- $4 million fire-prevention grant ignites passions in Oakland Updated: Jun-02-15 4:06 pm
OAKLAND, California - A $4 million federal grant to prevent fires in the tony Oakland hills has ignited debate over whether to chop down trees in the region.
- More older Americans are being buried by housing debt Updated: Jun-02-15 3:39 am
WASHINGTON - Al and Saundra Karp have found an unconventional way to raise money and help save their Miami-area home from foreclosure: They're lining up gigs for their family jazz band.
- 4-year-old girl falls from window in Northern California Updated: Jun-01-15 10:01 am
OAKLAND, California - Authorities say a 4-year-old girl fell out of a second-story apartment window in Northern California, but was conscious and alert when firefighters arrived.
- Price's 121-pitch effort wasted in Tigers' loss to Angels Updated: Jun-01-15 1:35 am
- Giavotella's 2-run single in 8th helps Angels sweep Tigers Updated: Jun-01-15 12:56 am
ANAHEIM, California - Baseball is a game of redemption, and Johnny Giavotella enjoyed proving that theory.
- Warren done in by 1 mistake as Yankees lose 3-0 to Athletics Updated: May-31-15 8:14 pm
- Chavez shuts down Yankees to lead Athletics to 3-0 win Updated: May-31-15 8:05 pm
OAKLAND, California - The way Jesse Chavez was dealing, Stephen Vogt knew Oakland didn't need much offense to give him a much-needed win. That hasn't been so easy for the Athletics to do this season.
- A's waste early scoring chances, lose to Yankees 5-3 Updated: May-31-15 2:27 am
- Doolitte returns to DL with shoulder injury Updated: May-30-15 8:02 pm
- Man committed to psychiatric hospital for Berkeley murder Updated: May-30-15 5:53 pm
OAKLAND, California - A 26-year-old man who bludgeoned a Berkeley resident to death with a flower pot has been committed to a California psychiatric hospital for what could be the rest of his life, a legal conclusion to a murder the victim's widow says exposed the tragic weaknesses of the state's mental health and criminal justice systems.
- 2 charged in kidnap-for-ransom plot against businessman Updated: May-29-15 5:09 pm
OAKLAND, California - Two Northern California men have been charged with kidnapping a businessman who was found alive bound and blindfolded in the trunk of a car.
- Booed no more, Warriors owner relishing NBA Finals berth Updated: May-28-15 6:55 pm
OAKLAND, California - Wearing a black NBA Finals cap and white team T-shirt, Golden State Warriors owner Joe Lacob waved to a cheering crowd at Oracle Arena as confetti fell all around.
- Warriors eliminate Rockets, end 40-year NBA Finals drought Updated: May-28-15 1:56 am
OAKLAND, California - After a generation of wishing and waiting, the Golden State Warriors have finally arrived on basketball's biggest stage again.
- Cespedes homers in Tigers' 3-2 win over Athletics Updated: May-27-15 8:05 pm
OAKLAND, California - Yoenis Cespedes spent the past two days rekindling old friendships and getting comfortable in the ballpark he called home for the first two-plus seasons of his big league career.
- Tigers scratch Ryan, start Wilson against Athletics Updated: May-27-15 3:18 pm
- QB Christian Ponder makes most of opportunity with Raiders Updated: May-26-15 7:57 pm
ALAMEDA, California - After spending last season mired on the bench in Minnesota, Christian Ponder is happy for any chance he gets to work with the first-team offense.
- Coach Ron Washington is thrilled to be back in A's uniform Updated: May-25-15 3:45 pm
OAKLAND, California - Ron Washington arrived to the ballpark at 8:30 a.m. for an afternoon game on Memorial Day, had some breakfast then headed outside to hang out with the grounds crew he knows so well. He waved to ushers and caught up with security guards.
- Protesters target Oakland policy on street demonstrations Updated: May-25-15 10:38 am
OAKLAND, California - Police made arrests as demonstrators marched in downtown Oakland against the city's new get-tough policy for monitoring street protests - the second such gathering in as many days.
- Artsy coffee chain Blue Bottle brews long queues in Tokyo Updated: May-25-15 3:14 am
TOKYO - Japan, famous for green tea, is welcoming artisanal American coffee roaster Blue Bottle with long lines that have at times meant a four-hour wait for a cup.
- 3 killed in North Oakland shooting; suspect arrested Updated: May-24-15 3:25 am
OAKLAND, California - Three men were killed in a shooting in North Oakland, and one person was arrested.
- San Francisco Bay Area police arrest 2 in kidnapping Updated: May-22-15 9:14 pm
OAKLAND, California - Oakland police say they have arrested two suspects in connection with a kidnapping for ransom after a man was found bound in the trunk of the suspects' car.
- Oakland thief takes off with 500 gallon water tanker Updated: May-22-15 12:11 pm
OAKLAND, California - A 500 gallon water tanker has been stolen from a landscaping site in the Oakland hills.
- Ex-Rangers manager Washington rejoin Athletics as coach Updated: May-21-15 5:37 pm
- Oakland kitchen fire kills 1 woman, severely injures 2 men Updated: May-21-15 12:59 am
OAKLAND, California - Authorities say one woman died and two men were hospitalized with life-threatening injuries in a fire started in the kitchen of an Oakland home.
- Raiders sign cornerback Chimdi Chekwa Updated: May-20-15 7:54 pm