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  • 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

    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...
  • Oakland pays brain-damaged vet $4.5 million in police suit

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Oakland has reached a $4.5-million settlement with a Marine veteran who suffered brain damage when a police officer shot him with a beanbag projectile during an Occupy Oakland protest, the city announced Friday. Scott Olsen, 26, who...
  • Raiders owner Mark Davis frustrated over proposed stadium project

    ORLANDO, Fla. — Mark Davis, owner of the Oakland Raiders, has acknowledged the possibility of moving the franchise back to Los Angeles if Oakland can't get its act together on a new stadium. That's interesting. But if words translated into...
  • Beleaguered Oakland police see a turnaround

    OAKLAND — This city's beleaguered Police Department entered 2013 in full defensive mode. The crime rate had soared. Staffing was off sharply. And memories of the heavy-handed police response to Occupy protests 14 months earlier — and the...
  • State, local officials step up efforts to prevent cellphone theft

    State, local officials step up efforts to prevent cellphone theft
    Just hours before they were scheduled to meet with representatives from four leading phone manufacturers Thursday, two public officials announced they have lined up support from 40 government leaders and scholars urging phone makers to make devices with...
  • News of the Weird: Holy Handguns

    News of the Weird: Holy Handguns
    One of the many decisions greeting Pope Francis, as Salon.com pointed out, is whether to officially recognize a Patron Saint of Handgunners — as urged by a U.S. organization of activists for more than 20 years. According to legend, St. Gabriel...
  • Cyclists gather in Oakland to mainstream their cause

    Cyclists gather in Oakland to mainstream their cause
    Hundreds of cyclists and cycling advocates are gathering Thursday in Gov. Jerry Brown’s adopted hometown, Oakland, for a summit to advance the mainstreaming of cycling in California and to highlight the formerly lagging, but now booming, role of...
  • In Baltimore, Batts finds allies for youth curfew

    Earlier this year, Baltimore Police made rare use of its Twitter account to float a policy proposal: "We are thinking about moving the juvenile curfew time to 10 pm," the message read. "What do you think?" Within days, Police Commissioner Anthony...