Hairstylists, Cosmetology Students Describe Race DivideAfter repeatedly being denied service by high-end salons because her hair was perceived as “too difficult” to style, Kanessa Alexander took an unusual step. She opened a shop of her own in a predominantly white Boston neighborhood with four Black stylists serving all hair textures.
Facebook Shuts Down Groups Where Boogaloo Suspects Posted Before AttacksFacebook said it will continue to review groups on its platform associated with the extremist Boogaloo movement after it emerged that suspects in the shooting deaths of two law enforcement officers in California had posted on Facebook prior to the attacks.
Travis Airman Suspected In Killing Of Federal Officer Linked To Far Right 'Boogaloo' MovementAn Air Force sergeant already jailed in the ambush killing of a California sheriff's deputy was charged Tuesday in the shooting death of a federal security officer outside the U.S. courthouse in Oakland during a night violent protest last month.
Ghost Ship Case: Derick Almena To Be Released From Santa Rita Jail Due To CoronavirusAn Alameda County Superior Court Judge has decided to release Ghost Ship master tenant Derick Almena from custody at Santa Rita Jail in Dublin due to concerns surrounding coronavirus cases at the jail, officials said Wednesday.
2 CHP Employees, Including Uniformed Member, Test Positive For CoronavirusThe California Highway Patrol says two of their employees - one in Sacramento and another assigned to the Oakland area - have tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
Pearl Jam Postpones Tour, Including Upcoming Oakland Shows, Due To CoronavirusPearl Jam has postponed the first leg of their North American tour over coronavirus concerns.
Man Linked To 19 Bank Robberies Across NorCal Sentenced To Federal PrisonAn Oakland man who robbed or tried to rob 19 banks before he was arrested at a hospital where his wife was giving birth was sentenced Wednesday to more than eight years in federal prison.
Starbucks Customer Dies Of Injuries After Chasing Person Who Stole His LaptopCalifornia authorities have confirmed a man died after he chased down a suspect who stole his laptop computer at a Starbucks in an east Oakland neighborhood.
Two Fairfield Men Arrested In Connection To 2 East Bay Home Invasion RobberiesDeputies arrested two Fairfield men Thursday morning in connection with two November home invasion robberies in the East Bay Area.
BART Employee Saves Man’s Life By Pulling Him Off Tracks As Train ApproachesJohn O’Conner is normally a humble sort, but Sunday night he acknowledged he was in the right place at the right time Sunday to save the life of a BART passenger who fell into the path of an oncoming train.
Colin Kaepernick Celebrates 32nd Birthday By Helping Homeless In OaklandIt was a selfless birthday celebration for former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick as he spent the day helping the homeless in Oakland.
Rapper Keak Da Sneak Returns Home From Prison With New OutlookOakland rapper Keak da Sneak, best known for hits like “Super Hyphy” and “Tell Me When To Go” with E-40, is back home.
Man, 29, Arrested After Driving The Wrong Way Across Bay BridgeAuthorities say they arrested a man after he drove his car the wrong way across the Bay Bridge from San Francisco to Oakland.
Harris Not Guilty, Jury Hung On Almena In Ghost Ship Warehouse TrialAfter weeks of deliberations and the replacement of three jurors for misconduct, creative director Max Harris was found not guilty Thursday and the jury was hung on charges against Ghost Ship master tenant Derick Almena in Oakland’s deadly 2016 warehouse fire.
Elephant Sculptures Set To Take Off For Burning Man StolenTwo elephant sculptures have been stolen out of the Bay Area just days before they were set to appear at Burning Man.