Though the vibrant Bay Area rap community lit the fuse on many of the stars, styles and innovations that have blown up across the map, the region might still be best known for being underestimated.
Team officials said they had signed an agreement to buy a 49-acre site near the Strip for a new stadium. The team's departure would leave Oakland with no major pro sports teams.
Officials said at least two gunmen were targeting a specific person and that they are still working to determine what touched off the shooting. It comes amid a surge in violence across the city.
Oakland City Council votes without opposition to declare the public health crisis and sets aside up to $350,000 for consulting and a data analyst.
The city's fire department will oversee the pilot project that aims to pair an EMT with someone with lived experience in the mental health, addiction, criminal justice or homeless services systems.
Amid the pandemic, a new audio program is trying to reach residents who speak the Guatemalan language Mam. The show's founder Henry Sales hopes to help combat the COVID-19 crisis in his community.
Derick Almena has been sentenced to 12 years in prison, but with time served and credit for good behavior will serve only 18 months at his home.
That makes it the second U.S. city to do so – last month, Denver voters approved a ballot initiative that decriminalizes the "magic" mushrooms.
In California, members of First Congregational Church of Oakland says it's a reaction to white people using law enforcement as a first resort when interacting with people of color.
The investigation has led to criminal charges against seven officers in the Bay Area, and several officers were fired. "We remain focused on rebuilding the public trust," said Oakland's mayor.