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Obama, Steph Curry Take Part in the First My Brother’s Keeper Convention in Oakland

Former President Barack Obama and Warriors star Steph Curry are taking part in the first My Brother’s Keeper convention in Oakland. Obama told three-thousand people yesterday there were multiple factors in why he felt out of place growing up.


Oakland teachers plan to strike: Here's what's at stake and what you need to know

OAKLAND, Calif. (KTVU) - Oakland Unified School District 2,300 teachers are poised to strike on Thursday, leaving the district’s 37,000 students and their parents in a quandary about where to go and what to do.


Trump Plans to Cancel $929 Million for California Bullet Train, Wants State to Pay Back $2.5 Billion

The Trump administration said Tuesday that it plans to cancel $929 million awarded to California's high-speed rail project and wants the state to return an additional $2.5 billion that it has already spent.


Rain moving into Southern California Wednesday evening

LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Southern California will see a day of chilly conditions and partly cloudy skies before another storm system moves into the region. A winter weather advisory is in effect until 10 p.m. Thursday for many mountain and valley regions in SoCal. A frost advisory is also in effect for


Brown Sugar Kitchen’s soul food returns to Oakland (today!)

By the time you read this on Wednesday morning, the hot biscuits will be out of the oven and the chicken will be ready for a dip in the buttermilk batter. Tanya Holland’s back in business in Oakland.


Lake County man shoots at unexpected visitors from Oakland area

Four Bay Area men blamed their GPS for routing them to the wrong Kelseyville address Saturday night, leading a homeowner to fire his handgun at the strange visitors when they arrived at his rural home, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday.


San Francisco, Oakland join protests slamming Trump's emergency declaration over border wall

OAKLAND, Calif. (KTVU/AP) - Protesters around the U.S. spent Presidents Day rallying against President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration as at least a dozen states planned a lawsuit to block Trump's latest ploy to fund his long-promised border wall.


Northern California double murder case to air on ’48 Hours’ show

Television viewers across the United States will soon learn about a case Yolo County residents are all too familiar with. The CBS show “48 Hours” will dive into the case of Daniel Marsh, who as a teenager murdered an elderly couple in their Davis home more than five years ago. The episode is set to


Rising vocal star, responsible for best song of 2018, visits Bay Area

It’s a really strong week for music in the Bay Area, highlighted by appearances from rising star vocalist Lauren Daigle and dream-pop outfit Mazzy Star. Here’s a look at some of the top picks:


Meals will be served during Oakland school strike

OAKLAND, Calif. (KTVU) - Even if there is a teacher strike in Oakland on Thursday, schools will be open and lunches will be served. According the Oakland Unified School District, regular lunch service during a strike. Breakfast choices will be augmented and simplified, but will be available and serv


16-year-old, three others arrested in Oakland BART station robbery

OAKLAND — Four suspects, including two males and two females ranging in age from 16 to 19, were arrested Monday in the iPhone robbery of a woman at the Lake Merritt BART station, authorities said Tuesday.


One person killed in I-880 crash in San Leandro

SAN LEANDRO (KRON) -- A crash involving a semi-truck left one person dead Tuesday morning in San Leandro. The California Highway Patrol says the crash occurred around 10:55 a.m. when a Honda Accord began weaving through lanes on southbound I-880 near Floresta Boulevard. The driver of the Honda then


Which Bay Area companies score top spots on the best-places-to-work list?

Fortune magazine recently released its yearly survey on the 100 Best Companies to Work For. And once again, the Bay Area’s teeming corporate community scored well — 15 firms made the list, with San Francisco-based Salesforce for hitting No. 2.


3 men shot to death in Southern California gated community were ‘targeted,’ police say

A suspect who shot three men to death inside a Porter Ranch home was known to at least one of the victims, police said Tuesday, but a detective declined to explain what may have prompted the killings.


Dumbarton Rail Corridor Project Meetings

A series of community meetings are planned to help guide the development of a proposed new connection linking San Mateo and Alameda counties along the Dumbarton corridor. The San Mateo County Transit District and Cross Bay Transit Partners are exploring alternatives for a high-capacity cross-bay pub


Report: Raiders close to finalizing deal to play 2019 season in Oakland with option for 2020

Reports have been gaining traction over the past week or so that the Raiders and the city of Oakland had opened talks on a new contract that would keep the Raiders in Oakland for the 2019 season.


Oakland diocese names 45 priests accused of sexual abuse

OAKLAND — In a move aimed at reassuring parishioners amid renewed scrutiny of the Roman Catholic Church, the Diocese of Oakland named 45 priests Monday who had been credibly accused over the years of sexually abusing children within its bounds.


Port of Oakland Orders Mega Cranes

The Port of Oakland has announced it will install three new gantry cranes in order to prepare for the next generation of mega-ships, according to a statement. The three cranes, which will cost approximately US $30 million, could be the tallest in the US and, according to the Port, will definitely be


UC Santa Cruz student from Bay Area indicted for allegedly developing app to sell illegal drugs

SAN JOSE (KRON) - A UC Santa Cruz student was indicted on federal charges Tuesday, accused of developing an app to sell illegal drugs including methamphetamine and cocaine. According to authorities, 18-year-old Collin Howard of Sunnyvale was indicted by a federal grand jury in San Jose on drug distr


Fire Roars Through Oakland Home

OAKLAND, CA — A house in the 3900 block of Midvale Avenue in Oakland was seriously damaged by fire Monday afternoon, according to Oakland Fire Department officials. The fire was reported at 2:05 p.m. Monday in a single-story house in the Upper Dimond neighborhood between Interstate Highway 580 and s