HUD Secretary Visits Affordable Housing Near Fruitvale BART In Oakland, Says More Supply NeededU.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Marcia Fudge visited Oakland's Fruitvale Village on Thursday morning to see solutions to the nation's housing crisis.
Officials Condemn DA O'Malley For Not Pursuing New Charges In Oscar Grant's DeathTwo BART directors and an Oakland City Councilmember condemned Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley Tuesday for deciding not to pursue charges against former BART police officer Anthony Pirone in the Jan. 1, 2009 death of Oscar Grant.
UPDATE: Alameda County DA Says No Charges Against Former BART Cop Pirone In Oscar Grant's DeathThe Alameda County District Attorney on Monday announced that her office would not be filing new charges against former BART police officer Anthony Pirone following a lengthy investigation into his involvement with Oscar Grant's death.
BART Raising Oakland Station Parking Fees Due To City's New TaxBART will raise parking fees at its Coliseum, Fruitvale, Lake Merritt, Macarthur, Rockridge and West Oakland stations due to a new parking fee tax in the city of Oakland.
Arrest Made In Oakland Hit & Run Crash That Injured Teen BicyclistAn arrest has been made in last week's hit-and-run crash that left a teenage boy hospitalized with critical injuries after his bicycle was struck and he was dragged for blocks.
Teen Bicyclist Struck, Dragged For Blocks In Oakland By Hit-And-Run DriverA teenage boy who was riding his bicycle near the Fruitvale BART station was critically hurt Wednesday after being hit by a car and dragged for blocks, police said.
Hundreds Gather At Oakland's Fruitvale BART Station To Remember Oscar GrantSeveral hundred people gathered in front of the Fruitvale BART station in Oakland Thursday to remember and celebrate the life of Oscar Grant III, who was shot and killed by a BART police officer there on New Year's Day in 2009.
Oakland Reaches $1M Settlement With Oscar Grant ProtestersA federal judge has given preliminary approval to a $1 million settlement in a lawsuit filed against the city of Oakland and Alameda County on behalf of 150 people who were arrested during a 2010 protest related to the fatal shooting of Oscar Grant III.
Oscar Grant Film 'Fruitvale Station' Premieres In OaklandHundreds of people gathered at the Grand Lake Theater near Oakland's Lake Merritt Thursday evening for a private screening of the film "Fruitvale Station" which depicts the last 24 hours in the life of Oscar Grant III.
Oscar Grant Film 'Fruitvale Station' To Be Screened At Oakland's Grand Lake TheaterAfter earning top marks at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year, the film “Fruitvale Station,” which depicts the last day of Oscar Grant III’s life before he was fatally shot by a BART police officer, will be screened for the first time in the Bay Area on Thursday.
Sundance Prize Goes To Dramatization Of Fruitvale BART Shooting VictimA dramatic film about the last day in the life of a man shot to death in Oakland by a BART police officer on New Year's Day 2009 was awarded a top prize for a dramatic film at the Sundance Film Festival.
Ex-BART Officer Mehserle Asks Appeals Court To Overturn Manslaughter ConvictionLawyers for former Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer Johannes Mehserle asked a state appeals court in San Francisco Wednesday to overturn his involuntary manslaughter conviction in the killing of unarmed passenger Oscar Grant at an Oakland station in 2009.
Oakland Police Seek Suspect In Attempted Sexual AssaultOakland police said Friday that they are asking for the public’s help in finding a man who allegedly attempted to sexually assault a woman on a busy street in the city’s Fruitvale District in the middle of the day on Thursday.
Shooting Near Fruitvale BART Station Injures 1 A man was taken to the hospital after a shooting a few blocks from the Fruitvale BART station in Oakland Monday night.
Fruitvale BART Shut Down Over Police Shooting ProtestsNearly 100 people gathered at the Fruitvale BART station in Oakland Thursday night to protest the fatal shooting of Derrick Jones by two police officers on Monday.