San Diego State basketball player in Sweet 16 keeps Oakland, brother on top of mind
When San Diego State senior Keshad Johnson takes the court on Friday for a Sweet 16 matchup against a heavily favored Alabama team, Oakland will be on his mind and visible to everyone watching.
Driver flees after crash on I-580 in Oakland, leaves dog inside car
A driver fled the scene after a crash on Interstate Highway 580 Oakland early Thursday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Tree falls at Oakland Zoo, birds escape their aviary
A large tree fell on the Oakland Zoo's African Savanna aviary during Tuesday's storm, tearing the mesh and giving way for some birds to fly off.
Employees of Oakland Starbucks, Trader Joe's file to unionize
Employees of a Starbucks store and Trader Joe's, both located in Oakland, have filed to form unions, union officials said.
Woman lucky to be alive after 2 trees fall on her Oakland home
In East Oakland, trees came crashing down on a home and injuring a woman on the same block where a tree severely damaged an apartment building in January.
Oakland still grappling with ransomware attack
Oakland Mayor Sheng Thao said she hoped the ransomware attack would resolve in about two weeks but she said the same thing on March 7.
Troubling rise in mail carrier robberies in Oakland, Emeryville
After recent robberies and threats against mail carriers in the East Bay, the US Postal Service is asking for help to protect its workers.
Oakland Tech Lady Bulldogs building a dynasty
Fresh off securing their latest state title, the Lady Bulldogs of Oakland Technical High School are building a dynasty of the best girls basketball team in the state.
Housing, mental health care key to Newsom's latest strategy to fight homeless crisis
Newsom says he wants to build facilities where over $10,000 people a year can live and be treated for mental illness. Newsom’s past policies have been heavily criticized for not producing results and this time he wants California voters to weigh in on his new plan.
2 shot in Oakland, police say
Police are investigating a shooting that injured two people in Oakland on Sunday evening.
Lawsuit against FBI alleges Oakland man was 'executed' in 2021 shooting
Family members of Michael Jonathan Cortez, an Oakland resident who was killed by law enforcement, filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the FBI Thursday.
Wrong-way driver arrested for DUI caused 3-car collision, I-880 backup, CHP Oakland says
Traffic came to a standstill early Friday evening when a wrong-way driver, who was allegedly under the influence, caused a three-vehicle collision on Interstate 880 in Oakland, California Highway Patrol says.
Suspect who scammed 78-year-old woman arrested in Oakland
A suspect was arrested in connection with the robbery of a 78-year-old Oakland woman who was scammed last week by robbers who said they were collecting for a charity,
Oakland Diocese faces 330 sex abuse lawsuits; ponders bankruptcy
The Diocese of Oakland announced this week it is considering filing for bankruptcy due to hundreds of lawsuits that have been filed, alleging clergy members sexually abused children.
Oakland Restaurant Week kicks off following some tough pandemic years
The kick-off to Oakland Restaurant Week coincides with the third anniversary of the Bay Area's COVID shelter-in-place order. Restauranteurs are happy to have rooms full of people once again.
Bay Bridge traffic backup involves man in crisis, fatal crash
A man suffering from a mental health crisis on the Bay Bridge caused a traffic backup for nine hours that led to the death of two people driving behind the string of cars caught up in the backup.
27-year-old killed near Oakland Coliseum was 'peaceful,' family says
Family and friends said they are shocked someone fatally shot 27-year-old Devante Davis who was a "peaceful" person.
Burglars invade Oakland homes dressed as Amazon delivery workers
Burglars have been caught on camera prowling and breaking into homes in Oakland while dressed as Amazon delivery workers.
Man crushed to death stealing catalytic converter in Oakland
A Vacaville man was killed while allegedly stealing a catalytic converter in Oakland, according to police and media reports.
'Leave your mark:' Oakland Tech basketball team wins state championship
The Oakland Tech High School girls basketball team won the CIF Division 1 championship – and they said they had their coach's mantra on their minds.