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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 $400,000 which is roughly $341/per square foot. More Oakland information.

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49 min ago | SFGate

Death penalty to be sought in Oakland slaying of girl, 8

Darnell Williams was accused of murder and attempted murder in an Oakland shooting that left Alaysha Taylor, 8, dead on July 17, 2013.

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4 hrs ago | Oakland Post

AC Transit CFO Charged With Embezzling from Allen Temple

Lewis G. Clinton Jr., the CFO of Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District, was arrested and charged with embezzling more than $500,000 from his own church, the powerful and prestigious Allen Temple Baptist Church in Oakland- The revelation has shocked both his church and professional family who learned that he bilked money meant for the poor to pay ... (more)

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5 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Alameda County DA's office seeks death penalty against child killer

The Alameda County District Attorney's Office announced Thursday that it is seeking the death penalty against an Oakland man charged with two murders, including the killing of an 8-year-old girl.

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10 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

Police: Man gunned down inside West Oakland store

The unidentified man was shot outside the store then stumbled inside the business, police said.

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14 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

Record Store Day: Vinyl is making a comeback

It won't fit in your pocket or play on your smartphone. You can't download it, stream it or store it in a cloud file.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

KTVU Oakland

Oakland vandals cutting license plates to steal registration stickers

While stealing license plates and vehicle registration stickers are not uncommon crimes, some thieves in Oakland have been resorting to the more destructive tactic of actually cutting off part of the plate.

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KTVU Oakland

Quick acting employee thwarts Oakland bank robbery

Two masked men who tried to rob a bank in Oakland's Rockridge neighborhood Wednesday morning were foiled by a quick-thinking employee who locked them out, police said.

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San Francisco Bay View

Rapper Soul performs downtown at Oakland Music Crawl Festival this weekend

Soul is one of the newer voices from the Oakland music community that will be performing at one of the first music festivals of the year in the Town, the Oakland Music Crawl, which is this Saturday in downtown Oakland, starting at 2 p.m. There will be a number of concerts inside restaurants and galleries as well as outside in the streets.

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District Administration

Antwan Wilson to be new Oakland, Calif., superintendent

The board of the Oakland Unified School District announced it has nominated Antwan Wilson from the nationally acclaimed Denver Public Schools where he is assistant superintendent, as the new superintendent for Oakland.

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East Bay Express

Hey, Bands: Submit to the 6th Annual Mission Creek Oakland Festival

Organizers of the Mission Creek Oakland Music & Arts Festival are gearing up for another big year - and they're looking for bands to book.

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SFGate

Oakland Children's Fairyland puppeteer Lewis Mahlmann dies

Artist-actor Lewis Mahlmann knew how to charm children with his version of classic tales and handmade puppets at Children's Fairyland in Oakland.

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Oakland Post

Diallo Mwathi Jeffery Captures Oakland in Angelic New Light

Diallo Mwathi Jeffery will feature his new fine art photography exhibit, Oakland and Beyond / Sense of Place, at PHOTO gallery, 473 25th Street, from April 17 - May 17. Jeffery's, a graduate of Oakland High School and Morehouse College, has had his works featured in notable Oakland galleries including the Rotunda Building in Downtown Oakland.

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East Bay Express

Rosenblum Cellars Coming to Jack London Square

More development news for Jack London Square: A month after we reported on plans to build a massive entertainment complex at the site of the old Barnes and Noble , Rosenblum Cellars has announced that it will be moving its East Bay Visitors Center from its current location in Alameda to the Oakland waterfront at Jack London Square.

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KTVU Oakland

Teenage girl kidnapped and robbed in Oakland

A teenage girl was discovered screaming on a Berkeley street early Wednesday after she was abducted and robbed in Oakland, authorities said.

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Pleasanton Weekly

AC Transit's CFO charged with stealing church funds

Alameda-Contra Costa Transit's chief financial officer has been charged with four felony counts of grand theft for allegedly taking more than Lewis Clinton Jr., 57, was arraigned in Alameda County Superior Court in Hayward on Monday on the charges that he stole funds from Allen Temple Baptist Church.

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San Francisco Chronicle

A's making a pitch to remain in Oakland

The Oakland A's are negotiating for an extension so they can remain in the Coliseum after all, despite years of looking southward.

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East Bay Express

Can I Recycle That?

In 2013, residents and businesses in Alameda County dumped as much as $70 million worth of recyclable and compostable items into the garbage.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

SiliconValley.com

Bay Area apartment rents set record

Bay Area apartment rents are rising at nearly double-digit annual rates and have reached record levels, according to a report released Tuesday, prompting some analysts to warn that the region's economic boom could be choked off by the relentless rise.

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Oakland Post

Tony Thurmond speaks at a house party last Sunday. Photo by Ken Epstein

With election season now in full swing, Assembly District 15 candidate Tony Thurmond is making the rounds to house parties in his district, which includes Richmond, El Cerrito, Albany, Berkeley, Piedmont and parts of North Oakland.

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Oakland Post

New Positive Energy Feeds Oakland Renewal

The Oakland Visitor and Convention Bureau is no more, having been replaced by Visit Oakland, a new nonprofit group formed to encourage tourism and promote Oakland.

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