SF Man Found Fatally Shot Early Saturday Near Oakland's Lake MerrittA San Francisco man was fatally shot shortly after 2 a.m. Saturday near Oakland's Lake Merritt, police said.
'Infuriating' And 'Embarrassing' - Oaklanders Express Dismay Over Capitol Siege By Trump-Incited MobThe quiet reflection of Lake Merritt is where many Oaklanders came to process their feelings over Wednesday's siege at the U.S. Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump.
Suspect Arrested In Series Of Sexual Assaults In OaklandA suspect has been arrested in connection with a series of sexual assaults in Oakland, police said Wednesday.
Oakland's Lake Merritt at Center of Joyous Biden-Harris Victory CelebrationOakland's Lake Merritt was a major gathering spot for the Biden-Harris victory celebration in the East Bay on Saturday.
Neighbors Complain 'Vendors Row' at Lake Merritt in Oakland Creates Evening Traffic BedlamSome Oakland residents are complaining about the crowds attracted by a group of outdoor vendors operating along Lake Merritt. Neighborhood residents want them gone but the vendors say they’re just trying to survive.
Sidewalk Vendors at Lake Merritt Sound Off on Oakland's BanOakland's ongoing problem of weekend crowds at Lake Merritt was somewhat improved on Saturday but sidewalk vendors who rely on foot traffic were split over whether the rules and restrictions are necessary.
Skyrocketing COVID-19 Cases In Oakland Traced To Large Parties, Gatherings At Lake MerrittEast Oakland residents are being urged to avoid social gatherings because they are leading to a surge in COVID-19 cases, city leaders said Friday.  
Locals Applaud Oakland Strategy to Keep Lake Merritt Crowd-FreeEven as Alameda County was rolling back outside dining at restaurants, the city of Oakland was trying to roll back crowds at Lake Merritt this weekend.
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.
Thousands Gather For Peaceful Juneteenth Celebration In OaklandAfter weeks of sometimes tense protests, the community gathered for a peaceful, joyful celebration Friday in Oakland for Juneteenth.
Oakland Police Investigating Effigy Found Hanging By Lake Merritt As Hate CrimePolice in Oakland confirmed on Thursday afternoon that they are investigating an effigy found hanging from a tree near Lake Merritt with an American flag as a hate crime.