An East Bay grandmother hasn’t slowed down in her retirement. In fact, she rolled up her sleeves to save a little known slice of Oakland history.
San Francisco may have the Bay Area’s most famous park, but visitors will be pleased to discover a vast collection of open spaces and outdoor activities on the other side of the Bay. Here are five of the best parks in the East Bay, all within an hour’s drive of Oakland or Berkeley.
Police Thursday released a sketch of a man who attacked a 19-year-old woman near Lake Merritt in Oakland on New Year’s Day.
A man wanted for Friday morning’s shooting near the Alameda County administration building in Oakland turned himself in Friday afternoon, police said.
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.