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Oakland woman shot by paintballs worries calling police will get her attackers killed
"I looked up and saw a kid leaning out of a car window shooting at me, it looked kind of like a machine gun," said the victim, who did not want to be identified.
28 cars broken into at Oakland senior home parking lot
OAKLAND (KRON) - In downtown Oakland, residents of the Westlake Christian Terrace senior home, located off 28th Street near Lake Merritt, are cleaning up after nearly 30 cars were broken into at the parking lot.
Former crime-ridden West Oakland liquor store to become community center
OAKLAND (KRON) - A former liquor store, once the hub for drugs and crime, will soon be a destination for young people learning how to make it in the music business.
Wildfires: High winds bring Red Flag Warning, forecasters say
“It’s a completely typical fall weather pattern,” meteorologist Matt Mehle said. “There is high pressure inland and lower pressure off the coast, and that’s creating the winds. Those winds are going to be going downward at the mountains. The brush is already dry. That kind of pattern dries it out ev
When the white man who shot up an upscale Oakland neighborhood first shot me, a homeless man, nobody cared; I was the criminal
Civil rights attorney John Burris holds a new conference to tell how Patrick Reddic (left), a homeless disabled man, was criminalized and his warning ignored when he was the victim of white shooter Jesse Enjaian, who later shot up his upscale neighborhood. Burris’ associates speaking to the press we
LeBron James, Oakland’s Ryan Coogler team up for next ‘Space Jam’
That bit of news comes courtesy ofThe Hollywood Reporter, which writes that Coogler will produce the new “Space Jam” flick and Terence Nance (HBO’s “Random Acts of Flyness”) will direct the Warner Bros. production. James will star in the basketball comedy, which is tentatively slated for 2019, durin
Oakland police release body-cam video of 2015 fatal shooting
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Police Department released body camera footage of the 2015 fatal shooting of man by police officer that led the city to pay $1.2 million to settle a lawsuit by the victim's family.The San Francisco Chronicle reports officers encountered 30-year-old Demouria Hogg on
How the housing crisis segregates the Bay Area
The Bay Area’s soaring housing costs are pushing out low-income families of color at a greater rate than their white counterparts, according to a new study that highlights how the region’s chronic affordability crisis is exacerbating racial disparities and creating new pockets of segregation.Thousan
Bay Area cities take first steps to deal with RV dwellers — and parking
EAST PALO ALTO — Faced with complaining residents and health concerns, city officials late last year evicted several dozen RVs from a residential neighborhood.But city leaders made a pact with social workers and motor home residents — move the vehicles to a safer place, and the city would consider r
Police Address Pittsburg High School Threats, 4 Suspects in Custody
Over the past few days, the Pittsburg Police Department has investigated several social media posts related to threats against Pittsburg High School. During these investigations, officers and staff from the Pittsburg Unified School District have worked to identify and contact those involved in these
Man Shot At Berkeley Homeless Camp, Police Report
BERKELEY, CA — A 48-year-old man was shot at a homeless camp in West Berkeley early Monday morning, police said.
Oakland dispensaries hope for bill to expand cannabis permits
“I hope it passes,” said Debby Goldsberry, executive director of Magnolia Wellness, a medical and recreational dispensary in Oakland. “We want our cannabis events to be licensed, to be in safe places.”
Convicted East Bay robber escapes from prison
Justin Tyquiengco, 22, was last seen during a 3:30 a.m. count at the minimum security California Correctional Center Washington Ridge Conservation Camp where he was serving a total of seven years and had been trained as a firefighter, officials said.
The Forces Driving Gentrification in Oakland | East Bay Express
Unless you've lived in the East Bay for a long time, it may be hard to understand the rapid shift that's taken place here in recent years: the explosion in the number of homeless people, the insane rent increases, the influx of wealthy young people — and the businesses catering to them.
Toddler dies in Hwy. 80 crash, Richmond father arrested for DUI
Jerome Jacinto, 33, of Richmond was driving a 1999 Pontiac Firebird on westbound Highway 80 around 12:01 a.m. when the car left the road and started overturning, CHP Officer David Harvey said.
Suspects sought in fatal San Francisco shooting
SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - A man is dead after shots ring out in San Francisco's outer Sunset District.This morning police are still looking for the shooter.Officers responded to a call reporting the shooting just before 9 p.m. on 46th Avenue and Moraga Street.At the scene officers found a man with guns
What will $2,200 rent you in Oakland, right now?
Listed at $2,200/month, this 600-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment is located at 491 Mandana Blvd.
6-month-old baby will stay on life support at Children's Hospital Oakland for now
OAKLAND, Calif. (KTVU)- After requesting more time, a family from Fairfield is relieved staff at Children’s Hospital in Oakland will not remove their son from life support as anticipated.
Woman Accused In Grisly In Tesla Stabbing Back In Court
DUBLIN, CA — A Modesto woman accused in of murder the stabbing death of Lizette Cuesta is scheduled to be back in court in Dublin Thursday morning, according to court records. Daniel Gross, 19, and Melissa Jill Leonardo, 25, are accused of killing the 19-year-old Tracy woman who made national headli
Creating Age-Friendly Oakland -Community Listening Session Dist 7
District 7 session will be held on Sat. 9/22 – 1 pm to 3 pm – at the East Oakland Senior Center, 9255 Edes Avenue, Oakland