Oakland

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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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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John Lee Cowell, 27, is shown in this image from an officer's body camera during a previous encounter with police.
BART
Jeffrey Schaub
August 19, 2019 - 1:56 pm
The man accused of killing 18-year old Nia Wilson at an Oakland BART station and injuring her sister just over one year ago is expected to face a jury trial early next year.
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A large fire broke out at an Oakland warehouse on Aug. 9, 2019.
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Holly Quan
August 09, 2019 - 7:22 am
OAKLAND — A large warehouse used by artists was badly damaged in a fire in Oakland on Friday. Distraught artists gathered outside and watched firefighters attempt to extinguish the raging inferno for hours. The former metal works plant was engulfed in flames at 11th Street and 23rd Avenue in the...
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Leonard, a lion at the Oakland Zoo, was euthanized due to health problems, officials said on Aug. 7, 2019.
Oakland Zoo
Holly Quan
August 07, 2019 - 10:35 pm
The lion exhibit at the Oakland Zoo is sadder and emptier after keepers had to euthanize an African lion that had been there for 19 years.
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Oakland Unified School District students and teachers carry signs as they picket outside of Oakland Technical High School on February 21, 2019.
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Holly Quan
August 07, 2019 - 10:28 am
One quarter of Oakland's school principals aren't coming back to school this year. Some say it's because of the teachers' strike last winter.
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Students look on as teachers hold signs while they protest during a one-day strike outside of Oakland High School April 29, 2010 in Oakland, California.
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Holly Quan
August 05, 2019 - 2:19 pm
Classes begin for 36,000 Oakland public school kids next Monday, but there are still dozens of teacher openings to fill, even after a seven-day strike last March that gave teachers an 11% raise. Oakland Unified School District Spokesman John Sasaki says they still need about 50 educators to add to...
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A motor home overturned in a collision on I-580 in Oakland on Aug. 5, 2019.
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KCBS Radio Morning News
August 05, 2019 - 8:19 am
A motor home flipped in a collision that blocked several lanes of I-580 in Oakland for hours on fMonday morning. The RV, which was pulling a trailer, and another vehicle crashed after 5 a.m. on the eastbound section of the freeway near the Edwards Avenue exit, according to the California Highway...
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Firefighters work to clear debris at the site of the Ghost Ship warehouse in Oakland where 36 people died in a fire in 2016.
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KCBS Radio Afternoon News
July 31, 2019 - 3:00 pm
After a three-month trial, the jury in the Ghost Ship warehouse fire moved into deliberations Wednesday. Jurors will decide if master tenant Derick Almena and creative director Max Harris are each guilty of 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter in the fire that killed 36 people. The 10,000 square...
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