Oakland Hills

A surveillance camera (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

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.

07/06/2012

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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.

07/03/2012

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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.

06/28/2012

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.

06/08/2012

Shooting

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.

04/12/2012

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.

03/29/2012

Broken Glass, window, burglary, generic, crime scene

Burglaries, Home Invasion Robbery Worry Oakland Montclair Residents

Police have stepped up patrols in the Oakland hills after a series of burglaries in the Montclair neighborhood, as well as a home invasion robbery at an elderly woman’s house.

03/15/2012

Joseph Robertson was found dead in his Oakland Hills home (CBS)

Elderly Man Found Dead Inside Oakland Hills Home

An elderly man was found dead inside a home in the Oakland Hills Thursday morning and police were treating the case as a possible homicide.

02/23/2012

A view of the 1991Oakland Hills firestorm. (DART/NASA Ames)

20 Years Later, East Bay Hills Less Susceptible To Firestorms

Twenty years ago Thursday, a hillside fire blown out of control by hot, dry winds killed 25 people and destroyed more than 3,000 homes in the Oakland and Berkeley hills.

10/20/2011

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.

10/20/2011

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