Oakland District Attorney Nancy O’Malley announced Thursday morning the launch of a billboard campaign aimed at combating human trafficking and the sexual exploitation of minors in the Bay Area.
Chumly is a gentle-natured, 2-year-old American Bulldog mix who has quickly become a volunteer favorite. He adores belly rubs and cuddles and will make a loving addition to any home.
For the New Year, we asked Oakland residents what they were most excited about this year what they would like to see change.
For independent truckers at the Port of Oakland who have not yet complied with pollution regulations, the New Year may mean the loss of a job.
Oakland rang in the New Year with a pair of unauthorized protests; one organized by Occupy Oakland and the other by the Oscar Grant Foundation.
Another year in Oakland showed how much the city can change and come together, demonstrating its vibrant, diverse character.
A care facility has backed out of a deal to receive brain dead teen as Attorney Chris Dolan accuses Children's Hospital of getting in the way.
The family of Jahi McMath says they have found a Bay Area facility to accept the 13-year-old, but Children's Hospital says transferring her would violate a recent court order.
Born completely deaf in his left ear and “hard of hearing” in his right, Antoine Hunter is the founder and director of Urban Jazz Dance Company and the President of the Bay Area Deaf Advocates.
With call centers inundated with questions and lengthy wait times, volunteer groups are bridges between East Bay residents and Covered California.
3D printers allow budding designers or inventors to easily create real objects from three-dimensional designs.
Oakland visual artists make up 10 out of 16 of the Bay Area's grant recipients.
Bike thefts at BART stations spiked dramatically this summer, according to the latest BART Quarterly Report, as thieves have targeted vulnerable cable lock devices.
More than 100 people attended a Wednesday night vigil for Jahi McMath, a 13-year-old girl who has been declared brain dead at Children’s Hospital after underground a routine tonsil surgery.
Apprehension at entering an adult store for the first time is common among patrons, but with Christmas approaching Oakland store managers want to dispel some of those fears
Our adoptable pet of the week is a sweet netherland dwarf rabbit named Lulu. A volunteer who visits Lulu frequently reports that she can sometimes be bashful with new people, but once she's familiar with...
The number of petitions and applications filed to the Rent Adjustment Program (RAP) rose by less than 6 percent last fiscal year, a steep drop from the year before that drew criticism from community members...
A surveillance hub being assembled in Oakland could potentially be the largest and most comprehensive citywide surveillance system in California.
Residents came to Youth Uprising Saturday where volunteers and Oakland Police officials processed handguns and assault riffles people turned in voluntarily. The gun buyback event ended with an unofficial count of 145 guns received in...