Prosecutors on Monday charged three men with second-degree commercial burglary for looting the Smart & Final store in downtown Oakland early last Tuesday morning in a protest following the decision not to indict Ferguson, Missouri, police Officer Darren Wilson.
Two people were fatally struck by a car near the Interstate 980 freeway in Downtown Oakland Friday night.
A man has been charged with murder for a shooting earlier this month outside a downtown Oakland nightclub, prosecutors said Monday.
Oakland Police Department are asking the public’s help with an investigation of a kidnapping, sexual assault that happened this week on San Pablo Ave. during broad daylight.
A convoy of trucks circled Oakland City Hall during Wednesday’s lunch hour as Mayor Jean Quan and air regulators met with members of the Port of Oakland Truckers Association over upcoming pollution rules.
President George Holland is calling on the community to stand up and fight back following the fatal shooting earlier this month following the First Friday event.
Two Oakland community benefit districts are telling Mayor Jean Quan that it’s time to clean out the tent city at Frank Ogawa Plaza.
Economic development has been slow in Oakland. The city has been plagued by a down economy and high unemployment and foreclosure rates. But a new popup neighborhood is evolving, filling vacant storefronts in Downtown Oakland.
Police at Oakland’s Frank Ogawa Plaza deployed tear gas on protesters Tuesday night during a demonstration over Tuesday morning’s raid of the “Occupy Oakland” encampment.
More than 40 bands are performing at this , the 11th year of the event.