The Oakland City Attorney’s Office, which has filed lawsuits against two gangs in the city, still plans to file a lawsuit against a third gang at some point in the near future, a spokesman said Tuesday.
Two men arrested for looting after the verdict in the Oscar Grant case were ordered to pay $25,000 to the owner of an Oakland jewelry store that was robbed.
A vigil was scheduled Monday night for slain Oakland restaurant owner Jesus Campos, a spokeswoman for Mayor Jean Quan said.
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.
Officials at Oakland’s City Attorney’s office claim lawyers for alleged gang members are purposely dragging out gang injunction court hearings to make the process more expensive.
A lawyer for reputed Norteño gang members in Oakland’s Fruitvale District Wednesday turned the tables on city officials who are suing his clients by saying he wants an injunction against police officers who he alleges are harassing them.
An Oakland man alleged by city officials to belong to the Norteños street gang denied his affiliation to the group at a hearing in Alameda County Superior Court on Wednesday.
For the second time in as many weeks, an Alameda County judge on Wednesday didn’t decide whether to grant a preliminary injunction that would prohibit 40 suspected gang members from gathering in an east Oakland neighborhood.
A judge has ruled that a group of lawyers with connections to Oakland City Hall does not have to disqualify itself from representing alleged Nortenos gang members named in a city lawsuit.
Two people were injured in a shooting in Oakland’s Fruitvale neighborhood on Friday afternoon, police said.