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Images seen on the wall at the Oakland tourism center. (CBS)

Oakland Hoping To Shed Shady Image With Portland Tourism Campaign

Oakland is hoping to shed its shady image by launching a public relations campaign to attract tourists.

04/03/2014

Leadership Public Schools proposed campus on 7700 Edgewater Drive in Oakland. The location is across the street from a parole office. (CBS)

Oakland Charter School May Be Moved Near Parole Office

An East Bay high school is under scrutiny over plans to move to a location that could put kids in close contact with parolees and possibly sex offenders.

04/03/2014

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Oakland Motorcyclist Caught By CHP Plane Popping Wheelies At High Speed Arrested

A motorcyclist performing wheelies and speeding at more than 100 mph was arrested in Oakland on Wednesday after officers aboard a California Highway Patrol airplane videotaped the reckless driving and followed him home, a CHP officer said Thursday.

04/03/2014

Jefferson Award Winner Barbara Newcome (right) founded Friends of the Cleveland Cascade. (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Helps Restore, Preserve Oakland Landmark

An East Bay grandmother hasn’t slowed down in her retirement. In fact, she rolled up her sleeves to save a little known slice of Oakland history.

04/02/2014

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1 Killed, 1 Hurt In East Oakland Shooting

One man was killed and another injured in a shooting in East Oakland late Tuesday night and the suspect remains at large.

04/02/2014

Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

6-Year-Old Lured From Oakland Elementary School, Sexually Assaulted

Police are investigating an alleged sexual assault on a 6-year-old girl near an Oakland elementary school on Friday.

04/01/2014

A pedestrian holds an umbrella as he waits to cross the street in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Bracing For More Thunderstorms, Lightning

There is a strong possibility of thunderstorms—and possibly lightning—for the Bay Area Tuesday afternoon, a spokesman for the National Weather Service said.

04/01/2014

Oakland International Airport after a jet was struck by lightning on approach on March 31, 2014. (CBS)

Plane Struck By Lightning On Approach To Oakland International Airport

A flight arriving in Oakland Monday afternoon was struck by lightning in its approach to the Bay Area, but was undamaged and no one onboard was injured, an airline spokeswoman said.

03/31/2014

After Failing To Reform, Oakland PD To Fall Under Court Appointed Director

KTVU News Van Robbed In Oakland Parking Lot

Camera equipment was stolen from a KTVU news van in Oakland over the weekend.

03/31/2014

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Oakland Police Vehicle Collides With Pedestrian, Injuring Him

An Oakland police vehicle hit a man walking in downtown Oakland near Police Headquarters shortly after noon on Monday, according to police.

03/31/2014

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