PG&E is investigating the possibility that copper thieves were to blame for a power outage in Oakland’s Fruitvale District on Tuesday night. Meanwhile a fallen tree in San Francisco has caused an outage for residents there.
Oakland firefighters controlled a two-alarm blaze at a Victorian house near Seventh and Harrison streets, a fire dispatcher said.
Oakland police are seeking a suspect believed to be responsible for a series of serious crimes in a 74-minute period late Tuesday morning.
Starting Saturday, Oakland will take a big step towards fully implementing its neighborhood policing plan by assigning officers to one of five newly identified districts in the city.
The Oakland Police Department headquarters were closed to the public Tuesday after overnight flooding, a police officer said.
One person was killed and another person was injured in a crash and shooting in East Oakland late Monday night, according to police and fire officials.
A teenager who was killed in a shooting on International Boulevard in East Oakland on Sunday afternoon has been identified as a 17-year-old Oakland boy, a police spokeswoman said.
Oakland police interim Chief Sean Whent and community partners held a news conference Monday afternoon to announce strategies to address sideshow activity in the city.
An unrepentant Oakland man who claims that he is innocent was sentenced Monday to life in prison for murdering a Virginia man who had come to the Bay Area for a job interview at Google three years ago.
Kidd won an NBA title and two Olympic gold medals, is second on the career list in assists and steals, and was a 10-time All-Star. But he struggled badly in the playoffs for the Knicks shortly after turning 40 and decided to walk away with two years and more than $6 million left on the deal he signed last summer.