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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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Can I Recycle That?

In 2013, residents and businesses in Alameda County dumped as much as $70 million worth of recyclable and compostable items into the garbage.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

SiliconValley.com

Bay Area apartment rents set record

Bay Area apartment rents are rising at nearly double-digit annual rates and have reached record levels, according to a report released Tuesday, prompting some analysts to warn that the region's economic boom could be choked off by the relentless rise.

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Oakland Post

Tony Thurmond speaks at a house party last Sunday. Photo by Ken Epstein

With election season now in full swing, Assembly District 15 candidate Tony Thurmond is making the rounds to house parties in his district, which includes Richmond, El Cerrito, Albany, Berkeley, Piedmont and parts of North Oakland.

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Oakland Post

New Positive Energy Feeds Oakland Renewal

The Oakland Visitor and Convention Bureau is no more, having been replaced by Visit Oakland, a new nonprofit group formed to encourage tourism and promote Oakland.

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East Bay Express

Crop of Dreams

The East Bay has long had a passion for sustainable food systems, but the opportunities to farm large pieces of land here are few and far between.

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East Bay Express

More Stages for East Bay Bands at Oakland Drops Beats Music Crawl

Oakland Drops Beats Music Crawl begins at 15th and Webster streets on Saturday, Apr. 19. 2 p.m., free.

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East Bay Express

How To Grow Organic Pot

Spring has sprung, and if you're thinking about growing some medical cannabis this year, it's time to get cracking.

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East Bay Express

Re: Tuesday Must Reads: AC Transit Official Charged with Stealing...

Clinton, who was arraigned Monday in court, is accused of using his position as board president of two church-run nonprofits that provide housing to low-income Oakland residents to steal money.

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Inside Bay Area

Giant Robot magazine feted in new Oakland exhibit

Giant Robot began as a one-man publication run by Eric Nakamura out of his parents' Southern California home.

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SFGate

Alamar bringing upscale Asian-Cajun to Oakland's Grand Ave.

Cajun seafood boil restaurants have become something of a thing in the Bay Area in recent years, with new spots popping up everywhere from San Francisco to San Jose to Oakland.

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SFGate

Oakland considers naming-rights deals for parks

Raunte Colly shoots a basket during a game with friends at Brookdale Park in Oakland, which may begin seeking donors to pay for maintaining public parks and, in return, letting them take credit for their support.

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Contra Costa Times

Oakland: Description released of possible arson suspect in fire at Children's Hospital office

Investigators have released a description of a possible suspect in a suspicious fire that burned administrative offices for Children's Hospital Oakland earlier this month.

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KTVU Oakland

Woman pulled from under BART train expected to survive

A medical emergency on BART's Montgomery Station westbound track caused delays for thousands of passengers during Monday's evening commute.

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KTVU Oakland

Prosecutor: San Leandro shooting was 'gang-related assassination'

A prosecutor told jurors Monday that a shooting after a tattoo party in San Leandro in October 2011 that left three people dead and three others wounded was "a gang-related assassination."

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Oakland Local

Gentrification report proposes bold solutions to stop displacement in Oakland

Last week by Causa Justa::Just Cause released a report titled Development Without Displacement: Resisting Gentrification in the Bay Area.

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CBS Local

AC Transit Chief Financial Officer Accused Of Embezzling Funds From Oakland-Based Church

OAKLAND - The chief financial officer for Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District has been arrested and accused embezzling more than a half-million dollars from religious organizations that provide for the poor, according to prosecutors.

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Contra Costa Times

Oakland: Man charged in sexual battery case

A transient has been charged with misdemeanor sexual battery and violating probation in an April 9 assault of a North Oakland woman walking near her home, authorities said Monday.

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Contra Costa Times

Cousins wounded in East Oakland shooting

Two cousins wounded in a shooting Sunday morning in East Oakland were recovering Monday and police were seeking the gunman, authorities said.

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Inside Bay Area

Obamacare: Tuesday midnight deadline looms for health care applicants

That ticking sound you're hearing isn't just the clock counting down to midnight Tuesday's deadline to file your taxes.

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KTVU Oakland

Oakland officials launch campaign to rebrand city

Oakland tourism officials are spending $195,000 to try to shed the city's reputation for crime and blight to attract more visitors.

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