OAKLAND -- A 50-year-old man was shot in the face inside his East Oakland home Wednesday night by a would-be robber, police said Thursday.The man was in stable condition Thursday at a hospital.  
OAKLAND -- A pedestrian was gravely injured when she was struck by a vehicle Wednesday night near UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, police said.The unidentified 66-year-old woman was in a crosswalk at 11:10 p.  
Two burglary suspects' foray into the waters of the Brookfield Recreation Center pool in East Oakland followed a messy getaway from a Verizon store at the Westgate Shopping Center in San Leandro, where they are accused of stealing Apple iPads.  
An interfaith group demanded Wednesday that charges be dropped against the so-called Black Friday 14, who allegedly disrupted BART service by chaining themselves to trains at the West Oakland station on Nov. 28, 2014, as part of nationwide "Black Lives Matter" protests.  
A 1995 Nissan traveling east on Quail Avenue east of Lake Chabot Road veered into a retaining wall, injuring the 66-year-old driver, who was transported to Eden Medical Center in Castro Valley.  
Jon Kawamoto
U.S. Coast Guard boarding teams from the Cutter Bertholf spent two days searching submarine-like vessel used by suspected drug traffickers during deployment, which ended Tuesday when the ship returned to its homeport in Alameda  
Jon Kawamoto
The aptly named "Marmalade Mamas" create small batches of classic strawberry, apricot and blueberry jams, along with marmalades with distinctive flavor profiles including orange cardamom bourbon, Meyer lemon vanilla bean and spicy margarita with a dose of tequila and a sprinkling of red chili flakes.  
Laura A. Oda
Rapposelli became the Hornet's executive director on Nov. 2. She was previously chief operating officer of Oakland's Chabot Space & Science Center for 10 years. Not only is the 50-year-old Rapposelli the first woman to hold the top job at the Hornet, she's the first whose background includes working in a museum-like facility. She's also the first who has not served in the military.  
The Alameda Renters Coalition met with city officials and said any future ordinance should include a provision that ties rent increases to inflation and caps them at 4 percent during any given year  
Teen Jewelry Workshop. Make a gift for your friends, family or yourself at this workshop provided by Purple Party Designs. All supplies will be provided.  
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