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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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Local news for Oakland, CA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

2 hrs ago | Oakland Local

Oakland's "Stop the War on Children" Protest Calls for Peace

Answer: A passion for social justice and solidarity with victims of violence along the US/Mexico border and in Gaza.

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6 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

Oakland officer fired over Occupy is reinstated

A police officer fired for throwing a grenade into a crowd of Occupy Oakland protesters who were tending to a wounded comrade got his job back Wednesday.

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6 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

BART tests new Oakland Airport tram

BART has begun testing its sleek, driverless trains that will whiz riders between the Coliseum station and Oakland International Airport beginning in November.

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7 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

Oakland's American Indian Model Schools can stay open, judge rules

An Alameda County judge ruled that a high-performing Oakland charter school can stay open and that the school district erred in revoking its charter in 2013 after it alleged that founder Ben Chavis funneled $3.8 million to himself through school contracts.

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7 hrs ago | CBS Local

Oakland Mayor Quan Files Papers For Re-Election Bid

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan filed papers Wednesday seeking re-election to a second four-year term, saying, "Our city is rising overall."

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7 hrs ago | Oakland Post

Oakland "Locks Arms" to Aid Immigrant Children

The Oakland City Council this week unanimously passed a resolution committing to aiding the humanitarian relief effort for unaccompanied immigrants to the United States, authored by Mayor Jean Quan, Vice Mayor Larry Reid and Councilmember Noel Gallo.

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10 hrs ago | SFGate

Oakland nixes minimum wage plan

Isaih Hood examins some of his papers in the lobby of the Youth Employment Partnership on July 28, 2014 in Oakland, CA.

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14 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Wisconsin woman reported missing in Mountain View found safe in Oakland

A Wisconsin woman who was reported missing Sunday in Mountain View turned up safe early Wednesday at a BART station in Oakland, according to the Mountain View Police Department.

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15 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Oakland: Two-alarm fire displaces 18 residents

Eighteen residents were displaced from their homes early Wednesday after a two-alarm fire destroyed two houses, an Oakland Fire official said.

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19 hrs ago | KTVU Oakland

Board of Supervisors approve A's new lease

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to approve an agreement to extend the Oakland A's lease at the O.co Coliseum for another 10 years.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Examiner.com

East Bay jazz, from libraries to schools to workshops

One of my favorite East Bay series, San Ramon 's Jazz at the Library , has announced its 2014 season.

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Examiner.com

Einstein the dog running for mayor of Oakland

A dog named Einstein is running for Mayor of Oakland, California. His issues include fighting against police brutality and lowering police salaries.

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Tablehopper

510 News: Liba Falafel, Curbside Creamery, Belly Open; Deep Roots Coming

As previously mentioned on tablehopper , food truck ~LIBA FALAFEL~ now has a brick-and-mortar location in Uptown Oakland too.

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SiliconValley.com

Today's Music Picks: Arcade Fire supports 'Reflektor' at Shoreline

Arcade Fire, one of the world's most popular modern-rock troupes, has been a regular presence in the Bay Area in recent months.

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San Jose Mercury News

Former friend pleads not guilty to murder charges in Oakland tattoo artist's killing

A 36-year-old man has plead not guilty to murder charges in the 2010 killing of a well-known Oakland tattoo artist.

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Inside Bay Area

Bay Area-based artists Linda Ronstadt, Maxine Hong Kingston receive 2013 National Medal of Arts

San Francisco-based singer, songwriter and activist Linda Ronstadt and Oakland-based writer Maxine Hong Kingston received the 2013 National Medal of Arts from President Barack Obama Monday White House officials said.

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KTVU Oakland

Car fire, police pursuit blocks connector ramps from westbound I-80

Two connector ramps from westbound Interstate Highway 80 near the Bay Bridge in Oakland were closed Monday night due to a car fire and police pursuit, the California Highway Patrol said.

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Examiner.com

Fox News: Minimum wage increase is 'insulting,' tells people they are deficient

Thursday marks five years since the date of the last time Congress raised the federal minimum wage to a paltry $7.25 an hour.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Tammerlin Drummond: Finding rental housing in Oakland requires a full-court press

One landlord wanted a $3,000 dog deposit for a one-bedroom apartment in a duplex in Oakland.

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Contra Costa Times

Tammerlin Drummond: Finding rental housing in Oakland requires a full-court press

One landlord wanted a $3,000 dog deposit for a one-bedroom apartment in a duplex in Oakland.

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