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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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Oakland's Quinn Deveaux delivers a retro sound

Musicians are so often inspired by familiar places. Woody Guthrie had Oklahoma, for instance.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

SFGate

Oakland police overseer blasts former city official

U.S. District Judge Thelton Henderson , in a two-page order, said the department's compliance director had approved discipline proposed by Police Chief Sean Whent but that the former city official chose a different form of punishment without consulting the compliance director.

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Contra Costa Times

Oakland gang sweeps result in 13 arrests, multiple felony charges

Thirteen known gang members have been arrested and charged with violent crimes, including attempted murder, home invasion robbery and carjacking in connection with the city's signature anti-violence program, police announced Tuesday.

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Contra Costa Times

Oakland: Falling in love with books to fight summer learning loss

In Alameda County, nearly 70 percent of low-income youth are not proficient readers by the end of third grade, according to 2013 standardized test scores.

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East Bay Express

Oakland's Surveillance Fight Continues

Thirteen years after the September 11 attacks and eleven years after the catastrophic invasion of Iraq, the United States is experiencing a groundswell of resistance to the dubious security measures put in place over the past decade.

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Inside Bay Area

A's agree to 10-year lease to stay in Oakland

Team owner Lew Wolff said Tuesday that after reviewing several modifications made by the Oakland City Council last week, he has agreed to the terms of the lease to keep the team playing at Oakland Coliseum.

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KQED

Off the Grid Food Trucks Come to Uptown Oakland

Off the Grid organizers estimate that their first Uptown Oakland event on Monday evening brought out around 1,000 people.

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7x7

Classic Movie Scenes Shot in Berkeley and Oakland

You might have spotted Skinny Pete from Breaking Bad walking around Lake Merritt this week.

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Inside Bay Area

Oakland: Passenger dies of injuries after Corvette crash on I-580

A passenger ejected from a Chevrolet Corvette during a suspected drunken driving crash has died, an Alameda County Coroner's spokesman said Tuesday.

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Patch.com

Felon Pleads 'Not Guilty' to Murder Charge in May Homicide

A seven-time felon pleaded not guilty today to a charge that he murdered another man by beating and stomping the man in downtown Oakland in May. Wanell Wilson, a 30-year-old Oakland man, is charged in the death of Darryl Hughes, 26, at about 5:15 a.m. on May 4. Oakland police said the fight started outside the Walgreens drugstore at 14th Street and ... (more)

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Penarth Times

Making a Stand: Club members link arms

THIS year marks the 80th Anniversary of the formation of Soroptimist International Great Britain and Ireland .

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

SFGate

Missing: Oakland man with Alzheimer's

Police in Oakland are asking for the public's help in finding an elderly man who suffers from Alzheimer's who went missing Monday morning.

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WLFI-TV West Lafayette

The Oakland building has been targeted to possibly reopen as an elementary school.

Reopening the Oakland School building as an elementary school appears to be the favored choice to ease Lafayette's looming overcrowding issues.

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Inside Bay Area

Drummond: Citizen cellphone videos help monitor police

A California Highway Patrol officer straddles a woman near an exit ramp on Interstate 10 in Los Angeles.

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WABC-AM New York

Five Ways to Spot a Home Flip Money Pit

Just a few weeks after Eric Mann bought a Brooklyn brownstone for $1.2 million in February -- and painted the walls, sanded the floors, and added a $300 chandelier -- he sold it for $2.1 million.

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CBS Local

Daredevil Motorcyclist Arrested In April For Illegal Stunts Wrecks Corvette In Oakland; 2 Hurt

A CHP aircraft caught motorcyclist Corey McDonah riding at speeds up to 120 miles per hour on April 2, 2014.

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Inside Bay Area

San Francisco Police: Phony cop arrested on sex assault charges

A 35-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of drugging and sexually assaulting victims while pretending to be a police officer, authorities said Monday.

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Oakland Post

North Mare Island Building Demolition Contract Awarded

The contract for the demolition and abatement of North Mare Island Building 755 was awarded to Silverado Contractors, Inc. of Oakland with City Council approval on July 8. Silverado Contractors provides a full spectrum of demolition services, including complete building removal as well as structural and interior demolition, with the experience and ... (more)

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Patch.com

4 Injured in String of Shootings in Oakland

At least four people were injured in a series of shootings in Oakland from Saturday evening to early this morning, according to police.

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SFGate

M&R: A's looking into new park at same site

A's owner Lew Wolff is furious at Oakland officials who changed the Coliseum lease agreement.

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