Former SFMTA Chief Ed Reiskin Appointed As Oakland City AdministratorOakland Mayor Libby Schaaf announced on Friday that she's appointed former San Francisco transportation chief Edward Reiskin to be her city's new permanent city administrator.
Coronavirus Pandemic: Grand Princess Crew Member Dies From Coronavirus As the Grand Princess remained moored in San Francisco Bay Friday, a coalition of local community groups announced that among the 74 lives claimed regionally by the coronavirus was a crewmember from the Philippines.
Coronavirus Shelter-In-Place: Oakland Zoo Launches Live, Interactive Virtual TourThere are no visitors at the closed Oakland Zoo, but the animals are still there, and the zoo says since you can’t come to them, they’ll bring the animals to you virtually with a new subscription-based feature video segment on the zoo’s website.
Oakland To Issue Grants For Small Businesses Impacted By CoronavirusCity of Oakland officials are making grants available to small businesses to help them stay in business through the COVID-19 coronavirus crisis.
Missing Oakland Woman Found Dead Inside Vehicle Near San LeandroAn Oakland woman who was reported missing last week was found dead in a vehicle in unincorporated Alameda County on Tuesday evening, police said.
Longshoreman Killed In Early Morning Accident At Port Of OaklandA worker at the Port of Oakland died early Tuesday when he apparently fell off a large freighter onto the dock and then tumbled into the water, authorities said.
Coronavirus Update: Oakland Sets Up Coliseum-Area Hotels To House Homeless With COVID-19Ever since the COVID-19 outbreak began, health officials have feared what would happen if it became entrenched in the homeless population. On Monday, Oakland officials unveiled their strategy for trying to prevent that from happening.
Hundreds Gather At Illegal Oakland Sideshows In Violation Of Shelter-In-Place Order; 3 ArrestedLarge crowds of young people gathered on two East Oakland street corners Sunday evening, cheering on illegal sideshows and violating the shelter-in-place order, according dozens of social media posts and videos.
Oakland School Launches GoFundMe For Families Hit Hard By CoronavirusEast Oakland's Esperanza Elementary School announced Monday the creation of a crowdfunding campaign for families of the school who have been significantly affected by the novel coronavirus outbreak.
Coronavirus Update: AC Transit Set To Modify Schedule Beginning TuesdayThe Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District announced on Monday that it will modify its service beginning on Tuesday in the wake of declining ridership because of the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Ghost Ship Case: Derick Almena's Bid To Be Released Over Coronavirus Fears DeniedA judge on Monday denied a defense motion asking that Ghost Ship master tenant Derick Almena be released from Santa Rita Jail in Dublin.
1 Dead, 3 Injured After Car Hits Pedestrians In East Oakland; DUI Driver Flees, Is CapturedA pedestrian was killed and three others injured when a driver who was under the influence plowed into them after hitting another parked car in East Oakland Sunday evening. The driver fled the scene but was arrested shortly after, police said.
KPIX 5 Better Together Section -- We'll Get Through This TogetherThese are trying times for all of us as we shelter-in-place to weather the current coronavirus outbreak. Here are uplifting stories of the extraordinary acts of kindness of your neighbor. Section includes stories, video reports, survival tips, messages from the KPIX 5 news team and a form to help you find the services you need.
Oakland's 'Escape Artist' Shot This Hauntingly Beautiful Drone Video Of His City Sheltering In PlaceHauntingly beautiful drone footage of Oakland's empty streets shows just how serious people there are taking the shelter-in-place to stem the spread of coronavirus.
Coronavirus Update: Oakland City Council Approves COVID-19 Eviction Moratorium Through May 31The Oakland City Council voted unanimously at a special meeting on Friday to approve an emergency ordinance imposing a moratorium on residential and commercial evictions, rent increases and late fees during the novel coronavirus epidemic.