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East Oakland

Rebecca Kaplan

Oakland Mayoral Hopeful Rebecca Kaplan Faces Backlash For Leaving Behind Trash After Announcing Candidacy

Some people in East Oakland said City Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan used their community as a prop for political advancement, but did nothing to help them. Now, they’re taking action to make sure she won’t be their next mayor.

06/20/2014

Fatal Shooting

Woman Shot And Killed In Early Morning Oakland Shooting

A woman was killed in a shooting in East Oakland this morning, police said.

06/18/2014

Oakland shooting victim Carlos Fernandez Nava (Nava Family)

Alameda County Prosecutor Says Man Had Motive In Fatal Shooting Of Oakland Toddler

An Alameda County prosecutor told jurors today that a reputed gang member had the motive, means and opportunity to carry out a shooting in East Oakland three years ago that claimed the life of 3-year-old Carlos Nava and wounded two men.

06/17/2014

Crime Scene

Girl, Adult Man Hospitalized After Being Shot In East Oakland

A girl and an adult male were shot Friday evening in Oakland, according to police.

05/16/2014

An example of the work at a crematorium in Mass. Human ashes cool as crematory operator Joe Bancewicz prepares a retort, or cremation ovens, at Mount Auburn Cemetary February 21, 2002 in Watertown, MA. The cemetary has been performing cremations for 100 years and does about 900 per year. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Massive Proposed Crematorium Would Incinerate 10 Bodies A Day In East Oakland

A “mega” crematorium that would cremate 3600 or more bodies a year planned for a low-income neighborhood could lead to increased pollution, according to community leaders rallying against the Neptune Society’s planned facility at City Hall Tuesday night.

05/06/2014

Bay Area Transit Workers Go On Strike

Oakland Merchants Concerned AC Transit’s Rapid Bus Plans Will Hurt Local Business

A number of East Oakland merchants want to put a detour in the path of AC Transit’s proposed Bus Rapid Transit along a stretch of International Blvd., because they’re concerned with how it will affect their businesses.

04/29/2014

(CBS)

Oakland Man Gets 40 Years To Life For Killing Truck Thief

An Oakland man was sentenced Friday to 40 years to life in state prison for fatally shooting a man who stole his brother’s truck two years ago.

04/04/2014

Authorities on the scene of a raid of a home on the 2300 block of 90th Avenue in Oakland on March 18, 2014. (CBS)

8 Arrested, Drugs Seized In Raid Of East Oakland Home

Authorities said they uprooted a significant criminal enterprise Tuesday when armed FBI and swat teams raided a home in East Oakland.

03/18/2014

Authorities on the scene of a shooting of an AC Transit bus on the corner of 78th and Bancroft Avenues in Oakland on February 20, 2014. (CBS)

Man Killed, Transit Bus Hit By Gunfire During Bloody Day In East Oakland

A man was killed in a gun battle stemming from an argument on an AC Transit bus in East Oakland Thursday afternoon. The shooting was among several that took place in the area over a five-hour span.

02/20/2014

Authorities busted a suspected auto theft ring at a warehouse on 36th Avenue in Oakland on February 5, 2014. (CBS)

Authorities Raid Alleged Chop Shop In East Oakland

Police recovered stolen cars and arrested nearly a dozen people during a bust of a suspected auto theft ring in East Oakland on Wednesday.

02/06/2014

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