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West Oakland

Vacancy Rate For U.S. Apartments Reaches Highest Rate In 20 Years

Alameda County Gentrification Pushing Out Longtime Residents, Possibly Causing Health Problems

When people are forced to move they are heavily stressed. That’s the finding in a new report co-authored by the Alameda County Health Department on the possible downsides of new money coming into old neighborhoods.

04/07/2014

A UPS truck driver was caught in the crossfire during a shooting in West Oakland on February 11, 2014. The driver survived the incident. (CBS)

UPS Driver Caught In Oakland Shootout Walks Away Unhurt

A UPS driver was caught in the crossfire of a gang shootout in Oakland Tuesday.

02/12/2014

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8 West Oakland Construction Workers Robbed At Gunpoint

A crew renovating an Oakland apartment building was held up in the middle of the afternoon Monday.

02/11/2014

An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

Teen, Man Killed Near West Oakland Boys And Girls Club Identified

Police on Monday released the names of a teenager and a man who were gunned down in West Oakland on Saturday.

02/03/2014

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8 Displaced In Overnight West Oakland Residential Fire

Eight residents of two buildings in West Oakland were displaced by a fire that occurred early Monday morning, a fire battalion chief said.

02/03/2014

Seated at right, Stephen Kennedy, attorney for Ramdus Darke, owner of 715 Peralta Avenue apartment building. To his right is Mrs. Darke and son Rangit Darke. Tenants are seated along the wall. (Bob Butler/CBS)

West Oakland Apartment Tenants Claim Landlord Sexual Harrassment, Deplorable Conditions

More than a dozen tenants of a West Oakland apartment complex have filed complaints against their landlord that include sexual harassment and deplorable living conditions.

01/27/2014

Passengers get off of a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train as it arrives at the Daly City station. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Service Resumes After Person On Tracks In Oakland Causes Major Delays

Bay Area Rapid Transit service between San Francisco and Oakland was halted and delays felt systemwide Tuesday because of a person on the tracks in Oakland, an agency spokeswoman said.

12/17/2013

Oakland Police Department patrol car. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

3 Men Indicted For Selling Crack Near Oakland School

Three people were indicted by a federal grand jury this week for allegedly selling crack cocaine near McClymonds High School in West Oakland, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced Friday.

12/13/2013

BART Strike Hampers Bay Area Monday Morning Commute

Gas Leak Shuts Down West Grand Ave. Approach To Bay Bridge

The West Grand Avenue approach to the Bay Bridge in Oakland was closed Tuesday afternoon because of a gas leak, according to PG&E and Oakland police.

12/10/2013

A police officer urges calm amid confrontations during a work stoppage at the Port of Oakland, November 27, 2013. (CBS)

Oakland Port TruckersThis Week; Asking Assistance In Complying With Emissions Standards

For the second time this week, independent truckers held a protest Friday at the Port of Oakland for better pay, and for financial help in complying with new emissions standards they say could drive them away from home.

11/29/2013

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