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Oakland Moves Forward With Plan To Remove Trees In Hills Deemed A Fire Hazard

Despite resistance from neighbors, the City of Oakland took a big step Tuesday night to prevent another big fire like the one that devastated the Oakland Hills in 1991.

05/27/2015

A van that went over an embankment in the Oakland Hills on May 15, 2015. (CBS)

3 Injured When Van Takes Wrong Turn In Oakland Hills, Goes Over Embankment

A family who wanted to take their graduating daughter out to dinner made a wrong turn in the Oakland Hills Friday night and drove straight into trouble.

05/15/2015

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Man Dies In Early Morning House Fire In Oakland Hills

A man died in a fire at a home in the Oakland hills early Wednesday morning, a fire battalion chief said.

04/01/2015

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Firefighters Called To House Fire In Oakland Hills, Find Man Dying Of Cardiac Arrest

While extinguishing the fire, firefighters searched the home and found a man in cardiac arrest in a bedroom. He was later pronounced dead at the hospital.

04/01/2015

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Oakland City Councilman Threatens To Quit Over City’s Violence After Latest Homicide

A city councilman is threatening to quit over violence in his city after a 21-year-old father was killed as he left for work from his Oakland hills home Tuesday morning.
Oakland City Councilman Larry Reid said he feels like a failure after making a promise nearly two decades ago to his constituents that he would make Oakland a place where they could raise a family.

03/03/2015

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Storm Wind Topples Massive Trees, Narrowly Missing Oakland Hills Home

Crews are working to clear trees and power lines that were knocked down in this weekend’s Bay Area storm.

02/09/2015

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3 Critically Injured, Others Hurt In Deck Collapse At Oakland Hills Home

Three people were critically injured and at least six more were injured when the deck of an Oakland Hills home collapsed.

09/14/2014

Crews patrol the Oakland hills on Wednesday, June 18, 2014 following a series of fires on Tuesday afternoon. (Holly Quan/CBS)

Oakland Fire Crews Monitor Hills After Series Of Small Blazes Deemed Suspicious

Crews have been patrolling the Dimond Canyon Park area, after five fires deemed suspicious broke out in the area on Tuesday afternoon.

06/18/2014

The Oakmore neighborhood in the Oakland Hills. (CBS)

Oakland Neighborhood Credits Private Patrols For 85% Drop In Crime

Residents in several Oakland neighborhoods credit private patrols for a significant drop in crime, with one neighborhood claiming a drop of 85 percent. Meanwhile, the Oakland Police Department and some community members remain skeptical about the patrols.

03/19/2014

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Private Security Guard Shoots Burglary Suspect In Oakland Hills

A burglary suspect was hospitalized after being shot Thursday by a private security guard trying to thwart a home burglary in the Oakland Hills.

02/13/2014

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