Oakland: Skyline High celebrates, praises new principal
The Skyline High class of 2013 painted a rock on the senior lawn with the words, "In Trinh We Trust," in honor of new Principal Vinh Trinh.
Study shows poor performing radios are biggest remaining problem much Oakland's much criticized public safety radio system.
Oakland police are now offering information in Spanish and Chinese about a temporary visa program for people who aid criminal investigations.The U-Visa program, which started in 2007, allows victims of certain crimes to stay in the U.
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The Scouts' effort has grown from a fundraiser in the parking lot at Corpus Christi Church in 1966 to its current site at Coaches Field.
As we get ready to deck the halls, we look to an old friend who keeps her Christmas lights up all year round. It's San Francisco, the city of skyscrapers, Victorians and candlelit cafes.
Every Christmas, Ardenwood Historic Farm in Fremont decks itself out in Victorian-era style for a grand holiday celebration. This year it's from 10 a.m.
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Betsy Franco fictionalizes the life of Camille Claudel in 'Naked'
Tom Franco illustrates his mom's first adult novel; brother James writes the jacket blurb
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Susan Boyle has Asperger's syndrome
The singer who became an overnight sensation on “Britain’s Got Talent” calls the diagnosis “a relief” and vows to keep performing.