Negotiations between the Oakland Education Association and the Oakland Unified School District resumed at 4 p.m. Monday as both sides sought to find common ground on COVID safety protocols and avoid a teachers strike.
Family and friends on Monday honored the life of 28-year-old Alameda County sheriff's recruit David Nguyen.
It was a chaotic day for many across the Bay Area as strong winds reached more than 90 mph in some areas and knocked down trees in others.
Oakland police have arrested a man they say walked down a street, screaming that he was going to shoot someone, then killed a man in an unprovoked attack and fired on firefighters.
The Oakland Unified School District and the Oakland Education Association, which represents teachers, held negotiations late Friday night, hoping to beat a midnight deadline set by the union to avoid a strike vote.
Teachers in Oakland say they want to keep schools open, but also want to ensure they are safe for teachers and students amid the latest COVID surge.
Oakland police said 14-year-old Ava Cress was last seen Wednesday at 3:07 p.m. in the area of Mountain Boulevard and Joaquin Miller Road.
A federal building in downtown Oakland was evacuated Wednesday afternoon after a possible explosive device was found, but ended up being a hoax, authorities said.
Oakland Unified School District officials are negotiating with students who walked out or stayed home Tuesday due to safety concerns around COVID-19 and feel they are meeting students' demands, a district spokesman said.
The island nation of Tonga's 106,000 residents have been devastated by the volcanic explosion which has covered much of its territory in ashes and disabled many vital systems.
Some Oakland Unified students plan to stay home from school Tuesday if the school district does not comply with their COVID safety demands, according to a petition from students.
The owner of a French bulldog named "Dezzie" that was stolen at gunpoint on Park View Terrace and Montecito Avenue Thursday night posted on social media that her pet is safe at home.
A man was killed early Monday morning in a crash involving a parked trailer, according to police.
Kaiser Permanente employees in Oakland and Richmond are striking today, saying Martin Luther King Jr. Day should be a paid holiday.
Two months after Maurice Monk, a college football standout and a father of two, died at Santa Rita Jail, his family has lingering questions. They also want treatment for those with mental illness and who are incarcerated to change.
Bay Area stores are facing a shortage of at-home COVID antigen tests, just as a new policy begins Saturday spurring demand by allowing people with private health insurance to get reimbursed for at-home test kits purchased on or after January 15th.
Police are investigating another stolen French bulldog in the Bay Area. This time, the dog was taken at gunpoint in Oakland, in the Adam’s Point neighborhood.
Top Alameda County sheriff's officials saluted somberly Friday as the flag-draped casket of a recruit who was shot and killed on an Oakland freeway was taken from the coroner's office.
A sickout by Oakland students and teachers caused nine schools to close for the day on Thursday.
In less than two weeks, a new plan is set to take shape within the Oakland Police Department that police chief LeRonne Armstrong hopes will curb crime in one section of the city.