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.

12 hours ago

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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