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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 | The Daily Republic

Artistic ingenuity unhinged at Contraptor's Road Rally

An eclectic mix of human-powered vehicles rounded a course fraught with danger Sunday as Obtainium Works hosted its third annual Contraptor's Road Rally on Mare Island.

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5 hrs ago | East Bay Express

Re: Bishop Michael Barber Speaks Out on Changes at Berkeley's Newman Hall

Last week, I wrote about a brewing controversy at Newman Hall Holy Spirit Parish in Berkeley regarding the dismissal of two beloved priests - one who has spoken openly about being gay.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Los Angeles Times

California schools face lawsuit over physical education classes

Thousands of elementary school teachers have been asked this summer to hold on to their lesson plans as 37 school districts throughout the state seek to show that they are providing students with required exercise.

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Oakland Post

Kevin Nichols, New Executive Director of African-American Wellness Project

At the event held July 16th at the Imagine Affairs Art Lounge in Oakland, community members had the opportunity to meet Nichols, learn about the Wellness Project's initiatives and discuss partnership opportunities.

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East Bay Express

Re: Oakland to Feds: Stop Pot Raids; Feinstein: Keep Raiding

The Oakland City Council threw its support behind efforts to end the three year-long federal medical marijuana crackdown in California.

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Athletics Nation

Hall Of Fame Analysis On Induction Day

Former A's-among-other-teams Tony La Russa and Frank Thomas will be inducted today into the Hall of Fame, as will some people not ever associated with the A's.

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Contra Costa Times

Drummond: Justice served in Carlos Nava killing but no winners

I spotted the little girl as soon as I got off the elevator on the seventh floor at the Rene C. Davidson Courthouse in downtown Oakland.

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Oakland Post

Former Foster Youth Sokhom Mao Is Making a Difference

Sokhom Mao shows me the 11th floor of Oakland City Hall, where he chairs meetings for the Citizen's Police Review Board, an entity that works between community members and police officers to ensure police accountability and improve police services.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Escapes: Discover Oakland's art and soul

Oakland's cultural renaissance can be felt in full force at the 14th annual Art + Soul festival next weekend.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

KTVU Oakland

Former Fremont teacher sentenced for downloading child pornography

A 44-year-old former Fremont high school teacher was sentenced Thursday in federal court in Oakland to 97 months in prison for downloading scores of child pornography videos.

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Raiders

What's it Like to Be a Raider?

Visit the Raider Nation on Location booth and Tweet or Instagram pics to #RNOL - Enjoy the summer sun and Alameda's best event of the year! Meet Raiders Legend Odis McKinney at The Raider Image at Universal CityWalk on Sunday, July 27 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Meet Raiders Legend Rod Martin at The Raider Image at Universal CityWalk on Friday, ... (more)

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KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

37 Years Ago: The Tragic Loss That Changed Led Zeppelin Forever

Led Zeppelin appeared to lead something of a charmed existence during the early part of their career, enjoying blockbuster success with fans in spite of negative reviews from critics and quickly earning a spot near the top of the rock 'n' roll pantheon.

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Vallejo Times-Herald

Guest viewpoint: Breaking California up would be uncool to do

As a native Californian who was born in Oakland, raised in the San Fernando Valley, schooled in Berkeley and now living in Venice, I'd like to say one thing to Timothy Draper, the Silicon Valley kajillionaire pushing the idiotic breakup of the Golden State: Recently, Draper announced he is on track to gather enough signatures to get his ... (more)

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The Daily Democrat

Dramatic decline in California's teen birthrates over 22 years

OAKLAND >> California's teen birthrate has plummeted 63 percent since 1990, the most dramatic drop of any state in the nation, according to an annual report released Tuesday.

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Inside Bay Area

Oakland attorney gets felony probation, is banned from keeping pets

An Oakland attorney was sentenced Friday to five years felony probation for keeping around 100 cats in her home in rancid conditions, unwanted animals that she said she was only trying to help.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Tests suggest Bay Bridge bolts and rods don't need replacing

Several hundred bolts and rods on the eastern span of the new Bay Bridge apparently will not need expensive replacements or repairs because they resist corrosion better than 32 anchor bolts that snapped last year, designers of the bridge conclude.

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Oakland Post

Judge Blasts Oakland for Mishandling Police Discipline

Federal Judge Thelton Henderson issued a court order this week criticizing the City of Oakland for failing to consult the court-appointed federal overseer when the City Administrator reduced the punishment for a police captain accused of striking a suspect during an arrest.

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Fremont Bulletin

Citywise: Oakland merchants frustrated over illuminated art project...

When they zoom up a single-file escalator to the alleyway connecting Broadway and Telegraph Avenue in Uptown Oakland, commuters later this year can expect to see a bedazzling new blue-green sculpture outside the 19th Street BART station.

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San Jose Mercury News

Crews battle 1-alarm blaze at 7-story apartment building in downtown Oakland

Crews were dispatched just before 12:30 a.m. to 1322 Webster St. after witnesses reported seeing heavy smoke coming from the building, a fire dispatcher said.

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Inside Bay Area

Crews battle 1-alarm blaze at 7-story apartment building in downtown Oakland

Crews were dispatched just before 12:30 a.m. to 1322 Webster St. after witnesses reported seeing heavy smoke coming from the building, a fire dispatcher said.

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