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Oakland Says Skateboarders Must Stop Using Skate Park Near I-880

April 14, 2014 | 8:40 am

Oakland Says Skateboarders Must Stop Using Skate Park Near I-880

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Skaters took pride in building it and cleaning up eyesore, but city is worried about legal concerns.

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At Oakland Mayoral Debate, Candidates Offer Ideas on Crime (Watch Video Replay)

April 4, 2014 | 11:15 am

At Oakland Mayoral Debate, Candidates Offer Ideas on Crime (Watch Video Replay)

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The race is underway as 14 challengers vie for Jean Quan’s job.

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Bay Area Bike Share May Expand to Oakland, Berkeley, Emeryville

April 3, 2014 | 2:40 pm

Bay Area Bike Share May Expand to Oakland, Berkeley, Emeryville

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The MTC will vote next week on funding for the expansion to East Bay of popular program.

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Protesters Block Yahoo Shuttle at MacArthur BART Station

April 2, 2014 | 2:39 pm

Protesters Block Yahoo Shuttle at MacArthur BART Station

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The latest in a series of demonstrations against tech buses.

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Play Ball! A’s and Giants Fans Create Their Own T-Shirts

March 29, 2014 | 8:00 am

Play Ball! A’s and Giants Fans Create Their Own T-Shirts

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It’s all good-natured competitive fun as the baseball season gets underway next Monday.

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Oakland Mayor Jean Quan on Crime, Occupy, an A’s Stadium … and More Crime

March 18, 2014 | 4:39 pm

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan on Crime, Occupy, an A’s Stadium … and More Crime

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According to Mayor Jean Quan, crime is down in Oakland. But KQED “Forum” listeners had a different view.

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Bay Area Police Departments Using ‘StingRay’ Surveillance Technology

March 14, 2014 | 6:00 am

Bay Area Police Departments Using ‘StingRay’ Surveillance Technology

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Local police can track people and collect data in real time with this controversial technology.

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A’s Ballpark Update: Legal Moves and a Thorny Stadium Puzzle

March 10, 2014 | 6:30 am

A’s Ballpark Update: Legal Moves and a Thorny Stadium Puzzle

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A common problem: What do you do if the new place isn’t ready the day you have to leave the old one?

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Oakland Artist Crafts Homes for Those Who Have None

February 22, 2014 | 7:00 am

Oakland Artist Crafts Homes for Those Who Have None

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Sculptor builds tiny mobile structures that afford privacy and shelter for some of his neighbors.

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News Pix: It’s the Year of the Horse, Trapping Berkeley Squirrels and Curling

February 21, 2014 | 2:14 pm

News Pix: It’s the Year of the Horse, Trapping Berkeley Squirrels and Curling

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The news in photos from around the Bay Area.

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