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.
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.
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.
Fed up with rising crime, residents of Oakland’s Rockridge neighborhood have turned to online donations to pay for private security guards.
Oakland police have arrested two people in connection with the daylight armed robbery of nine people waiting for carpool rides into San Francisco.
Three people have been detained following an armed robbery of casual carpoolers waiting for a ride to work in Oakland.
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.
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.
A City Council candidate running to represent Oakland’s District 1 was robbed Wednesday night in Oakland, police said.
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.