Firefighters Douse Early Morning House Fire In OaklandAt 12:35 a.m., fire crews responded to the fire at a home located at 527 Montclair Ave.
10-Year-Old Oakland Girl’s Book Tops Bestseller ListAbbey Richter has regaled readers with her heartwarming books about her pets. She’s a best-seller, she’s speaks fluent French, she rides horses and plays the guitar. Oh – and she’s only 10!
Jefferson Award Winner Nurtures Nature To Restore HabitatsIn the heart of the Montclair District in Oakland, a little slice of nature is being restored. It's a project that probably will never be finished, but thanks to this week's Jefferson Award winner, Beaconsfield Canyon is already coming back to life.
Luxury Homebuyers Set Their Sights On Oakland To Get More Bang For Their BuckA million dollars doesn’t buy much in the way of luxury anymore if you are home shopping in San Francisco, the South Bay or the Peninsula. That may explain the recent surge in luxury home sales in Oakland.
Armed Woman Barricaded At Montclair Home In Oakland Arrested After StandoffA woman armed with a gun was arrested late Monday morning after a 14-hour standoff at an unoccupied house in Oakland's Montclair district.
Husband Pleads Not Guilty To Murdering Wife At Their Oakland Montclair HomeA locksmith pleaded not guilty Monday to a charge that he murdered his wife at their home in Oakland’s Montclair district last month.
Husband Charged With Murder In Oakland Woman's Fatal Fall A man who claimed that his wife died in a fall at their home in Oakland’s Montclair district last month has now been charged with murdering her, authorities said Wednesday.
Flyers Of Jewish Councilwoman With Swastika On Her Face Posted In OaklandPolice in Oakland were investigating who's behind fliers depicting a swastika on a Jewish councilwoman's forehead. They were plastered throughout the Montclair district.
Mayor Quan’s Neighbors In Oakland Hills Demand More PoliceResidents of the Oakmore District of the Oakland Hills , where Mayor Jean Quan resides, met on Wednesday night to demand city leaders provide more police to stop escalating home-invasion robberies and other violent crimes.
Burglaries, Home Invasion Robbery Worry Oakland Montclair ResidentsPolice have stepped up patrols in the Oakland hills after a series of burglaries in the Montclair neighborhood, as well as a home invasion robbery at an elderly woman’s house.
2 Sentenced In '94 Oakland Kidnap Cold Case; Rape Charges AvoidedTwo men were sentenced to lengthy prison terms Monday after being convicted of kidnapping and carjacking for an attack on a couple in Oakland’s Montclair District in 1994 -- a cold case that was solved using DNA evidence.