Oakland: One person shot near Upper Telegraph neighborhood
Police say a man suffered a non-life threatening gunshot wound after he got into an argument with a teenager he knew.
Study shows poor performing radios are biggest remaining problem much Oakland's much criticized public safety radio system.
Lorrain Taylor knows heartache. It's been 13 years since her twin sons were shot and killed in East Oakland. Taylor has made it her life's mission to help other parents -- particularly mothers -- who have suffered the loss of a child.
Elsewhere: Union City school leads communitywide typhoon aid effort; San Lorenzo district teachers aides, IT and office staff get a new contract with hard-fought health care benefits.
Airlift gives 400-plus shelter dogs a second chance
The Wings of Rescue 3rd Annual Holiday Airlift whisked 500 shelter pooches aboard 14 flights to 11 cities up to the Pacific Northwest, saving each from near-certain euthanasia. Full Story
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Season of giving the perfect time to teach children about charity
Even simple acts of charity can touch children and teenagers who participate in giving. Readers share their stories.
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Evangeline Lilly upset with magazine's 'butt' reference
Women’s Health surprised “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” actress with her cover shot.