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SI.com: Sam Amick: Weber State's Lillard making leap from mid-major to possible top-10 pickupdated: Thu Jun 07 2012 14:37:00

As prospect evaluations go, Damian Lillard has been through much worse than what he's facing this week at the NBA draft combine in Chicago.

Police find gun, say it may belong to Oakland college shooting suspectupdated: Fri Apr 06 2012 16:27:00

Police said Friday that they believe they've found a gun that matches the serial number of a weapon purchased by One Goh, the man charged with fatally shooting seven people Monday at Oikos University, a small school in Oakland, California.

California man ordered held without bail in Oakland college mass killingsupdated: Wed Apr 04 2012 23:39:00

One L. Goh was ordered held without bail Wednesday on charges of seven counts of murder with special circumstances and three counts of attempted murder in the mass shooting this week at Oikos University in Oakland.Goh made his initial court appearance Wednesday before Judge Sandra Bean in Oakland.

Oakland police: Shooter 'not remorseful'updated: Tue Apr 03 2012 20:49:00

Oakland Police Chief Jordan explains the details that they've received about the alleged Oikos shooter's motivation.

Seven dead following university shootingupdated: Mon Apr 02 2012 22:54:00

Seven people died and at least two others were wounded in a shooting at a California college. CNN's Dan Simon reports.

Former student arrested in California college shooting that killed 7updated: Mon Apr 02 2012 22:54:00

Police in Oakland, California, took a 43-year-old former student at a small religious college into custody Monday after a shooting spree at the school that left seven dead and three wounded, the city's police chief said.

Occupy Oakland protest muted after last week's arrestsupdated: Sun Feb 05 2012 06:21:00

A week after the mass arrests of Occupy Oakland demonstrators following clashes with police, a more muted protest played out Saturday in the northern California city.

Occupy Oakland demonstrations, arrests inject new life into movementupdated: Mon Jan 30 2012 16:50:00

Oakland City Hall reopened Monday after municipal employees worked to clean up damage they said was caused over the weekend by Occupy protesters, about 400 of whom were arrested following clashes with police in the Northern California city.

Oakland's mayor says city is fed up after hundreds of Occupy activists arrestedupdated: Sun Jan 29 2012 20:51:00

Municipal employees in Oakland worked Sunday to clean up damage they said was caused hours earlier by Occupy protesters, about 400 of whom were arrested for breaking into a YMCA and City Hall and challenging police.

More than 100 Occupy activists arrested in Oakland after clashing with policeupdated: Sat Jan 28 2012 23:41:00

Occupy activists tossed pipes, bottles, burning flares and other objects Saturday at Oakland police, who responded by using tear gas and smoke grenades and arresting more than 100 demonstrators, city and police officials said.

Ben and Jerry back Occupy movementupdated: Tue Dec 13 2011 15:18:00

Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream co-founders discuss their support for the Occupy Wall Street movement.

Oakland Port reopens after protesters disrupt overnight operationsupdated: Tue Dec 13 2011 15:18:00

California's Oakland port terminal re-opened on Tuesday after Occupy protestors shut the facility down overnight, but the disruption "cost the Port and City of Oakland vital resources," a statement from officials said.

Bay Area transit officers cleared in civil rights trialupdated: Thu Dec 01 2011 20:55:00

A federal jury on Thursday found in favor of five San Francisco Bay Area transit police officers -- including one convicted in a high-profile shooting -- accused of violating a man's civil rights during a 2008 altercation.

1-year-old child among 8 shot in Oakland, Californiaupdated: Tue Nov 29 2011 03:13:00

Eight people, including a 1-year-old child, were shot in Oakland, California, on Monday evening, police said.

CNNMoney: Occupy Wall Street has money to burnupdated: Mon Nov 21 2011 10:20:00

Just days after Occupy Wall Street's two month anniversary, Zuccotti Park sits nearly empty -- but the same can't be said about the movement's bank account.

Cities struggle to deal with occupy movementupdated: Tue Nov 15 2011 07:54:00

Police in riot gear moved into the Occupy Oakland encampment Monday, tearing down tents and arresting some protesters, the latest effort by city officials across the country to gain control over a movement that some leaders say has become a public safety and health threat.

Occupy crackdowns appear to growupdated: Tue Nov 15 2011 07:54:00

CNN takes a look at recent confrontations between police and Occupy protesters in Denver, Portland, and Oakland.

Occupy Oakland turns violentupdated: Wed Nov 09 2011 11:26:00

Occupy protests in Oakland, California turn violent as protestors and police clash.

Are police becoming militarized?updated: Wed Nov 09 2011 11:26:00

Just how bad is the civil unrest associated with the Occupy protests in some U.S. cities?

Demonstrators carry out Oakland strike as protests continueupdated: Wed Nov 02 2011 20:44:00

Demonstrators in Oakland, California, appeared to carry out a successful strike of downtown businesses Wednesday, as most merchants and retailers shuttered their doors during a largely peaceful protest.

Challenges facing Occupy San Franciscoupdated: Wed Nov 02 2011 20:44:00

CNN's Dan Simon looks at how the Occupy San Francisco protesters attempt to keep their message pure and focused.

CNNMoney: Occupy Oakland's general strike call: 'Shut down the 1%'updated: Tue Nov 01 2011 12:42:00

The Occupy Wall Street movement is about to enter new territory: The strike zone.

Dozens of Occupy protesters arrested in Texas, Oregonupdated: Sun Oct 30 2011 20:26:00

The arrests occurred thousands of miles apart, but the scenes were similar in Oregon and Texas early Sunday: In the dark of night, police told Occupy demonstrators to leave protest sites. Those who refused were handcuffed and arrested.

War veteran becomes 'Occupy' protest heroupdated: Thu Oct 27 2011 20:13:00

'Occupy' protestors rally in support of Iraq War veteran Scott Olsen who was injured at a demonstration in Oakland.

Occupy Wall Street protesters support injured war veteranupdated: Thu Oct 27 2011 20:13:00

More Occupy Wall Street protests were scheduled in New York on Thursday, a day after demonstrators marched to support an Iraq war veteran who was hurt in California.

History lessons of Occupy Wall Streetupdated: Thu Oct 27 2011 10:04:00

CNN's Maggie Lake discusses historical parallels to the Occupy Wall Street Movement with Nobel Laureate Eric Foner.

Latest round of Occupy Oakland protests to be closely watchedupdated: Thu Oct 27 2011 10:04:00

As a vigil was held for a two-time Iraq war veteran whose skull was fractured allegedly during a clash between protesters and Oakland police, Wednesday night's Occupy protests could be a bellwether on whether police have agitated or suppressed the movement, analysts said.

Occupy protests turn violent in Oaklandupdated: Wed Oct 26 2011 21:23:00

Police used tear gas on protesters as they tried to remove them from City Hall in Oakland, California.

Tear gas used on Occupy protesters in Oakland, Californiaupdated: Wed Oct 26 2011 21:23:00

Authorities made a series of arrests at Occupy Wall Street protests in California and Georgia on Tuesday and Wednesday, with clashes in one city that involved tear gas being used on demonstrators.

SI.com: Paul Daugherty: NFL has become boring -- really, it hasupdated: Thu Oct 06 2011 12:59:00

I'm not exactly sure when the National Football League went off the rails for me, when watching the games became an exercise in eyelid-propping. It was before this year, but a game this season brought it all home. Why is the NFL overhyped, over-commercialed and downright dull?

Celebrity travel: If you can't be a star, join themupdated: Mon Sep 05 2011 09:28:00

Now that you can fly to Iceland on the Iron Maiden plane (check out our recent Q&A with the plane's captain, Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson), we thought we'd acknowledge a few other ways you can travel 'with the stars' -- by going to their own shops, restaurants or private islands.

Jane Fonda's daughter seeks birth familyupdated: Tue Mar 01 2011 12:56:00

I am about to attempt time travel.

Will MetroPCS's new 4G plans broaden the mobile divide?updated: Thu Jan 13 2011 13:41:00

MetroPCS, the fifth-largest U.S. wireless carrier, appears to be moving to bring more smartphones to lower-income consumers -- and also to capitalize on the FCC's new "open internet" rules which exempt wireless carriers from key net neutrality requirements.

Sentence draws outrage in Oaklandupdated: Sat Nov 06 2010 17:27:00

Protests after a two-year sentence for a white former transit officer who shot and killed an unarmed black man in 2009.

Oakland police chief: Protesters 'tearing up' the cityupdated: Sat Nov 06 2010 17:27:00

Authorities in Oakland, California, said unruly marchers were "tearing up the city" as they protested a two-year sentence for a former transit police officer convicted for killing an unarmed man.

Oakland police move to stop march protesting sentenceupdated: Fri Nov 05 2010 22:54:00

Oakland, California, police Friday moved to stop unruly marchers upset at a two-year sentence for a former transit police officer convicted in the killing of an unarmed man, the chief said.

Grant's family disappointed with verdictupdated: Fri Nov 05 2010 10:10:00

In July, the attorney for Oscar Grant's family says the verdict was disappointing and he looks forward to sentencing.

How cell phones have changed our livesupdated: Fri Oct 22 2010 13:11:00

My "aha!" moment about the significance of cell phones happened in spring 2009 when I first moved to Oakland, California.

Which smartphone works for you?updated: Fri Oct 22 2010 13:11:00

As the cell phone market is flooded with smartphones, CNN.com helps you narrow down which works best for you.

Oakland considers new revenue to rehire 80 laid-off officersupdated: Thu Jul 15 2010 13:19:00

The cash-strapped city of Oakland, California, may turn to voters to raise enough money to rehire laid-off 80 police officers and prevent the loss of perhaps 122 additional positions.

Oakland lays off 80 police officersupdated: Thu Jul 15 2010 13:19:00

Police in Oakland say cuts mean they won't respond in person to certain crimes. CNN's Dan Simon reports.

Rioters in the streets of Oaklandupdated: Fri Jul 09 2010 18:03:00

CNN's Casey Wian chronicles the reaction of the BART verdict in the streets of Oakland.

78 protesters arrested after verdict in killing of unarmed black manupdated: Fri Jul 09 2010 18:03:00

Police arrested dozens of people in downtown Oakland, California, Thursday night after hundreds protested the verdict in the trial of a white former police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man, Oakland police officials told CNN.

Jury delivers involuntary manslaughter verdict in Oakland shootingupdated: Thu Jul 08 2010 22:28:00

A former police officer who is white was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter Thursday in the killing of an unarmed black man in Oakland, California.

Jury deliberations continue in Oakland murder trialupdated: Wed Jul 07 2010 06:59:00

The fate of a former police officer could be decided Wednesday as a jury resumes deliberations in a racially charged California trial.

Verdict near for racially charged trialupdated: Wed Jul 07 2010 06:59:00

Oakland prepares for expected protests in the case against a white BART officer accused of killing an unarmed black man.

Jury deliberations postponed in racially charged murder trialupdated: Tue Jul 06 2010 14:32:00

Jury deliberations in a racially charged murder trial of a white former transit police officer accused of killing an unarmed black man al in Oakland, California, were postponed Tuesday because of a sick juror.

Jury deliberations to continue next week in Oakland murder trialupdated: Fri Jul 02 2010 20:18:00

Jurors wrapped up deliberations Friday and will continue next week in the racially charged murder trial of a white former police officer in Oakland, California, accused of killing an unarmed black man.

Shooting on rail platformupdated: Fri Jul 02 2010 20:18:00

Amateur video shows Bay Area Rapid Transit police subduing Oscar Grant just before he was shot in 2009. (No audio.)

The virtues of eating everythingupdated: Wed Jun 30 2010 10:46:00

In the past month I've eaten poached goat, grilled octopus, the breaded and fried thymus gland of a cow, tagliatelle with rabbit ragu, and the seared liver of a fatted goose.

SI.com: Oracle's Ellison joins group in bid for Warriorsupdated: Sat Jun 05 2010 12:37:00

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison has formed a partnership with the Golden State Warriors' four limited partners in an effort to purchase the team from Chris Cohan, according to multiple sources.

SI.com: Frank Hughes: Warriors narrow list of prospective team buyers to fourupdated: Thu May 27 2010 15:49:00

Golden State Warriors owner Chris Cohan has identified four different prospective buyers for his team -- one of which is Oracle CEO Larry Ellison -- and will inform the groups early next week, according to a source.

Student protesters in handcuffsupdated: Thu Mar 04 2010 22:51:00

Police arrest protesters at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee during a day of student protests over tuition increases.

Police missteps linked to Oakland officers' deaths, report findsupdated: Fri Jan 08 2010 19:04:00

Police mismanaged a shootout connected to the deaths of four Oakland, California, police officers last March, making a series of poor decisions that might have contributed to the record death toll, an independent board says.

Engineers: Bay Bridge woes show need for critical actionupdated: Fri Oct 30 2009 12:10:00

Joe Marshall was cruising across the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge when a piece of steel and a giant cable crashed down.

Bay Bridge closure threatens to snarl traffic at least one more dayupdated: Wed Oct 28 2009 21:35:00

Officials warned Wednesday that the bridge linking the California cities of San Francisco and Oakland will likely remain closed Thursday morning, promising more delays for Bay Area commuters.

Money Magazine: Fixing a stock-heavy retirement accountupdated: Thu Aug 20 2009 12:12:00

Question: I'm 55 years old and have my entire retirement savings plan at work invested in a total stock market index fund. I'm worried, though, that my account is too heavily skewed toward equities given my age. Any suggestions for how I might take a more balanced approach? --Ray K., Oakland, California

Oakland, CA Pot Taxupdated: Wed Jul 22 2009 02:20:00

Voters decide whether medical cannabis should be directly taxed to help solve city's cash crunch. Dan Simon reports.

Oakland, California, passes landmark marijuana taxupdated: Wed Jul 22 2009 02:20:00

Oakland's bid to become the first U.S. city to tax proceeds on medical marijuana passed Tuesday by a landslide vote.

Four receive organs from slain California officerupdated: Wed Mar 25 2009 20:10:00

Organs donated by a slain Oakland, California, police officer saved four lives, and his donated tissue will enhance the lives of up to 50 others, the California Transplant Donor Network said Wednesday.

Oakland police shootingsupdated: Tue Mar 24 2009 12:41:00

CNN's Joe Johns reports on the tense aftermath of gun violence in Oakland that took down four cops.

Fourth Oakland police officer dies after weekend shootingupdated: Tue Mar 24 2009 12:41:00

An Oakland, California, police officer who was critically wounded in a weekend gunbattle with a suspect has died, the Alameda County Coroner's Office told CNN on Tuesday.

SI.com: Peter King: DirecTV deal is lockout insuranceupdated: Tue Mar 24 2009 11:58:00

DANA POINT, Calif. -- In securing an incredible rights fee from DirecTV to air games on satellite TV -- $1 billion per year from 2011 through 2014 -- the league got something far more valuable than money alone. The NFL got lockout insurance.

Deadly police shootoutupdated: Mon Mar 23 2009 01:03:00

Three police officers are dead and another is in grave condition. CNN's Kara Finnstrom reports

Oakland police officer pronounced brain dead after shootingsupdated: Mon Mar 23 2009 01:03:00

An Oakland, California, police officer critically injured in one of two Saturday shootings that killed three fellow officers was pronounced brain dead on Sunday, a police spokesman told CNN.

Three police officers killed in Oakland shootingsupdated: Sun Mar 22 2009 14:41:00

At least three police officers in Oakland, California, were shot and killed Saturday afternoon after a man pulled over for a routine traffic stop opened fire and then battled SWAT officers at a nearby building, police said.

Oakland police vs. riotersupdated: Fri Jan 16 2009 01:42:00

Police in Oakland, California, try to control riots sparked by a transit officer's shooting of an unarmed suspect.

Clergy abuse victims rememberedupdated: Thu Oct 23 2008 16:02:00

Oakland's new catholic cathedral builds a permanent garden to commemorate victims of clergy sex abuse.

Cathedral offers garden to sex abuse victimsupdated: Thu Oct 23 2008 16:02:00

Terrie Light stands outside Oakland's stunning new modern cathedral in a first-of-its-kind garden that honors victims of clergy sexual abuse. She was abused by a priest at age 7.

Minor quake jolts Oakland, Californiaupdated: Sat Sep 06 2008 00:50:00

A magnitude 4.0 earthquake struck east of Oakland, California, at around 9 p.m. ET Friday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Police: Man confesses to killing Oakland journalistupdated: Sat Aug 04 2007 21:38:00

A 19-year-old man has confessed to killing a prominent African-American journalist, who was gunned down Thursday as he walked to work, Oakland police told CNN on Saturday.

Muslim bakery raidedupdated: Fri Aug 03 2007 22:14:00

Muslim bakery raided

Police: Muslim bakery believed linked to journalist's slayingupdated: Fri Aug 03 2007 22:14:00

Raids at an Oakland, California, bakery and three homes produced evidence that links the business to the killings of a prominent African-American journalist and two other people, police said.

Time.com: Outspoken Bay Area Editor Murderedupdated: Fri Aug 03 2007 09:15:00

Chauncey Bailey, 57, editor of the Oakland Post was shot to death Thursday near a downtown courthouse in what police suspect was a deliberate hit

Quake shakes San Franciscoupdated: Fri Jul 20 2007 04:02:00

Quake shakes San Francisco

Tonight's facts: Crime statisticsupdated: Mon Jun 04 2007 18:07:00

These are some of the facts from tonight's broadcast that you might find interesting. As of 2006, the murder rate was up by 6.7% in cities of a million or more. Some of the cities where that increase took place: • Phoenix • Miami • San Diego • Oakland, California • Corpus Christi, Texas • Grand Rapids, Michigan • Reno, Nevada • Little Rock, Arkansas Overall crime was up nationwide by 1.3% in 2006 Robberies rose 6% in 2006 Rapes dropped 2% in 2006 Source: Federal Bureau of Investigation

SI.com: Making sense of Mossupdated: Tue May 01 2007 14:02:00

You have flooded my email box with Randy Moss thoughts, from every angle. Even one of my fellow Hall of Fame voters, Frank Cooney, who lives in the Bay Area and runs a draft and scouting site called NFLDraftScout.com, had some good thoughts, which I'll share later.

SI.com: Draft Day 2 Snap Judgmentsupdated: Sun Apr 29 2007 15:07:00

NEW YORK -- Musings, observations and the occasional insights from the two-day pick-fest still taking place in Radio City Music Hall:

Introducing the utterly random dinner partyupdated: Wed Apr 18 2007 10:50:00

It's 7:30 P.M. on a Saturday, and the front door of a Victorian house in Oakland, California, is wide open. The owner of the home directs arrivals through the kitchen -- where Louisiana shrimp stock simmers on the stove and delicate tomato-and-white-corn tarts are being assembled on a tiled table -- and out to the backyard. Guests are gathering under a canopy of trees, sitting on the colorful cushions that surround the low tables.

SI.com: Detroit shakes up top of draftupdated: Thu Mar 01 2007 19:37:00

Conventional wisdom as it currently exists regarding the top of this year's NFL Draft took its first hit Thursday when the Detroit Lions agreed to a trade that will send cornerback Dre' Bly to Denver in exchange for running back Tatum Bell, offensive tackle George Foster and a fifth-round pick.

SI.com: Keep it simpleupdated: Fri Jan 05 2007 11:11:00

Now that it's done, and the two-win debacle of Art Shell's second stint as Raiders head coach has mercifully ended, there's only one little remaining problem on the horizon in Oakland: Now what?

CNNMoney: House tours are all the rageupdated: Wed May 24 2006 12:38:00

With interest so high in all things home, no wonder house tours are booming in both number and popularity.

Jerry Brown still wants your voteupdated: Mon May 22 2006 09:53:00

California's Jerry Brown, age 68 and ageless, is running for statewide office this year, 36 years after he did it the first time, and the question you have to ask is, Why doesn't he give it up? It's Thursday morning, and Brown, mayor of Oakland, is standing in incandescent sunshine outside the renovated Sears store he calls home. Not much is going smoothly this morning: the city had its 50th murder the night before, adding to a huge spike above 2005; his opponent in the race for California attorney general has just called him soft on crime; one of the two charter schools he helped start is in need of cash; and now Fox television wants him to go on camera as a commentator and defend a new text-messaging service being marketed to teens that offers information on sex. "I am a little stressed today," he says.

CNNMoney: Fast-food trash be gone!updated: Mon Feb 06 2006 12:36:00

Some Oakland, Calif. residents are sick and tired of tripping over burger wrappers and soda cans, and the city is ready to do something about it.

Money Magazine: Out Of The Ashes WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO RECOVER FROM AN EMOTIONAL AND FINANCIAL CATASTROPHE? TEN YEARS AFTER THE OAKLAND WILDFIRESupdated: Mon Oct 01 2001 00:01:00

AFTER THE FIRE

Money Magazine: FLAT TAX ON A POSTCARD? FAT CHANCE!updated: Fri Mar 01 1996 00:01:00

Americans love the idea that a flat-tax return would allow them to file on a postcard. Problem is, that's nonsense for the 35% to 40% of filers who fill out Schedules C, D and E. Based on my analys...

Fortune: DRESS CODES UNRAVELupdated: Mon Jun 27 1994 00:01:00

Say farewell this summer to tie-throttled necks and blazer-burdened shoulders. More corporate types are exchanging their formal business suits for casual khakis and cotton culottes. General Dynamic...

Money Magazine: One-day spas Hot Stuffupdated: Sat Jan 01 1994 00:01:00

60-MINUTE SPA Used to be you had to spend megabucks at remote resorts for a one-spot revitalizing week of massage, body treatments and workouts. Not anymore. New urban "day spas'' cater to today's ...

Money Magazine: MONEY Magazine contents page Spring 1992 updated: Sat Feb 15 1992 00:01:00

6 Planning for a Lifetime by Kevin McKean Here's how to get started now on a financial program to achieve your life goals.

Money Magazine: MORTGAGE RELIEF FOR FIRST-TIME HOME BUYERSupdated: Sat Dec 01 1990 00:01:00

Holding back from buying that first house because the down payment would leave you too broke to renovate it? Next month, lenders in 11 major cities will begin combining first mortgages with home re...

Fortune: TAKE ME OUT TO THE GOLD MINE A team of young executives turned baseball's sorriest club, the Oakland A's, into world champs -- aupdated: Mon Aug 13 1990 00:01:00

BASEBALL IS A GAME of statistics, right? So how about these: In 1980, Walter A. Haas Jr., patriarch of the family that owns blue jeans maker Levi Strauss, bought the Oakland Athletics professional ...

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