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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 $425,000 which is roughly $348/per square foot. More Oakland information.

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2 hrs ago | KTVU Oakland

Police offer details in Oakland dogwalker slaying arrests

Police on Thursday announced the arrest of two suspects in the Oakland slaying of beloved dog walker last July, citing the case as an instance where a resident went beyond being vigilant and dangerously took the law into her own hands.

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2 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

100-year-old California woman gets diploma

A 100-year-old Northern California woman has received her high school diploma some eight decades after she dropped out.

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4 hrs ago | Patch.com

Oakland Man Arrested on Suspicion of Possessing Car Stolen From San Leandro

A 52-year-old Oakland man was arrested on suspicion of possessing a stolen vehicle, hit-and-run and resisting arrest after being involved in an accident in San Leandro at about 3:15 p.m. today, police said.

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7 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

Oakland: Four suspects arrested after shooting at police during chase

Four reputed gang members, including a 15-year-old, were arrested on suspicion of shooting at two police officers during a car chase Wednesday night in East Oakland, authorities said.

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8 hrs ago | SFGate

Jumper rescued in Oakland after I-580 closure

Police and firefighters respond to a possibly suicidal person threatening to jump from an Oakland overpass on Interstate 580.

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9 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Oakland man arrested for allegedly firing shots from car in Richmond

An Oakland man was arrested after firing shots into the air from the passenger seat of a car in Richmond on Wednesday night and evading police, a police spokeswoman said.

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13 hrs ago | East Bay Express

Re: Birdland Jazzista Social Club Hopes to Establish an Oakland Music District

The Birdland Jazzista Social Club - known for its long-running, twice-weekly live music sessions held in a garage in Berkeley - is planning to help launch an ongoing series of weekend "music community centers" in Oakland.

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13 hrs ago | KTVU Oakland

Man wounded in early morning Oakland shooting

A man was in critical condition early Thursday after a shooting on a street in Oakland's Golden Gate District, authorities said.

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14 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

Police: Two suspects arrested in 2013 slaying of woman in East Oakland

Police this afternoon will announce the arrest of two suspects in connection with the shooting death of a 66-year-old woman in East Oakland last year.

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17 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

Police: Woman shot to death outside East Oakland home

The victim, Melissa Martinez, was found shot in her car about 9:43 p.m. in the 10500 block of Acalanes Drive.

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18 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Judy Chicago's 1974 Oakland Butterfly Celebrated at OMCA

This year, Judy Chicago , one of the most acclaimed feminist artists, is turning 75. And the Oakland Museum of California is celebrating the occasion in a new exhibition.

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22 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Jerry Brown appoints Jodi Remke to head FPPC

After leaving the California Fair Political Practices Commission without a chairwoman for nearly six months, Gov. Jerry Brown announced Wednesday he has appointed the presiding judge of the State Bar Court of California to the post.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

SFGate

Oakland sued over shooting of 16-year-old by police

The father of a 16-year-old boy who was shot in the face by an Oakland police officer who mistook him for a robbery suspect filed a federal civil rights lawsuit Wednesday against the city.

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Inside Bay Area

Town Crier: Oakland's "grandpa" redwood stands tall after nearly 500 years

His friends call him "grandpa" or "old survivor." He's a towering figure in Oakland -- his frame straight, tall and furrowed by age.

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San Francisco Magazine

What We're Obsessed With Right Now

Ellen Cushing, Senior Editor: Pizzaiolo may be famous for its pizza , but don't sleep on the expertly crafted cocktail menu.

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Patch.com

Drought: East Bay MUD Wants Customers to Continue to Reduce Water Usage

The East Bay Municipal Utility District's board of directors voted Tuesday to ask their customers to continue voluntarily cutting their water use by 10 percent because the dry winter has reduced the amount of water in the agency's reservoirs.

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Recording of May 2014: The Imagined Savior . . .

Ambrose Akinmusire: The Imagined Savior is Far Easier to Paint Ambrose Akinmusire, trumpet; Walter Smith III, tenor saxophone; Charles Altura, guitar; Sam Harris, piano; Harish Raghavan, bass; Justin Brown, drums.

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Inside Bay Area

Thieves steal $250,000 from elderly Piedmont couple, police say

An Oakland couple and their daughter face elder abuse and other charges after they allegedly stole more than $250,000 from an elderly Piedmont couple over a two-year period.

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SFGate

Oakland girl dead, man injured in crash

The incident began at 1:17 a.m. Monday when an officer spotted a white 1995 Mercedes-Benz C220 heading west on Fifth Street near Broadway.

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Patch.com

Teen Girl Killed When Suspected DUI Driver Crashed Into BART Pillar in W. Oakland

A teen girl riding as a passenger in a car possibly driven by an intoxicated man died during a head-on collision with a pillar supporting the elevated BART tracks in West Oakland Monday morning, police said.

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