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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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1 hr ago | Contra Costa Times

Oakland fifth-graders attend convention in Japan

Four Oakland fifth-graders and their chaperone participated in the 26th annual Asian Pacific Children's Convention, which was held July 10-24 in Fukuoka, Japan.

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2 hrs ago | Daily Kos

From the Folks Who Brought you Ferguson: Urban Shield Arrives in Oakland, CA.

It's four days of glorifying militarized police and their deadly toys. It's a convention which markets death via its trade show and whose 2013 publicity has a picture of commandos on a BART train pointing assault weapons while a passenger rides nonplussed .

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2 hrs ago | KQED

Longitude: Downtown Oakland's New Tiki Bar

Suzanne Long, former cocktail maestra at Forbidden Island , has opened Longitude , which feels like your very own Polynesian living room, with fabulous drinks.

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6 hrs ago | Patch.com

One Killed in Collision Between Amtrak Train and Vehicle

One person was killed in a crash between an Amtrak train and vehicle in Oakland tonight, police said.

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6 hrs ago | WGBH

The Politics Of Calling In Sick

Women are more likely to take time off to care for a sick child or elderly adult, making mandatory paid sick leave a hot partisan topic.

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9 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

Free flu vaccines for 60,000 Oakland kids

The largest ever seasonal flu vaccine program for Oakland youngsters will roll out Oct. 1, with the Alameda County health department targeting 60,000 elementary school students with free vaccines at 130 schools.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Hometown Hero: Oakland man works to keep Piedmont Avenue clean

With his signature railroad cap, broom and dustpan, Michael Lydon is easy to spot on Piedmont Avenue, especially because he's one of the few people out and about when the sun is just rising and most shops are closed.

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SFGate

Clean team, loitering crackdown help make BART stations spiffier

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SiliconValley.com

International students will be housed at newly renovated Lake Merritt Lodge in Oakland

A historic building that had fallen into disrepair and vandalism in the bustling Uptown district of downtown Oakland has gotten a $10 million makeover and will soon be home to international business students.

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San Jose Mercury News

Oakland: Two men wounded in shootings

Two men were shot and wounded within an hour Sunday night in different areas of Oakland, one by someone he saw breaking into a car and the other during an attempted robbery, police said Monday.

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Trend Hunter Magazine

Sarcastic Apparel Projects - A Kickstarter Project that Promises...

Bold, simple, and honest, the Lousy Kickstarter T-Shirt project promises nothing special, and yet may offer the greatest reward ever to the many Kickstarter enthusiasts out there.

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KQED

Stay in the East Bay for Art and Music this Fall

If you don't already live in the East Bay, your friends probably do, and it might be time to consider a move over the bridge anyway.

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SFGate

Oakland offers up a different flavor of pride

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

San Francisco Chronicle

Crowded field a challenge for Oakland mayor, voters

A child peeks out the window as Oakland mayoral candidate Bryan Parker talks with Shirley Littlejohn.

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SFGate

Man shot and killed on Coliseum Way in Oakland

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Contra Costa Times

Drummond: Mills College welcomes female transgender applicants

Should someone who was born a man but now lives as a woman and identifies as a woman qualify for admission to a historically all-women's college? How about those who were born female but don't identify as one sex or the other? Or those who were born female but have undergone medical treatment to change their gender and are legally male? When people ... (more)

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Examiner.com

Veteran Cited by Alameda Police to Organize Homelessness March

A United States Marine Corps veteran cited in July by Alameda Police for sleeping in his van is fighting the $480 ticket, and organizing a march in Oakland to raise awareness of the criminalization of homelessness on the day of his hearing.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Inside Bay Area

CHP detains man they say fled I-880 crash

California Highway Patrol officers detained a man at the San Leandro BART station they say fled the scene of a multi-vehicle accident that closed three lanes of Interstate 880 Saturday night.

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San Jose Mercury News

Oakland police car hits, injures pedestrian near Lake Merritt

An unidentified 58-year-old Oakland resident is in critical condition after being struck by an Oakland patrol officer who was responding to a call for service.

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KTVU Oakland

Oakland police car hits, critically injures man

According to Oakland Police, an officer was responding to a call around 1:30 p.m. when the incident occurred.

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