Oakland

Chef Jen Biesty and Liam
(Photo credit: Foodie Chap/Liam Mayclem)
Liam Mayclem
October 08, 2019 - 1:37 pm
Meet the recently crowned Chopped TV show winner and local restaurateur Chef Jen Biesty.
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Joaquin Miller Park in Oakland was shut on Sept. 24, 2019 due to fire danger, but Netflix continued recording a new episode of "13 Reason Why" despite the danger there.
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Matt Bigler
September 24, 2019 - 12:45 pm
OAKLAND — Netflix' " 13 Reasons Why " is causing controversy again. This time it has nothing to do with the show's content about revenge suicide . Instead, there's a complaint that the show's crew was filming for the series inside of Oakland's Joaquin Miller Park, which was officially closed due to...
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KISS at Oracle Arena
December 05, 2018 - 8:46 am
See KISS' 'End of the Road World Tour' when they come to Oracle Arena in Oakland on September 16, 2019! Tickets on sale now at LiveNation.com
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Agents from a branch of Immigration and Customs Enforcement confiscated $11,000 in allegedly counterfeit merchandise from vendors outside of the Oakland Raiders game on Sept. 9, 2019.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Jeffrey Schaub
September 16, 2019 - 3:17 pm
Federal agents from a unit of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement office cracked down on vendors selling allegedly unauthorized sporting apparel outside of a recent Raiders game in Oakland .
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Oakland Firefighters Ghost Ship Warehouse
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Megan Goldsby
September 06, 2019 - 10:38 am
The lead counsel in the Ghost Ship warehouse fire civil case is confident of a different outcome than that of the criminal trial.
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Two defendants have pleaded no contest to involuntary manslaughter in the deaths of 36 people caused by a fire in an Oakland warehouse known as the Ghost Ship in December 2016.
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All News KCBS Radio
September 05, 2019 - 1:36 pm
A verdict has been reached in the Ghost Ship trial and will be announced after 2 p.m. on Thursday.
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A police chase and crash on I-580 in Oakland led to the closure of the westbound freeway for hours on Aug. 27, 2019.
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KCBS Radio Afternoon News
August 27, 2019 - 1:51 pm
Westbound I-580 has been shut for hours on Tuesday in Oakland after a police chase ended in a crash. The crash occurred near Telegraph Avenue. I-580 westbound at Telegraph is closed due to police activity. Traffic is being diverted to SR-24 eastbound or I-980 westbound. Unknown ETO at this time...
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New Housing Construction
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Doug Sovern
August 21, 2019 - 10:38 am
The cost to build in the Bay Area keeps going up. Housing impact fees can set developers back by $65,000 in Oakland and $165,000 in San Francisco. That's led to a tug-of-war between builders and local governments over the rising cost of construction and what it means for the Bay Area housing crunch.
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A scene from outside the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services office in San Francisco in July 2019.
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Doug Sovern
August 20, 2019 - 12:47 pm
Two men from Oakland and a Chinese national have been charged for an alleged immigration scam that raked in $110 million and defrauded more than 200 foreigners, KCBS Radio has learned.
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Lawyers for Derick Almena and Max Harris said they are pleased that their clients will stand trial for the Ghost Ship warehouse fire.
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KCBS Radio Afternoon News
August 19, 2019 - 3:33 pm
An Alameda County Superior Court judge dismissed three jurors in the Ghost Ship manslaughter trial, forcing the newly constituted jury to start the deliberations anew. Judge Trina Thompson used three of four available alternate jurors to take the places of the dismissed members on Thursday. No...
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