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Raiders To Stay In Oakland For 2019 After City Council Approves Coliseum Lease
OAKLAND (CBS SF) — The Oakland City Council on Thursday morning voted unanimously to extend the Raider’s lease agreement for this season with an option for the 2020-2021 season, according to city officials.
Oakland PD marks 10 years since 4 officers were shot, killed in line of duty
OAKLAND (KRON) - Today marks ten years since four Oakland police officers were shot and killed in the line of duty. Sergeant Mark Dunakin and Officer John Hege stopped a driver who then shot both of them in return.
Sheriff’s deputy hurt in Oakland airport collision
OAKLAND — An Alameda County sheriff’s deputy was injured Wednesday morning when his parked SUV was hit by a speeding car at Oakland International Airport, authorities said.
Man who died after being shot while driving in Oakland is identified
OAKLAND — A 30-year-old man who died Tuesday, two days after he was shot while driving in East Oakland, was identified Wednesday as Maurice Seals. Police are still trying to determine the motive for the shooting and have not made any arrests.
Ex-Oakland Tribune publisher and actor Joseph W. Knowland dies
Joseph W. Knowland, a sunny man who loved acting about as much as he loved publishing his family’s Oakland Tribune newspaper, died earlier this month at the age of 88. He died March 14 after a long illness, surrounded by family at his home in Walnut Creek, said his son, photographer and filmmaker Bi
DUI Checkpoint Planned In Berkeley
BERKELEY, CA — A DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint will be held in Berkeley this Friday, March 22, on University Avenue and Bonar Street, between the hours of 7:30 p.m. and 3 a.m., according to the Berkeley Police Department.
California among states considering caregiver tax credits
Gloria Brown didn’t get a good night’s sleep. Her husband, Arthur Brown, 79, has Alzheimer’s disease and had spent most of the night pacing their bedroom, opening and closing drawers, and putting on and taking off his jacket.
Woman accuses UC Berkeley football players, staff of sexual harassment
BERKELEY (KRON) - A former sports medicine intern in the athletic department at the University of California, Berkeley is accusing the football team's players and staff of sexual harassment.
Arrest, charges in Old Oakland fatal shooting, wounding
OAKLAND — A man arrested in Nevada has been charged in a March 10 shooting in an Old Oakland parking lot that left a man he did not know dead and someone he was acquainted with wounded, according to authorities and court records.
Police searching for car suspected in Oakland armed robberies
OAKLAND (KRON) -- Oakland police are searching for a car they believe is related to a series of armed robberies in the city. Police have not detailed when or where the robberies occurred, but say they need the public's help in finding the car and identifying the owner and driver.
Deputy, K-9 Injured In Crash Near Oakland Airport
An Alameda County sheriff’s deputy and his K-9 are okay after a crash near the Oakland airport Wednesday morning. The deputy was stopped on Ron Cowan Parkway responding to a separate accident when another car traveling at a high rate of speed lost control and hit his patrol car. The impact was hard
Oakland double-shooting suspect charged with murder
A 22-year-old man wanted in a double shooting that killed one man and injured another in Oakland this month has been arrested in Sparks, Nevada, Oakland police said Wednesday. Oakland officers responded to a shooting just after 7:30 p.m. on March 10 in a parking lot on 8th Street and Washington, whe
"Could've been a lot worse": Lessons learned from Oakland recycling explosion
OAKLAND (KRON) -- Tuesday’s explosion in Oakland knocked a California Waste Solutions driver to the ground. The driver had just placed recycling materials in the crusher of his truck when a loud boom happened yesterday morning on Moss Avenue.
East Bay woman shot during domestic dispute
SAN PABLO — A domestic dispute grew into a shooting Wednesday, wounding a woman and leaving her in critical condition at a hospital, police said. The 29-year-old ran out of the home on South Victoria Court with a gunshot wound to her abdomen, police said. Following her was 30-year-old Javier Portill
44-Year-Old Man Dies in Stabbing at Fisherman's Wharf
A 44-year-old man died in a stabbing at San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf on Wednesday afternoon, police said Thursday. The victim, identified as Brook Pettyjohn, died after the stabbing was reported at 1:48 p.m. in the area of Jefferson and Taylor streets.
1 Dead, 2 Injured in Pair of Shootings in Oakland
One man has died and two others have been injured following a pair of shootings in Oakland late Tuesday, according to police. Police said the first shooting was reported at 6:24 p.m. in the 1500 block of East 16th Street, where one man died from his injuries. Nobody else was hurt.
Dr JC Lau Viral #WhatAGameDevLooksLike After GDC 2019 Discrimination
ONN – Dr JC Lau Viral #WhatAGameDevLooksLike After GDC 2019 Discrimination. Dr Lau was an invited speaker at The San Francisco Game Developer Conference 2019. While waiting in the line marked for speakers, she was asked several times by GDC workers if she was a speaker.
Alameda’s Arts Advocate: ‘Wellness center’ may end Crab Cove concerts
Crab Cove has for many years hosted our Concerts at the Cove summer music concert series, which has attracted hundreds of Alameda families and those living in other parts of Alameda county. It is also the site of a marine sanctuary and educational center and serves as a popular educational center fo
Thousands of runners hit streets in 10th annual Oakland Running Festival this Sunday
OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) -- About 10,000 runners will hit the streets of Oakland to compete in a series of races on Sunday. ABC7 News was in Jack London Square Thursday where race organizers and city leaders talked about the 10th Annual Oakland Running Festival.
Renewed push to redevelop Alameda’s historic Del Monte warehouse
ALAMEDA — Transforming the historic Del Monte warehouse into housing — among the priciest construction jobs in Alameda’s history at $120 million — could be back on track after the developer tweaked the architectural plans to make getting funding easier.