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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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1 hr ago | 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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1 hr ago | 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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2 hrs ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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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9 hrs ago | 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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13 hrs ago | 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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17 hrs ago | 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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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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