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Driver injured in East Oakland shooting

OAKLAND — A 19-year-old man was in stable condition after being shot Sunday night as he drove in East Oakland, authorities said Monday. The man’s name was not released. The man told police he was driving in the 1600 block of 28th Avenue at 11:18 p.m. Sunday when he heard gunshots and saw that he had been wounded. Police did not say in which part of the body the man was injured. The man was able to drive himself to a hospital. Police don’t have a motive yet for the shooting and are trying to determine if the man was the intended target. No arrests have been made. Police and Crime Stoppers of Oakland are offering up to $5,000 in reward money for information leading to the arrest of the shooter. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 510-238-3426 or Crime Stoppers at 510-777-8572.

Greg Papa on his 49ers and KNBR gigs, a ‘new chapter’ and Raider Nation

It has been an eventful year for veteran Bay Area sportscaster Greg Papa. In January, he became the new radio play-by-play man for the San Francisco 49ers — a role he never envisioned while holding the same job for the Raiders from 1997 through the 2017 season. Related Articles Greg Papa on Kevin Durant: ‘I’m not disappointed he left’ More KNBR fallout: Bob Fitzgerald also gone Gary Radnich: KNBR didn’t ‘screw me over’ Then, last month, he gave up his noon-time sports talk show on KMGZ (95.7 FM — The game) and jumped to KNBR (680-AM), the 49ers flagship station. Beginning Tuesday, July 16, Papa will reunite with previous partner, John Lund, to launch a program in the 10 a.m.-2 p.m. time slot. Papa’s move triggered a substantial revamp at KNBR that included the departures of longtime fixtures Gary Radnich and Bob Fitzgerald. (Papa and Lund take over the time slot once ruled by Radnich). His arrival at KNBR comes as the ratings battle between upstart KMGZ and the self-described “Sports Leader” intensifies. Papa’s former show ranked as the most popular on KMGZ’s roster and…

San Mateo County plans to new add parking restrictions in this part of the county

After years of enduring a regional housing crisis that has led to a severe lack of available street parking in the North Fair Oaks area, residents may finally see some relief. But it could come at a cost. In recent years, residents of the unincorporated San Mateo County neighborhood have flooded the county’s public works department with complaints that they are forced to park multiple blocks away from their homes. Along some streets in North Fair Oaks — primarily near the commercial corridor on Middlefield Road — the streets are so packed that some residents resort to parking in front of driveways and even fire hydrants, according to county staff. So to address the area’s parking woes, San Mateo County has proposed a pilot program that calls for residents to pay $75 for a county permit in order to park on certain streets in the neighborhood. David Stahler, who has been living in the neighborhood for two years and supports the program, said he was forced to widen his driveway to accommodate his family’s cars. “We can’t park in front of our own house unless…

San Jose: Woman with two small children pepper-sprayed at 7-Eleven

A woman with two small children was pepper-sprayed late Sunday during an altercation at a 7-Eleven in San Jose. Shortly after 11 p.m., police responded to calls of a disturbance in the 5100 block of Monterey Road, where they located the woman and her children, according to Officer Gina Tepoorten. According to Tepoorten, a preliminary investigation revealed that another woman physically assaulted the woman when she got out of her car at the convenience store. At one point, the suspect pepper-sprayed the victim. The children remained inside the car but may have been affected by indirect contact from the spray, Tepoorten said. The suspect, who is known to the victim, fled the scene before officers arrived and has not been apprehended. Related Articles Why Bay Area hit-and-runs go unsolved, leaving frustration, heartache San Jose: police investigating Evergreen homicide preceded by burglary call San Jose: Man stabbed near Guadalupe River Trail downtown San Jose man indicted on charge he impersonated DEA agent Palo Alto: Man arrested in downtown skateboard attack The woman and her children were evaluated at the scene and did not require further medical…

Alleged South LA Street Takeover Driver Slams Into Wall After Short Pursuit

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Four people face charges in connection with taking part in a street takeover, then leading a short pursuit that ended in a crash into South LA wall. The crash happened at about 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Slauson and Broadway in South LA. The driver suffered serious injuries and remained hospitalized with one of the passengers. Two of the passengers have been released by the hospital. All are expected to be OK, and have since been arrested. Police say the driver had been part of a street takeover – where several cars take over an intersection to do dangerous stunts in front of an audience notified via social media — at 54th and Avalon. Neighbors called 911 to report the street takeover. An officer nearby tried to stop one of the vehicles that was part of the street takeover, but the driver did not stop and led a short pursuit before losing control, rolling over train tracks and slamming into a wall. Speed was a factor in the crash, and police say it was a miracle no one was killed. “There’s a…

Riverside County youths seek training in case of school shootings

The sound of screaming boomed from large speakers on the second floor of Orange Vista High School as a “gunman” traded blanks with police on the ground below. Then, finally, there was silence. The drill was over. Before long, students started taking selfies with the fake gunshot wounds drawn on their arms and foreheads with special-effects makeup. Others struck up conversations with the ”assailant,” who was played by a police officer. Still others peered curiously at phony pipe bombs placed on doors around the Perris campus. The Val Verde Unified School District Police Department’s active shooter drill in late June helped personnel from several agencies train for what to do if someone opened fire on a campus. It was exactly the kind of training that members of Riverside County’s Youth Commission say doesn’t go far enough to protect students in case gunfire were to erupt at school. While teachers, officers and firefighters practice in these elaborate drills, most students get infrequent lock downs that lack specifics on what to do in a crisis, the panelists say. And that leaves student fearing for their safety. That’s why…

4-Year-Old Girl Pepper-Sprayed Outside 7-Eleven in San Jose

A 4-year-old girl was pepper-sprayed during an altercation between two women outside a 7-Eleven in San Jose Sunday night, according to a store employee. The incident happened around 10:45 p.m. along the 5100 block of Monterey Road. Immigration Sweeps Begin at Slow Pace: US Official At some point during the altercation, one of the women pulled out pepper spray. The girl, who was with the other woman, ended up getting sprayed. It is not clear at this time if the woman with the pepper spray intended to spray the child. The girl and the woman she was with ran into the store for help, looking for water to wash out the girl’s eyes. Navy Turns Over Former Concord Weapons Station Land for Park “She was like really crying,” 7-Eleven employee Hertesh Singh said. “She was all red.” Further information was not immediately available. Firecracker Exploded in Alameda Safeway to Divert From Theft Photo Credit: NBC Bay Area

How Amazon Prime Day Became The Shopping Super Bowl

(CNN) — Amazon has successfully invented a new shopping holiday, a kind of Black Friday in July. The e-commerce giant and its retail competitors are set to capitalize on shoppers dishing out on everything from clothes to televisions next week. Amazon Prime Day will return for the fifth time starting Monday at midnight PT, and this year the discount event will run for two full days. Amazon says it will launch new deals as often as every five minutes, encouraging Prime members to keep returning to the site. “No doubt Amazon Prime Day will be another blockbuster event for Amazon, especially as it has increased the length and it seems to be working even harder with suppliers to secure deals,” said Sucharita Kodali, analyst at Forrester Research. Amazon’s global sales for Prime Day are expected to hit $5.8 billion over the two days, estimated Coresight Research. Last year, Amazon generated $3.9 billion on Prime Day, according to Coresight. Amazon, which raked in $232 billion in sales last year, does not break out revenue on Prime Day. Amazon faces increased pressure this Prime Day, however. Rival retailers such as Walmart, Best…

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