Oakland California

Financial aid unclaimed by low-income students

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Millions of dollars in financial aid is being unclaimed by California low-income students qualified for college. Only about half of the state’s high school seniors applied for federal and state financial aid last year.


Stunt drivers close Calif. freeway

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The California Highway Patrol is trying to locate a group of drivers who briefly shut down part of a San Francisco Bay area freeway while they performed stunts in the middle of the road.


"Digital preservationist" Ben Kacyra (Photo credit: Ted.com)

3D laser project aims to preserve Calif. missions

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California’s historic Spanish missions are getting cutting-edge 3D treatment. An Oakland-based nonprofit called CyArk is using 3D technology to scan the centuries-old missions in an effort to preserve them.



SF, Oakland plan holiday gun buyback

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) – San Francisco and Oakland police hope a holiday gun buyback program will get firearms off the street. The Oakland Tribune reports that the buyback on Saturday will offer $200 each for up to three weapons per person.


Raiders look to use bye week to fix problems

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) – For the Oakland Raiders, the bye is coming at just the right time. With the Raiders reeling following a 37-6 loss to Denver on Sunday that was their most lopsided in […]


Steelers defense ragged in loss to Oakland

PITTSBURGH (AP) – The Pittsburgh Steelers will have plenty of time to think about Sunday’s stunning collapse against the Oakland Raiders. Pittsburgh heads into its bye week smarting over a 34-31 defeat in which it […]




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