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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

Crews search for a missing man who may have fallen into a lake at an Oakland Quarry on November 20, 2012. (CBS)

Man Searching For Cat Drowns In Oakland Rock Quarry

A man was found dead early Wednesday morning after drowning in a water-filled rock quarry behind the Rockridge Shopping Center in Oakland Tuesday night, according to an Oakland fire battalion chief.

11/21/2012

Crews search for a missing man who may have fallen into a lake at an Oakland Quarry on November 20, 2012. (CBS)

Search Underway For Missing Man In Oakland Quarry

Authorities were searching for a man who may have fallen into a body of water at an old rock quarry behind the Rockridge Shopping Center Tuesday night.

11/21/2012

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Oakland City Council Candidate Robbed At Gunpoint

A City Council candidate running to represent Oakland’s District 1 was robbed Wednesday night in Oakland, police said.

10/18/2012

Guest Chef restaurant in Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland Eatery Offers Chefs A Taste Of Restaurant Business

Plenty of good cooks dream about owning their own restaurant. Now, an Oakland eatery is giving them a taste of what the business is like.

02/24/2012

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