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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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3 hrs ago | The Reporter

Atlantic City hosts free Blake Shelton concert

The country music star and judge on the TV's "The Voice" was performing on a stage near The Pier at Caesars Thursday.

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3 hrs ago | The Reporter

Russell Simmons, LL Cool J visit youth at NYC jail

A group of young people at a New York City jail complex got some words of encouragement on Thursday from hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons and actor LL Cool J. The two visited Riker's Island to mark the launch of a national anti-violence program from Simmons' RushCard, a prepaid debit card.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Brush News-Tribune

Police: Costumed girl injured at Comic-Con fell

Police say a costumed teenager who was found bloody and unconscious during Comic-Con was likely the victim of a fall, and the injuries weren't caused by an assault.

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The Brattleboro Reformer

Met Opera asks mediator to resolve labor gridlock

A federal mediator is on her way to New York to try to resolve a labor faceoff at the Metropolitan Opera.

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Olney Enterprise

'The Hunger Games': Lorde to curate 'Mockingjay -- Part 1' soundtrack

Lorde has been put in charge of the "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 1" soundtrack and will provide the album's first single, according to Billboard.

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Olney Enterprise

Beyonce, Jay Z marriage in trouble? Listen to the music

Everybody seems to want to know if Jay Z and Beyonce's marriage is in trouble. Well, maybe the couple's co-headlining trek -- the On the Run Tour -- will provide some answers.

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Journal-Advocate

Usher 'overwhelmed' by supporters of foundation

Rhythm and Blues singer Usher said he was overwhelmed with gratitude by the amount of supporters at his New Look Foundation's 15th anniversary luncheon.

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Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

Dionne Warwick knows her way to San Jose

But after the iconic singer recorded "Do You Know The Way To San Jose?" and the song became a huge hit, the 73-year old singer says with a laugh that she cried all the way to the bank.

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Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Truck spills fruit on Oakland freeway, zoo animals chow down on cargo

OAKLAND >> Animals at the Oakland Zoo were treated to a buffet of tropical fruit after a truck spilled its shipment on a freeway.

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Redwood Times

Alicia Keys pregnant with 2nd child

Keys posted a photo with her baby bump on Instagram early Thursday, which also marked her fourth wedding anniversary to producer-rapper Swizz Beatz, who also posed in the picture.

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Oakland Post

New Hope Church Anniversary Celebration Throughout August

The Church Anniversary Celebration programs will be held Aug. 3, Aug. 10, Aug. 17, Aug. 24 and Aug. 31st, beginning at 3:30 p.m. each Sunday.

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Contra Costa Times

Piedmont, Montclair police logs: Oakland hills report 18 auto burglaries

The following are highlights from the Piedmont police blotter. For more information, including about other cases, visit the police department at 403 Highland Ave. 10:54 a.m. -- Fairview Avenue.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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