Piedmont: More than 2,000 runners turn out for Piedmont Turkey Trot
Piedmont Mayor John Chiang, who runs every year, talked two fellow City Council members into participating -- Garrett Keating and Bob McBain.
Oakland to honor Nelson Mandela
City will hold celebration for the freedom fighter and former South African president beginning at noon Wednesday outside City Hall.
Drive to bolster Oakland police force takes another hit
A lateral academy that police hoped would net up to 15 cadets only produces four.
Oakland must shell out millions for new police radios
Study shows poor performing radios are biggest remaining problem much Oakland's much criticized public safety radio system.
Piedmont: Christmas tree lot opens for 47th year
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.
Piedmont: Council agrees to hire interim Recreation Department chief
The Piedmont City Council agreed to appropriate a total of $50,000 to pay for the services of an interim recreation director because of the retirement of longtime director Mark Delventhal.
Piedmont briefs: Annual Piedmont Avenue tree lighting, holiday stroll Saturday
The annual Piedmont Avenue Merchants Association sponsored event has become a holiday tradition on Piedmont Avenue.
Piedmont, Montclair calendar: Oakland's Jack London Square to host tree lighting
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Oakland provides translations for visa program
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.
Slice of Oakland's history up for auction
Jeff Sahadi's vast collection of historical items pertaining to Oakland and its surrounding communities will go up for auction this weekend at Clars Auction Gallery in Oakland.
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Holiday cookie boot camp
Amp up your holiday baking with these cookie tips from Alice Medrich and other baking pros.
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How Miley Cyrus landed MTV's Best Artist of 2013 honors
Cyrus twerked her way to the top of the music scene this year with the most watched videos of 2013.