Oakland officials will throw a car-free party on Sunday to celebrate recent improvements at Lake Merritt to make it more scenic as well as more accessible for pedestrians and bicyclists.
A one-alarm fire caused damage at a bakery near Lake Merritt in Oakland Wednesday morning, according to fire officials.
Oakland police are seeking the public’s help in finding a middle-aged man who allegedly molested a 7-year-old girl at a residence near the Oakland Museum of California on Saturday afternoon.
Whimsical gnomes that have been sprinkled around Oakland’s Lake Merritt will continue to brighten residents’ days for now, but may be moving sometime soon.
At least four people have been hospitalized after a series of shootings near Oakland’s Lake Merritt on Tuesday night, according to authorities.
Oakland police have called off the search Wednesday night for three or four suspects who fled from police near Emeryville and later crashed their car east of Lake Merritt.
A five-year-old child was seriously injured when hit by a car while walking in Oakland’s Lake Merritt area Wednesday evening, an Oakland police officer said.
One victim was fatally shot in Oakland’s Adams Point neighborhood near Lake Merritt this morning, according to police.
Police arrested a suspect near Oakland’s Lake Merritt Thursday morning following a search.
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.