Oakland

What If People Owned the Banks, Instead of Wall Street?

When Craig Brandt marched into city council chambers in Oakland, California in the summer of 2015, he was furious about fraud.<p>The long-time local …

Cities

Gluten-Free Grease Box is Moving to Downtown Oakland

It should open in late summer<p><b>Grease Box</b> is taking its gluten-free baked goods and comfort food to Downtown Oakland, seeking investments to make the move from its original, shack-like space in North Oakland to a more central spot and targeting a late-summer opening.<p>Chef/owner Lizzy Boelter started …

Gluten

2 Suspects on Lam After Person Shot Near Oakland Nursery

One person was shot near a nursery school Friday morning in East Oakland and two suspects are at large, police said.The shooting was reported at …

Crime

Soak in the Sun on These 15 Oakland Patios - Eater SF

Oakland is all but immune to the advance of Karl the Fog, making it the best place to soak up the sun with a beer in hand. Head to one of these beer gardens, restaurants, and bars for a day or night of outdoor fun. Many of them are cool with both kids and dogs— all of them are cool.<p>Check out these …

Restaurants

Head from the hills: Oakland, Berkeley flatlands gaining popularity

When Elizabeth DeLuca started house hunting in the East Bay, she knew exactly what she wanted: a place where she and her husband could walk or bike …

San Francisco

4 injured when car plows into tree in Oakland Hills

Four people were injured Friday morning when their car slammed into a tree in the Oakland Hills, causing multiple extrication efforts by emergency crews, officials said.<p>A resident called police about 3:30 a.m. to report that a car had rolled over and smashed into a tree at Redwood Road and Skyline …

San Francisco Bay Area

Man reunites with group that saved his life at Oakland airport

OAKLAND — For a Lafayette man, Thursday marked a happy reunion with four men who saved his life earlier this year.<p>Just before the Port of Oakland …

Southwest Airlines

Nephew sought in East Oakland death

OAKLAND — A confrontation outside an East Oakland restaurant Wednesday night left a man choked to death and his nephew being sought for the killing, …

San Francisco Bay Area

Acquaintance charged in Oakland ambush killing

OAKLAND — Special circumstance murder charges have been filed against a man accused in the April 30 ambush fatal shooting of an acquaintance outside …

Crime

Oakland firefighters surprise A's fan with random act of kindness

- Two Oakland firefighters demonstrated what it means to go beyond the call of duty with a surprise visit and very special gift for an East Oakland …

San Francisco Bay Area

Alta CA ready for spin-offs in Dogpatch, Mid-Market

Image 1of/4<p>Caption<p>Close<p>Only a few days out from the debut of his second <b>Alta CA</b>, this one set within the Minnesota Street Project (1275 Minnesota …

San Francisco

12 totally free things to do in California

California is not cheap, but that does not mean you need to spend your money to ensure that you will have a good time. Here is a round up of our …

California

Old Kan Beer & Co. makes the case for neighborhood beer

Drinking local wasn’t always a choice. In an era before Anheuser-Busch merged “InBev” onto its name, Americans had no choice but to drink the output …

Three vehicles burn in ‘suspicious’ West Oakland fire

OAKLAND –Three vehicles were destroyed by fire early Tuesday in West Oakland, officials said.At this point the blaze is considered suspicious, …

San Francisco Bay Area

How Warriors’ Mike Brown found his golden state of mind

Fifteen minutes into his stroll around Lake Merritt last week, Warriors acting head coach Mike Brown stopped at a crossroads. In one direction, the …

Basketball

Golden ticket: Lucky Berkeley woman lands Warriors suite tickets in charity auction

OAKLAND — One lucky Berkeley woman will be watching the Golden State Warriors square off against the San Antonio Spurs Tuesday night from inside a …

Golden State Warriors

Mayoral pride rides on outcome of Warriors-Spurs series

OAKLAND — The bets are in and Mayor Libby Schaaf has the early advantage.<p>The Oakland mayor and San Antonio Mayor Ivy R. Taylor agreed Tuesday to …

Golden State Warriors

‘Hidden in plain sight,’ Port of Oakland offers free harbor tours for third year running

OAKLAND — For the third year running, the Port of Oakland on Friday launched the first of a dozen free harbor tours, giving visitors rare, up-close …

San Francisco Bay Area

Seven displaced in East Oakland house fire

OAKLAND — Seven people were displaced Tuesday morning after their East Oakland home caught fire, officials said.Three people from an adjacent home, …

San Francisco Bay Area

Oakland landlord faces charges in court, protests from angry tenants

OAKLAND — The largest private landlord in Oakland began his trial on Monday, both inside and out of federal court on Clay Street.As Michael Marr …

San Francisco Bay Area

KQED

Education researchers Jal Mehta and Sarah Fine have been observing different school systems over the past six years in an attempt to document the …

Education

We Asked Bay Area Residents Where Gentrifiers Hang Out

Probably right next to you<p>“The Temescal district in Oakland. It’s right next to North Oakland and West Oakland, so they can feel like they are in a …

San Francisco Bay Area

Oakland renter’s apartment demolished, along with his property

Welcome to another episode of the top-rated game show, “Who Can Really Afford to Rent in the Bay Area?” I’m your host, It Beats the Heck Out of Me.<p>On …

Real Estate

Mayor Donates Warriors Tickets to Benefit Fire Survivors

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf has offered a pair of NBA Western Conference Finals Tickets to be auctioned off, in an attempt to raise funds to help the …

San Francisco Bay Area

Town Business: Landlords Defeat Bill to Preserve Oakland's SROs and Mayor Schaaf Will 'Set Aside' Soda Tax Revenue

<b>Landlords defeat Oakland SRO housing bill:</b> Legislation written by Assemblymember Rob Bonta that would have given the City of Oakland a powerful tool …

Housing

Oakland man shot twice in the face survives

OAKLAND — An Oakland man survived after being shot twice in the face Saturday night, police said.<p>Police did not have complete details of the shooting …

Crime

Suspense growing over Oakland A’s stadium decision

OAKLAND — The Oakland A’s — soon the only game left in town — have committed to staying put. Now they just have to tell their faithful fan base, the …

Urban Design

Memorial grove in East Oakland dedicated to former Tuskegee Airman Clyde H. Grimes Sr.

Community members and family of former Tuskegee Airman Clyde H. Grimes Sr. gathered at the Glenn W. Daniel/King Estate Open Space Park (KEOS) on …

San Francisco Bay Area

Crane Collapse Feared After 5-Alarm Fire Destroys Emeryville Construction Site

EMERYVILLE (CBS SF) — Fears of a crane collapse prompted evacuations near a fire-ravaged construction site on the Oakland-Emeryville border on …

San Francisco Bay Area

KQED

If it seems difficult to keep up with all the new breweries opening and closing, it’s not just you. According to the California Craft Brewers …

San Francisco