Oakland

Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

3 Overnight Shootings Leave 1 Dead, 2 Wounded In Oakland

Three shootings Saturday evening and early Sunday morning in Oakland claimed one life and sent two people to the hospital, according to Oakland police.

03/29/2015

EBT, food stamps, foodstamps, CalFresh, benefits, electronic benefits transfer

Oakland Science Museum Offers Low-Income Families Discount With EBT Card

The Chabot Space & Science Center launched a pilot program Thursday giving low-income families with an EBT card admission to the center for $1 per person.

03/27/2015

Shooting

Richmond Man Critically Injured In Oakland Shooting

A Richmond man is in critical condition after being shot in Oakland’s Fruitvale district late Wednesday night, police said.

03/26/2015

(CBS)

Oakland’s ‘Radical Brownies’ Pick 3 Possible Names That Won’t Conflict With Girl Scouts’ Trademark

After KPIX 5’s report about the Radical Brownies troop in Oakland that awards merit badges featuring a “Black Power” symbol for marching in #BlackLivesMatter movements, the Girl Scouts got involved, helping the politically-minded troop pick a more trademark friendly name.

03/26/2015

School Beating

Oakland School Board Meeting To Address Allegations Of Students Beaten By Campus Security Guards

Students, parents and community members plan on attending Wednesday night’s Oakland school board meeting to speak out about several incidents in the past 15 months in which security guards have allegedly beaten students.

03/25/2015

(Davis Letona GoFundMe Page)

Memorials Scheduled For 2 Artists Killed In West Oakland Fire Saturday

Memorials have been scheduled this weekend for two artists killed in a fire at a former armory building in West Oakland early last Saturday morning.

03/25/2015

An artist’s rendition of Coliseum City development that includes new stadiums for the A’s and Raiders at the current Coliseum site. (City of Oakland)

Alameda County Supes Working With Oakland, Development Firm To Keep A’s, Raiders, Warriors In Town

Alameda County supervisors hope new negotiations between the county, the city of Oakland and a development firm yield a plan to keep all three Oakland sports teams at the existing Oakland Coliseum site without spending taxpayer money on stadium construction, the supervisors said at their meeting Tuesday.

03/24/2015

49ers v Raiders

Raiders Climbing, 49ers Falling In Latest Super Bowl 50 Odds

The 49ers and Raiders have made so many changes this offseason that even A’s GM Billy Beane is impressed. But what do all of the player moves and coaching changes mean for each team’s chances of holding the Lombardi Trophy at Levi’s Stadium next February?

03/24/2015

A Dunlin, a very small shorebird, is washed of a mystery contaminant at the San Francisco Bay Center. (Cheryl Reynolds/International Bird Rescue)

State Of California Stiffs Bird Rescuers With Bill Over Mystery Goo

International Bird Rescue in Fairfield says the State of California will not reimburse them for the money they spent cleaning up hundreds of birds injured during the recent “mystery goo” spill in the Bay.

03/23/2015

A GoFundMe page set up for Oakland fire victim Davis Letona. (CBS)

Friends, Family Raise Money For Memorial Service For Man Killed In Oakland Fire

Friends of a man who died in a three-alarm fire early Saturday morning have set up a fundraising campaign for his memorial service.

03/22/2015

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