Oakland Hills

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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

Police at the scen of a carjacking/kidnapping at a Safeway store in the Lincoln Square Shopping  Center in Oakland, February 11, 2014. (CBS)

Oakland Kidnapping Suspect Seen Stuffing Lobsters, Ribeye Down Pants Before Carjacking

Two people, a teenage girl and an older man, are believed to have been kidnapped in a carjacking outside an Oakland supermarket Tuesday afternoon, police said.

02/11/2014

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Phil Matier: Oakland Curfew Proposed To Combat Crime, Keep Youth Safe

An Oakland city councilman is proposing a youth curfew as a way to reduce crime, but also as a prevention and protection measure for youth.

09/23/2013

Firefighters at the scene of a car crash and fire at a home in the Oakland Hills, August 21, 2013. (CBS)

Elderly Woman Plows Car Oakland Hills Home, Sparks Fire

An elderly woman drove her car into home in the Oakland Hills Wednesday afternoon, sparking a garage fire, a fire battalion chief said.

08/21/2013

A carjacking suspect sits in the back of an Oakland Police patrol car after his arrest, July 17, 2013. (CBS)

Chainsaw-Wielding Tree Trimmer Helps Nab Oakland Carjacking Suspect

An East Bay tree-trimmer is being credited with helping police nab a suspected carjacker Tuesday using his wits, and a chainsaw.

06/19/2013

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