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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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3 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Sheila E. to perform at Oakland Pride Sunday

Oakland native Sheila E. -- who this year has been frequently returning to her roots with appearances at the Oakland Running Festival, Yoshi's nightclub and a school music fundraising show at the Fox Theater -- headlines the city's gay pride festival Sunday.

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10 hrs ago | Government Technology

Oakland App Sheds Light on Campaign Finance

On the heels of a mayoral election on November 4, Oakland, Calif., will add an extra level of scrutiny to campaign finance.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

KTVU Oakland

Juvenile tasered after high-speed Oakland chase

An alleged juvenile car thief was tasered early Thursday after a high-speed chase through Oakland that reached speeds in excess of 100 mph, according to the California Highway Patrol.

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SFGate

Indictment in CHP copter laser shining in Oakland

An Oakland man was indicted Thursday by a federal grand jury on charges that he shined a green laser at a California Highway Patrol helicopter in East Oakland.

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Contra Costa Times

Oakland school board opens the door another charter school

Hoping to turn around dismal education outcomes for kids in Oakland's most impoverished and violent neighborhood, a group of East Oakland leaders won approval Wednesday night to create a "transformation" charter elementary school.

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Inside Bay Area

School bus company a no-show for Oakland special education students

The school district is apologizing to parents of special education students who were left on the side of the road this week when a new school bus vendor failed to pick them up, calling the situation "embarrassing and unacceptable."

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East Bay Express

Thursday Must Reads: Noose Left on Oakland City Truck; Brown...

Stories you shouldn't miss: 1. Oakland police launched a hate-crime investigation after a noose was left on a city-owned truck at a Public Works Department parking lot, the Trib $ reports.

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SFGate

What median prices get you in Piedmont and Oakland

Last week, SFGate ran a piece on what it costs to buy a home around the Bay Area .

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Nanaimo Daily News

Canada tops in key measures of scientific literacy

This photo shows the Earth's shadow cast over the surface of the moon as a total lunar eclipse over the Chabot Space and Science Center observatory in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

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Inside Bay Area

Oakland: After hiatus, Grand Lake Smoke Shop reopening

After being shuttered for about five years, a tiny tobacco and candy shop tucked into the side of the Grand Lake Theatre will reopen Friday on a limited schedule.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Raiders

Willie Brown Makes Check Presentation

Meet Raiders Legend Cliff Branch at The Raider Image at Hegenberger in Oakland on Thursday, August 28 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Meet Raiders Legend Burgess Owens at The Raider Image at Hegenberger in Oakland on Thursday, August 28 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Meet Raiders Legend Greg Townsend at The Raider Image at Hegenberger in Oakland on ... (more)

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Contra Costa Times

Oakland: Traffic stop yields thousands in cash, 100 grams of cocaine

Police confiscated stacks of cash, about 100 grams of cocaine and a small quantity of marijuana Tuesday night after stopping a motorist for speeding, said a spokesman for the California Highway Patrol.

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Contra Costa Times

Oakland workers outraged over noose hung from city truck

Police launched an investigation Wednesday into a noose found hanging from a truck at Oakland's corporation yard, and top city leaders met for more than two hours with workers to discuss the racially charged incident.

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San Francisco Bay View

Talking about Liberty Hall and Net Neutrality wit' Oakland mayoral candidate Jason Anderson

Jason Anderson has been a staunch activist in the Oakland area for about half a decade and has been working very hard on keeping the historic Liberty Hall building, the original Oakland home to Marcus Garvey's UNIA in West Oakland, in the hands of the Black community.

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San Jose Mercury News

Quick guilty verdict in last trial over 2011 Alameda killing of pot grower

Jurors deliberated for less than two hours before finding a Hercules man guilty on Wednesday of first-degree murder for his role in the 2011 killing of an Oakland marijuana grower during a robbery gone wrong in Alameda.

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San Jose Mercury News

Suspect in 2001 Oakland double-killing arrested in Mexico

A man wanted in a 2001 double killing that stemmed from a dispute over a car stereo and joy riding has been arrested in Mexico, authorities said Wednesday.

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Contra Costa Times

Oakland: Man killed in I-880 wreck identified

A man who died Tuesday night after a car he was riding in collided with a big-rig on Interstate 880 was identified by the Alameda County Coroner's Office on Wednesday as Sean Alberts, 47, of Oakland.

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Oakland Post

Mistah F.A.B. Hosts Back to School Block Party and Basketball Tournament in North Oakland

Local hip hop artist Mistah F.A.B. recently held his annual "Back to School Block Party and Who's House? Basketball Tournament" in North Oakland where over 1000 backpacks and school supplies were distributed.

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CBS Local

Motorcyclist Leads CHP On Chase Through Oakland; Stops For Gas In Between

Officers arrested a motorcyclist who fled from a K9 unit in Oakland on Monday night, the California Highway Patrol said.

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KRON 4

Driver Killed, Passenger Injured in HWY 880 Crash

Two lanes of southbound Interstate Highway 880 in Oakland have reopened after a crash between a Honda Civic and big-rig killed one person and left another injured Tuesday night, according to the California Highway Patrol.

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