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The A’s announced Tuesday they have rejected Oakland’s 10-year lease offer.

Dozens of law enforcement officials scouring an open space area near Oakland’s Merritt College turned up nothing.

Law enforcement officials plan a fresh search Saturday for 22-month-old Daphne Webb, missing more than six weeks.

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Raiders fans had to deal with swirling rumors about yet another possible move to Los Angeles.

Oakland officials and business owners are hoping for a quiet night after a third-straight evening of protests.

Oakland police are asking for the public’s help as the search continues for 21-month-old Daphne Webb.

Legions of harried commuters will get a Fourth of July break, but revelers seeking fireworks may be stymied by traffic.

Oakland police roll out mobile command post

6/20/2013

With robberies on the rise across Oakland, police have mobilized a high-tech tool on wheels to fight crime.

2,400 teachers represented are set to vote Friday on a retroactive contract with a long-overdue pay increase.

Survey: Oaklanders unhappy with their city

3/7/2013

Residents across the Bay have a glass-half-empty view when it comes to how their city is being run.

Fake doctor accused of stealing credit cards

1/29/2013

Yolanda Smith is accused of donning a white lab coat to pose as a doctor at local hospitals, then swiping credit cards from nurses’ purses.

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Violent Oakland attacks jolt media

11/14/2012

In Palestine, the media covers violent stories without dedicated security. Oakland, though, is another story.

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Downtown LA shows Oakland the way

10/25/2012

Before envying Los Angeles’ new downtown stadium, consider that a similarly transformative stadium may still emerge in Oakland.

A brave woman helped save a man from a beating at 12th and Broadway in Oakland at the hands of a violent mob.

‘Fedora bandit’ nabbed in Oakland

7/11/2012

An accused bank robber was captured in Oakland after he allegedly tried to rob the same bank — and teller — he did a month ago.

Meager turnout for a gun buyback in Oakland didn’t dampen the spirits of supporters, who want to offer even more incentives to get guns off the streets.

Oakland remembers missing children

5/31/2012

Families in Oakland gathered last week to honor National Missing Children’s Day and seek ways to keep children safe online and outside the home.

Oakland fights back against prostitution

5/12/2012

Oakland has upped patrols and installed security cameras along International Boulevard in an attempt to curb prostitution and related crimes.

Quan recall unlikely as deadlines loom

5/10/2012

Groups are rushing to gather enough signatures to recall Oakland Mayor Jean Quan before their deadline approaches.

A public funeral will be held Wednesday for a transgender woman a witness says was the victim of a hate crime.

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Oakland farmers share their bounty

4/26/2012

FoodPool helps backyard growers find needy homes for their overload of onions or plethora of potatoes.

Young father killed in Oakland identified

4/19/2012

Police say 24-year-old Tyrell Omar Smith was fatally shot yesterday while pushing his young son in a toy stroller in East Oakland.

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Oakland trash getting out of hand

4/12/2012

Couches, uprooted marijuana plants, and a dead Chihuahua wrapped in plastic: Just an average day of trash on Oakland streets.

Couple stole millions from Post Office

4/9/2012

A former postal manager and his wife pleaded guilty to defrauding the Postal Service out of $4.4 million since 2005.

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Recent raids have pot clubs worried

4/5/2012

Paranoia may be a side effect of marijuana, but the concerns of medical cannabis dispensaries in the Bay Area extend beyond that.

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Despite Oakland’s efforts to revitalize their nightlife and music scene, there’s one big reason your favorite band doesn’t come to the East Bay.

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Oakland is the place to see in The Bay

1/7/2012

If you can’t make it to London or Helsinki, or you’ve simply got nothing you could wear In Panama or Myanmar, then you can settle for No. 5 on the NYT’s “45 places to go in 2012″ list: Oakland.

Woman faces trial for fire station wreck

12/8/2011

Drunks don’t always make the best decisions. Prosecutors allege that one Oakland woman thought it would be a good idea to get hammered and then take a drive with her teen daughter.

Raiders make big splash, trade for Palmer

10/18/2011

Raiders fans woke up this morning to the news that they had a new quarterback.
Carson Palmer was acquired by the Raiders today for a 2012 1st round pick and a 2013 conditional pick.

With Jason Campbell breaking his collarbone…

In 1991, now-Oakland Fire Lieutenant Sherri Banks was a firefighter working out of Berkeley’s Station 13. When she was called to the now infamous fire around noon, she was speechless:

 “I was lost for words when I got there,” Banks …