One killed, four wounded in East Oakland shootings Thursday – Tri-Valley Herald

One killed, four wounded in East Oakland shootings ThursdayTri-Valley HeraldOAKLAND — An 18-year-old man was fatally shot and another wounded in a Thursday afternoon gunbattle in East Oakland, one of…

Bus shooting punctuates violent day in Oakland – San Francisco Chronicle

Bus shooting punctuates violent day in OaklandSan Francisco Chronicle(02-20) 18:49 PST SAN FRANCISCO — Two men opened fire near an AC Transit bus in East Oakland, but no one was…

Case against Oakland boy accused of arson attack aganst agender teeen stays … – Oakland Tribune

Case against Oakland boy accused of arson attack aganst agender teeen stays …Oakland TribuneOAKLAND — The criminal case against a 16-year-old accused of setting fire to an agender teen’s skirt…

AC Transit Workers Approve Tentative Agreement, Strike Averted – CBS Local

AC Transit Workers Approve Tentative Agreement, Strike AvertedCBS LocalOAKLAND (CBS SF) — Alameda-Contra Costa Transit workers have ratified a tentative contract agreement, averting a possible strike threatened after union votes…

Oakland teen burned on bus ready to go to school – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleOn their first weekend together since that terrible day of fire and fear nearly a month ago, Sasha Fleischman’s family puttered around their house in Oakland on Saturday,…

BART Strike Is Over, Trains Operating Now, At 3 PM

The BART Strike that has impacted the travel and commute patterns throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, and especially from the East Bay to the West Bay, is over. BART…

City Of Oakland, BART, AC Transit Workers Set To Strike Monday

Oakland is about to face a total stoppage of work on Monday, as the City of Oakland, BART, and reportedly AC Transit workers will all stop working on that day.…

Transbay Transit Center SF 10 Day Construction Update: June 14 – June 23

Transbay Transit Center San Francisco is progressing toward its eventual 2017 completion and opening. And to the end of keeping you informed of not just the construction progress, but also…

Oakland News: Kaplan Calls De La Fuente “Serious Challenger”; Joel Young For D3 Council?

The latest Oakland News is that on her campaign website, Oakland At-Large Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan already calls her new challenger, Oakland Councilmember Ignacio De La Fuente, a “serious challenger” and…

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan Reminds Golden State Warriors Oakland Exists

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan just sent out an email that basically reminds the Golden State Warriors that Oakland exists. That’s the best way to put it since 90 percent of…

Joel Young: Judge Grants Oakland’s Jason Overman’s Restraining Order

Oakland AC Transit Board Member Joel Young is in hot water again, as an Alameda County Superior Court Judge just granted a restraining order filed on Monday against him and…

Sanjiv Handa Memorial Saturday, 11 AM In Fremont, CA

East Bay News Service journalist and friend Sanjiv Handa passed away due to causes not yet officially known on Tuesday. His family is holding a memorial service this Saturday morning…

Occupy Oakland: AC Transit Denies Involvement In Move Talks

As reported yesterday in this space, a tipster sent an email that explained in some detail possible sites for the movement of the Occupy Oakland encampment currently at Oakland City…

Oakland News: Joel Young Of AC Transit Board Cleared Of Sex Attack Charge

In this new Oakland News, Joel Young, the AC Transit Board Member and candidate for the Oakland 18th District Assembly Seat in the California Assembly, was cleared of sex attack…

San Francisco TransBay Terminal Area Plan Introduction

That the San Francisco TransBay Terminal Area Plan has been released, let alone that the new San Francisco TransBay Terminal is under construction (and forget for the moment Wednesday’s press…

Ex-Girlfriend Of AC Transit’s Joel Young Issues Statement In Sex Scandal

Last week this blogger reported the unfortunate news about AC Transit’s Joel Young, and at his request, published his statement on the sex scandal involving he and his ex-girlfriend. This…