LeRonne Armstrong To Become Oakland's Next Police ChiefMayor Libby Schaaf announced Friday that Deputy Chief LeRonne Armstrong, an Oakland native and 20-year veteran of the department, will become the Oakland's next Chief of Police.
Oakland Recycler Schnitzer Steel To Pay $4.1 Million To Settle Environmental Violation ClaimsAn Oakland scrap metal recycler will pay $4.1 million to settle a lawsuit by Alameda County and the State of California alleging the company has allowed hazardous waste to pollute surrounding areas of West Oakland and the Oakland Estuary.
Man Found Fatally Shot Near McClymonds High School In OaklandA man from outside of Oakland was shot and killed Monday night in the city's western neighborhoods, police said Tuesday.
Police Activity At West Oakland BART StationBART is now reporting early Friday evening that there is a 10-minute delay at the West Oakland BART Station for trains on the Dublin-Pleasanton line.
Two Displaced After RV, Cars Catch Fire Near I-880 In West OaklandTwo people were displaced by a fire that burned a recreational vehicle and two cars Friday morning on Caltrans property in West Oakland, fire officials said.
2 Arrested Following Domestic Dispute, Shooting In OaklandA domestic dispute led to a shooting Wednesday evening at an Oakland Housing Authority property, police said.
UPDATE Oakland Fire Department Deems 2-Alarm Fire That Displaced 9 AccidentalOakland Fire Department officials deemed a fire that burned two structures and displaced nine residents in West Oakland on Wednesday afternoon accidental.
West Oakland Fire Damages 2 Structures, Displaces 9 PeopleA two-alarm fire involving two structures in West Oakland Wednesday afternoon has displaced nine people including three children, fire officials said.
Oakland Housing Activist Carroll Fife Defeats Incumbent Lynette Gibson McElhaney In City Council RaceHousing activist Carroll Fife, who helped lead the takeover of a vacant West Oakland house by a group of homeless mothers to highlight the city's housing crisis, has notched a stunning city council election victory over two-term incumbent Lynette Gibson McElhaney.
BART Raising Oakland Station Parking Fees Due To City's New TaxBART will raise parking fees at its Coliseum, Fruitvale, Lake Merritt, Macarthur, Rockridge and West Oakland stations due to a new parking fee tax in the city of Oakland.
Coronavirus Update: Grand Princess Passenger Exodus Grinds On; Some Evacuees Head To Bay Area HotelsPatience was wearing thin early Tuesday among the hundreds of passengers still aboard the coronavirus-stricken Grand Princess, who were awaiting their orders to get off the boat at the Port of Oakland, travel to a military base and begin a mandated 14-day quarantine before they will be allowed to return to their homes.