Owners Kevin and Barbara Brown of R&B Cellars winery (Alameda) at the 2010 Urban Wine Xperience, Oakland Share

Oakland Wine Scene: The Urban Wine Xperience

If you're into buying local food, why not pair it with local wine? The East Bay has a burgeoning winemaking scene. On July 31, dozens of winemakers and restauranteurs from Oakland, Alameda, and...
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Oakland Reacts to Mehserle Verdict: Multimedia Gallery

On July 8, 2010, just after 4pm PT, it was announced that a Los Angeles jury found former BART police officer Johannes Mehserle guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the Jan 1, 2009 shooting death of the...
Fire in a trash can next to a bus stop in downtown Oakland last night. Share

Photos: Oakland speaks out, acts out after Mehserle verdict

Through the evening of July 8, 2010, Spot.us founder David Cohn photographed the protests, vandalism, and Oakland Police response to public unrest after the Johannes Mehserle...
July 8, 2010, 3pm: Several downtown Oakland businesses up, bracing for Mehserle verdict reaction. Share

Downtown Oakland, July 8, 3pm: Bracing for verdict reaction

On July 8, 2010, Oakland Local senior editor Amy Gahran strolled downtown Oakland an hour before the verdict was announced. Many, but not most, storefronts were boarded...
Many downtown Oakland businesses are boarded up as the city braces for the Mescherle verdict. Share

BREAKING NEWS: Mescherle Jury Reached Verdict Quickly

Reporting by Thandisizwe Chimurenga, in Los Angeles As of 3:40 pm, the Bay Area is poised to hear the verdict in the trial of former BART police officer Johannes Mescherle, which is expected to be announced...