Oakland City Hall

Oakland's Ronald Dellums Federal Building

Oakland Schools, City Hall, Federal Building Evacuated Because Of Gas Odor

All Oakland public schools were dismissed Thursday after a strong odor of natural gas spread through the city.


Screenshot of Oakland Police video showing Occupy protesters burning the United States flag during a protest on January 28, 2012. (CBS)

Oakland Police Video Shows Protesters In City Hall, Burning Flag

Police have released surveillance video they say shows Occupy demonstrators breaking into City Hall during the protests in Oakland Saturday night.


Police officers protect the City Hall as protesters from Occupy Oakland -the local offshoot of Occupy Wall Street- marched to the buiding in Oakland on January 28, 2012. (KIMIHIRO HOSHINO/AFP/Getty Images)

Oakland Tries To Recover From Weekend ‘Occupy’ Damage

Oakland City Hall reopened Monday after municipal employees worked to clean up damage they said was caused over the weekend by Occupy protesters, about 400 of whom were arrested following clashes with police.


Oakland City Hall. (CBS)

Occupy Oakland Protesters Shut Down City Hall

Oakland City Hall was shut down Thursday afternoon, after two dozen Occupy Oakland protesters tried to storm the building.


An Oakland resident interrupts a press briefing by Occupy Oakland members planning to set up and encampment in Uptown (CBS)

Neighbors Oppose Plan For New Occupy Oakland Encampment

Occupy Oakland leaders announced plans Friday to set up a new encampment in a park and empty lot near 19th Street and Telegraph Avenue but were met with strong resistance by many people who live in the area.


1991 Oakland Hills Fire. (CBS)

Phil Matier: Oakland’s Quick Rebuilding After Firestorm

The KCBS and Chronicle Insider says it’s astounding how quickly Oakland rebuilt 20 years after the firestorm that killed 25 people and destroyed 4,000 homes and apartments.


An Occupy Wall Street protester sets up a walkway made out of pallets in a tent city in front of Oakland City Hall on October 13, 2011. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oakland, San Francisco Occupy Movements A Study In Contrasts

Dual protests in San Francisco and Oakland in sympathy with the Occupy Wall Street movement exude a remarkably different vibe, as city officials differ in their tolerance of protesters’ encampments.


Marijuana leaves (AP Graphic)

Former Cop Pitches Medical Marijuana Products At Oakland Expo

A former law enforcement officer is touting the benefits of medicinal marijuana in Oakland after a broken back back has given him a change of heart.


Marijuana Cigarette (AP)

Tokers To Light Up At Oakland City Hall Marijuana Street Fair

Pot smokers were invited to light up outside Oakland City Hall at the International Cannabis & Hemp Expo.