Rejects Oakland’s Efforts to Keep Harborside Pot Dispensary Open

Appeals Court Rejects Oakland’s Efforts to Keep Harborside Pot Dispensary Open

A federal appeals court today ruled against the city of Oakland’s efforts to block the U.S. Justice Department from closing the city’s largest medical marijuana…

Two Dead, Two in Critical Condition in Sunday Morning Shootings

Two Dead, Two in Critical Condition in Sunday Morning Shootings

Two people died and two are in critical condition in three separate shootings in Oakland early this morning, according to the Oakland Police Department. Police…

New Agreement Allows Oakland Aiport Passengers To Use Uber

New Agreement Allows Oakland Aiport Passengers To Use Uber

Passengers will now have more transportation options coming and going from the Oakland International Airport, airport officials announced Friday. Transportation network company Uber has made…

Alleged Robbery Suspect Shot By Police Dies

Alleged Robbery Suspect Shot By Police Dies

A man shot by Oakland police this afternoon after a pursuit and alleged carjacking attempt in West Oakland died at a hospital from his injuries,…

Deputies Serving Eviction Notice Injured By Explosion

Deputies Serving Eviction Notice Injured By Explosion

Two Alameda County sheriff’s deputies were injured by an explosion this morning while serving an eviction notice at a West Oakland duplex, a sheriff’s spokesman…

7 People Injured By Weekend Gunfire, Including 3 Injured In Downtown Robbery

7 People Injured By Weekend Gunfire, Including 3 Injured In Downtown Robbery

Seven people were injured by gunfire in Oakland over the weekend, including three people wounded during a downtown robbery early this morning, according to police….

Ministry Group To Offer Help To Human Trafficking Victims

Ministry Group To Offer Help To Human Trafficking Victims

A Christian ministry group is holding a 24-hour human trafficking rescue operation today in Oakland. Victory Outreach launched “Operation Code Red,” an effort to reach,…