Moms 4 Housing group ‘reclaims’ vacant investor-owned Oakland home

A group of women in Oakland, Moms 4 Housing says they want to reclaim vacant homes and let homeless women live in them. That's what they've done on Magnolia Street, where they say an investor-owned property has been empty for over two years. Wedgewood Real Estate, the property owner has not commented.

City of Oakland drops lawsuit over Coliseum

The city of Oakland had filed against Alameda County seeking to stop it from selling its half ownership of the 155 acre Coliseum complex to the Oakland Athletics baseball team for $85 million

5-months pregnant mother killed outside her Oakland home

Friends and family are feeling shock, sadness and anger over the killing of an Oakland wife and mother who was gunned down in front of her home Saturday as she and her husband went to ward off some possible car thieves.  

Kaiser workers postpone strike after death of company CEO

Union officials representing mental health professionals at Kaiser Permanente postponed a planned five-day strike across California that was to set begin Monday in deference to today's passing of Kaiser CEO Bernard Tyson.   

Elizabeth Warren opens Oakland campaign office

The office opening event is set for 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday at 900 Alice St., No. 200, and speakers will include Oakland City Council President Rebecca Kaplan, activist and organizer Tracey Corder, director of the Racial Justice Campaign and a steering committee member with the group Black Womxn For, and Nicole DeMont, California director of Elizabeth Warren for President.