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Man wearing ornate watch with bomb-making supplies arrested at Oakland airport

Oakland Airport

A Southern California man headed home from a business trip was arrested at Oakland airport Thursday night after federal security agents found bomb-making materials in his elaborate watch, according to a spokesman from the Alameda County Sheriff's Office.


44 Oakland cops face discipline for Occupy misconduct

Occupy Wall Street

Oakland's police chief wants to fire two officers and discipline 42 others for misconduct during Occupy protests, including seriously injuring an Iraq War veteran with a bean-bag projectile.


Books of The Times: ‘Telegraph Avenue’ by Michael Chabon

Telegraph Avenue

The title of Michael Chabon’s pungent new novel, “Telegraph Avenue,” refers, of course, to the famous Telegraph Avenue that bridges Berkeley and Oakland, Calif., that frisky, clamorous thoroughfare so identified, since the 1960s, with the counterculture and community life.


California medical marijuana operation targeted by feds

Medical Marijuana

The federal government is moving to shut down the nation's largest and highest-profile medical marijuana dispensary operation, filing papers to seize properties in Oakland and San Jose where Harborside Health Center does business.


Reports: Warriors moving to San Fran

The Golden State Warriors are expected to announce this week that
they will move back to San Francisco after more than 40 years in
neighboring Oakland, CSN Bay Area reported Monday.


Oikos University Gunman Lined Up Victims

Oikos Shooting

The former nursing student who the authorities say fatally shot seven people and wounded three others at a religious college had lined his victims up before shooting them, Oakland’s police chief said Tuesday. “This was a calculated, cold-blooded execution in the classroom,” Howard Jordan, the police chief, told CNN.


6 dead, 3 wounded in shooting at Christian college in Oakland

Oikos Shooting

Six people were killed and three wounded Monday when a gunman opened fire at a small religious college in Oakland... Pastor Jong Kim, who founded Oikos University about 10 years ago, told the Oakland Tribune he was unsure if the alleged shooter had been expelled from the school or dropped out voluntarily. He said he heard about 30 gunshots while remaining in his office for safety.


Occupy Oakland: Police arrest 300, officials decry 'illegal activity'

Occupy Oakland

Oakland police made more than 300 arrests during a tense Occupy Oakland protest Saturday, with city officials expressing frustration and outrage at the tactics of some demonstrators.


Cops tear down Oakland Occupy camp

Cops tear down Oakland Occupy camp

Police in riot gear assembled in Oakland, California, on Monday in an apparent preparation to clear a downtown encampment of Occupy Oakland protesters.


Man fatally shot on plaza near Occupy Oakland camp - Boston.com

An Oakland police officer raises his hands to his head at the scene where a man was shot and killed near an Occupy Oakland encampment Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011, in Oakland, Calif.


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