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Deported Oakland nurse Maria Sanchez returns home, reunites with children

OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) -- An Oakland nurse who was deported in August 2017 is back in the United States and reunited with her children. Her family was waiting for her arrival Saturday at San Francisco International airport, and so were several media crews, knowing it would be an emotional welcome.

ABC7 SAN FRANCISCO - 2018-12-16 05:11:27

Shootings in Oakland leave two men wounded

OAKLAND — Shootings Saturday night and Sunday morning in different areas of Oakland left two men wounded, one of whom said he was shot during an attempted robbery, police said.

EASTBAYTIMES.COM - 2018-12-16 15:02:14

37 New Year’s Events in the Bay Area 2018-2019

Enjoy a four-course menu on New Year's eve at Donato & Co. in Berkeley. Copper Spoon in Oakland is serving a four-course prix fixe menu on New years eve with a dance party to follow.

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2018-12-15 18:00:29

Oakland: Feds charge suspect with murder for hire in 2016 killing

OAKLAND — In a surprise move, the federal government has charged a new suspect in a March 2016 killing allegedly connected to a multi-state marijuana trafficking ring. Burte Rhodes was charged last month with distribution of a controlled substance, possessing a sawed off shotgun in furtherance of a

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2018-12-15 17:35:04

Storm brings potential for 20-40 foot waves, prompting High Surf Warning

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Wave heights are on the rise as a strong storm system approaches the Bay Area. On Sunday, waves are expected to exceed 20 feet along the Bay Area coast line with isolated breakers over 50 feet.

ABC7 SAN FRANCISCO - 2018-12-16 06:30:37

Skaters Take to the Ice at Oakland's Pop-Up Rink

Decked out in full skating regalia including a blue helmet, Paloma Urbi-Simms, 5, of Oakland, ventured onto the ice at the Old Oakland Holiday Ice Rink with her sister Frida this afternoon.

NBC BAY AREA - 2018-12-15 22:27:05

Jack London Inn Oakland Room Called “Dirty, Nasty” On Instagram

(Last Updated On: December 15, 2018) The Jack London Inn, what should be an Oakland crown jewel establishment considering its prime location at Jack London Square, is anything but that, and this Instagram post by celiachashigirl shows how bad conditions are there.

OAKLANDNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-12-15 07:00:00

Oakland Reminds People That its Minimum Wage Will Increase in 2019

City of Oakland officials want to remind both employers and employees that the city's minimum wage will increase in January. In November 2014, Oakland voters approved Measure FF, which provides annual increases to the city's minimum wage based on the local Consumer Price Index, by an overwhelming 82

NBC BAY AREA - 2018-12-15 07:28:39

Deported nurse returns to Oakland Saturday under H-1B visa

Maria Mendoza-Sanchez, right, and husband Eusebio Sanchez, left, pose for a photograph at home in Oakland, Calif., on Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017. Maria, a cancer/cardiac care nurse at Oakland's Highland Hospital, and her husband are facing imminent deportation to Mexico despite 23 years of building a hig

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2018-12-15 21:48:42

Paroled robber charged in shooting of Oakland store clerk, fleeing with cash register

OAKLAND — A paroled robber, apparently angry because he could not open a cash register, has been charged with shooting a West Oakland store clerk Dec. 3 and fleeing with the register, according to authorities and court records.

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2018-12-14 23:58:39

Oakland's first outdoor skating rink

Oakland's first-ever outdoor holiday ice rink opens today in the city's historic downtown neighborhood. An opening celebration begins at 6:30 p.m. at the corner of Ninth and Washington streets in the city's Old Oakland neighborhood. Elissa Harringto.

BAYINSIDER - 2018-12-14 20:19:00

'I feel like I won the lottery:' Oakland friends give 72-year-old homeless man a makeover

OAKLAND, Calif. (KTVU) - Oakland natives Leon Brown and Van Lee wanted to do something nice for someone and after brainstorming a bit, the pair – a preacher and a barber, respectively – gave a 72-year-old homeless man a makeover, complete with new clothes, haircut, dinner and $500 in cash.

BAYINSIDER - 2018-12-14 16:04:00

Week 15 Injury Report: Seattle Seahawks at San Francisco 49ers

The Seattle Seahawks can clinch a playoff spot this Sunday with a win over the San Francisco 49ers. Ahead of the Week 15 matchup, the Seahawks ruled out three players: linebacker K.J. Wright (knee), running back Rashaad Penny (knee) and safety Maurice Alexander (concussion).

USA TODAY - 2018-12-14 21:32:55

Oakland City Council Passes Rebecca Kaplan’s OPD Probation Search Policy

OAKLAND, CA – Today at the continued Oakland City Council meeting, the controversial issue of OPD’s policy of searching people on Parole and Probation was on the agenda. Many community members and members of the Police Commission spoke out and expressed serious concerns, both about racial profiling,

OAKLANDNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-12-14 07:00:00

Calif. man rescued 2 days after getting stuck in restaurant grease vent

A would-be burglar had to be rescued from the grease vent of a vacant Chinese restaurant after being trapped for two days SAN LORENZO, Calif. — A possible burglar had to be rescued from the grease vent of a vacant Chinese restaurant in the Bay Area after being trapped there for two days, authorities

POLICE ONE.COM - 2018-12-14 13:52:17

CA regulators say PG&E falsified safety records for natural gas pipelines years after deadly blast

SAN FRANCISCO -- Regulators are accusing one of California's largest utilities of falsifying safety documents on natural gas pipelines over a five-year period. The California Public Utilities Commission said Friday that an investigation by its staff found Pacific Gas & Electric Co. lacked enough emp

ABC7 SAN FRANCISCO - 2018-12-14 23:14:14

Raiders players read to West Oakland children in effort to promote literacy

These photos follow six players from the Oakland Raiders as they teamed up with the West Oakland Youth Center and First Book, a nonprofit that gives books to children in low-income neighborhoods, to bring free books to children during their “Rush to Read” event on Tuesday night. Children from the ce

OAKLAND NORTH - 2018-12-14 20:57:14

Marshawn Lynch’s soul food restaurant is now open in Emeryville

Beast Mode is now foodie mode. Oakland Raider Marshawn Lynch has opened his long-awaited restaurant, Rob Ben’s Restaurant & Lounge, in the former Scend’s spot on San Pablo Avenue in Emeryville.

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2018-12-14 22:39:09

FBI looking for persons responsible for Nationwide bomb threat hoax, Bay Area impacted

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- The search is on to find those responsible for a case of cyber terror by sending threatening emails containing bomb threats to businesses in the Bay Area and beyond.

ABC7 SAN FRANCISCO - 2018-12-14 07:58:37

Multiple Emailed Bomb Threats Across Bay Area, Nation Appear To Be Hoax

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The San Francisco Police Department as well as police in San Jose and Oakland on Thursday were investigating what appears to be a series of emailed bomb threats demanding bitcoin payment being received at locations across the country.

MSN.COM - 2018-12-14 00:50:32