Mayor Schaaf Pushes To Hire More Police In Response To Oakland ViolenceOakland Mayor Libby Schaaf announced Monday she’s working to reverse plans to divert funding from the police department to social services and hire more officers to stem this year's spike in deadly street violence.
Port Of Oakland Cargo Volume Down 20% In October As Ships Divert SouthThe Port of Oakland announced cargo volume was down 20% in October, as congestion issues elsewhere have prompted ships to bypass the Bay Area's largest port.
Interrupted Car Burglary Turns Deadly in Oakland's Lake Merritt A man was fatally shoot Sunday in Oakland's Lake Merritt neighborhood, the latest victim of an on-going surge in violence in the East Bay community.
Firefighters Extinguish 2 RVs on Fire in West OaklandFire crews were able to knock down a fire that burned two RVs under a freeway overpass in West Oakland Sunday morning, according to officials.
UPDATE: News Crew Security Guard Shot in Oakland Dies From Injuries; Photo of Suspect Vehicle ReleasedHours after news surfaced that a beloved security guard who was shot while working with a local TV news crew covering a recent burglary in downtown Oakland had died, police released a surveillance photo of a suspect vehicle in the shooting.
UPDATE: TV News Security Guard Stable After Being Shot in OaklandA security guard working with a local news station covering a recent burglary was shot in downtown Oakland Wednesday afternoon during an attempted armed robbery, according to police.
Video: Oakland Police Asks For Public’s Help Finding Dozens Of Suspects In Brazen Store BurglaryPolice asked for the public’s help Wednesday to help find around 30 burglary suspects who ransacked a retail store in downtown Oakland earlier this week.
Fire Displaces 8 from East Oakland Residential BuildingA two-alarm fire displaced eight people from an East Oakland fourplex Wednesday morning, fire officials said.
Bay Area Thrash-Metal Titans Share the Stage at the Fox TheaterThree legendary thrash-metal bands who survived catching COVID on tour together last year bring their "The Bay Strikes Back" show to Oakland as Testament, Exodus and Death Angel share the Fox Theater stage Saturday.
Oakland Museum of California's Great Hall Reopening After Storm Forced ClosureThe Oakland Museum of California announced Tuesday that its Great Hall will reopen next week after a closure due to water damage from last month's "atmospheric river" storm that blew through the region.
After Deadly Weekend Of Crime, Oakland Police Deploy Tactical Teams Throughout CityIt was another violent weekend in the City of Oakland, highlighted by a 10-hour stretch of illegal activity including a deadly officer involved shooting, murder, brazen robberies and illegal sideshows. Now, Oakland police say they have a plan to crack down on crime.
Thieves Swarm East Bay Stores, Pharmacies, Dispensaries In Brazen Weekend Crime SpreeMobs of thieves went on a weekend crime-spree, robbing department and jewelry stores, cannabis dispensaries and pharmacies. Dozens of business were hit.
Oakland PD Chief Armstrong: Lastest Wave of Violence 'Unprecedented;' Urges Action From City GovernmentOakland Police Chief LeRonne Armstrong Monday called the recent wave of violent crime "unprecedented" and urged lawmakers to get over their political differences to help police stop the bloodshed.
Prog-Influenced Metal Bands Bring Tandem Tour to the FoxTwo leading lights of progressive heavy music share the stage at the Fox Theater in Oakland when Mastodon and Opeth bring their current tandem tour to the East Bay on Dec. 2nd.
UPDATE: Oakland Carjacking Suspect Fatally Wounded In Gunfire Exchange With PoliceAn Oakland carjacking suspect, who rammed several patrol vehicles Saturday, was fatally wounded after opening fire on pursing officers in a quiet Rockridge neighborhood.