Oakland a welcome haven to city bees
Backyards and roofs are being turned into urban havens for the honeybee and its native cousin.
(D. Ross Cameron/Bay Area News Group)
Oakland auditor sounds pension alarm
Report finds that city risks insolvency if it fails to do more to address rising pension costs.
(Richmond Police Department)
How can a teacher fired for molestation allegations get another job in classroom?
East Bay educators and parents are trying to find out how Ron Guinto continued teaching children after being fired by a Richmond school following child sex abuse allegations. The answers reveal loopholes and blind spots a newly implemented law was supposed to fix.
( SUSAN TRIPP POLLARD )
A's complete sweep of Astros
The Oakland Athletics tuned up for their first meeting of the season with the Texas Rangers by completing a sweep of the Houston Astros with a 4-1 win Sunday at the Coliseum.
Officials in Turkey have nutty plan to heat buildings
Officials are examining plans to build the country's first ecological city with buildings heated by burning pistachio shells. Full Story
Tonight's TV picks: 'Game of Thrones' setting target on Tyrion?
Also, 'Devious Maids' returns for more sudsy fun, and 'Salem' takes us back to 17th-century time of witches.
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Ryan Seacrest leaving 'American Idol?'
Report says the “Idol” host stepping down after current season.