Oakland Zoo Begins Vaccinating Animals For COVID-19 With Donated DosesHumans aren't the only ones at risk of catching COVID-19. Cats, dogs and other species can get the deadly virus. Now, the Oakland Zoo is vaccinating some of its animals with an experimental coronavirus vaccine that will eventually be distributed to dozens of zoos nationwide.
Mountain Lion Released To Santa Clara County After Capture In San Francisco Bernal HeightsA wayward Mountain lion tranquilized after roaming San Francisco's Bernal Heights and Portola neighborhoods has a new stomping ground after a brief stay at Oakland Zoo.
Man Shot Dead In East Oakland; 3rd Homicide In Less Than 24 HoursA man died in a shooting Thursday afternoon in East Oakland, police said Friday.
COVID Thanksgiving: Safe, Low-Risk Thanksgiving Week Activities In the Bay AreaThe holidays will be anything but normal this year. Still, the Oakland Zoo wants to make it memorable. It just debuted 'Glowfari,' which is a socially-distanced, family-friendly experience.
Oakland Zoo Closed Monday In Wake Of Power OutageThe Oakland Zoo will be closed Monday and possibly Tuesday due to PG&E's planned Public Safety Power Shutoffs affecting the area amid dry and windy weather.
Oakland Zoo Takes In More Mountain Lion Kittens Orphaned By Zogg FireThe Oakland Zoo is nursing three mountain lion kittens back to health, after they were rescued from the Zogg Fire in Shasta County.
Zogg Fire: Orphaned Mountain Lion Cub Suffers Burns, Treated At Oakland ZooA young mountain lion cub is receiving treatment at the Oakland Zoo for severe burns suffered during the Zogg Fire burning in far Northern California, officials said.
Oakland Zoo Sells Out Its First Public Opening Since PandemicThe Oakland Zoo sold out of tickets Wednesday, the first day the zoo has been open to the public since closing amid COVID-19 shelter orders in March.
COVID-19 Reopening: Cash-Strapped Oakland Zoo Set to Reopen Next WeekAfter being closed for four months, the Oakland Zoo will reopen next week and it will look a little different after implementing health and safety protocols.
Oakland Zoo Closer To Reopening After Alameda Co. Files COVID-19 Variance With StateAn Oakland Zoo official said that the zoo might be able to open in a couple of weeks or even sooner after Alameda County supervisors voted Tuesday to support a COVID-19 variance attestation.
Castro Valley Girl Launches Facebook Fundraiser to Save Oakland ZooA 6-year-old Castro Valley girl is trying to save the Oakland Zoo, one bracelet at a time.