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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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Mayoral Candidate Jason a oeShakea Anderson Talks Jobs, Public Safety, & ...

As election season gets into full swing, Oakland's mayoral race is heating up as we get closer to the November elections and mayoral candidate Jason "Shake" Anderson is using this platform to push for progressive leadership in the city, public safety, local jobs, and more effective programs to engage young people.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

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VIDEO: Documents Reveal New Details About Woman Accused of Leaving Kids In Car While She Gambled

Court documents reveal the details about the Oakland woman accused of leaving her two young daughters in a hot car while she gambled at a casino in Livermore.

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Inside Bay Area

Oakland: Orange County man gets 15 years for meth bust

A Southern California man who had three-quarters of a pound of methamphetamine in his car when he was stopped by the California Highway Patrol on an Oakland freeway last year was sentenced to 15 years in prison Wednesday, federal officials said.

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Restaurants on the Oakland-Berkeley Border

Road Journals Blog-The western end of Alcatraz Avenue, the point where North Oakland, South Berkeley, and Emeryville meet, feels like one of the East Bay's hottest neighborhoods.

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The Sunnyvale Sun

Missing East Palo Alto man with dementia found safe on bus in Oakland

An elderly East Palo Alto man with dementia who went missing this week was found Thursday morning on a bus in Oakland, police said.

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Oakland Post

Tower of Power Still Making Legendary Sounds After 46 Years

The legendary sounds of Tower of Power are coming to the stage at the Concord Pavilion on Tuesday, July 29. Having launched their new album "Hipper than Hip," TOP is part of the "San Francisco Fest - On Tour Together for the First Time Ever," with Journey and The Steve Miller Band.

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WFTV Orlando

Mother accused of leaving kids alone in car while gambling

Thirty-seven-year-old Phaley Nget of Oakland, California, was arrested Monday night after police say she left her children in a car while she gambled at a Livermore casino.

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East Bay Express

Mid-Week Menu: LIBA Falafel Softly Opens, Curbside Creamery Announces ...

Welcome to the Mid-Week Menu, our roundup of East Bay food news. 1) LIBA Falafel owner Gail Lillian had said she would open her new Uptown brick-and-mortar spot with no advance notice, and lo and behold, she followed through on that promise: When I walked past on Monday afternoon, the falafel shop was open for business ! The sign on the door says ... (more)

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Roadshow: Toenail painter wins distracted driving prize

Q I thought I had seen it all during the morning commute. Men shaving ; women applying makeup; people reading newspapers; people eating cereal; the list is nearly endless.

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Inside Bay Area

Oakland: Toxic algae closes Lake Temescal

A bloom of blue green algae can be seen in the waters of Lake Temescal, Wednesday, July 23, 2014 in Oakland, Calif.

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Inside Bay Area

Oakland: Man killed in Seminary shooting

The shooting was reported around 3:08 p.m. in the 5900 block of East 17th Street, according to a police spokeswoman.

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SFGate

Mystery over decaying-body evacuation in Oakland

A hazardous materials team from the Oakland Fire Department responded to the building at 480 4th St. in downtown Oakland around noon, said Battalion Chief Emon Usher .

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Inside Bay Area

Gang members get over 100-year prison sentence for Oakland toddler killing

Two East Oakland gang members on Wednesday were sentenced to more years in prison than they could possibly live in connection with a 2011 drive-by shooting on a busy East Oakland thoroughfare that killed a 3-year-old boy.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Clinton launches baby-talking campaign in Oakland

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, second from left, smiles as she reads a book with Jose Gomez, left, his brother Dario, right, and their mother Jessica Garcia at Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, July 23, 2014.

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KQED

Jalisco Heaven: Two Mexican Restaurants Off the Beaten Boulevard in East Oakland

Foothill Boulevard in East Oakland, an alternative to International Boulevard's restaurant row, is home to two of the Bay Area's top spots for Jalisco-style food.

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Examiner.com

Miley Cyrus Instagram's topless pic as response to death hoax

Music video by Miley Cyrus performing We Can't Stop . 2013 RCA Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment Music video by Miley Cyrus performing We Can't Stop .

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Charleston City Paper

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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