East Oakland

Castlemont High School football players on the field. (KCBS)

East Oakland Football Coach Helping Students Stay Fed Through Crowdsourcing

With pre-season football upon us, Bay Area High School fields are busy with two a day practices, but in East Oakland, in one of the poorest neighborhoods, one coach is trying to raise a team with kids that often don’t see three meals a day.

08/13/2015

East Oakland mark potholes and write "Fix Me" with spray paint on 92nd Street on July 15, 2015. (CBS)

East Oakland Residents Spray Paint ‘Fix Me’ On Potholes, Demand Repairs On Rough Roads

Residents of an Oakland neighborhood said they’re getting a raw deal from the city when it comes to road repairs.

07/16/2015

Olis Simmons (right) shares a laugh with Ronald Easley. (CBS)

East Oakland’s Youth Uprising Transforms Lives For Future Leaders

In an East Oakland neighborhood, where some are even too scared to drive, there is a woman who has helped thousands of young people turn their lives around.

07/01/2015

Oakland police on the scene after a 4-year-old girl was found shot near 77th Avenue and MacArthur Blvd. on June 16, 2015. (CBS)

4-Year-Old Girl Shot In East Oakland

Police are investigating the shooting of a child in East Oakland Tuesday afternoon.

06/16/2015

(Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

USPS Removing Continuously-Burglarized East Oakland Mailbox

The U.S. Postal Service is removing a collection box from outside an East Oakland Post Office, saying it has consistently been the target of vandals and mail thieves.

04/29/2015

(CBS SF)

Suspects Shoot At Undercover Oakland Police Officers; 3 In Custody

Undercover officers were searching for a known gang member in East Oakland when they were fired upon.

04/29/2015

Crime Scene

Violent Oakland Gang Suspected Of Following San Leandro Police Officers To Their Homes

Bay Area police officers may now be the target of one of Oakland’s most violent street gangs. Authorities said gang members have even tracked officers to their homes.

03/06/2015

14-year-old Davon Ellis of Oakland was fatally shot on February 28, 2015. (GoFundMe)

Person Of Interest Detained In 14-Year-Old Oakland Boy’s Shooting Death

A person of interest has been identified in connection with the fatal shooting of a 14-year-old boy in Oakland last Saturday, police Chief Sean Whent said Thursday.

03/05/2015

14 year old Davon Ellis was gunned down Saturday, February 28th, 2015 in East Oakland. There is a $20,000 reward for his killer. (Photo by Troy Flint, Oakland Unified School District)

$20,000 Reward In Murder Of Oakland Child, No Suspects Yet

A boy shot and killed while walking with friends in Oakland is being remembered while police search for his killer.

03/01/2015

(Joel Saget/Getty Images)

Bicyclist Killed While Riding In East Oakland

A bicyclist was struck and killed by a car in East Oakland late Tuesday afternoon, a police spokeswoman said.

02/24/2015

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