Resident Flags Down Firefighters To Fight Fruitvale FireFirefighters knocked down a fire Sunday night at an apartment building in East Oakland according to reports on Twitter.
BART Fixing Tracks Between Lake Merritt, Fruitvale; Weekend Closures SetBART has announced major weekend disruptions between the Lake Merritt and Fruitvale stations due to track maintenance projects taking place from April to July.
Official Blames Lead Levels In Oakland's Fruitvale On Paint
Lead Tests On 500 Oakland Children Show Higher Contamination Rate Than Kids In Flint, MIWhen 500 children were tested in Oakland's Fruitvale District, 7.5% of them tested with higher blood lead levels than kids in Flint, MI.
Calls To Make Oakland Intersection Safer After Crash Caught On CameraThere are new calls to do something about one of the most dangerous intersections in the East Bay. Pedestrians have been hit several times at East 17th and Fruitvale in Oakland, with the latest crash happening Monday night.
BART Stations Reopen After Early Morning BART Fire Injures 3, Prompts Major DelaysAll BART stations are now open after a fire on a train closed multiple stations in Alameda County earlier Thursday, according to BART officials.
1 Person Struck, Killed By Amtrak TrainOne person died after being struck by an Amtrak train Saturday afternoon in Oakland.
BART Closures Planned for 12 Upcoming Weekends: Complete Closure ListEver notice how BART trains slow down on certain sections of track? They do that because the 40-year-old wooden ties are so old they could come loose at higher speeds, potentially causing a train to not only derail, but go plummeting off the elevated tracks.
Richmond Man Critically Injured In Oakland ShootingA Richmond man is in critical condition after being shot in Oakland’s Fruitvale district late Wednesday night, police said.
Oakland Dropping Controversial Gang Injunction; Included Curfew, Banned Wearing Certain ColorsOakland’s city attorney confirmed that they are dropping its controversial gang injunction with police chief Sean Whent in favor of the move. Alleged members
Hundreds Gather At Oakland's Fruitvale BART Station To Remember Oscar GrantSeveral hundred people gathered in front of the Fruitvale BART station in Oakland Thursday to remember and celebrate the life of Oscar Grant III, who was shot and killed by a BART police officer there on New Year's Day in 2009.
BART's Powell Street Station Ranks As Agency's Most Crime-PlaguedBART’s Powell Street Station in San Francisco sees the most total crime out of any of the transit agency’s stops.

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