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Oakland, California is located in Alameda County. Zip codes in Oakland, CA include 94606, 94605, and 94623. The median home price in Oakland is $449,900 which is roughly $375/per square foot. More Oakland information.

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Oakland offers up a different flavor of pride

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

San Francisco Chronicle

Crowded field a challenge for Oakland mayor, voters

A child peeks out the window as Oakland mayoral candidate Bryan Parker talks with Shirley Littlejohn.

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SFGate

Man shot and killed on Coliseum Way in Oakland

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Contra Costa Times

Drummond: Mills College welcomes female transgender applicants

Should someone who was born a man but now lives as a woman and identifies as a woman qualify for admission to a historically all-women's college? How about those who were born female but don't identify as one sex or the other? Or those who were born female but have undergone medical treatment to change their gender and are legally male? When people ... (more)

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Examiner.com

Veteran Cited by Alameda Police to Organize Homelessness March

A United States Marine Corps veteran cited in July by Alameda Police for sleeping in his van is fighting the $480 ticket, and organizing a march in Oakland to raise awareness of the criminalization of homelessness on the day of his hearing.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Inside Bay Area

CHP detains man they say fled I-880 crash

California Highway Patrol officers detained a man at the San Leandro BART station they say fled the scene of a multi-vehicle accident that closed three lanes of Interstate 880 Saturday night.

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San Jose Mercury News

Oakland police car hits, injures pedestrian near Lake Merritt

An unidentified 58-year-old Oakland resident is in critical condition after being struck by an Oakland patrol officer who was responding to a call for service.

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KTVU Oakland

Oakland police car hits, critically injures man

According to Oakland Police, an officer was responding to a call around 1:30 p.m. when the incident occurred.

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Contra Costa Times

A's Coco Crisp leaves game with neck injury

Oakland center fielder Coco Crisp came off the field in the bottom of the fifth inning with a strained neck after crashing into the left-center field wall in Angel Stadium.

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East Bay Express

Three Great Corn Dishes to Try Before the Season Ends

When corn is in season, as it is now, fresh corn on the cob smeared with melted butter is such a lovely, classic thing, you really need to do something special to improve on it.

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SFGate

Oakland launches its own version of a Pride parade

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Inside Bay Area

Berkeley measure that would tax the distribution of sodas and other...

A November ballot measure in Berkeley that would tax the distribution of sodas and other sweetened drinks appeared headed for watered-down language after a hearing in Alameda County Superior Court in Oakland on Friday.

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SFGate

Rosamunde coming to Oaklanda s Temescal

Another Rosamunde Sausage Grill is coming to Oakland. The popular grilled-sausage-and-craft-beer eatery founded in San Francisco's Lower Haight is planning a new location in the up-and-coming Temescal neighborhood.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Vallejo Times-Herald

California marijuana market poised to explode

Looking around last week at the exhibitor showroom of CannaCon, the huge marijuana-business expo held outside Seattle, Greg James had something of an epiphany: The pot industry in America is growing like, you guessed it, a weed.

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Inside Bay Area

Oakland man who shot at deputy, took hostage gets lengthy sentence

A 43-year-old Oakland man was sentenced Friday to 75 years to life in state prison for crimes over two days in 2012, including shooting at an Alameda County Sheriff's deputy and holding another man hostage at gunpoint for hours.

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Inside Bay Area

Citywise: Oakland map shows seismically prone buildings

The nonprofit civic organization Open Oakland this week launched a website that maps many of the seismically unsound "soft-story" apartment buildings across town.

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Oakland Post

OP-ED: Ferguson Is a Wake-Up Call for America and Oakland

In 2013, police killed 400 people in the United States. Most died with barely a blip on the world's screen.

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Raiders

Owner Mark Davis Accepts Challenge

Meet Raiders Legend Odis McKinney at The Raider Image at Hegenberger in Oakland on Friday, August 29 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Meet Raiders Legend Burgess Owens at The Raider Image at Hegenberger in Oakland on Friday, August 29 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Meet Raiders Legend Odis McKinney at The Raider Image at Universal CityWalk on Friday, ... (more)

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Inside Bay Area

Sheila E. to perform at Oakland Pride Sunday

Oakland native Sheila E. -- who this year has been frequently returning to her roots with appearances at the Oakland Running Festival, Yoshi's nightclub and a school music fundraising show at the Fox Theater -- headlines the city's gay pride festival Sunday.

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Government Technology

Oakland App Sheds Light on Campaign Finance

On the heels of a mayoral election on November 4, Oakland, Calif., will add an extra level of scrutiny to campaign finance.

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