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East Bay Ice Cream Tour Sure To Please Foodies Of All Ages

Food tours can be a hard sell for kids, especially when its dishes they can’t pronounce washed down with wine they can’t even drink. The Rockridge Ice Cream Tour is sure to please kids and foodies of all ages.

04/14/2015

Concrete damage in Oakland's Glen Echo Creek. (CBS SF)

Part Of East Bay Creek ‘Pretty Much Destroyed’ By Concrete Spill

What used to be a waterway filled with plants and fish in Oakland’s Rockridge neighborhood is now essentially solid concrete.

04/09/2015

Fire crews battling 2-alarm fire in the cafeteria at Claremont Middle School in Oakland. (CBS)

Suspicious 2-Alarm Fire Destroys Oakland Middle School Cafeteria

The fire caused an estimated $1 million in damage to the cafeteria at Claremont Middle School in Oakland’s Rockridge neighborhood.

02/16/2015

Oakland luxury home for sale.

Luxury Homebuyers Set Their Sights On Oakland To Get More Bang For Their Buck

A million dollars doesn’t buy much in the way of luxury anymore if you are home shopping in San Francisco, the South Bay or the Peninsula. That may explain the recent surge in luxury home sales in Oakland.

12/04/2014

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Quick-Thinking Bank Employee Thwarts Rockridge Robbery Attempt

Two masked men who tried to rob a bank in Oakland’s Rockridge neighborhood Wednesday morning were foiled by a quick-thinking employee who locked them out, police said.

04/16/2014

The Oakmore neighborhood in the Oakland Hills. (CBS)

Oakland Neighborhood Credits Private Patrols For 85% Drop In Crime

Residents in several Oakland neighborhoods credit private patrols for a significant drop in crime, with one neighborhood claiming a drop of 85 percent. Meanwhile, the Oakland Police Department and some community members remain skeptical about the patrols.

03/19/2014

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Oakland Residents Hold Fundraiser To Hire Security Guards

A fundraiser to hire private security guards in Oakland’s Rockridge neighborhood has raised thousands of dollars as a short-term solution to rising crime in the area.

10/28/2013

Rockridge neighborhood in Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland Neighborhood Uses Crowdfunding To Pay For Private Guards

Fed up with rising crime, residents of Oakland’s Rockridge neighborhood have turned to online donations to pay for private security guards.

10/04/2013

According to police, a group of casual carpoolers were robbed on this sidewalk near Claremont and Hudson in Oakland on September 23, 2013. (CBS)

2 Arrested For Oakland Casual Carpool Armed Robbery

Oakland police have arrested two people in connection with the daylight armed robbery of nine people waiting for carpool rides into San Francisco.

09/24/2013

According to police, a group of casual carpoolers were robbed on this sidewalk near Claremont and Hudson in Oakland on September 23, 2013. (CBS)

3 Detained After Oakland Carpoolers Robbed At Gunpoint

Three people have been detained following an armed robbery of casual carpoolers waiting for a ride to work in Oakland.

09/23/2013

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