$100,000+ Salaries For Meter Readers, Customer Service Reps At Water Agency That Keeps Raising Rates
A small East Bay water district is paying more than 200 of their employees, including meter readers and customer service representatives, wages and benefits worth well over $100,000, while raising customers’ rates 16 years in a row.
Five people were arrested Thursday in Oakland on suspicion of soliciting sexual services from prostitutes in an anti-human-trafficking operation focusing on “Johns,” police said.
The Piedmont High School Bird Calling contest, originally organized by science teacher Leonard J. Waxdeck, celebrated its 50th anniversary Friday night.
A scathing new report reveals serious flaws in punishing Oakland police officers, as problem officers who were suspended or fired were basically rewarded with what amounted to a paid vacation.
20-30 people hopped on the Jackson Street offramp a little after 3 p.m. causing a backup. The event was captured on social media.
One person died and two others were injured in separate shootings in Oakland between Saturday night and early Sunday morning, police said.
A man died after he was found injured near Interstate Highway 980 in Oakland early Saturday morning, police said.
A pedestrian was reportedly trying to cross Interstate Highway 580 Sunday morning when he was struck and killed by a car near the border of San Leandro and Hayward, according to the CHP.
Three shootings Saturday evening and early Sunday morning in Oakland claimed one life and sent two people to the hospital, according to Oakland police.
The state Department of Public Health is warning the public of the dangers of consuming raw milk after six Bay Area residents fell seriously ill, state public health officials announced Tuesday.