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Oakland OK's "Tools of Violence" Ban, Cameras

View more videos at: http://www.nbcbayarea.com. The Oakland City Council early Wednesday morning voted to approve the first step to banning "tools of violence" at protests and to accept a controversial $2 million Homeland Security grant to install 130 surveillance cameras throughout the city. Full story

Oakland Could Expand Surveillance Capability

View more videos at: http://www.nbcbayarea.com. The Oakland City Council on Tuesday night will consider a proposal to accept up to $2 million in federal funding for an expanded surveillance center to monitor the Port of Oakland area. Full story

Oakland Meals on Wheels Truck Stolen

Bay Area Community Services is asking everyone to be on the look out for a stolen Meals on Wheels bus. Full story

Seagull Knocks Out Electricity to Thousands in Oakland

Blame the birds. An errant seagull knocked out electricity service to about 2,000 PG&E customers in Oakland on Tuesday, according to the Oakland Tribune. It seems the bird flew into a set of wires near 4th and Franklin Streets at 6:45 a.m., the newspaper reported. The gull was electrocuted and di Full story

An inside look at the new Pizza Man

MILWAUKEE - One of Milwaukee's most popular pizza places prepares to open its doors once again after a devastating fire forced it to close."I'm excited it gives it that rustic pizza man look that we had..", said owner, Mike Amidzich.Amidzich shows off his labor of love. A restaurant many Milwaukeean Full story

High-Speed Chase Ends with Crash in Martinez

A high-speed chase ended in a horrific crash in Martinez early Friday morning. The California Highway Patrol says it all started when officers tried to pull over a two-door Toyota Solara for driving recklessly just before 1 a.m. The driver took off, leading officers on a short chase on Highway 4 Full story

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  Lockup Extended Stay: Oakland

At the Bay Area’s biggest high security jail, inmates all have different ways to do their time. Premieres July 6 at 10pm ET on MSNBC.

  After tip, Jimmy Hoffa case re-opened

For 38 years, the search for Jimmy Hoffa’s body has been one of America’s greatest mysteries, but a new tip from the son of a Detroit mob boss and self-proclaimed friend of Hoffa has authorities searching in a Detroit-area field. NBC’s Katy Tur reports.

  Feds target largest marijuana dispensary

Harborside Health Center is a medical marijuana dispensary in Oakland, CA that is battling federal officials to stay in business. NBC's Mike Taibbi reports.

  Bay Bridge takes on new look

LED artwork will light up the bridge, which connects San Francisco and Oakland, for the next two years. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

  ‘Faces of the future’ helps high-risk students

Faces of the Future, a unique after-school program in Oakland and Hayward, Calif., exposes students from low-income communities to careers in health care. NBC’s Nancy Snyderman reports.

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