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  • They're laying eggs at an Oakland restaurant

    They're laying eggs at an Oakland restaurant
    When the chickens arrived, clucking and pecking, in the rush of Saturday dinner hour -- Witch, Bootsy and five layers to be named later -- they transformed Pizzaiolo restaurant into the latest outpost on food's frontier. Many urban eateries boast their...
  • State help for firefighters 'a heavy lift'

    State help for firefighters 'a heavy lift'
    You'd think that with half the state charred -- and wildfires seemingly getting worse every year -- a top priority in Sacramento would be to improve California's firefighting capability. But it hasn't even been on the Legislature's agenda. Gov. Arnold...
  • Neverland rides deliver thrills in a new setting

    Neverland rides deliver thrills in a new setting
    Michael Jackson was never a fixture on the county fair circuit, but his Neverland rides now are on a never-ending tour. The attractions he set up in his estate's private amusement park have been auctioned off and are being trucked from carnival to...
  • What kind of prison relief does Prop. 5 promise?

    What kind of prison relief does Prop. 5 promise?
    Today's question: California's prisons and jails are chronically overcrowded; how much of that is related to drug offenses? How much prison and jail overcrowding, if any, would be relieved by Proposition 5? Previously, Kreit and Cooley debated whether...
  • Alameda County Sheriff Discovers 22,000 Pot Plants

    Alameda County Sheriff Discovers 22,000 Pot Plants
    Authorities say they have discovered 24 marijuana gardens with more than 22,000 plants in rural Alameda County. The Alameda County Sheriff's Office says two men wearing camouflage clothing were working the garden, but managed to escape when deputies...
  • Transit officer who killed unarmed man let 'emotions dictate actions,' prosecutor says

     
    A former transit police officer charged with murder in the fatal shooting of an unarmed man in Oakland let his emotions dictate his actions, prosecutors said Thursday in closing arguments in the case. “The defendant’s desire to punish, his desire........
  • Federal grand jury indictment names L.A. toy company execs in money laundering scheme

     
    A federal grand jury indicted a Los Angeles toy company and three of its executives for allegedly laundering millions of dollars for Mexican and Colombian drug cartels in a scheme that "cleaned" money when the firm exported Teddy bears and......
  • BART verdict: Some family and activists not satisfied with manslaughter ruling [updated]

     
    Family members of the victim and activists said they were disappointed and angry that a former BART officer was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man at an Oakland train station. John Burris,......
  • Second lawsuit seeks billions more for California schools

     
    A coalition of education activists filed a lawsuit Monday to seek a vast increase, by billions of dollars annually, in California's funding of education. This litigation follows a similar legal claim filed in May by other groups. In both cases,......
  • BART, Oakland police fatally shoot man near rail station

     
    Bay Area Rapid Transit and Oakland police officers fatally shot a man armed with a knife near the Fruitvale BART station Saturday morning, authorities said. The shooting comes about a week after a Los Angeles jury convicted former BART officer......
  • Man shot near Oakland BART station is identified

     
    A man killed in an officer-involved shooting near an Oakland Bay Area Rapid Transit station was identified Sunday as Fred Collins, 48, of Oakland. The shooting occurred Saturday morning after Oakland police received reports of a man armed with two......
  • Local Target stores accused of dumping hazardous waste

    Local Target stores accused of dumping hazardous waste
    The San Diego County District Attorney's Office joined prosecutors from across the state Monday in a lawsuit alleging that Target Corp. routinely dumped hazardous waste into the environment. The civil lawsuit, filed in Alameda County, claims that over an...