Oakland

Mayors of SF, Oakland lift restrictions on travel to Indiana

The mayors of San Francisco and Oakland ended restrictions on city-funded travel…

COURTESY M2M CONSTRUCTIONR&B great Charlie ( "Uncle Charlie") Wilson is touring to promote his 2015 album "Forever Charlie."

Tireless R&B singer Charlie Wilson still outstanding

At 62, R&B singer Charlie Wilson – a prostate cancer survivor in…

COURTESY M2M CONSTRUCTIONR&B great Charlie ( "Uncle Charlie") Wilson is touring to promote his 2015 album "Forever Charlie."

Broke-Ass City: How Long Until San Francisco Becomes San Jose North?

If you stroll down Valencia Street on any given weekend day you’ll…

George Wada www.georgewada.comView of Oakland Skyline from Lake Merritt vista

Broke-Ass City: As San Francisco goes, so goes Oakland

The last time San Franciscans talked this much about Oakland was in…

George Wada www.georgewada.comView of Oakland Skyline from Lake Merritt vista

Three more suspects arrested in shooting death of Oakland mom

Police have made additional arrests in the slaying of a young Oakland…

COURTESY EMILIO VIGILPlaywright Tracie Collins tackles the subject of prostitution in Oakland in “Cold Piece of Work.”

Play puts Oakland’s sex trade in theatrical spotlight

Oakland’s notorious sex traffic is hardly hidden. A simple drive down International…

COURTESY EMILIO VIGILPlaywright Tracie Collins tackles the subject of prostitution in Oakland in “Cold Piece of Work.”
mike koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoAudience members protest a proposed restitution for the so-called Black Friday 14 demonstrators at a prior BART board meeting.

BART board to urge $70,000 charge against Black Friday protesters dropped

How much does free speech cost? For the so-called Black Friday 14…

mike koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoAudience members protest a proposed restitution for the so-called Black Friday 14 demonstrators at a prior BART board meeting.

Oakland protestors wake up Mayor Schaaf before dawn for MLK Day

East Bay activists staged an early morning demonstration at the home of…

Activists locked to federal building in Oakland

About 25 activists have locked themselves together to block two entrances of…

bunæn/FlickrThe evening commute eastbound on the Bay Bridge slows to an average of 4 miles per hour

Eastbound Bay Bridge tops list of 10 most-congested freeways in the Bay Area

The most congested roadways in the Bay Area are also the paths…

bunæn/FlickrThe evening commute eastbound on the Bay Bridge slows to an average of 4 miles per hour
Jeff Chiu/AP PhotoCalifornia Highway Patrol officers block a freeway entrance from protesters in Berkeley

More than 2 dozen people arrested in Oakland protest

Twenty nine people were arrested in Oakland during a protest that started…

Jeff Chiu/AP PhotoCalifornia Highway Patrol officers block a freeway entrance from protesters in Berkeley
Noah Berger/2012 AP File PhotoOakland Mayor Jean Quan said that violent crimes in her city has decreased for the second consecutive year.

Mayor Quan says violent crime in Oakland has dropped since last year

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan said today that violent crime in her city…

Noah Berger/2012 AP File PhotoOakland Mayor Jean Quan said that violent crimes in her city has decreased for the second consecutive year.

CHP chief responds to undercover officer's display of weapon at protest

A plain clothes California Highway Patrol officer who drew his gun and…

Owen Sweeney/Invision/APStevie Wonder plays his seminal album live on his “Songs in the Key of Life Tour 2014.”

Stevie Wonder’s ‘Songs’ deeply celebrate life

Stevie Wonder fans who listened to “Songs in the Key of Life”…

Owen Sweeney/Invision/APStevie Wonder plays his seminal album live on his “Songs in the Key of Life Tour 2014.”
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerBay City News Managing Editor Dan McMenamin and his co-workers will be moving from Fox Plaza in San Francisco to Oakland due to rent continuing to rise.

Bay Area news service being pushed out of SF because of tech-fueled rent spike

From the third-floor windows of the Bay City News Service -- the…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerBay City News Managing Editor Dan McMenamin and his co-workers will be moving from Fox Plaza in San Francisco to Oakland due to rent continuing to rise.

Oakland suspect dies in officer-involved shooting

One person has died following an officer-involved shooting early this morning in…

AP PhotoOakland Raiders owners Mark Davis

Raiders owner confirms talks with San Antonio

Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis confirmed he has met with San Antonio…

AP PhotoOakland Raiders owners Mark Davis
Courtesy ordinaire via facebook.comOakland’s Ordinaire Wine Shop & Wine Bar

A worthwhile journey to Ordinaire Wine Shop & Wine Bar

I’ve been hearing about Ordinaire Wine Shop & Wine Bar a lot…

Courtesy ordinaire via facebook.comOakland’s Ordinaire Wine Shop & Wine Bar
Noah Berger/2012 AP File PhotoOakland Mayor Jean Quan said that violent crimes in her city has decreased for the second consecutive year.

Mayor Jean Quan says she wasn’t on phone during collision

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan said today that she was not on her…

Noah Berger/2012 AP File PhotoOakland Mayor Jean Quan said that violent crimes in her city has decreased for the second consecutive year.
AP Photo/Noah BergerIn this 2012 file photo

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan unhurt in car accident

Officials say Oakland Mayor Jean Quan was one of two drivers in…

AP Photo/Noah BergerIn this 2012 file photo