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Photos from Yesterday's Women's March in Oakland

David and Sophie Zismores David Zismore with his daughter Sophie, 6. "I want Sophie to learn that we can fight back when we need to and I want her to see that there are a lot of people here working to make change." click to enlarge Photo by Gabrielle Canon Sheryl Walton Sheryl Walton, sporting a #M

EAST BAY EXPRESS - 2018-01-21 08:00:00

Thousands hit streets in Oakland for Women's March

The Oakland Police Department estimates up to 50,000 people marched through downtown streets Saturday, on the first anniversary of the National Women's March. The first March was held to protest President Donald Trump's Inauguration Day. "This year we are less shocked about the election and more res

ABC7 SAN FRANCISCO - 2018-01-21 01:06:03

Protesters Demand Co-Owner/Chef Of Popular Oakland Restaurants Resign Amid Harassment Allegations

OAKLAND (CBS SF) - Employees gathered in front of a popular Oakland restaurant Saturday night to demand its co-owner/chef step down amid numerous allegations of sexual harassment. The allegations against Charlie Hallowell, one of the star chefs and restaurateurs of the Oakland culinary scene, surfac

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-01-21 17:55:30

Oakland Marijuana Building Catches Fire

OAKLAND, CA -- A fire damaged an East Oakland building this evening where marijuana was growing, a fire official said. The one-alarm fire was reported at 4:45 p.m. at 44th Avenue and San Leandro Street, Battalion Chief Dino Torres said. No one was injured. Torres said about 50 marijuana plants wer

PATCH - 2018-01-21 14:00:14

Women Not Aware Of Possible Hidden Risks Of Being An Egg Donor

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX) - Young women see the ads on their Facebook feeds, in a college newspaper, even posted on Craig's List. They read: "Donate your eggs," Help a family" and "Make some money." But what are the long-term risks to the egg donor? It's a question that weighs heavily on Dr. Jennifer Sch

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-01-21 20:20:30

Two Cell Phone Thefts On Bart Saturday

OAKLAND (BCN) The epidemic of cell phone thefts on BART is continuing, with police officials reporting two such thefts Saturday, both in Oakland. A 15-year-old suspect grabbed a cell phone from the victim's hand while on a train at the West Oakland station around 8:21 p.m., police said. The victim w

SFGATE - 2018-01-21 23:48:00

1 Person Suffers Moderate Injuries In Stabbing

OAKLAND (BCN) A person suffered moderate injuries when they were stabbed with a knife Friday night in East Oakland, police said Saturday. The stabbing was reported at 10:50 p.m. in the 2100 block of High Street. Police said the victim was taken to a hospital. No one has been arrested for the offense

SFGATE - 2018-01-21 10:07:00

Most striking signs from the Bay Area Women's March protests

Most striking signs from the Bay Area Women's March protests 1 / 53 Back to Gallery Thousands of people from all over the Bay Area descended on San Francisco, Oakland and San Jose on Saturday, Jan. 20 for the Women's March protests against President Donald Trump and his administration. The pink hat-

SFGATE - 2018-01-20 20:12:00

Thousands join Women's March in Cambridge

A rally on Cambridge Common was among events held worldwide to mark one year since protest marches that followed the inauguration of President Donald Trump. Several thousand people participated in Saturday's Cambridge/Boston Women's March 2018. Many carried anti-Trump signs and wore pink knit hats s

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-01-22 01:41:25

Christopher: Broad Street fire survivor is a purrfect house guest

LYNN -- A Lynn couple is fostering a cat rescued from the devastating four-alarm fire at a Broad Street apartment building earlier this month, while its owner gets back on her feet. Michael Biasetti Jr., 32, and his fiancee, Crystal Falta, 34, have taken in Christopher, a 1-year-old black and white

DAILY ITEM - 2018-01-22 02:31:50

Amazon Coming To Town? / Apologetic Prankster: Somerville Top 5

SOMERVILLE, MA - Somerville shortlisted for Amazon's $5 billion new headquarters; an apologetic prankster sends a sorry note to police; new million-dollar homes hit the market; more. Here's a look at the five most-read stories on Somerville Patch last week. SOMERVILLE, MA - Somerville's bid for the

PATCH - 2018-01-22 01:19:08

Bay State bump stock ban could face lawsuit

BOSTON - Gun owners are weighing a lawsuit to block the state's new ban on bump-fire stocks, arguing that it's unconstitutional because it forces them to turn over property without compensation. The state's Executive Office of Public Safety and Security has sent letters to hundreds of thousands of r

NEWBURYPORT DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-22 11:04:00

Melrose Firefighters Cut Hole In Floor To Rescue Dog

MELROSE, MA - Firefighters rescued a dog trapped under a house Sunday morning by cutting a hole in the floor. We don't have many details on the rescue yet, but it happened on Trenton St. Awesome rescue? Sounds about right for the Melrose Fire Department. Photo by Mike Carraggi (photo not of Sunday's

PATCH - 2018-01-22 05:31:21

Contest-winning photos taken on Cape Ann

Cape Anners know the island has winning vistas. Now the rest of Essex County will, too. Three of the top 11 photos in the 2017 Essex National Heritage Area Photo Contest were taken on Cape Ann. The annual photo contest encourages photographers of all levels to "capture" the living landscapes, uniqu

GLOUCESTER DAILY TIMES - 2018-01-21 18:00:00

Government Shutdown Affects Boston Landmarks

JFK Library The JFK Library, Charlestown Navy Yard Visitor Center, and Bunker Hill Monument Visitor Center are all closed down due to the government shutdown. Some tourists were surprised that these landmarks were affected. "I had heard about the government shutdown," Trinidad Daughtry, a tourist sa

NECN - 2018-01-21 22:16:23

LETTER: Mr. President, are you a racist?

The front page headline of the January 13 issue of the Boston Globe was this quote from a reporter at an event in Washington: "Mr. President, are you a racist?" As I write this I am filled with disgust, anger and fear because, once again, and in the most outrageous way (to date), the President has a

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-01-21 23:12:02

Dead Body Found in Chelsea River

Receive the latest new-england updates in your inbox Boston Police discovered a deceased body floating in Chelsea River Sunday night. Officials are still investigating the cause of the fatal injury. Receive the latest new-england updates in your inbox Boston Police discovered a deceased body floatin

NECN - 2018-01-22 01:44:49

Overdoses, Breaking And Entering: Framingham Police Log

FRAMINGHAM, MA-The following are excerpts from the Framingham police log. An arrest does not indicate a conviction. Jan. 16 7:57 a.m.: Sudden death, 154 Union Ave. 9:39 a.m.: Breaking and entering, Plaster Fun Time 10:57 a.m.: Disturbed person, Alexander Street Program 11:11 a.m.: Disturbed pers

PATCH - 2018-01-22 03:00:07

Train strikes, kills man in Cambridge

Transit Police say a man has been struck and killed by a commuter train in Cambridge. Police, firefighters and emergency medical crews responded to the incident shortly before 12:30 p.m. Sunday. Police with the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority say the man was about 60 years old and was tre

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-01-22 01:42:25

Man Dead After Being Hit by Train in Cambridge

Receive the latest new-england updates in your inbox FILE A man is dead after he was hit by a commuter rail train Sunday afternoon in Cambridge. MBTA Transit Police say that they responded to the scene after reports of the man being hit at around 12:15 p.m. near Brighton Street. An early investigati

NECN - 2018-01-21 18:47:47