Oakland Hills

A man was found with a gunshot wound in this car in the Oakland Hills on April 2, 2013. (CBS)

Off-Duty Paramedic Shot In Oakland Hills Dies

An off-duty paramedic who was shot while driving in the Oakland Hills on Tuesday was pronounced dead Thursday afternoon, police said.


A man was found with a gunshot wound in this car in the Oakland Hills on April 2, 2013. (CBS)

Oakland Shooting Latest Tragedy For Santa Clara County Paramedics

An off-duty paramedic was clinging to life Wednesday at Highland Hospital after being shot Tuesday afternoon in the Oakland Hills.


A man was found with a gunshot wound in this car in the Oakland Hills on April 2, 2013. (CBS)

Driver Critically Hurt In Shooting, Crash In Oakland Hills

A man was critically injured Tuesday in a shooting and crash in the Oakland hills, a police spokesman said.


Police released surveillance photos of a man suspected in the kidnapping of a Walnut Creek woman on November 7, 2012. A second suspect is also being sought in the case. (Walnut Creek Police Department)

Surveillance Photos Released In Walnut Creek Kidnapping Case

Walnut Creek police have released surveillance photos of one of two men who kidnapped a woman leaving work last Wednesday night and abandoned her in the Oakland Hills after forcing her to withdraw cash from ATMs.


Crime scene tape, police line, generic

Woman Abducted From Walnut Creek Parking Lot, 2 Suspects Sought

A woman leaving work in Walnut Creek Wednesday night was kidnapped by two men who forced her to withdraw money from various ATMs before abandoning her in the Oakland Hills, Walnut Creek police said.


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.


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.