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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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Iraq Vet Scott Olsen Settles ‘Occupy’ Suit Against Oakland

March 21, 2014 | 12:33 pm

Iraq Vet Scott Olsen Settles ‘Occupy’ Suit Against Oakland

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City calls $4.5 million settlement ‘fair.’ Victim says no amount of money can heal his injuries.

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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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Program Nurtures Tech Genius Among Oakland’s Teens

March 18, 2014 | 8:00 am

Program Nurtures Tech Genius Among Oakland’s Teens

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A nonprofit in Oakland aims to increase diversity in the tech sector by creating home-grown talent.

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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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Want a Kitten With Your Latte? Cat Cafes Coming to Oakland, San Francisco

March 13, 2014 | 7:00 am

Want a Kitten With Your Latte? Cat Cafes Coming to Oakland, San Francisco

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Crowd-funded cafes are poised to copy successful establishments in Asia, particularly Japan.

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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 Approves Scaled-Back Version of Disputed Surveillance Center

March 5, 2014 | 8:30 am

Oakland Approves Scaled-Back Version of Disputed Surveillance Center

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After rising chorus of privacy concerns, system will cover only airport and Port of Oakland property.

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San Francisco Artists Struggle to Stay in City as Housing Costs Skyrocket

March 5, 2014 | 7:00 am

San Francisco Artists Struggle to Stay in City as Housing Costs Skyrocket

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Less expensive cities are offering incentives so they can cultivate their own cultural brands.

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