Maxwell Park

Oakland firefighters on the scene of a blaze on the 4700 block of Redding Street near Mills College on October 2, 2014. (CBS)

4-Alarm Fire Burns 3 Homes Near Mills College In Oakland

Firefighters in Oakland battled a four-alarm blaze that burned three homes near Mills College Thursday evening.


A firefighter looks inside the burned out home on the 2900 block of Kingsland Ave. in Oakland, June 26, 2012. (CBS)

1 Killed, 1 Critically Hurt In Oakland House Fire

A man has died after suffering critical injuries from an overnight fire in Oakland’s Maxwell Park neighborhood according to fire officials.


Police take a man into custody near Maxwell Park International Academy (CBS)

Gunman Arrested After Oakland Elementary School Evacuation

Oakland police took an armed suspect into custody after a brief search that forced the evacuation of an elementary school in East Oakland’s Maxwell Park neighborhood Wednesday morning.



Oakland School Board To Vote On Plan To Close 5 Campuses

Oakland’s school board was set to meet Wednesday to consider a proposal by Superintendent Tony Smith to close five elementary schools to save $2.2 million a year and use those funds to improve other schools.



Oakland Unified Releases List Of Schools Facing Closure

The Oakland Unified School District released a list of schools they would like to close in the first step toward a multi-million dollar consolidation plan.