A steady stream of mourners stopped by an East Oakland cellphone store Thursday to pay tribute to 50-year-old owner Wilbur Bartley, who was fatally shot during an apparent robbery Wednesday night.
A judge this week issued final judgments that shut down two Oakland motels for a year that authorities say have been centers of prostitution and the sexual exploitation of minors.
Hundreds of people rallied and marched on International Boulevard in Oakland Friday night to call for an end to prostitution and robberies along the notorious corridor.
A $10,000 reward has been offered to help catch the gunman who shot a 2-year-old boy on Saturday in Oakland.
On a gray, drizzly afternoon last March, it was mostly empty along Oakland’s “Track,” a section of International Boulevard in the middle of the city that is known as a hub for prostitution.
Residents of two neighborhoods along Oakland’s International Boulevard held a rally Thursday night to fight back against the pimping and prostitution—particularly of young girls.