California prison sex assault survivor released 3 years early because of abuse

A California woman who said she was harassed and groped by multiple officers at FCI Dublin – and then was retaliated against for speaking up about it – was released from custody three years early, successfully arguing that no one should have to withstand sexual abuse as part of their prison sentence. 

Whimsical 'Saxophone Home' in Berkeley up for sale

If you're a music lover, and shopping around for a new home there's an unusual new listing in Berkeley that may interest you. It's a three-story house on Tunnel Road that some people call the Saxophone House.

Oakland teachers union begins strike vote

Teachers, counselors, nurses and other members of the Oakland Education Association (OEA) on Monday began voting on whether to authorize a strike, as the union cited what it called “illegal, bad faith bargaining” by the district.