Oakland Hills

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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

1991 Oakland Hills Fire. (CBS)

Families Still Struggling With Loss 20 Years After Oakland Firestorm

In this KCBS Cover Story, reporter Doug Sovern takes a look at how a family is still feeling the pain of “The Firestorm,” which scorched the Oakland and Berkeley hills, 20 years later.

10/19/2011

(Joel Saget/Getty Images)

Oakland Hills Bicyclist Hit, Killed In Collision With Car

A bicyclist killed in a collision with a vehicle while riding in the Oakland Hills Saturday morning was identified by the Alameda County coroner’s bureau Monday.

09/26/2011

Kaiser Elementary School, Oakland

Oakland Parents Fighting School Closure Plans

Plans to close several schools in the Oakland Unified School District have parents from one elementary school fighting the preliminary closure list, which was released last month.

09/21/2011

Prison bars, generic, crime

2 Sentenced In ’94 Oakland Kidnap Cold Case; Rape Charges Avoided

Two men were sentenced to lengthy prison terms Monday after being convicted of kidnapping and carjacking for an attack on a couple in Oakland’s Montclair District in 1994 — a cold case that was solved using DNA evidence.

09/12/2011

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