West Oakland

Protesters block an entrance to the Ronald Dellums Federal Building in downtown Oakland. (photo credit: Margie Shafer)

Activists Locked To Entrances Of Oakland Federal Building In Solidarity With Black Civil Rights

A group of Occupy protesters have locked themselves to an entrance of the Oakland Federal Building in solidarity with the BART protests in San Francisco Friday morning.

01/16/2015

while he was unconscious in West Oakland on January 13, 2015.  (CBS)

Cyclist Robbed After West Oakland Crash Fighting For His Life; Heart Condition Complicating Recovery

While police continue to look for the robbers who stole a wallet from the unconscious victim of a bicycle accident on Tuesday, the victim is fighting for his life.

01/14/2015

while he was unconscious in West Oakland on January 13, 2015.  (CBS)

Cyclist Hit By Truck, Then Robbed While Lying Unconscious On West Oakland Street

Thieves stole a wallet from an unconscious cyclist in Oakland minutes after he was hit by a truck, police said Tuesday.

01/13/2015

(Julia Carrie Wong)

Protesters Who Shut Down BART May Get Community Service Instead Of Paying $70,000 In Damages

BART is looking into the possibility of community service rather than financial restitution for 14 protesters who shut down the transit system at the West Oakland station on Black Friday, agency officials said this week.

01/08/2015

The Oakland Food Pantry on Peralta Street in West Oakland. (Oakland Food Pantry via Facebook)

West Oakland Food Pantry That Serves 400 Families Threatened With Closure

A dispute between the building’s owner, who served on the board, and the board of directors over rent means the non-profit could close as soon as this weekend.

12/26/2014

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.

11/28/2014

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

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