A vicious assault nine days ago left Eli Reyes with a broken femur and a number of deep cuts and bruises. She'd been riding her bike through downtown Oakland in the wee hours of the morning when an angry motorist pulled up at a red light, grabbed her through the open window of his truck, and dragged ... More >>
A man attending the Oakland Raiders game last night remains hospitalized this morning after falling from a concourse at the Coliseum, authorities said.
According to the press, shortly after kickoff at about 5:30 p.m., the man, who has not been identified, climbed over the wall on the concourse outs ... More >>
According to an article this morning in the Bay Citizen, a group of pediatricians at Oakland's Highland Hospital have begun testing out a new tactic for reducing the risk of obesity and diabetes in children: writing prescriptions for fruits and vegetables. It's just one of a number of pilot progr ... More >>
Awful news out of Oakland last night: Eight people, including a 1-year-old boy, were assailed with more than 50 bullets outside of a liquor store in a shooting nobody can quite explain yet.
Initial reports suggested that the crowd was shooting a music video on Willow Street with the Oakland rapper ... More >>
Student shot and killedUC Berkeley officials announced this morning that Christopher Nathen Elliot Travis, the student who was shot by university police after he brandished a gun on campus yesterday afternoon, has died. Travis, 32, had started as an undergraduate student in the fall. He was ... More >>
Byron Williams -- a man with issuesAlso: Is Byron Williams the poster boy for flaws with three-strikes law? Update, 1:15 p.m.: Here's a satellite photo of the remote, rural home of Byron Williams and his mother -- in the remote, rural town of Groveland:
Unsafe with any (amount of)speedSan Francisco police think a brawl outside a SoMa nightclub early Sunday might be the reason why a stabbing victim staggered into an Oakland hospital shortly thereafter.While there are plenty ills in Oakland that could be explained away thanks to San Francisco nigh ... More >>