COVID Schools: Oakland Reopens Elementary School Classrooms; Middle, High School Students To Return In FallThousands of elementary school students returned to their Oakland classrooms Monday, but the city's middle and high schools will remain in remote learning until the fall.
'The Father Is A Hero'; Oakland Man, 1-Year-Old Daughter Die In Horrific Arson FireAn Oakland father, who brought his family to the San Francisco Bay Area to escape war-torn Yemen, died trying to rescue his 1-year-old daughter from an early morning arson fire and was being heralded as a hero Sunday by police and family members.
After a Night of Protest Vandalism, Oakland Businesses Pick Up the PiecesFor months, downtown Oakland has been a fortress of boarded-up buildings. Those that were not protected Friday night were vulnerable when the vandalism started.
Father, Child Die In Early Morning Oakland Fire; Deaths Being Investigated As HomicidesThe deaths of a father and child, killed in a suspicious Oakland residential fire early Saturday, were being investigated as homicides and may be linked to another homicide and other crimes, authorities said.
Woman Dies in Saturday-Morning Rollover Crash on I-580 in OaklandA woman was killed early Saturday morning when the car she was driving rolled over as she attempted a sudden turn to exit Interstate 580 onto Highway 13 in Oakland.
UPDATE: Police Shootings Protest In Oakland Turns Violent; Windows Broken, Fires Ignited; Businesses VandalizedDemonstrators took to the streets of Oakland Friday night to voice their anger over recent deadly shootings by police but the rally quickly turned violent and destructive with protesters setting fires, smashing windows and blocking streets.
Antioch, Oakland Police Announce Arrests In Series Of Shootings Blamed On Gang WarPolice in Oakland and Antioch announced on Thursday the arrests of suspected gang members involved in a feud that authorities say is fueling much of the gun violence plaguing both cities.
Update: Oakland Police Investigating 7 New Homicides in Past Week as Street Violence SpikesOakland Police Chief LeRonne L. Armstrong made a public plea on Monday for an increase in resources as the department investigates seven new homicides in the past week, including three on Saturday alone.
Oakland Fire Department Service To Return To Full Capacity TuesdayEffective Tuesday, fire service in Oakland will be back at full capacity following a reduction of service that started early this year due to city budget concerns, a fire official said.
COVID Schools: AC Transit Resuming Bus Lines For Returning Students In Newark, Oakland, West Contra CostaAC Transit announced Monday the resumption of bus lines serving several East Bay schools as campuses reopen for in-person learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Oakland Police Investigating 3 Homicides, 32 Robberies Amid Recent Surge in Violent CrimePolice in Oakland on Friday warned residents that the city saw a surge in violent crime this week, with the OPD investigating three new homicides and 32 robberies involving suspects as young as 11 years old in the space of 24 hours.
Crews Control Fire Burning Along Westbound I-580 in Oakland Near Keller AvenueFire crews in Oakland were able to knock down a grass fire burning alongside westbound lanes of I-580 near Keller Avenue, according to authorities.
Oakland's Largest Church Reopens for Indoor Worship on Easter SundayIt was a joyous Easter Sunday for parishioners at Oakland's Acts Full Gospel church which hosted its first indoor service since the pandemic began.
COVID: Oakland Officials Cracking Down On Large Weekend Crowds At Lake MerrittAs the weather has turned warm and the COVID-19 restrictions eased, weekend crowds and illegal vendors have continued to flock to Oakland's Lake Merritt.
Hundreds Rally in Oakland Against Hate Directed at Asian American, Pacific Islander CommunityOn another weekend of rallies against racism and attacks targeting the Asian community, the largest among them was in Oakland Saturday.