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.
Diesel fuel spilling through Oakland’s Lake Merritt storm drains has covered acres of the lake Tuesday afternoon, a fire battalion chief said.
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.
Dog owners around Oakland’s Lake Merritt may soon finally have a dog park to walk their pooches in. However, just because there are plans in the works, that doesn’t mean that obstacles don’t remain.
BART has begun the process of drafting plans for its former headquarters site in downtown Oakland, above the Lake Merritt Station.
A woman reported being sexually assaulted and beaten at an apartment complex near Oakland’s Lake Merritt on Monday night, police said.
Oakland police issued a community alert Thursday for an incident on Tuesday night in which a woman was robbed and sexually assaulted in the Lake Merritt area.
BART has been restored after trains were experiencing major delays systemwide because of an equipment problem near its Lake Merritt station in Oakland.
UPDATE: A 26-year-old Oakland man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and attempted robbery for allegedly shooting another man near Lake Merritt late Wednesday night, a police spokesman said Thursday.
A shooting near Lake Merritt in Oakland Tuesday morning injured two people, left bullet holes in a nearby retirement home and caused a lockdown at a nearby school for about an hour.