4-Alarm Fire Burns 3 Homes Near Mills College In OaklandFirefighters in Oakland battled a four-alarm blaze that burned three homes near Mills College Thursday evening.
1 Killed, 1 Critically Hurt In Oakland House FireA man has died after suffering critical injuries from an overnight fire in Oakland's Maxwell Park neighborhood according to fire officials.
Gunman Arrested After Oakland Elementary School EvacuationOakland 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 ClosureThe 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.