Even though the Warriors are eliminated from the playoffs, fans will have one more chance to rub shoulders with their favorite NBA team.
The Warriors are hosting an end of season celebration Wednesday from 6 to 9 p.m. at Oracle Arena in Oakland.
Warriors players tentatively scheduled to appear include Stephen Curry, Harrison Barnes, Carl Landry, Kent Bazemore and Brandon Rush. Read More
The chief of Oakland's embattled police department said Wednesday that he is stepping down due to medical reasons.
Chief Howard Jordan abruptly told City Administrator Deanna Santana and the rank-and-file that effective immediately he is on medical leave and taking steps toward medical retirement. Read More
Fewer passengers oppose the presence of bikes on BART, according to feedback collected by the transit agency.
The survey followed BART’s latest experiment with allowing bicycles aboard trains during commute hours.
Normally, bikes are barred from certain trains during peak travel times due to issues with overcrowding. For a one-week span in March, however, restrictions were eased to allow cyclists on board during all times of service, except in the first train car. Read More
It’s not every day that Oakland gets to be something good that San Francisco is not. The gritty city known as Oaktown perpetually gets the brunt of bad press, while San Francisco basks in the spectacularness that has tourists eating out of its hands. Read More
Oak-town’s seminal rapper Too $hort got pulled over in L.A.this week and reportedly ran from the po-po after they attempted to administer a field sobriety test. Read More
Trunks on unmarked San Francisco police cars can no longer be opened from the inside following the recent theft of a semi-automatic rifle from one of the vehicles.
Police Chief Greg Suhr told the Police Commission last week that all the trunk releases have been disabled on unmarked vehicles since the March 2 burglary that temporarily robbed the department of an AR-15 assault rifle. Read More
Pedestrians planning to cross the Bay Bridge for the opening celebration of the new eastern span during Labor Day weekend can breathe easy: They won’t have to pay any fees to take part in the festivities. Read More
The Police Department is investigating its policy of locking weapons in unattended vehicles after Saturday’s swiping of a semi-automatic rifle from an unmarked car.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — A pair of Colorado Rockies pitchers were so wild Sunday, the A’s barely had to swing to score.
Oakland had 12 hits but pushed across its first four runs without putting the ball in play. Read More
PHOENIX — A’s closer Grant Balfour had arthroscopic surgery on his right knee to repair a torn meniscus.
Dr. Douglas Freedberg operated Thursday. The A’s said recovery time usually is four to six weeks and Balfour decided to have the procedure now with the hope of returning for the start of the season. The injury is considered minor. Read More