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1 Killed, 2 Injured In West Oakland Hit-And-Run Collision

One person was killed and two people seriously injured in a hit-and-run collision in West Oakland Friday evening, according to police.

05/29/2015

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West Oakland A Haven For Expanding Urban Farms; Provides Access To Fresh Produce

West Oakland will soon be the site of one of the city’s largest urban gardens that will provide access to fresh produce on a sliding-scale basis.

05/27/2015

Police Sirens

Police Keep Quiet After Swarming West Oakland With SWAT Teams, Explosive Devices

Oakland police served a search warrant in West Oakland early Tuesday morning that woke neighbors with what sounded like explosions.

05/13/2015

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Armed ‘Unresponsive’ Suspect Arrested In West Oakland After Tactical Police Response

An unresponsive suspect with a gun was arrested in West Oakland Sunday morning, according to police.

05/10/2015

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2 More Suspects Arrested In Fatal Shooting Of Oakland Mother Trying To Protect Children

Two additional suspects have been arrested and charged in the fatal shooting last month of a West Oakland mother who was caught in crossfire as she was trying to help two of her children to safety, prosecutors said Monday.

04/06/2015

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Memorials Scheduled For 2 Artists Killed In West Oakland Fire Saturday

Memorials have been scheduled this weekend for two artists killed in a fire at a former armory building in West Oakland early last Saturday morning.

03/25/2015

Greg Lowrie in Hospital

Cyclist Hit By Truck, Robbed As He Lay Hurt In Oakland, Speaks First Words Since Awakening From Coma

Greg Lowrie awoke from a coma three weeks ago. This week, he spoke his name and age, and greeted his mother for the first time.

03/21/2015

Oakland Town Hall on Race

Oakland Councilwoman Proposes New City Department To Address Racism

Oakland City Councilwoman Desley Brooks expects to propose a new city department that would address systemic racism within the city government and in the city to the full City Council by the end of the month.

03/19/2015

Chyemil Pierce (Family photo/Oakland Police Dept.)

Neighbors Of Slain Oakland Mom Meet With Police, City Officials

Residents of the West Oakland neighborhood where a 30-year-old mother of three was killed while shielding her children from gunfire last week met with the Oakland Police Department Thursday evening to discuss community concerns.

03/19/2015

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Mother Dies In Afternoon Oakland Shooting While Protecting Her Children

Police say a woman who was killed by gunfire Monday afternoon in West Oakland, was simply trying to get her young children to safety when she was shot in the head. The woman’s children were not hurt.

03/10/2015

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