Oakland: Appearing frail, owner of controversial security firm pleads with … – Contra Costa Times

Oakland: Appearing frail, owner of controversial security firm pleads with …Contra Costa TimesOAKLAND — Wheeled into a courtroom where she spoke reluctantly and weakly to a civil judge, the owner … Read More

Auditor to enter Oakland mayor’s race – Contra Costa Times

Contra Costa TimesRuby joins a crowded field looking to unseat Mayor Jean Quan that includes Councilwoman Libby Schaaf, former school board member Dan Siegel, Port of Oakland Commissioner Bryan Parker … Read More

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 … Read More

Oakland: Eight people protesting police shootings arrested at state building – Contra Costa Times

Contra Costa TimesOAKLAND — Eight people among a group protesting fatal police shootings were arrested for trespassing Thursday night by California Highway Patrol officers when they refused to leave the … Read More

Former chief: Warshaw appointment ‘terrible’ for Oakland – Contra Costa Times

Contra Costa TimesOAKLAND — The city’s new court-appointed police leader is so distrusted within the department that several police officials, including a former chief, fear his unchecked authority will harm … Read More

‘Sharknado 2’ announces cast with Kelly Osbourne, Judd Hirsch – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times“Sharknado 2” won’t air for our Twitter hashtagging pleasure until July, but production on the SyFy TV movie is set to begin in New York City. And to … Read More

Teen accused of Oakland bus fire attack will be tried as adult – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesA high school student who allegedly set fire to another teenager’s skirt on a bus in Oakland will be tried as an adult. An Alameda County Superior Court … Read More

Reports: Dwyane Wade has third child; mom not fiancee Gabrielle Union – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesBasketball star Dwyane Wade is a three-time father, according to several reports, but the newest child’s mother is not his fiancee, actress Gabrielle Union. The Miami Heat champ, … Read More

Jahi, her mom and 13 days at Children’s Hospital Oakland – San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Mercury NewsOAKLAND — As blood poured from her daughter’s mouth, filling up cups and spilling onto her clothing, Nailah Winkfield began to cry. The Oakland mother said nurses … Read More

Oakland Girl May Be Taken Off Life Support After Tonsil Surgery Complications – CBS Local

CBS LocalOAKLAND (CBS SF) — A 13-year-old Oakland girl could be removed from life support because she’s been declared brain dead after she suffered complications following a routine tonsil-removal procedure, … Read More

Oakland News: Art Murmur First Friday Shooting; Raiders Mark Davis And Trust

On Friday, just after Art Murmur / First Friday for October, someone reportedly shot into a crowd at 14th and Broadway in Downtown Oakland. That’s right at BART 12th Street, … Read More