Oakland: Intruder shoots man in face in home

OAKLAND -- A 50-year-old man was shot in the face inside his East Oakland home Wednesday night by a would-be robber, police said Thursday.The man was in stable condition Thursday at a hospital. 
OAKLAND -- A pedestrian was gravely injured when she was struck by a vehicle Wednesday night near UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, police said.The unidentified 66-year-old woman was in a crosswalk at 11:10 p.  
Two burglary suspects' foray into the waters of the Brookfield Recreation Center pool in East Oakland followed a messy getaway from a Verizon store at the Westgate Shopping Center in San Leandro, where they are accused of stealing Apple iPads.  
An interfaith group demanded Wednesday that charges be dropped against the so-called Black Friday 14, who allegedly disrupted BART service by chaining themselves to trains at the West Oakland station on Nov. 28, 2014, as part of nationwide "Black Lives Matter" protests.  
A 1995 Nissan traveling east on Quail Avenue east of Lake Chabot Road veered into a retaining wall, injuring the 66-year-old driver, who was transported to Eden Medical Center in Castro Valley.  
Teen Jewelry Workshop. Make a gift for your friends, family or yourself at this workshop provided by Purple Party Designs. All supplies will be provided.  
Jon Kawamoto
Called "Hacking Space: A Student Exchange to Sustain Life on Earth," the project is being made possible by a U.S. State Department's Museums Connect grant that invites students to look toward their own communities, select an environmental problem and then work together and hack into space science and technology to develop innovations to solve it.  
Pamela Turntine
Hector Sandoval, 24, Jason Mejia, 27, and Richard Lopez, 24, all of Hayward, pleaded guilty in September to various charges in connection with the Feb. 16, 2008 fatal shooting of Francisco Sanchez, 35, of Livermore during an altercation at Niles Banquet Hall in Fremont.  
Painter-jeweler Susan Brooks and clothing designer Carol Lee Shanks launched the good time event in 1991 to showcase their work. Open this year from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on four consecutive Saturdays and Sundays beginning Nov. 28, Brooks said longtime customers now send their children to her studio for their wedding rings. "You can find a client for life," Brooks said. The attraction for the public is convenience, with 100 professional artists and galleries opening their studios in an area bracketed by interstates 80 and 580 on the west, College Avenue on the east and only a few locations further north than Gilman Avenue or south of Alcatraz Avenue.  
Courtesy of Sharon Green
Stormy and Cloudy are just two of the more than 6,000 homeless cats and kittens that have been rescued by ICRA over the last 20 years and given a second chance at life. In addition, ICRA has had 17,000 cats spayed or neutered, preventing hundreds of thousands of unwanted kittens from ever being born.  
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TV Tonight: And first holiday special is...

'12 Gifts of Christmas' opens holiday season with Katrina Law, Aaron O'Connell and Donna Mills. Plus, celebrities shine light on adoptable dogs in 'The All-Star Dog Rescue Celebration.' 
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Rosie O'Donnell: Donald Trump's presidential bid a 'nightmare'

With a long history of animosity, will Rosie O'Donnell calling Donald Trump's presidential bid a nightmare set off another round of insults?