One man is dead and two were injured in a shooting in Oakland Saturday evening, according to police.
A Friday vigil and march in honor of a man shot and killed by an Oakland police officer on June 6 ended quietly after friends and family lit candles at the Lakeshore Avenue off-ramp where he died.
The Oakland City Council will try again Tuesday to approve the sale of a city-owned parcel of land near Lake Merritt for a new high-rise apartment complex.
A woman was able to walk away without injury after a tree fell on her car while she was driving near Lake Merritt in Oakland Thursday afternoon.
Plans for a new luxury high-rise in the heart of the Oakland will move as the city’s planning commission voted on Wednesday to allow the construction on a one-acre plot of public land near a BART station and Lake Merritt.
There’s a shortage of hotel rooms in Oakland, but that could change if developers get approval for a number of construction projects.
Arriving officers found a man suffering from at least one gunshot wound and rendered aid but he was pronounced dead at the scene.
Two bodies were found at a homeless encampment near Lake Merritt in Oakland Tuesday evening, a police lieutenant said.
One person was expected to survive after being shot near Lake Merritt in Oakland late Friday night
If you didn’t know that Oakland’s Lake Merritt was brackish salt and freshwater, here’s proof, as a saltwater batray, a type of stingray glides along the sunny shallows of the downtown “lake.”