BART reported major delays heading between Oakland and San Francisco Tuesday evening because of metal debris on the tracks.
Seven men were wounded, one critically, when gunfire erupted on an Oakland street and continued for several blocks, police said.
Police spokeswoman Johnna Watson said a report came in shortly after 6 p.m. Monday of a shooting at 96th and Olive St. in East Oakland.
A group of Port of Oakland truck drivers pushing for better pay and other changes voted Friday to stop work at the port on Wednesday, officials said.
Police are investigating two separate shootings that occurred Friday in East Oakland.
Oakland city officials have received more than 190 calls for assistance with fallen trees and branches and other debris this morning following Thursday night’s wind storm.
Oakland police released more details Friday about two deaths that occurred Thursday night during windy weather.
Oakland Mayor Jean Quan has said repeatedly that the kids of Oakland need things to do that keep them off the street, so why is a brand-new youth center is sitting empty?
While daily headlines may not reflect it, crime in Oakland is down, including the murder rate and armed robberies, according to Oakland Interim Police Chief Sean Whent – who credits the department’s focus on the city’s worst offenders.
A good samaritan who rushed to help a high-school student who was set on fire aboard an AC Transit bus earlier this month told his side of the story Wednesday at a “Transgender Day Of Remembrance” in Oakland.