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Videos Show Fatal Stabbing on California Subway Platform

OAKLAND — More than a year after a young woman was stabbed to death by a stranger on a California subway platform, jurors deciding the fate of the accused killer saw on Wednesday video of the horrific attack. The surveillance video showed a man pull a kitch...
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NFL, Raiders Both Botched Finale at Oakland Alameda Coliseum

The NFL and the Raiders both botched the final football game at Oakland's Alameda County Coliseum as the team prepares to pack up for Las Vegas in 2020. A bad call contributed to a crushing late-game collapse by the Raiders that left the jilted Black Ho...

Walters: Bait and Switch on Pensions

Local officials, particularly those in California’s 400-plus cities, have been complaining loudly in recent years about pension costs, raising the specter of insolvency if they continue their rapid increase. Last year, the League of California Cities issued...
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Is Your City Ready for California’s Next Recession?

By Judy Lin and Elizabeth Castillo CalMatters California might be enjoying a historic economic expansion, but pockets of the state could be devastated in the next recession and at least 18 cities are even now at high risk of fiscal distress, according to...