In an East Oakland neighborhood, where some are even too scared to drive, there is a woman who has helped thousands of young people turn their lives around.
San Francisco, San Jose and Oakland will hold gun buyback programs this weekend on the two-year anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings.
Oakland police interim Chief Sean Whent and community partners held a news conference Monday afternoon to announce strategies to address sideshow activity in the city.
Five Oakland nonprofits will share $1.4 million in job creation grants with an eye toward reducing street violence.
Police were investigating whether gunshots fired on Leona Creek Drive in Oakland on Wednesday night are related to a shooting that killed a 15-year-old boy in the same neighborhood the night before.
An aspiring firefighter had his life cut short after being gunned down in East Oakland Tuesday night.
A 20-year-old man who worked at a well-known Oakland nonprofit has been arrested in Mississippi in connection with the fatal shooting of a man in unincorporated San Leandro in March, an Alameda County sheriff’s spokesman said Tuesday.
OAKLAND, Calif. (KCBS)- Several recreation centers will be open in Oakland after a verdict is announced at the murder trial of former BART police officer Johannes Mehserle.