Oakland celebrated International PARK(ing) Day on Friday by unveiling the first permanent public parklet in front of a café near Lake Merritt, showcasing the city’s commitment to bringing more green space to urban areas.
BART passengers experienced major delays Friday afternoon because of a person under a train at the Lake Merritt station, according to a dispatcher.
Police are offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a man who kidnapped a woman near Lake Merritt in Oakland and then sexually assaulted her early Sunday morning.
A group of sixth-graders has discovered sunken treasure in Oakland’s Lake Merritt.
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At least 60 birds were killed in a fire in a home near Lake Merritt in Oakland Thursday evening, a fire battalion chief said.
Occupy protesters launched the raft carrying a tent in Lake Merritt earlier this week.
Police cleared an Occupy Oakland encampment from Snow Park early Monday morning, leaving Oakland without any Occupy encampment for the first time since Oct. 26.
Oakland firefighters extinguished a fire in an apartment building near the southwest shore of Lake Merritt Wednesday morning.
Oakland residents have been dropping more and more complaints with the city about what the Lake Merritt geese leave behind. More residents have been crying fowl since improvements around the lake started bringing more people down to the waterfront three years ago.