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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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How Can Cities Keep Pedestrians and Bicyclists Safer?

February 17, 2014 | 3:35 pm

How Can Cities Keep Pedestrians and Bicyclists Safer?

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Increase in fatalities draws attention to what walking and cycling advocates say is a longtime problem.

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It’s Been 20 Years Since J.R. Rider’s ‘East Bay Funk Dunk’

February 14, 2014 | 8:00 am

It’s Been 20 Years Since J.R. Rider’s ‘East Bay Funk Dunk’

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NBA’s upcoming All-Star weekend stirs up memories of witnessing a phenomenal moment in sports.

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Oakland Program to Help African-American Boys Cites Success

February 10, 2014 | 8:30 am

Oakland Program to Help African-American Boys Cites Success

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School suspension rates are falling and high school graduation rates are rising.

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In Oakland, Using Video Games to Build a Bridge to Silicon Valley

February 7, 2014 | 4:03 pm

In Oakland, Using Video Games to Build a Bridge to Silicon Valley

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Industry-supported program aims to give under-represented youth a shot at tech-focused careers.

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Oakland Surveillance Center: Fact or (Science) Fiction?

February 5, 2014 | 6:30 am

Oakland Surveillance Center: Fact or (Science) Fiction?

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Backers say plan, five years in making, will fight crime but opponents fear it could be used for spying.

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A Passing: Oakland’s Morrie Turner, Creator of ‘Wee Pals’ Comic Strip

January 29, 2014 | 10:44 am

A Passing: Oakland’s Morrie Turner, Creator of ‘Wee Pals’ Comic Strip

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East Bay artist’s pointed but forgiving commentary won strip a national following.

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Two Police Shootings in Oakland Within 18 Hours

January 22, 2014 | 6:38 pm

Two Police Shootings in Oakland Within 18 Hours

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The two new fatalities are the latest in a string of violent confrontations involving the CHP in Oakland.

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