Lake Merritt

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.


The scene of the Lake Merritt fuel slick (Doug Sovern)

Lake Merritt Spill Cleaned Up; Source Remains Unknown

A diesel fuel spill that spread to about 4 or 5 acres in Oakland’s Lake Merritt on Tuesday has been cleaned up, but the source of the spill remains unclear.

CBS San Francisco–06/29/2011

The scene of the Lake Merritt fuel slick (Doug Sovern)

Diesel Fuel Covers Parts Of Oakland’s Lake Merritt

Diesel fuel spilling through Oakland’s Lake Merritt storm drains has covered acres of the lake Tuesday afternoon, a fire battalion chief said.


Oakland sex assault

Woman Assaulted In Latest Attack Near Oakland’s Lake Merritt

The Oakland Police Department urged residents to take precautions after receiving reports of an attempted assault on Tuesday, the latest in a string of sexually-related assaults near Lake Merritt.





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