Milpitas accident victim remembered

39-year-old Raul Zapata was a carpenter by profession and had been living in Hayward for the past 12 years…

Increase in robberies near UC Berkeley

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Oakland Police release occupy protest video

Oakland Police Department discloses videos showing protesters breaking into Oakland City Hall…

Oakland’s new police and fire chiefs

The Mayor of Oakland Jean Quan officially named Interim Oakland Police Chief Howard Jordan as the City’s new Police Chief today…

Oakland City Council approves budget cuts

Council members identified a variety of sources to reduce the number of layoffs…

Oakland judge: Covering police badge was serious

Judge: an Oakland police officer who taped over his name…

Occupy Oakland Aftermath

Oakland City Hall is open for business after a group of Occupy protesters broke into the historic building and smashed glass display cases and windows, spray-painted graffiti and burned the American and California flags…

“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…

UC picks Richmond site for lab expansion

The University of California has picked a spot for a new branch of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and it’s in the city of Richmond, not Berkeley…

Protect water pipes from freezing

With colder weather expected in the coming weeks…

Yu Ming Charter School

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

Leaping lizards inspires robots design

Two Asian students at UC Berkeley helped design a robot car with their inspiration coming from lizards…

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…

Chabot’s new sister college

Hayward Chabot College and China Wuxi City College of Vocational Technology celebrate the signing of a sister college agreement…

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…

California snowpack falls sharply

The Department of Water Resources started to measure the state’s snowpack water content…

Loss in value of Bay Area homes

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

2011 Bay Area Year In Review

San Francisco saw its first elected Asian American mayor Ed Lee. He says…

Man facing murder charge in 12-year-old cold case

Contra Costa County prosecutors have charged a man with murder in the death of a 21-year-old woman who disappeared more than 12 years ago…

SF judge orders trial in worker’s death

26 year old Margarita Mojica was applying a dye on the steel platens of the creasing and cutting machine when the horizontal platen moved and crushed her to death…

Amnesty program for traffic tickets

Amnesty program for traffic tickets..

Fremont man killed by two hit-and-run drivers

Two hit-and-run drivers struck and killed a 56-year-old male transient in Fremont…

Oakland: one dead and four shootings over X’mas weekend

Oakland police are investigating four shootings that killed one person and injured two others in the city over the holiday weekend…

New Air Jordan shoe sale sparks gunshot

A shot was fired early this morning at Richmond’s Hilltop Mall as shoppers waited outside for a chance to get their hands on newly released Air Jordan basketball shoes…

Sunny skies expected for X’Mas

Rainfall stays well below average in the Bay Area, and the trend looks likely to hold through the holiday weekend…