Oakland City Council Approves Tenant Protection Ordinance After Increasing Complaints About Landlord Harassment
Oakland renters will soon have a new list of protections against harassment and evictions as the Oakland City Council night approved a tenant protection ordinance on Tuesday night.
Law enforcement officials raided a West Oakland building Tuesday morning in connection with an Oakland-based group that is accused of submitting false information while seeking government security contracts.
Police were offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to an arrest of the person who shot and killed a neighborhood chef in North Oakland Sunday as he was wrapping up a day of selling barbecue with his fiancée.
A man has been charged with murder for a shooting earlier this month outside a downtown Oakland nightclub, prosecutors said Monday.
A World War II airman whose remains were found more than 60 years after he was shot down over Germany is set to buried in Oakland.
As the Bay Area marked the 25th anniversary of the Loma Prieta earthquake, there was no shortage of reminders of the power of Mother Nature and the promise of other big quakes to come. KCBS In Depth spoke with Dr. Richard Allen, director of the Berkeley Seismological Laboratory, who is working on an earthquake warning system.
The Raiders are the NFL’s only winless team and in the midst of their worst stretch in more than a half-century.
The report found 22,000 rental units are at risk of failure. One out of 10 renters in Oakland lives in such a dwelling.
A 17-year-old boy pleaded no contest Thursday morning and faces seven years in prison for setting another teen’s skirt on fire on an Alameda-Contra Costa Transit bus last year, according to the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office.
The largest union of registered nurses in the United States, headquartered in Oakland, is calling on President Obama to mandate uniform standards and protocols for the treatment of Ebola.