West Oakland

West Oakland BART protests (Julia Carrie Wong )

14 Ferguson Activists Arrested After Demonstration Shuts Down Transbay BART

BART trains are running through the Transbay Tube again Friday afternoon after a group of activists protesting the Ferguson grand jury decision were arrested for halting BART service at the West Oakland station.

11/28/2014

Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

Federal Agents, Police Converge On West Oakland Home To Serve Search Warrant

The FBI, U.S. Marshals and Oakland police are conducting a search warrant operation in West Oakland home this afternoon, an FBI spokesman said.

10/24/2014

Site of Your Black Muslim Bakery in Oakland. (AP)

7 Arrested in Oakland, Contra Costa County Raids; Ties To Your Black Muslim Bakery

Law enforcement officials raided a West Oakland building Tuesday morning in connection with an Oakland-based group that is accused of submitting false information while seeking government security contracts.

10/21/2014

Steel-ring Rondo sculpture by West Oakland artist Bruce Beasley (photo credit: Anna Duckworth)

Oakland Museum Of California Receives Major Gift From World-Renowned, West Oakland Sculptor

A privately-owned, $20 million artist studio complex in West Oakland is being gifted to the Oakland Museum of California by world-renowned, local sculptor, Bruce Beasely

10/09/2014

Oakland Police generic

4 Injured In Separate West Oakland Shootings

Four people were injured in two simultaneous, separate shootings in West Oakland late Saturday night.

09/28/2014

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Man Found Dead On San Pablo Ave. In West Oakland

A man was murdered in West Oakland Sunday morning and one person has been detained for questioning in connection with the killing.

09/28/2014

Exchange heard on audio during the armed robbery of a film crew in Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland Film Crew Describes Terrifying Armed Robbery On The Set

A film crew working inside a west Oakland home was robbed at gunpoint, with the robbers even threatening a pregnant woman.

09/04/2014

(Credit Sarah Fine)

Coughing Fits, Strange Smell Force BART Train Evacuation, Nothing Found

A strange odor, noxious fumes, and train car full of coughing passengers triggered police to evacuate the entire BART train, created a domino effect of delays system wide, and spawned news stations to launch their helicopters, but after a short investigation, nothing was found.

08/22/2014

(CBS SF)

West Oakland Community Garden Trashed By Vandals, Possibly Over Gentrification

There’s a mess at one West Oakland community garden after vandals were reportedly targeting more than just vegetables.

08/05/2014

A man carries salvaged copper wire. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Man Electrocuted While Allegedly Stripping Copper Wiring From Oakland Warehouse Identified

A man who was electrocuted while allegedly trying to strip copper wiring from an abandoned warehouse in West Oakland last Wednesday night has been identified as 40-year-old Aaron Madacsi.

07/28/2014

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