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Man Charged With Murder For Shooting Outside Downtown Oakland Nightclub

A man has been charged with murder for a shooting earlier this month outside a downtown Oakland nightclub, prosecutors said Monday.


Oakland police released this surveillance image of a sexual assault suspect from an incident on San Pablo Ave. (OPD)

Oakland Police Investigating Broad-Daylight Kidnapping, Sexual Assault

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.


Lines at the Port of Oakland. (CBS)

Port Of Oakland Truckers Circle City Hall; Want Extension On Emissions Law

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.



Oakland Branch Of NAACP Calls For Public Events To Continue Despite Violence

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.


Occupy Oakland encampment in front of Oakland City Hall. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oakland Business Groups, Fed Up With Occupy, Appeal To Quan

Two Oakland community benefit districts are telling Mayor Jean Quan that it’s time to clean out the tent city at Frank Ogawa Plaza.



Oakland ‘Pop-Up’ Neighborhood Fights Back Against Bad Economy

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.


Oakland Police use tear gas to disperse a crowd during a protest against the raid of the "Occupy Oakland" encampment on October 25, 2011. (CBS)

Protesters Clash With Police After ‘Occupy Oakland’ Camp Raided

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.


Tower of Power

Downtown Oakland Spruced Up For Art And Soul Festival

More than 40 bands are performing at this , the 11th year of the event.


View of downtown Oakland from Lake Merritt (Wikipedia)

Phil Matier: Oakland Mayor Lures San Francisco Tech Firms

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan is making it clear – she wants technology firms to consider abandoning San Francisco in favor of Oakland.


Lake Merritt in Oakland. (CBS)

Improving Oakland’s Image A Top Priority For New Mayor

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan said she wants to improve the city’s image, bring more shoppers to town, and visit China to court more business for the port.

CBS San Francisco–01/08/2011



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