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Monday, August 9th, 2010

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 Berkeley joined hundreds of wine lovers from both sides of the Bay for the fifth annual Urban Wine Xperience. This event filled

Friday, July 9th, 2010

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 unarmed...

Friday, July 9th, 2010

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 verdict:

Friday, July 9th, 2010

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 up:

Thursday, July 8th, 2010

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 4:00...