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Chopper over protesters in Downtown Oakland on November 24, 2014 after a grand jury decided not to prosecute a Ferguson, Missouri police officer in the shooting death of Michael Brown. (CBS)

3 Men Charged With Looting Downtown Oakland Store During Ferguson Protest

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.

12/01/2014

Deadly Oakland Crash

Car Jumps Curb, Fatally Strikes 2 People In Oakland

Two people were fatally struck by a car near the Interstate 980 freeway in Downtown Oakland Friday night.

11/21/2014

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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.

10/20/2014

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.

03/28/2014

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.

11/13/2013

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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.

02/14/2013

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.

11/09/2011

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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.

11/02/2011

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.

10/25/2011

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/19/2011

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