One person was killed and two people seriously injured in a hit-and-run collision in West Oakland Friday evening, according to police.
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.
Oakland police served a search warrant in West Oakland early Tuesday morning that woke neighbors with what sounded like explosions.
An unresponsive suspect with a gun was arrested in West Oakland Sunday morning, according to police.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.