Half of the homeless people in the Bay Area are former foster children, and most of the young prostitutes working in East Oakland used to be in foster care, according to experts.
A vehicle crashed into an AC Transit bus Monday night in East Oakland, sending a bus passenger to the hospital, an AC Transit spokesman said.
The suspected gunman and the suspected driver in the drive-by shooting death of 3-year-old Carlos Nava in East Oakland on Aug. 8 both pleaded not guilty Monday.
An Oakland man was shot and killed in front of his 6-year-old son during an attempted robbery, according to police.
A drive-by shooting that killed a 3-year-old boy in East Oakland on Monday appears to have been gang-related, Oakland police said Wednesday.
Oakland police said the two other male victims, who suffered non-life-threatening injuries, appeared to be targeted by the suspect or suspects.
The first of several security cameras being installed in Oakland’s Fruitvale District went up Thursday at the restaurant where the longtime owner and community leader was shot to death.
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.