Activists Protest 'Urban Shield' Law Enforcement Training Event In OaklandThe Stop Urban Shield Coalition held a rally in front of the Alameda County government building near Lake Merritt in Oakland Friday afternoon to protest the "Urban Shield" law enforcement disaster training event.
Massive Fire Burns Apartments Under Construction Near Oakland's Lake MerrittA four-alarm fire at a construction site in Oakland Friday morning has forced the evacuation of hundreds people living in neighboring buildings and it remains unclear when they might be allowed to return, according to city officials.
Oakland Man Crossing Street Near Lake Merritt Struck, Killed By Hit-And-Run DriverPolice did not say if the man, an Oakland resident, was in a crosswalk when he was hit.
BART Cancels Track Work On Sunday Due To Warriors Playoff GameBART officials Friday morning are reporting track work occurring this weekend between the Lake Merritt and Fruitvale stations in Oakland will occur on Saturday.
Demonstrators Gather At Oakland's Lake Merritt As Part Of Nationwide Climate MarchHundreds gathered at Oakland's Lake Merritt Saturday advocating for the environment and protesting President Donald Trump's policies.
BART Fixing Tracks Between Lake Merritt, Fruitvale; Weekend Closures SetBART has announced major weekend disruptions between the Lake Merritt and Fruitvale stations due to track maintenance projects taking place from April to July.
Family Sues Oakland Over Teen's Death From Falling Tree BranchThe family of an East Bay teenager is filing a wrongful death suit against the city of Oakland a year after he killed by a falling tree limb near Lake Merritt.
Thousands Gather In Oakland To Circle Lake Merritt In Protest Of President-Elect TrumpThousands gathered shoulder to shoulder Sunday afternoon in Oakland to stage a peaceful, family-friendly and non-violent protest against the election of president-elect Donald Trump, organizers said.
Federal Agents Brought In To Investigate Massive Oakland Apartment FireA fire investigation team from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives arrived in Oakland Wednesday to help determine the cause of a five-alarm fire, ATF officials said.
Major Delays On BART Between Lake Merritt And West OaklandBART passengers in the East Bay were experiencing major delays Monday evening due to an equipment problem on the track.
Robbery Victim's Screams Lead To Suspects' Arrest Near Oakland's Lake MerrittPolice in Oakland swiftly arrested two robbery suspects near Lake Merritt Tuesday morning, a police spokeswoman said.
Cyclist Shot, Killed Near Lake MerrittA bicyclist was shot and killed near Lake Merritt.