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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 $400,000 which is roughly $341/per square foot. More Oakland information.

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2 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

Today's Music Picks: Broken Bells set for Oakland

James Mercer is best known as the leader of The Shins; yet, he's done his finest work in Broken Bells.

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4 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Indiana native donates black film materials to IU

Mary Perry Smith's donation to IU's Black Film Center/Archive includes more than 300 linear feet of records, publications and memorabilia from the Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame, which Smith co-founded.

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8 hrs ago | KTVU Oakland

Street silence hinders Oakland homicide investigations

Oakland Police have a new clue which they hope will lead to an arrest in Wednesday's fatal shooting that took the life of 20-year-old Marjon Fuller.

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8 hrs ago | Patch.com

3 Men Convicted of Murder at San Leandro Tattoo Party Shooting

Three alleged gang members were convicted today of three counts of murder and four counts of attempted murder for a shooting after a tattoo party in San Leandro in October 2011 that left three people dead and three others wounded.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

KEYC Television, Mankato, MN

Record labels sue Pandora over older songs

NEW YORK - Major record labels are suing Internet radio giant Pandora for copyright infringement for using songs recorded before 1972 without paying license fees.

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Inside Bay Area

Oakland Community Orchestra to celebrate 50 years of music

Oakland Community Orchestra conductor Gil Gleason wasn't letting anything slip by at a recent Friday morning rehearsal at Leona Lodge.

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KTVU Oakland

Slayer of 23-month-old Oakland child sentenced to 25-to-life

A teenager who is a reputed gang member was sentenced Tuesday to 25 years to life in state prison for his first-degree murder conviction for a shooting that killed a 23-month-old boy in West Oakland in 2011.

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SFGate

Death penalty to be sought in Oakland slaying of girl, 8

Darnell Williams was accused of murder and attempted murder in an Oakland shooting that left Alaysha Taylor, 8, dead on July 17, 2013.

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Oakland Post

AC Transit CFO Charged With Embezzling from Allen Temple

Lewis G. Clinton Jr., the CFO of Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District, was arrested and charged with embezzling more than $500,000 from his own church, the powerful and prestigious Allen Temple Baptist Church in Oakland- The revelation has shocked both his church and professional family who learned that he bilked money meant for the poor to pay ... (more)

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Inside Bay Area

Alameda County DA's office seeks death penalty against child killer

The Alameda County District Attorney's Office announced Thursday that it is seeking the death penalty against an Oakland man charged with two murders, including the killing of an 8-year-old girl.

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Contra Costa Times

Police: Man gunned down inside West Oakland store

The unidentified man was shot outside the store then stumbled inside the business, police said.

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Santa Cruz Sentinel

Record Store Day: Vinyl is making a comeback

It won't fit in your pocket or play on your smartphone. You can't download it, stream it or store it in a cloud file.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

KTVU Oakland

Oakland vandals cutting license plates to steal registration stickers

While stealing license plates and vehicle registration stickers are not uncommon crimes, some thieves in Oakland have been resorting to the more destructive tactic of actually cutting off part of the plate.

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KTVU Oakland

Quick acting employee thwarts Oakland bank robbery

Two masked men who tried to rob a bank in Oakland's Rockridge neighborhood Wednesday morning were foiled by a quick-thinking employee who locked them out, police said.

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San Francisco Bay View

Rapper Soul performs downtown at Oakland Music Crawl Festival this weekend

Soul is one of the newer voices from the Oakland music community that will be performing at one of the first music festivals of the year in the Town, the Oakland Music Crawl, which is this Saturday in downtown Oakland, starting at 2 p.m. There will be a number of concerts inside restaurants and galleries as well as outside in the streets.

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District Administration

Antwan Wilson to be new Oakland, Calif., superintendent

The board of the Oakland Unified School District announced it has nominated Antwan Wilson from the nationally acclaimed Denver Public Schools where he is assistant superintendent, as the new superintendent for Oakland.

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East Bay Express

Hey, Bands: Submit to the 6th Annual Mission Creek Oakland Festival

Organizers of the Mission Creek Oakland Music & Arts Festival are gearing up for another big year - and they're looking for bands to book.

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SFGate

Oakland Children's Fairyland puppeteer Lewis Mahlmann dies

Artist-actor Lewis Mahlmann knew how to charm children with his version of classic tales and handmade puppets at Children's Fairyland in Oakland.

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Oakland Post

Diallo Mwathi Jeffery Captures Oakland in Angelic New Light

Diallo Mwathi Jeffery will feature his new fine art photography exhibit, Oakland and Beyond / Sense of Place, at PHOTO gallery, 473 25th Street, from April 17 - May 17. Jeffery's, a graduate of Oakland High School and Morehouse College, has had his works featured in notable Oakland galleries including the Rotunda Building in Downtown Oakland.

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East Bay Express

Rosenblum Cellars Coming to Jack London Square

More development news for Jack London Square: A month after we reported on plans to build a massive entertainment complex at the site of the old Barnes and Noble , Rosenblum Cellars has announced that it will be moving its East Bay Visitors Center from its current location in Alameda to the Oakland waterfront at Jack London Square.

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