Oakland

A major prostitution sting operation on November 12, 2004 in Pomona, California. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Oakland Passes Bill Forcing Landlords To Evict Sex Workers

Oakland landlords can evict sex workers after the city council passed a bill that gives the city power to attempt to curb illegal activities.

10/23/2014

The "Cannamoms" are among a number of parents from outside California who travel to the Bay Area to obtain medical marijuana for their children. (CBS)

Out-Of-State ‘Cannamoms’ Visit Bay Area To Get Medical Marijuana For Their Kids

Parents from across the country, including a group of moms from Florida, are traveling to the Bay Area to give their sick children what they can’t get at home: medical marijuana.

10/22/2014

A voter fills out their ballot at a polling station inside San Francisco City Hall. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Exclusive KPIX 5 Poll: Oakland Mayoral Race Up For Grabs Among 5 Candidates

It appears any one of five Oakland mayoral candidates has a solid chance of winning the November election, according to an exclusive poll.

10/22/2014

Bettina Mok (center) helps SCA students practice setting up tents at Lake Temescal in Oakland. (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Inspires Students To Connect With The Environment

As a young woman growing up in Oakland, this week’s Jefferson Award winner found purpose in her family hiking and camping trips. Today, she is working to build the next generation of conservation leaders through a unique program that introduces young adults to the world outdoors.

10/22/2014

Oakland anti-police brutality march, October 22nd, 2014 (photo courtesy: Chris Filippi)

Oakland Anti-Police Brutality March Coincides With 1-Year-Anniversary Of Andy Lopez Shooting Death

About 200 demonstrators took to the streets in downtown Oakland on Wednesday as part of a rally and march against police brutality. The event coincided with the one-year anniversary of the shooting death of 13-year-old Andy Lopez from Santa Rosa, by a sheriff’s deputy.

10/22/2014

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)

Major Investor Signs Onto Oakland’s Proposed Coliseum City Project

The possibility of building a new football stadium for the Oakland Raiders adjacent to the current O.co Coliseum remains alive after the last-minute addition of financial adviser Floyd Kephart to a group of investors who want to develop the site.

10/22/2014

Oakland City Hall. (CBS)

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.

10/22/2014

Site of Your Black Muslim Bakery in Oakland. (AP)

7 Arrested in Oakland, Contra Costa County Raids; Ties To Your Black Muslim Bakery

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.

10/21/2014

Eric Harvis

Oakland Neighborhood Barbecue Chef Murdered In Front Of Fiancée; Reward Offered

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.

10/20/2014

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Man Charged With Murder For Shooting Outside Downtown Oakland Nightclub

A man has been charged with murder for a shooting earlier this month outside a downtown Oakland nightclub, prosecutors said Monday.

10/20/2014

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