Oakland city officials have received more than 190 calls for assistance with fallen trees and branches and other debris this morning following Thursday night’s wind storm.
A pedestrian suffered life-threatening injuries and a driver was arrested in a hit-and-run collision near Lake Merritt in Oakland early Saturday morning.
Oakland police held a community meeting in the city’s Grand Lake neighborhood Wednesday to try to reassure merchants and residents in the wake of a double murder at a Wingstop restaurant Monday night and a recent surge in street robberies.
Oakland police arrested a suspect in the shooting deaths of two workers in a fast-food restaurant in the Grand Lake District on Monday night, authorities said.
Assemblywoman Nancy Skinner called on Gov. Jerry Brown Monday to support spending provisions recently approved by state legislators that would provide $6 million to reduce the long backlog of veterans’ benefit claims in California.
Gov. Jerry Brown returned to Oakland Sunday afternoon to attend a grand opening dedication at Lake Merritt.
Oakland officials will throw a car-free party on Sunday to celebrate recent improvements at Lake Merritt to make it more scenic as well as more accessible for pedestrians and bicyclists.
A one-alarm fire caused damage at a bakery near Lake Merritt in Oakland Wednesday morning, according to fire officials.
Oakland police are seeking the public’s help in finding a middle-aged man who allegedly molested a 7-year-old girl at a residence near the Oakland Museum of California on Saturday afternoon.
Whimsical gnomes that have been sprinkled around Oakland’s Lake Merritt will continue to brighten residents’ days for now, but may be moving sometime soon.