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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 $449,900 which is roughly $375/per square foot. More Oakland information.

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Must-See Dance Performances This Season

For unacquainted audiences, dance can be one of the easiest art forms to dismiss with the claim, "It's just not for me."

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

East Bay Express

Re: Video: Fox News Astonished that Boots Riley is a Communist

Fox News asks Boots Riley about the Coup; calls his response a "political rant."

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Tablehopper

Now Open and Pouring Great Juice: Bay Grape in Oakland

Back in the beginning of the year, we announced the news about ~BAY GRAPE~ , the Oakland wine shop from Josiah Baldivino and Stevie Stacionis .

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Tablehopper

Cawfee Tawk: Ritual Reopens, Four Barrel Turns Six, Scarlet City Coffee and Modern Coffee in Oakland

Last month we told you about the big remodel ~RITUAL COFFEE ROASTERS~ was undergoing, and now the nearly 10-year-old coffee shop and roaster has reopened, and has some new changes to show off.

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Oakland Post

Waste Management Loses Vote, Still Looks to Sue Oakland

The country's biggest trash hauler is refusing to take no for an answer after the City Council voted overwhelmingly to reject Waste Management's proposal, instead giving the 10-year, $1-billion contract to a local company that has cheaper rates and is pledging to local hiring and partnering with local agencies to handle the city's waste.

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Patch.com

San Leandro Police: Suspect Pursued into Oakland Found with Drugs, Cash in Car

A man who fled a traffic stop in San Leandro and led police on a pursuit into Oakland early Monday morning was arrested and drugs and cash were found in his car, police said today.

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East Bay Express

Tuesday Must Reads: Brown Signs Kill Switch Law; Moderate Democrats Block Plastic Bag Ban

The new law, which was backed by Oakland city leaders and law enforcement officials, is designed to stem the cellphone robbery epidemic nationwide.

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Patch.com

Man Pleads Not Guilty to Charge in East Oakland Fatal Shooting

A 20-year-old man pleaded not guilty today to a charge that he murdered another man in East Oakland last month.

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Contra Costa Times

Concord man gets 10 years in prison for fatal Oakland shooting

A Concord man has been sentenced to 10 years in state prison for a shooting in West Oakland last year that left one man dead and two others wounded.

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Milpitas Post

Oakland women arrested on residential burglary charges in Milpitas

Three Oakland women were arrested following a residential burglary that occurred in north Milpitas last week, Milpitas Police Department reported.

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Oakland Post

ShielaE

Sheila E. will headline Oakland Pride, a one day festival that takes place Sunday, Aug. 31, Labor Day weekend 10:30 a.m.-7 p.m. in downtown Oakland.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

SFGate

Oakland auditor on right track for mayor's post

While the Oakland City Council and Mayor Jean Quan repackage a 10-year-old public safety parcel tax for voter approval in November, Oakland City Auditor Courtney Ruby, a mayoral candidate, has a better idea.

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San Jose Mercury News

Oakland woman arrested in Santa Cruz hit-run crash

An Oakland was under arrest Monday after she struck a 70-year-old Las Lomas man with a pickup truck, then fled the scene Sunday afternoon, police said.

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KTVU Oakland

Armed woman barricaded at house arrested after Oakland standoff

A woman armed with a gun was arrested late Monday morning after a 14-hour standoff at an unoccupied house in Oakland's Montclair district, police said.

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San Jose Mercury News

Oakland chef wins Esquire's TV's 'Knife Fight'; Mixt comes to the...

Jack's opens in Oakland: The long-awaited seafood restaurant, Jack's Oyster Bar & Fish House, has opened in Jack London Square to shellfish-happy crowds.

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Oakland Post

OP-ED: Immigration, Racism and the Future of Oakland

I heard a moving radio commentary by Mumia Abu Jamal on efforts by right wing militias and politicians to prevent children fleeing poverty and violence in Central America from entering the United States.

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East Bay Express

Monday Must Reads: Brick Buildings Fared Badly in Napa Quake; 75% of...

Stories you shouldn't miss: 1. Brick buildings - even ones that had been retrofitted - fared poorly in the Napa earthquake as many unreinforced masonry structures suffered significant damage in the 6.0 shaker, the LA Times $ reports.

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San Jose Mercury News

Antioch man arrested as suspect in Oakland double shooting

A man who served a prison term for his involvement in the shotgun killing of a 16-year-old boy in Contra Costa County in 2005 was arrested Sunday night on suspicion of shooting two men at an East Oakland taco truck over the weekend, police said Monday.

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Canada.com

Expensive wine seeping across cellar floors shows Napa Valley was biggest loser in California quake

A powerful earthquake that struck the heart of California's wine country caught many people sound asleep, sending dressers, mirrors and pictures crashing down around them.

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WLOX-TV Biloxi

Earthquake's timing left many fumbling in dark

Barrels filled with Cabernet Sauvignon are toppled on one another following an earthquake at the B.R. .

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