Bishop O'Dowd uses big second half to beat El Cerrito
Inspiring halftime speech by assistant Mike Bannister helps Bishop O'Dowd boys basketball team seize control of North Coast Section Division III title game, beat El Cerrito 89-69 on Saturday at Saint Mary's College for their third consecutive section crown
A Saturday morning crash left one person dead and another with serious injuries after their cars collided in East Oakland.
Anne Campbell Washington, 43, was appointed last June by city council to the Oakland Unified School District Board to serve the remaining term of Gary Yee, who became acting superintendent; she had intended to run for election to that seat this year. But she said Saturday that Councilwoman Libby Schaaf's decision to run for mayor forced her to reconsider her own plans.
The Alameda County Coroner's Office said one person died after an early Saturday morning house fire in Oakland.
The California School for the Deaf boys basketball team captured its first North Coast Section championship Friday, beating Bay Counties League rival St. Elizabeth 55-47 in the Division VI title game
The World Academy school in East Oakland was locked down on Friday afternoon because of police activity in the area, police said.
Elsewhere: Berkeley inundated with emails following plans to kill squirrels and gophers at Cesar Chavez Park
A Mexican national was sentenced to 52 years to life in prison Friday for his role in a 2000 Oakland gang rape partially solved nine years later through DNA.
OAKLAND -- An Oakland man was sentenced on Friday to 60 years to life in prison for fatally shooting a 24-year-old Emeryville man during a confrontation during a late night street gathering in 2012.
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Mario, flutes and trains – Colorado museum a trove for collectors
In basements, bedrooms and home offices, in cluttered drawers and neat display cases, the things we collect are all around us. Whether it's vintage postcards, baseball caps or vinyl records, antique flutes, model trains or video-game memorabilia, each has a story to tell. Full Story
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Oops! Obama misspells Aretha Franklin's iconic song
The president omitted a letter from the singer's 'R-E-S-P-E-C-T' while praising her at a White House celebration.