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Non-breathing premature born boy revived by Oakland police officer

OAKLAND — An Oakland police officer is being credited with saving the life of an baby boy, who he found not breathing after being prematurely born to his homeless mother Tuesday afternoon inside her car, officials said Wednesday,

EASTBAYTIMES.COM - 2018-11-14 18:29:29

Woolsey Fire: Body found in burned Agoura Hills home

"It's just tragic," said neighborhood resident Lou Hlavieck. "Nobody wants to lose anything. You don't want to lose property. People have their lives in this. They have their past and their future tied up in this. To lose your life, that's just tragic."

ABC7 SAN FRANCISCO - 2018-11-14 17:09:55

Man shot in East Oakland

OAKLAND — A 30-year-old man was shot Tuesday afternoon as he said he was walking in East Oakland, police said Wednesday.The man was in stable condition at a hospital.The shooting happened about 3:30 p.m. Tuesday in the 2000 block of 25th Avenue.The man told police he was walking when he heard gunsho

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2018-11-14 15:26:18

Can Barrier-Breaking ‘Black Panther’ Become The First Superhero Movie Nominated For Best Picture?

Black Pantherhas risen to plenty of challenges, shattering every expectation to far surpass the ticket sales of any film by a Black director, with a cast populated by African and African-American performers, on its way to a $1.3 billion global gross. But there’s one challenge remaining: can the film

DEADLINE - 2018-11-14 20:19:25

Warriors suspend Draymond Green for Kevin Durant confrontation

OAKLAND - After Draymond Green lost his cool, even by his combustible standards, the Warriors silenced their outspoken forward the only way possible Tuesday night. They suspended him for one game as punishment for his heated argument with Kevin Durant, leaving the Warriors to confront public infight

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2018-11-13 23:37:34

Oakland Murder Suspect Faces Judge

Ibrahim Saleh, 20, didn't enter a plea today for the death of 38-year-old Esau Davis of Oakland and is scheduled to return to court on Dec. 7 to enter a plea at that time.

PATCH - 2018-11-14 22:03:24

Jonestown: 40 years later, survivors who lost only life they knew have built new ones

FILE – This November 1978 file photo shows the bodies of Peoples Temple mass suicide victims led by Jim Jones in Jonestown, Guyana. Dozens of Peoples Temple members in Guyana survived the mass suicides and murders of more than 900 because they had slipped out of Jonestown or happened to be away Nov.

EASTBAYTIMES.COM - 2018-11-14 16:39:01

Police respond to uptown Oakland shooting

Shortly after 7:50 p.m., police initially responded to a report of shots fired near Telegraph Avenue and William Street. There, officers found a person suffering from at least one gunshot wound.

EASTBAYTIMES.COM - 2018-11-15 04:17:58

After allegedly killing his lifelong friend, East Bay man survived a self-inflicted headshot. DA says it was all over $20,000 debt

MARTINEZ — On April 3, 2017, a manager with Alta Bates hospital arrived at an El Cerrito apartment complex. He was looking for Steve Gagnon, 50, an employee who hadn’t shown up for work and wasn’t picking up his phone.

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2018-11-14 15:30:28

3-Alarm Oakland Fire Burns Overnight

OAKLAND, CA —Oakland Fire Department crews have extinguished a three-alarm fire at a two-story triplex that started on Monday night, according to fire officials.

PATCH - 2018-11-13 13:49:39

Postal worker at Oakland airport stole $10,000 from charities, feds say

OAKLAND - A former postal service employee was charged - along with her sister - with criminal conspiracy in what federal prosecutors describe as a plot to steal thousands of dollars intended for local charities. Rickelle Robinson and Robin Higgs, both of Antioch, were charged in October with conspi


Family identifies Oakland native among dead in Camp Fire

PARADISE, Calif. (KTVU)- A 66-year-old Bay Area native, born and raised in Oakland is feared to be among the dead in the Camp Fire in Butte County.

BAYINSIDER - 2018-11-13 21:32:00

Three residents displaced in West Oakland duplex fire

OAKLAND -Three residents of a West Oakland duplex were displaced by a fire Monday morning but none were injured, officials said. The fire started about 4:30 a.m. Monday in the 2500 block of Filbert Street. When firefighters first got on the scene bright flames were roaring out the front of the two-s


Authority considers eliminating cash option at toll plazas on Bay Area bridges to speed up traffic

OAKLAND, Calif.- Members of the Bay Area Toll Authority on Wednesday are considering replacing cash tolls with an all-electronic system, or possibly removing the plazas entirely, as a way to speed up traffic during heavy commute hours.

BAYINSIDER - 2018-11-14 14:26:00

Families mourn as first victims of California fire are named

PARADISE, Calif. - Ernest Foss was a musician who gave lessons out of his home when he lived in San Francisco, where an amplifier that ran the length of a wall served as the family's living room couch. Carl Wiley refurbished tires for Michelin. Jesus Fernandez, known as "Zeus," was described as a lo

USA TODAY - 2018-11-14 00:36:45

Federal Judge Blocks Oakland from Removing Homeless Camp | East Bay Express

"The main thrust is under theMartin v. Boisecase," Joshua Piovia-Scott told Judge Gilliam during today's hearing. He said there are currently about 300 to 350 shelter beds available in Oakland while there are about 1,902 unhoused people.


Butte County authorities arrest 6 alleged Camp Fire looters

“If someone out in this community is so despicable that they think that they can go into one of these areas and prey upon people who have been displaced from their homes, you better know that, whether we catch you that day or not, we’re going to continue to look for you,” Honea said at a community m

EASTBAYTIMES.COM - 2018-11-14 07:02:16

Alleged car thief nabbed after crashing into police car

Allen Anderson, 23, of American Canyon in Napa County, was captured by a police dog after he ran from the crash down a nearby alley.


Jonestown survivors lost only life they knew, built new ones

The 21-year-old Indiana native felt pride pioneering in the distant jungle of Guyana, South America. As a self-taught bulldozer operator, he worked alongside other Peoples Temple members in the humid heat, his blade carving roads and sites for wooden buildings with metal roofs. More than 900 people

SACRAMENTO BEE - 2018-11-13 22:26:00

Alameda South Shore Center’s Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony

WHAT: This holiday season, Alameda South Shore Center – a retail, dining, and entertainment destination located on the banks of the San Francisco Bay – invites visitors and locals to celebrate the festive season with live music, tap dancing, and free cookies with cider that will be served during the

PATCH - 2018-11-13 20:35:57