Allen Temple Baptist Church
The chief financial officer for Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District has been arrested and accused embezzling more than a half-million dollars from religious organizations that provide for the poor, according to prosecutors.
More than 1,000 people attended an East Oakland church’s annual health fair Saturday to receive preventative health screenings and exams and one man was diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer.
Events were held across the country as parishioners showed up at their respective churches in hoodies on Sunday.
Members of Oakland’s Allen Temple Baptist Church spent Martin Luther King Day beautifying International Boulevard.
A man who was gunned down outside the Allen Temple Baptist Church in East Oakland on Tuesday had just been released from prison a month ago but was trying to turn his life around by taking classes, church officials said Wednesday.
A 46-year-old man was fatally shot in front of one of Oakland’s best-known churches shortly before noon Tuesday, according to police.