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At least six people injured after shooting near multiple schools in East Oakland as students are evacuated from buildings

At least six people have been hurt - including two with life-threatening injuries - at a shooting near multiple schools in East Oakland, California. The shooting occurred at a building on Fontaine Street - a location where there are multiple schools, including Bay Area Technology School, Rudsdale Newcomer High School, and Sojourner Truth Independent Study.
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Police activity near Oakland schools

There is a large police presence at a cluster of schools in East Oakland. Students and staff appear to be leaving the buildings on the campus on Fontaine Street. Several different institutions appear to have facilities on this block. It's unclear how many of the schools are involved. SkyFOX is...
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Police investigate shooting near Oakland schools

There was a shooting in East Oakland near a cluster of schools on Wednesday afternoon. Three patients were taken to Highland Hospital with unspecified injuries, a hospital spokesperson told KTVU. There is a large presence of police and other emergency responders on the 8200 block of Fontaine Street. Oakland police...

The Mill Valley Film Festival Lets Attendees Get Up Close and Personal With the Stars

Marin County has a magical effect on people. “You could be the most jaded Hollywood producer in the world,” says Mill Valley Film Festival (MVFF) Executive Director Mark Fishkin. “But after 24 to 48 hours in Marin, you’re fine being stopped in the street by people congratulating you on your film, versus other festival cities where you’re taking a limo to go two blocks.”

Bay Area high school ranked #1 in California for public schools

OAKLAND, Calif. (KRON) — Several public and private high schools around the San Francisco Bay Area were highlighted in Niche’s “2023 Best Schools” rankings. Niche’s annual rankings, released on Tuesday, picked College Preparatory School in Oakland as California’s second-best private high school. College Preparatory School has a 100 percent graduation rate, 1,480 average SAT score, […]

SFO drug smuggling scheme lands East Bay man in federal prison for 10 years

SAN FRANCISCO -- A 43-year-old Hayward man, who attempted to evade sentencing by boarding a freighter destined for Haiti, will be spending 10 years in federal prison for his role in a scheme to smuggle drugs through San Francisco International Airport.Lemack Bellot was convicted of drug smuggling charges on March 4 after a week-long trial.At trial, federal prosecutors presented evidence that Bellot attempted to facilitate the smuggling of cocaine through SFO in May 2018 and in November 2018.  Unbeknown to Bellot, the shipments were not actually cocaine because he was negotiating with a confidential source working for the DEA.Drug agents...

Crumbling 1920s San Francisco Theater Could Become 76 Homes

A beloved 1920s movie theater that fell into disrepair after closing could become homes if early-stage plans are realized. The Richmond District’s Alexandria Theater may be turned into between 26 and 76 homes, a September 19 letter sent to the city and seen by The Standard says. The letter...
NBC Bay Area

Gov. Newsom Signs Laws to Boost Housing Production

They’ve become a familiar sight along the wide commercial corridors of America — empty buildings once filled by big retailers who have closed their doors, in part because many of their customers shop online. Now, two new laws in California would let developers build housing on that land...

The Bay Area Is Getting Another Chick-Fil-A Whether You Like It or Not

In an area with so many new incredible fried chicken sandwich options, including newcomers Birdbox and Ok’s Deli, get ready for a shop that will probably never even come close. Chick-Fil-A, the fast food chain with a long history of donating to charities with anti-LGBTQ views, is opening a new location in San Jose at 5815 Silver Creek Valley Place by September 30. SFGATE reports this marks the fourth of the chicken sandwich restaurants in the city. The chain also announced an Emeryville location is in its sights, though details are sparse.
San Luis Obispo Tribune

3.4-magnitude earthquake strikes near San Jose and rattles part of California

A 3.4-magnitude earthquake shook part of California on Wednesday, Sept. 28, geologists said. The earthquake rattled Alum Rock, about 6 miles northeast of San Jose, at about 10 a.m., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Weak shaking from the earthquake could be felt near San Francisco, Fremont and Sunnyvale, geologists...

Police seek woman for hitting another woman with her car in Daly City parking lot

DALY CITY (CBS SF/BCN) – Daly City police announced Wednesday that officers were seeking a woman who struck another woman with her vehicle in a Target store parking lot on Monday afternoon.The altercation was reported around 4 p.m. Monday and the woman struck by the vehicle was taken to a hospital to be treated for her injuries, police said. An update on her status and the location of the store where it occurred were not immediately available.The suspect vehicle was described as a newer, dark-colored SUV and the suspect is believed to be a woman between 25 and 35 years old, according to police.Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact Detective Noah Serbin at or (650) 991-8119.