Oakland Hills

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan (R) speaks as police chief Howard Jordan looks on during a press conference on October 26, 2011 in Oakland. Oakland Mayor Jean Quan held a press conference to address police action taken on Occupy protesters who staged a demonstration in downtown Oakland on Tuesday evening. Nearly 100 protesters were arrested. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Mayor Quan’s Neighbors In Oakland Hills Demand More Police

Residents 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.


Police holding weapons walk on the Holy Names University campus in Oakland searching for a possible gunman, October 18, 2012. (CBS)

All-Clear Given After Lockdown At Holy Names University In Oakland

The all-clear has been given at Oakland’s Holy Names University Thursday afternoon after someone reported seeing an armed person on campus earlier Thursday, university officials said.


Monument honoring the victims of the 1991 Oakland Hills firestorm in the Firestorm Memorial Garden, located at the end of Highway 13 at the entrance of Hiller Highlands in Oakland.

Oakland Hills Firestorm Memorial Monument Vandalized

A monument honoring the victims of the 1991 Oakland Hills firestorm was vandalized over the weekend, according to the Oakland Landscape Committee, which oversees the monument’s maintenance.


A firefighter puts out hotspots on the roof of a home damaged by fire in the Oakland Hills, August 20, 2012. (CBS)

Firefighter Hurt In Oakland Hills House Fire

A firefighter was injured in a blaze that destroyed a vacant home in the Oakland hills early Monday morning, an Oakland fire battalion chief said.


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Oakland Hills Residents Fighting Crime With Surveillance Cameras

One Oakland City Council member is encouraging residents to invest in home video cameras for security since the city is short on police officers.


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Cyclist Chased, Robbed At Gunpoint In Oakland Hills

A bicyclist was chased and robbed of a high-end bicycle and gold necklace in the Oakland Hills last Friday.


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Cyclist Not Expected To Survive After Oakland Hills Crash

A man riding his bicycle with a fellow cyclist in the Oakland Hills on Wednesday evening was gravely injured when he hit a dip in the roadway, lost control and crashed, Oakland police said.


A brush fire burns in the Oakland hills near Mountain Blvd. and Keller Ave., June 8, 2012. (CBS)

Downed Power Line Sparks Fire In Oakland Hills

A fire that threatened homes in the Oakland Hills area Friday afternoon was expected to cause delays on Interstate 580 later Friday.



3 Hurt In 3 Separate Oakland Shootings

Two men were shot in West Oakland on Wednesday night, in an incident that may be related to another shooting blocks away, police said. Meanwhile, a third man was shot near his home in the Oakland Hills Wednesday night.


Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

Oakland Hills Residents Complain About Rash Of Burglaries

Residents have said burglaries surged in Oakland over the last year, and some Oakland Hills homeowners said properties have seen multiple break-ins over the past month.