Three people were wounded in two separate shootings in East Oakland on Saturday evening and early Sunday morning.
Successful gang interventions and an improving economy are among changes Oakland city officials are attributing for a dip in violent crime.
Security has been increased at the Jewish Community Center San Francisco as a precaution following the weekend shootings at Jewish centers in Kansas.
A boy who was shot in East Oakland in one of two separate shootings on New Year’s Eve has died from his injuries, according to police.
At about 4:30 a.m., a 20-year-old woman had just exited her vehicle in the area of San Jose Avenue and Duncan Street near the city’s Bernal Heights neighborhood when she was shot in the shoulder and head, according to police.
A man and a woman were shot late Monday afternoon in San Francisco’s Visitacion Valley neighborhood, according to police.
Oakland city leaders joined residents in calling for the police and the mayor to provide more protection after the recent high-profile shooting deaths of a popular dog walker and a young girl attending a sleepover.
Four people were shot in two separate shootings in Oakland Saturday morning.
Two police officers and a suspect were killed by gunfire in a pair of shootings that occurred near each other late Tuesday afternoon in Santa Cruz, authorities and witnesses said.
The city of Oakland is looking for new ideas to stop a surge in gun violence. Jessica Hollie, an expectant mother, told city council: “I tried to talk about this a lot before I came because I didn’t want to cry: I am sad and scared to be having a black boy in Oakland.”