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Lafayette Elementary School

Police Officer Patrolling Oakland School Following Hammer Attack On Student

A police officer is stationed at a West Oakland elementary school today as a precautionary measure in the wake of a hammer attack on a 9-year-old girl at the school on Friday.

06/02/2014

BART passengers wait at the West Oakland station during a service delay. (CBS)

Coroner IDs Man Killed On West Oakland BART Tracks

A man struck and killed by a BART train at the West Oakland station on Friday night was identified Saturday as 22-year-old El Cerrito resident, Tyler Worden.

05/31/2014

BART Delay

Person Fatally Struck By Train At West Oakland BART Station

One person was struck by a BART train and killed Friday evening at the West Oakland station, halting BART traffic in both directions between Oakland and San Francisco, according to a spokeswoman.

05/30/2014

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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

Oakland Police generic

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

Firefighter Graphic

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

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