“Occupy Oakland” comes back

Police tear gassed Occupy Oakland protesters this afternoon near Lake Merritt and warned them to leave an area where they had gathered…

U.S. judge will consider OPD receivership if necessary

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan and Police Chief Howard Jordan said today they understand the frustration that led a federal judge to give a court-appointed monitor more power over the Police Department…

Occupy Oakland activists plan building takeover on Saturday

Occupy Oakland activists said today that they plan to take over a vacant building at an undisclosed location somewhere in the city on Saturday…

Allegiant expands services in OAK

From April 25, 2012, Allegiant will add 7 more nonstop cities…

Oakland to cut 105 positions close budget gap

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan announces that the City plans to cut at least 105 city positions…

Yu Ming Charter School

Yu Ming Charter School, the only school in Oakland that offers a Mandarin immersion program, opened last August…

14 yr-old suspect in custody in two sexual assaults

Oakland police have arrested a 14-year-old boy suspected of sexually assaulting and robbing two women earlier this month…

2 officers disciplined for Occupy Oakland actions

Two Oakland police officers have been disciplined for violating policy during Occupy protests…

Oakland ranked a top tourism destination of 2012

Listed ahead of Tokyo and behind London, Oakland, Calif., ranked No. 5 among must-visit global destinations for 2012 by the New York Times’ Travel section…

Loss in value of Bay Area homes

In the past 4 years, Bay Area homes have drastically declined in value…