Oakland Police Arrest Four in Separate Weapons and Drug BustsPolice in Oakland on Thursday confirmed the recent arrests of four suspects in connection with two weekend busts involving firearms and illegal drugs, according to authorities.
A's Stadium Environmental Impact Report Clears Oakland Planning Commission, City Council NextFollowing a recommendation by the Oakland Planning Commission on Wednesday evening, the City Council will consider whether to certify an environmental report for a new Oakland A's ballpark in the city.
Oakland Police Shut Down Illegal Gambling Den, Seize Guns and DrugsPolice in Oakland shut down another illegal gambling operation after executing a search warrant Wednesday, seizing firearms including multiple assault rifles and pounds of meth and pot.
Port of Oakland Backlog Expected to EaseA big change is coming to San Francisco Bay. It will now be less of a parking lot. Ships waiting to dock at the port of Oakland will now start staging 50 miles offshore. The goal is to move traffic and air pollution away from the Bay, but supply chain issues won't be leaving with them.
UPDATE: Another Teacher Sickout Over COVID-19 Safety Measures Closes 9 Oakland Unified SchoolsOakland Unified School District officials said nine schools were closed Thursday due to a teacher sickout, despite the district recently coming to a tentative agreement with unions regarding COVID safety protocols.
Oakland's Police Chief Outlines Plan to Make Streets Safer in Coming YearAfter his department investigated an alarming number of fatal shootings in 2021, Oakland Police Chief LeRonne Armstrong on Wednesday told KPIX he knows what it will take to make the city's streets safer during the coming year.
Oakland Unified Announces Agreement With Teachers' Union On COVID Safety Amid Omicron SurgeThe Oakland Unified School District announced it has reached a tentative agreement with the union representing teachers on some COVID-19 safety issues as the district faces staffing shortages amid the omicron surge.
New Queueing Process For Vessels At Port Of Oakland Aims To Improve Air Quality, SafetyBetter Bay Area air quality and greater safety are the aims of a new voluntary queuing system for container vessels calling on the Port of Oakland, according to three shipping groups.
Student Petition in Oakland Threatens Walkout if District Does Not Improve COVID ProtectionsA group of Oakland Unified high school students are threatening to walk off campuses if the school district doesn't provide more COVID protections or return to online learning.
UPDATE: Oakland Teacher Sickout Calling for Increased COVID Safety Shuts Down 12 SchoolsA planned sickout by teachers in Oakland led to the East Bay district shutting down a dozen schools on Friday, according to Oakland Unified officials.
Oakland Resident Amy Schneider Becomes First Woman to Win Over $1 Million on 'Jeopardy!'Amy Schneider continued to break "Jeopardy!" records with her 28th victory on Friday night, becoming the first woman in the show's history to win more than $1 million in cumulative prize money.