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.
Residents of an Oakland neighborhood said they’re getting a raw deal from the city when it comes to road repairs.
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.
Police are investigating the shooting of a child in East Oakland Tuesday afternoon.
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.
Undercover officers were searching for a known gang member in East Oakland when they were fired upon.
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.
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.
A boy shot and killed while walking with friends in Oakland is being remembered while police search for his killer.
A bicyclist was struck and killed by a car in East Oakland late Tuesday afternoon, a police spokeswoman said.