Hundreds Attend 2nd 'BBQ'ing While Black' Event At Lake MerrittIt was perfect weather Sunday for the second community-wide "BBQ'ing While Black" cookout at Oakland's Lake Merritt.
Warriors Fans, Oakland Mayor Show Off Pride, Rings Ahead Of Game 4Golden State Warriors fans lined up near Lake Merritt in Oakland Friday morning to show their Warriors pride ahead of Game 4 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors.
Oakland To Invest Millions In 'Tuff Shed' Program To Help House HomelessHousing homeless people in backyard sheds sounds extreme, but Oakland officials say the exploding crisis calls for extreme ideas.
ShakeAlert, CA's 1st Earthquake Warning System, To Be Tested In OaklandOakland is preparing to test ShakeAlert, California's first earthquake warning system. Thousands can expect to receive an emergency alert on their phones on Wednesday.
Lingering Homeless In Oakland's Lakeside Park Face New DeadlineTwo weeks after the City of Oakland banned homeless encampments at Lakeside Park, a handful have moved back or simply refused to leave at all.
Oakland Lake Merritt Homeless Encampment Cleanup ContinuesFriday was the day for one of the largest homeless camps by Oakland's Lake Merritt to come down despite the objection of homeless advocates.
City Of Oakland Clears Homeless From Lake MerrittCity of Oakland workers spent the Valentine's Day evicting more than a dozen homeless people who have been camping by Lake Merritt.
Homeless Residents Run Bike Business Behind Children's FairylandHomeless encampments have taken over Lake Merritt, Oakland's crown jewel. Behind the gates of Children's Fairyland, one camp turned into a bicycle business.
Man Hospitalized After Being Shot Near Lake Merritt Bart StationA man is being treated for gunshot wounds at Highland Hospital in Oakland after he was shot near the Lake Merritt BART station in Oakland Monday afternoon, police said.
Volunteers Find 250 Used Needles In Lake MerrittVolunteers of the Lake Merritt Institute recently found 250 used hypodermic needles while cleaning up the lake.
BART Rider Arrested After Brandishing Chainsaws On TrainA BART rider was placed under arrest Monday after the suspect was accused of pulling out two chainsaws while on a train in the East Bay, authorities confirmed.
Homeless In Lake Merritt Encampments Resist Plans For RelocationPeople who live in four Oakland encampments around Lake Merritt were prepared to resist a planned move by city officials Wednesday, but as it turned out the relocation did not happen.
Oakland's 'Tuff Sheds' Not Tough Enough In Battle Against HomelessnessOn Monday, KPIX 5 asked Oakland city leaders if the Tuff Sheds, which are supposed to help the homeless, are doing enough to remedy the city's homeless problem.
BART Board Approves Stronger Surveillance Oversight, Lake Merritt HousingBART’s Board of Directors approved a new ordinance governing oversight of surveillance technology as well as a new transit-oriented residential and commercial real estate development.
BART Track Repairs To Close West Oakland Station In Upcoming WeekendsBART has announced that there will be service changes at the West Oakland station on four weekends in August and September as crews make track repairs.