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Oakland

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 of an embattled security firm tied to former members of Your Black Muslim Bakery said she suffers from “anxiety, heart complications and depression” …Alameda County: […]

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San Francisco

Teenager Injured When Three Fall Over Cliff at SF China Beach – CBS Local

CBS Local“Two of the patients have been brought out to a Coast Guard cutter and they’re being transported now,” said San Francisco Fire Department Battalion Chief Bryan Rubenstein. “There is a third, more critical victim that will be taken off the beach by …San Francisco firefighters rescue female who fell 10-20 feet near the Cliff […]

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Oakland

Police hunt for 3 North Oakland robbers – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle(02-26) 21:28 PST SAN FRANCISCO — Oakland police are looking for three men suspected in five robberies in three North Oakland business districts. The robberies, which police say are related, occurred at a variety of service-oriented businesses since …Police looking for suspects in series of North Oakland armed robberiesContra Costa Times all 3 […]

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San Francisco

Transbay Transit Center Being Built On Native’s Final Resting Place – SFist

SFistTuesday morning in the Transbay Transit Center construction site, a crew preparing to pour a concrete foundation unearthed “an old but well-preserved human skeleton” determined to be of American-Indian descent. Now that the massive future transit hub …Bones found at Transbay Transit construction siteSan Francisco ChronicleNative American Remains Discovered At Transbay Transit Center SiteThe San […]

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Oakland

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 and San Francisco State professor Joe Tuman.Oakland City Auditor Courtney Ruby enters mayor’s raceSan Francisco Chronicle all 4 news articles …read more Source: Libby Schaaf […]

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Oakland

2 accused of murder outside Oakland Walmart – San Francisco Chronicle

2 accused of murder outside Oakland WalmartSan Francisco Chronicle(02-25) 16:20 PST OAKLAND — Two men have been arrested and charged with special-circumstances murder in connection with the fatal shooting of a man outside a Walmart in East Oakland during a marijuana deal, authorities said Tuesday. Vincent Muzak …Oakland: Two men charged in December robbery-slaying of […]

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Oakland

Science classroom gas leak forces closure of Oakland high school – KTVU San Francisco

KTVU San FranciscoOAKLAND, Calif. —. A gas odor that prompted the evacuation of Skyline High School in Oakland Tuesday morning was believed to have originated from science equipment and not a PG&E gas line, a utility spokeswoman said. It was the second time in as …Oakland: Possible natural gas leak forces evacuation of Skyline High […]

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Oakland ponders fate of seismically unsafe school – Contra Costa Times

Oakland ponders fate of seismically unsafe schoolContra Costa TimesOAKLAND — The school district has postponed to June 2016 a start date to either tear down and rebuild or renovate the seismically unsafe Glenview Elementary School, and officials acknowledge they could do a better job of communicating their plans to … …read more Source: Oakland News […]

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Oakland

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 several shootings that injured three other people in a bloody five-hour period, police said. The man who was fatally wounded …Bus shooting punctuates violent day […]

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Oakland

Authorities investigate burned body found in Oakland Hills – KTVU San Francisco

Authorities investigate burned body found in Oakland HillsKTVU San FranciscoUnits from the Oakland Fire and Police departments responded to a report of a body on fire at the Skyline Boulevard entrance of Redwood Regional Park around 10:15 p.m., Sgt. Dave Hall said. Officers from the East Bay Regional Park District Police …Burned body in Oakland […]

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Oakland

Families of murder victims call on Oakland leaders to solve cases – Contra Costa Times

Families of murder victims call on Oakland leaders to solve casesContra Costa TimesOAKLAND — Relatives of more than a dozen murder victims rallied Friday night outside of City Hall in an effort to highlight rewards for information that may help police solve the cases. The evening rally, sponsored by the Christopher Lavell Jones … and […]

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Oakland

Oakland honors pioneering black aviator – Contra Costa Times

Oakland honors pioneering black aviatorContra Costa TimesBarbara Lee, D-Oakland, Mayor Jean Quan and City Councilmember Larry Reid. “Bessie Coleman was a trailblazer, an inspiration and the finest example of the remarkable contributions made by women of color in our nation’s history,” Lee said in a prepared … …read more Source: Oakland Mayor News From Google

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Oakland

Stolen-car suspect dies in Oakland crash after CHP chase – San Francisco Chronicle

Stolen-car suspect dies in Oakland crash after CHP chaseSan Francisco Chronicle(02-15) 00:12 PST OAKLAND — The driver of a stolen car died Friday night after crashing in East Oakland while trying to escape from the California Highway Patrol, police said. The chase began about 9:30 p.m. when CHP officers tried to stop a stolen …Oakland: […]

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Oakland

Oakland A’s relievers Cook, Doolittle already hurting – San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Mercury NewsPHOENIX — The A’s bullpen took a bit of a hit Friday with the news that Sean Doolittle and Ryan Cook, the lefty-righty setup punch for the team the last two seasons, aren’t healthy enough to start spring training without restrictions. Doolittle …Oakland A’s relievers Cook, Doolittle injuredContra Costa Times all 5 […]

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Oakland

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 state office building after it closed, authorities said. The eight …Ten Arrested at California Attorney General Kamala Harris’ Oakland OfficeBay Area Indymedia all 5 news […]

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Oakland man found guilty in San Francisco Pride Weekend attack – Contra Costa Times

Contra Costa TimesAn Oakland man charged with a brutal attack on a San Francisco woman during Pride Weekend last year was convicted today in San Francisco Superior Court, according to the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office. A jury found Christopher Porter-Bailey …Oakland Man Found Guilty Of Brutal Pride Weekend AssaultSFistMan convicted in attack during SF […]

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Oakland

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 public safety and spur even more officers to look for new …Oakland police overseer Thomas Frazier firedSan Francisco ChronicleJudge Fires Oakland Police Compliance DirectorCBS LocalThursday […]

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Oakland

Guard hired by Oakland residents shoots suspect – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleA security guard hired to patrol an Oakland neighborhood by residents frustrated with an overtaxed city police force shot and wounded a burglary suspect Thursday after the man confronted him with a screwdriver, authorities said. The shooting happened …Private security guard shoots suspected burglarabc7news.comPrivate Security Guard Shoots Burglary Suspect In Oakland HillsCBS LocalOakland: […]

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Entertainment

‘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 stoke the anticipation of cheese, the channel has revealed the cast. Besides returning “Sharknado” alums Ian …Sharknado 2 to Star Vivica Fox and Mark McGrathTIME‘Sharknado […]

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Oakland

Driver Of Stolen U-Haul Causes Nasty Pile-Up In Oakland Crash – CBS Local

Driver Of Stolen U-Haul Causes Nasty Pile-Up In Oakland CrashCBS LocalOAKLAND (CBS SF) — The driver of a stolen U-Haul vehicle was taken into police custody after crashing into multiple vehicles near Highland Hospital in Oakland Thursday morning, a police spokesman said. Oakland police Officer Frank Bonifacio said the …Stolen truck suspect creates havoc on […]

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Oakland

One dead, three injured in Oakland shooting – KGO-TV

KGO-TVOne dead, three injured in Oakland shooting. Updated at 10:13 AM today. Shooting at 37th Avenue and International Boulevard in Oakland. Two men and two women were injured after a shooting on 37th Avenue and International Boulevard in Oakland.1 Killed, 3 Others Hurt In Oakland ShootingCBS LocalOakland: One dead, three wounded in Fruitvale district shootingContra […]

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San Francisco

1 Dead, 3 Injured In Vehicle vs. Pedestrian Crash In SF Sunset District – CBS Local

CBS LocalSAN FRANCISCO (KCBS)— A pedestrian was struck and killed by a car in a crash that also injured three others along Sunset Boulevard in the San Francisco, according to the fire department. The crash happened at or near the intersection of Sunset and …SF crash kills pedestrian, injures 3San Francisco ChroniclePedestrian killed by car, […]

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San Francisco

Richmond developer looks to link workers to San Francisco with water taxi – Contra Costa Times

Richmond developer looks to link workers to San Francisco with water taxiContra Costa TimesRICHMOND — A private water taxi may soon transport workers from the Marina Bay shoreline to San Francisco daily. Richard Poe, who owns and operates 25 acres of land and about 250,000 square feet of office space on the Richmond waterfront, says […]

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Oakland

Police seek man who touched 6-year-old girl at Oakland school – KTVU San Francisco

Police seek man who touched 6-year-old girl at Oakland schoolKTVU San FranciscoOakland police on Wednesday said they are looking for a man who allegedly grabbed and touched a 6-year-old girl in an inappropriate manner at an elementary school in East Oakland last Friday. Police said the incident occurred on the campus of the Think …Oakland […]

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Oakland

Anti-abortion group targets Oakland’s black community – Contra Costa Times

Anti-abortion group targets Oakland’s black communityContra Costa TimesOAKLAND — A small group of anti-abortion activists warmed up their chops in downtown Oakland Friday ahead of a larger event Saturday in San Francisco with the message that too many black women are getting abortions and men should get involved to … …read more Source: Oakland News […]