Oakland Fire Department
Federal authorities have confirmed that arson was to blame for a fire that shut down Bay Area Rapid Transit train service into and out of San Francisco earlier this month.
Oakland fire crews contained a one-alarm fire in a large Victorian building along Interstate 980 at 29th and Martin Luther King Way Wednesday morning.
Oakland city officials Wednesday named interim police Chief Howard Jordan to head the Police Department on a permanent basis.
Oakland fire officials are investigating why two fires broke out in the same apartment unit in less than four hours Friday, a fire spokesman said.
Oakland has been improperly increasing parcel taxes for two emergency service programs for the past 10 years even though they have large unspent balances, City Auditor Courtney Ruby said.
Oakland firefighters voted by a margin of more than two-to-one to take a pay cut and make other concessions, their union president said Friday.
Two families were displaced and a firefighter was injured during a house fire in Oakland Tuesday morning.
A one-alarm structure fire that burned one person and displaced six others from their home was under control within a half-hour late Saturday night, a dispatcher at the Oakland Fire Department said.
The Oakland Fire Department responded to a two-alarm structure fire at Martin Luther King Jr. Way and 32nd Street early Sunday morning.
Oakland police are looking for a hit-and-run driver who killed an elderly man crossing the street in a crosswalk.