Oakland

Fire rips through Oakland apartment building. (CBS)

2 Men Killed, More Than 30 Displaced In Early-Morning Oakland Apartment Fire

Two men were killed and dozens were displaced by a three-alarm fire in Oakland early Saturday morning at a former armory building converted into apartments.

03/21/2015

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)

Oakland, Alameda Co. Enter Negotiating Agreement With Developer That Could Keep Sports Teams In The East Bay

Oakland City Council members unanimously voted to approve an exclusive negotiating agreement to build the proposed Coliseum City project. It could be the step needed to keep the A’s, and Raiders in the East Bay.

03/20/2015

(Francois Nel/Getty Images)

Half Marathon Draws People From 34 States To Run In Oakland

The Oakland Running Festival is this Sunday! Over 10,000 participants of all ages and abilities from more than 34 states and 8 foreign countries will be running and walking through the streets of Oakland.

03/20/2015

Oakland Town Hall on Race

Oakland Councilwoman Proposes New City Department To Address Racism

Oakland City Councilwoman Desley Brooks expects to propose a new city department that would address systemic racism within the city government and in the city to the full City Council by the end of the month.

03/19/2015

Chyemil Pierce (Family photo/Oakland Police Dept.)

Neighbors Of Slain Oakland Mom Meet With Police, City Officials

Residents of the West Oakland neighborhood where a 30-year-old mother of three was killed while shielding her children from gunfire last week met with the Oakland Police Department Thursday evening to discuss community concerns.

03/19/2015

Miguel Baraja (Oakland Police Dept.)

Man Arrested In Alleged Sex Assault On 10-Year-Old Oakland Boy

Oakland police said Thursday that a 48-year-old man has been arrested and charged for allegedly sexually assaulting a 10-year-old boy in East Oakland in January.

03/19/2015

Oakland skyline (credit: Wikipedia)

East Bay Manufacturers Want You To Look For The Label ‘Made In Oakland’

You’ve heard the saying, ‘look for the union label.’ Now, there’s a group of manufacturers and city leaders in the East Bay who hope to boost the local economy by putting ‘Made in Oakland’ on all their products.

03/18/2015

(CBS SF)

Oakland Residents Say Landlord Is Playing Dirty With 110% Rent Increase

Some residents in Oakland say their landlord is playing dirty.

03/17/2015

(CBS)

3 Children, 2 Adults Critically Hurt In Oakland Hit-And-Run Crash

Three children and two adults were injured in an apparent hit-and-run collision in Oakland near the Eastmont Town Center Monday night, police and fire officials said.

03/17/2015

(CBS)

Minimum Wage Hike Hits Oakland Chinatown Shop, Restaurant Owners Hard

Some shop owners in Oakland’s Chinatown say business is down, and they are struggling to stay afloat after the city’s minimum wage increased to over $12-an-hour, making it the highest in the country.

03/16/2015

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