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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 5–08/16/2011

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.


dog running

Oakland’s Lake Merritt Dog Park In The Works

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.


Lake Merritt BART Station (Wikipedia)

Public Input Sought For Development Of BART’s Oakland Property

BART has begun the process of drafting plans for its former headquarters site in downtown Oakland, above the Lake Merritt Station.


Lake Merritt in Oakland. (CBS)

Woman Sexually Assaulted, Beaten Near Lake Merritt

A woman reported being sexually assaulted and beaten at an apartment complex near Oakland’s Lake Merritt on Monday night, police said.

KPIX 5–02/08/2011

Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

Woman Robbed, Sexually Assaulted Near Lake Merritt

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.

CBS San Francisco–01/20/2011