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No Plea Deals in Oakland Ghost Ship Warehouse Fire Case: DA
Judge Rejects Plea Deals in Deadly Ghost Ship CaseA Northern California district attorney has told a judge she will no longer consider plea deals for two men charged in a 2016 warehouse fire that killed 36 people attending an unlicensed concert.In a letter to the judge presiding over the case, Alame
Evacuations issued due to grass fire in Healdsburg
HEALDSBURG (KRON) - Crews are battling a grass fire in Healdsburg just west of Madrona Manor Thursday afternoon.There is a mandatory evacuation of Madrona Knolls Road.Authorities ask that resident stay away from the area.Check back for updatesWHAT OTHERS ARE CLICKING ON:
'She honed her skills in Oakland:' Musicians recount early days of Aretha Franklin
OAKLAND, Calif.- As fans mourned the Queen of Soul around the globe, so did one of her longtime Oakland musician friends who guessed about her death before officially hearing it on Thursday that Aretha Franklin had died at age 76 of pancreatic cancer.
Update: Both Lanes Of Posey Tube Now Open After Crash
ALAMEDA (BCN)Both lanes of the Posey Tube, which had been partially blocked following a traffic collision this morning, have now been reopened, Alameda police said.The crash shortly after 10 a.m. created major traffic backups on the Alameda side of the tunnel, police said. The residual backups are e
Man with three prior DUI convictions charged with murder in fatal Oakland freeway crash
Maury Butler, 56, is charged in the death of Jesaun Benson-Garrett, 19, of Antioch, who waskilledabout 2:25 a.m. Sunday as he stood on northbound I-880 near Hegenberger Road.
Father of four killed by stray bullet while waiting for ride-share in Oakland
Oakland police say Negrete's was in the 4,000 block of International Boulevard when he was shot. According to family friends, Negrete was waiting for his ride share vehicle when the shots were fired.Another man was also hit by a bullet. He was taken to an area hospital and is expected to survive. H
Second attempt to rob same Oakland bank ends with man’s arrest
Police said the man decided to target the Chase Bank branch, 401 Eighth St., for a second time about 10:37 a.m. Thursday. He is suspected of robbing the same branch on Tuesday morning getting an undisclosed amount of cash after giving a teller a note.
Tubes between Oakland and Alameda to close
The Posey Tube, which carries traffic exiting Alameda and into Oakland, will be closed 9:30 p.m. Aug. 20 until 4:30 a.m. the next day.
Oakland leaders declare Section 8 landlord incentive program a success
An incentive program aimed at bringing new landlords into the Section 8 low-income housing program -- and keeping them around -- has yielded positive results, with hundreds of new units added this year, Oakland city leaders announced today.
AP NewsBreak: No plea deals in Oakland warehouse fire case
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Corridors Phoenix in Deer Valley sells for $21M | AZ Big Media
Cushman & Wakefield announced that Libitzky Property Companies of Emeryville, Calif. purchased Corridors Phoenix, located at 1925, 2001, 2075 and 2095 W. Pinnacle Peak Road in Phoenix, from Adler Realty Investments of Woodland Hills, Calif. for $21.17 million.
Man Fatally Shot Saturday Morning Identified
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22-year-old Oakland police officer who remains in critical condition identified
Officer Jordan Wingate, a patrol officer who is the son of police lieutenant, was responding to a report of a suspicious person and traveling eastbound on the 1900 block of Middle Harbor Road when his vehicle collided with another car and then crashed into a parked semi-truck at 2:49 a.m., officials
Another judge tosses lawsuit over LL Beans' return policy
OAKLAND,Calif.(AP) — Another federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit targeting outdoors retailerL.L. Bean's new limited-time return policy, this one inCalifornia.
Oakland Man ID'd As Shooting Victim
OAKLAND, CA —A man who was fatally shot in East Oakland early Saturday morning has been identified by police as 40-year-old Chrystian Valdez Negrete of Oakland.Police said Valdez Negrete was shot in the 4400 block of International Boulevard just before 2:15 a.m. Saturday.Another man was also hit by
Berkeley Man Charged With Murder
According to the California Highway Patrol, Maury Butler, 56, who was driving a white Lexus, struck a driver who had gotten out of his vehicle after a two-car collision on northbound Highway 880 just south of 66th Avenue at about 2:25 a.m. on Sunday. CHP officials said Butler was pulled over after s
Oakland principal buys staff 'sanctuary' T-shirts for first day of school
OAKLAND, Calif.- An Oakland principal knows she can't single handedly change the political situation in the country, but she decided in a small way, to create a meaningful symbolic gesture for her community on the first day of school.
Name of Oakland police officer released following serious collision
Officer Jordan Wingate, 22, remains in critical condition Tuesday after crashing his patrol SUV into a car and a parked big rig. (Photo courtesy of Oakland police.)
Oakland Police Vehicle Found After Being Stolen
An Oakland Police Department vehicle has been recovered after it was stolen early Tuesday morning, according to police.Police did not initially specify where the SUV was stolen, but they managed to track it to an area near the intersection of Tompkins and Vale avenues where the person who took it le
Man killed by stray bullet in East Oakland was ‘hard-working’ father of 4
Valdez Negrete, an Oakland resident, was fatally shot at 2:13 a.m. Saturday in the 4400 block of International Boulevard.