The California Highway Patrol is seeking more information about a "sideshow" on Interstate Highway 880 in Oakland on Saturday afternoon where participants were doing "doughnuts," a CHP sergeant said.
The CHP received a call around 4 p.m. about reckless driving on northbound I-880 at Coliseum Way, CHP Sgt. Diana McDermott said.
By the time officers responded, the drivers had left, however videos were posted online later that day. Read More
Oakland native Tammy Brawner was merely 11 years old when a schoolyard punk flung a basketball at her in the form of a taunting challenge.
“I’m like, ‘Hey! What was that about?’” Brawner remembered. “He was pretty much saying, ‘Hey, I wanna beat up on somebody. I wanna win. So come on.’”
Brawner obliged. And held her own.
“I’d love to play him again,” she said. Read More
The man suspected of dousing his girlfriend with gasoline over a laundry dispute was arrested late Monday.
Officers from the San Francisco Police Department’s Special Investigations Division and the U.S. Marshal’s Service took Dexter Oliver into custody at an Oakland hotel after receiving information as to his whereabouts. Read More
A judge ruled Monday that the man accused of murdering seven people in a shooting rampage at Oakland’s Oikos University in April is incompetent to stand trial and suspended the legal proceedings against him.Alameda County Superior Court Judge Carrie Panetta said she based her ruling on reports by two psychiatrists who have examined 44-year-old One Goh. Read More
OAKLAND — Coach Mark Jackson said Saturday’s overtime loss to the Los Angeles Lakers wasn’t going to dampen the team’s Christmas spirit, saying that the Warriors are “very excited about where we are and are thrilled about where we’re headed.”While a big part of that optimism is coming from All-Star-caliber seasons from Stephen Curry and David Lee, an argument could be made that the most important player for the Warriors has been coming off the bench this season. Read More
Hundreds of firearms have been taken off the streets of Oakland and San Francisco in a gun buyback program that Oakland police Officer Johnna Watson described as a “huge success.”
In exchange for $200 in cash, Oakland officers collected 300 guns, while San Francisco police collected 290 during Saturday’s holiday gun buyback program, Watson said Sunday. Read More
Four women and a man have been arrested in connection with the brutal killing of 26-year-old Stephen Reid, who was found bound and gagged along with a teenage woman on a San Francisco street Sunday night. Read More
Linebacker Rolando McClain remained a member of the Raiders on Thursday despite being told to stay out of practice for a second straight day and not to report to the team facility.
The former first-round pick is stuck in limbo a day after being sent out of practice by coach Dennis Allen for undisclosed reasons. Read More
The slumping Raiders got a jolt Wednesday when running backs Darren McFadden and Mike Goodson returned to practice for the first time since missing three games with sprained right ankles.
Both backs got hurt in Oakland’s 42-32 loss to Tampa Bay on Nov. 4 and were finally cleared to return to practice this week. That loss started the Raiders (3-8) on a four-game losing streak that is the team’s longest in four years. Read More
The purplish bruises on the back of Carson Palmer's passing shoulder and the nasty red scrape down the middle of his back vividly summed up his horrid homecoming.
The Bengals made it painful for Palmer all-around.
Andy Dalton threw three touchdown passes against Oakland's dreadful defense, and the Cincinnati Bengals showed their former franchise quarterback that they've moved on without him, beating the Raiders 34-10 on Sunday. Read More