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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 $449,000 which is roughly $391/per square foot. More Oakland information.

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3 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Oakland: Man charged with shooting at auto repossessor

A man has been charged with shooting at an auto repossessor who was towing a car with a woman in the trunk on July 25 in West Oakland, authorities said Friday.

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6 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

Oakland: 21-year-old man fatally shot Thursday

A 21-year-old man was killed Thursday night in a drive-by shooting near the Fruitvale district in East Oakland, police said.

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10 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal

Today's Music Picks: New Edition brings classic 'boy band' hits to Oakland

New Edition, one of the most popular "boy bands" of all time, is back on the road and performs Saturday at Oracle Arena in Oakland.

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12 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com

Clorox 4Q profit beats Wall St. expectations

The Oakland, California-based company said net income fell to $170 million, or $1.29 per share, from $183 million, or $1.37 per share, in the same quarter a year earlier.

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13 hrs ago | The York Daily Record

Murder hearing for couple whose dogs killed runner

Prosecutors say a couple whose two dogs fatally mauled a 46-year-old jogger on a rural Michigan road are facing a court hearing on murder charges.

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18 hrs ago | The Reporter

Atlantic City hosts free Blake Shelton concert

The country music star and judge on the TV's "The Voice" was performing on a stage near The Pier at Caesars Thursday.

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18 hrs ago | The Reporter

Russell Simmons, LL Cool J visit youth at NYC jail

A group of young people at a New York City jail complex got some words of encouragement on Thursday from hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons and actor LL Cool J. The two visited Riker's Island to mark the launch of a national anti-violence program from Simmons' RushCard, a prepaid debit card.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Brush News-Tribune

Police: Costumed girl injured at Comic-Con fell

Police say a costumed teenager who was found bloody and unconscious during Comic-Con was likely the victim of a fall, and the injuries weren't caused by an assault.

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The Brattleboro Reformer

Met Opera asks mediator to resolve labor gridlock

A federal mediator is on her way to New York to try to resolve a labor faceoff at the Metropolitan Opera.

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Olney Enterprise

'The Hunger Games': Lorde to curate 'Mockingjay -- Part 1' soundtrack

Lorde has been put in charge of the "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 1" soundtrack and will provide the album's first single, according to Billboard.

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Olney Enterprise

Beyonce, Jay Z marriage in trouble? Listen to the music

Everybody seems to want to know if Jay Z and Beyonce's marriage is in trouble. Well, maybe the couple's co-headlining trek -- the On the Run Tour -- will provide some answers.

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Journal-Advocate

Usher 'overwhelmed' by supporters of foundation

Rhythm and Blues singer Usher said he was overwhelmed with gratitude by the amount of supporters at his New Look Foundation's 15th anniversary luncheon.

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Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

Dionne Warwick knows her way to San Jose

But after the iconic singer recorded "Do You Know The Way To San Jose?" and the song became a huge hit, the 73-year old singer says with a laugh that she cried all the way to the bank.

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Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Truck spills fruit on Oakland freeway, zoo animals chow down on cargo

OAKLAND >> Animals at the Oakland Zoo were treated to a buffet of tropical fruit after a truck spilled its shipment on a freeway.

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Redwood Times

Alicia Keys pregnant with 2nd child

Keys posted a photo with her baby bump on Instagram early Thursday, which also marked her fourth wedding anniversary to producer-rapper Swizz Beatz, who also posed in the picture.

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Oakland Post

New Hope Church Anniversary Celebration Throughout August

The Church Anniversary Celebration programs will be held Aug. 3, Aug. 10, Aug. 17, Aug. 24 and Aug. 31st, beginning at 3:30 p.m. each Sunday.

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Contra Costa Times

Piedmont, Montclair police logs: Oakland hills report 18 auto burglaries

The following are highlights from the Piedmont police blotter. For more information, including about other cases, visit the police department at 403 Highland Ave. 10:54 a.m. -- Fairview Avenue.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Oakland Local

Oakland's "Stop the War on Children" Protest Calls for Peace

Answer: A passion for social justice and solidarity with victims of violence along the US/Mexico border and in Gaza.

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Contra Costa Times

Oakland officer fired over Occupy is reinstated

A police officer fired for throwing a grenade into a crowd of Occupy Oakland protesters who were tending to a wounded comrade got his job back Wednesday.

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Inside Bay Area

BART tests new Oakland Airport tram

BART has begun testing its sleek, driverless trains that will whiz riders between the Coliseum station and Oakland International Airport beginning in November.

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