The number of homicides in Oakland for 2013 more than doubled Friday. Police have linked the string of murders to several rival groups
Business leaders in Chinatown and the Fruitvale District are joining together to help fight crime in the city.
A taco truck owner accosted by an armed robber in Oakland early Thursday defended himself with his own gun in a shootout which injured both the victim and gunman, according to police.
A judge issued a preliminary injunction Friday against five alleged Norteno gang members in Oakland’s Fruitvale district but delayed a ruling on 35 other reputed members.
The legality and the effectiveness of gang injunctions are being tested in Oakland. Around 40 gang members have been named in a proposed injunction that covers the city’s Fruitvale district.
The owner of a Mexican restaurant in Oakland’s Fruitvale District was fatally shot during an apparent attempted robbery early Friday morning, a police spokeswoman said.
Arise High School, a charter school in Oakland’s Fruitvale District, received routers and wireless adapters from Cisco Systems as a donation to tackle the digital divide.