Longtime Berkeley schools spokesman Coplan will run for City Council

Mark Coplan will face at least two opponents, Ben Bartlett and Deborah Matthews, both members of Berkeley's Planning Commission, for the seat currently occupied by Councilman Max Anderson, who will not seek re-election.  
The graham cracker-sized computer can be adapted for all sorts of uses: low-cost computing and graphics to cheap wireless speakers.  
OAKLAND -- A man was fatally shot Sunday morning in East Oakland's Laurel district, police said.Officers responded at 10:11 a.m. to the 3600 block of Brown Avenue, Oakland police Officer James Moore said.  
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California officials say a major portion of the old eastern span of San Francisco's old Bay Bridge began coming down this week.  
The night before Super Bowl 50, a star-studded crowd cheers on the Warriors as they faced a formidable Oklahoma Thunder in Oakland.  
A man was hospitalized and in critical but stable condition after being stabbed multiple times Friday night in Oakland, police said.  
Kristopher Skinner
Elizabeth House is a former convent in Oakland's Rockridge neighborhood that's home to recently homeless single moms and children run by a woman who knows firsthand the challenges inherent to single parenting.  
A group of NFL players and celebrities are using Super Bowl 50 to raise awareness for foster youth issues. They are working with Oakland-based nonprofit First Place for Youth, which also received a $500,000 "game-changer" grant from the NFL's Super Bowl 50 Host Committee, to launch a "When I was 18" campaign.  
Kristopher Skinner
The home on Hood Street in the Oakland hills was a place of parties, where people could jump off a diving board from the attic to the pool below..  
The attorney for a trustee handling the bankruptcy of fine wine purveyor Premier Cru confirmed Friday that the FBI has launched an investigation into claims of a wine pyramid scheme at the Berkeley business and that the trustee is cooperating.  
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Review: 'Satchmo' goes behind Louis Armstrong's happy facade

The solo show 'Satchmo' by Terry Teachout depicts jazz legend Louis Armstrong reflecting on his bittersweet life and music; it plays at American Conservatory Theater through Feb. 7