Lake Merritt

Canada Goose (Getty Images)

Man Accused Of Killing Goose With Bare Hands At Oakland Park Charged

A man accused of using his bare hands to kill a goose at Lakeside Park is facing two misdemeanor charges.

07/17/2015

A victim treated for injuries after an early morning fire broke out on a train heading from Richmond to Fremont. (Tim Ryan/CBS SF)

BART Stations Reopen After Early Morning BART Fire Injures 3, Prompts Major Delays

All BART stations are now open after a fire on a train closed multiple stations in Alameda County earlier Thursday, according to BART officials.

07/09/2015

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1 Dead, 2 Injured In Saturday Evening Shooting Near Oakland’s Lake Merritt

One man is dead and two were injured in a shooting in Oakland Saturday evening, according to police.

06/28/2015

Oakland Protest March

Friday Night Vigil For Man Shot Saturday By Oakland Police Turns Into Protest March

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.

06/12/2015

Lake Merritt in Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland City Council To Vote On Lake Merritt High-Rise Approval

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.

06/02/2015

A eucalyptus tree crushed this car near Lake Merritt in Oakland on April 16, 2015. (CBS)

Woman Walks Away Uninjured After Eucalyptus Tree Falls On Her Car Near Oakland’s Lake Merritt

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.

04/16/2015

Proposed high-rise apartment building in Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland Planning Commission Approves High-Rise Apartment Near Lake Merritt Amid Discord

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.

04/02/2015

The Fox Theatre in all its glory is located in the Uptown district in Oakland. (Photo by Kristina Ruiz-Healy)

Oakland Hotel Room Shortage Could Lead To Construction Boom

There’s a shortage of hotel rooms in Oakland, but that could change if developers get approval for a number of construction projects.

03/02/2015

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Man Shot Dead On South Side Of Oakland’s Lake Merritt

Arriving officers found a man suffering from at least one gunshot wound and rendered aid but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

02/08/2015

View of downtown Oakland from Lake Merritt (Wikipedia)

2 Bodies Found Near Oakland’s Lake Merritt

Two bodies were found at a homeless encampment near Lake Merritt in Oakland Tuesday evening, a police lieutenant said.

01/13/2015

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