Lake Merritt

The sunken treasure found by Oakland sixth-graders in Lake Merritt. (Lake Merritt Institute)

Students Discover Sunken Treasure In Oakland Lake Merritt

A group of sixth-graders has discovered sunken treasure in Oakland’s Lake Merritt.


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Best Bloody Marys In Oakland

Feeling the effects of over-indulging the night before? Try a headache-soothing Bloody Mary at one of these great Oakland venues to kick-start a productive day.


Firefighter Graphic

Dozens Of Pet Birds Killed In Oakland House Fire

At least 60 birds were killed in a fire in a home near Lake Merritt in Oakland Thursday evening, a fire battalion chief said.


A group of Occupy Oakland demonstrators floating on a raft as part of a protest called "Aquapy Lake Merritt."

Authorities Dismantle ‘Aquapy Lake Merritt’ Protest Raft

Occupy protesters launched the raft carrying a tent in Lake Merritt earlier this week.


A group of Occupy Oakland protesters stand on the sidewalk after being evicted from their encampment at Snow Park, November 21, 2011. (CBS)

Last Occupy Oakland Encampment At Snow Park Dismantled

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.



Apartment Fire Put Out Near Lake Merritt

Oakland firefighters extinguished a fire in an apartment building near the southwest shore of Lake Merritt Wednesday morning.


Canada goose and gosling sun themselves on lawn (AP)

Lake Merritt Geese Lead To Fowl Complaints In Oakland

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.


A man handles gold chains at a jewelry shop. (Noah Seelam/AFP/Getty Images)

Oakland Robbers Snatching Gold Chains Off Victims

The Oakland Police Department is alerting residents about an increase of street robberies that target people wearing gold chains.

CBS San Francisco–08/19/2011

Eye On The Bay: Date Night

Eye On The Bay: Date Night – 8/16/11

Liam pairs up with Diablo Magazine to find the best date spots in the bay area and then we’ll sit down with Bay Area locals to hear their dating stories plus get a bit of […]

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–08/16/2011

A walker takes dogs to a dog park. (Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Battle Over Oakland Lake Merritt Dog Parks Heats Up

The Oakland City Parks Commission Wednesday takes up a heated Lake Merritt dog-park battle.