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  • Oakland may have the most yards to cover to save its NFL franchise

    Oakland may have the most yards to cover to save its NFL franchise
    Faced with possibly losing their NFL teams to the Los Angeles area, civic leaders in St. Louis, San Diego and Oakland are racing to come up with a winning approach to preserve their franchises. In St. Louis, plans for a new stadium along the Mississippi...
  • California unrest: Dozens arrested after Michael Brown decision

     California unrest: Dozens arrested after Michael Brown decision
    Dozens of people were arrested in California protests after the grand jury decision in Missouri not to indict the police officer who shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. Forty-three people were arrested in Oakland on suspicion of...
  • Jerry Brown backs challenger for Oakland mayor

    Gov. Jerry Brown waded into the local political scene in Oakland on Monday and endorsed Libby Schaaf, a City Council member running for mayor. "I love this city and all the excitement and opportunity it brings," Brown wrote in a letter to voters....
  • Oakland: It's Berry Gordy Day, a tribute to Motown Records' music man

    Oakland: It's Berry Gordy Day, a tribute to Motown Records' music man
    They'll be dancing in the streets of Oakland on Monday (today) toasting Berry Gordy, the man who created Motown Records in Detroit. Alameda County invites the public to celebrate Berry Gordy Day in the East Bay with an event that features the legendary...
  • Eric Garcetti, Other Mayors to Lobby Sacramento to Expand Film Tax Credit

    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and other California civic leaders will lobby Sacramento on Wednesday to push for extension and expansion of the state's tax incentive program for movies and TV shows. Garcetti's schedule includes a meeting with...
  • L.A. Mayor Expects Incentives Bill to Provide Around $400 Million Per Year for Movies and TV

    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said that he expects the authors of film and TV tax credit legislation to insert a figure "that is north of $400 million" per year, an amount that would put the state about on par with New York. "It will be close to $400...
  • Federal officials launch inquiry into deaths of two BART workers

    Federal officials launch inquiry into deaths of two BART workers
    WALNUT CREEK, Calif. — Federal authorities launched an inquiry Sunday into the deaths of two Bay Area Rapid Transit workers who were struck by a train in the midst of a tense labor walkout that has disrupted travel for hundreds of thousands of...
  • BART, unions announce end to four-day Bay Area transit strike

    BART, unions announce end to four-day Bay Area transit strike
    OAKLAND -- Bay Area Rapid Transit management and union leaders emerged from negotiations late Monday to announce an end to the four-day regional rail strike, which sent hundreds of thousands of commuters scrambling to find alternatives to the 104-mile...
  • BART, unions reach deal; strike ends

    BART, unions reach deal; strike ends
    SAN FRANCISCO — BART management and union leaders emerged from negotiations late Monday to announce an end to the four-day regional rail strike that sent hundreds of thousands of commuters scrambling to find alternatives to the 104-mile system....
  • Chief of embattled Oakland police steps down, citing medical issues

    Chief of embattled Oakland police steps down, citing medical issues
    OAKLAND — The chief of the embattled Oakland Police Department abruptly announced a medical retirement Wednesday, hours before a team of consultants — among them former Los Angeles Police Chief William Bratton — was scheduled to lay...
  • BART official: 'No talks are scheduled' to end strike

    BART official: 'No talks are scheduled' to end strike
    As the morning commute dragged on Monday morning -- traffic reports called the Bay Bridge "worse than a parking lot," with cars backed up east to Walnut Creek and south to San Lorenzo -- the stall in negotiations also persisted. By 9:30 a.m., Bay Area...