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One person shot in apparent robbery in Oakland
(KRON) — One person was shot early Wednesday morning in an apparent retail theft at a business on San Pablo Avenue, according to the Oakland Police Department. OPD officers responded to the business on the 2400 block of San Pablo on a report of a shooting. Arriving at the scene, officers found a victim suffering […]
These Are 3 The Most Gentrified Cities in California
Gentrification is transforming neighborhoods and luring residents to the greatest cities in the United States. The study contends, however, that as the trend toward urban living gains momentum, so does the displacement of substantial numbers of residents. Although displacement can have an impact on all residents, it disproportionately affects minority communities, particularly low-income families.
SFPD seized 150 pounds of fentanyl, arrested over 760 suspected dealers in past 9 months
SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — The San Francisco Police Department arrested over 760 people for narcotics sales in the past nine months, according to stats put out by the department Wednesday. In a post on X, formerly Twitter, providing an update on ongoing joint efforts to shut down open-air drug markets in the Tenderloin and SoMa, […]
Oakland receives $3.5M to expand community policing program
The California Department of Social Services has awarded Oakland a $3.5 million grant to expand the safety ambassador and mediator program in downtown and Chinatown to help combat crime, which has been a well documented problem in the East Bay's largest city. The money is to be used in conjunction...
San Bruno Feb 21 Weekly Crime Report
During the last week, a total of 99 crime cases were reported in San Bruno, according to the available data. The most common type of crime was classified as 'Other', accounting for 38 incidents. This was followed by 21 reports of 'Suspicious Situation', and 14 incidents each of 'Disturbance' and 'Theft'. More serious crimes such as 'Assault' were reported 7 times, while 'Arrest', 'Vandalism', and 'Trespass' were less frequent, with 2, 2, and 1 cases respectively. These statistics provide a snapshot of the crime landscape in the place, highlighting the types of issues that are most prevalent. It's important to note that while the number of reported crimes is significant, the severity of the crimes varies, with the majority falling into less serious categories.
San Francisco woman suspected in retail thefts arrested while getting off plane in Hawaii
A woman suspected in multiple retail thefts in San Francisco was arrested last week while getting off of an airplane in Hawaii, authorities said.
Oakland Appoints Monica Davis and Mary Hao to Key City Positions to Enhance Community Service
The City of Oakland has appointed Monica Davis as the new Deputy City Administrator and Mary Hao as the Director of Human Resources Management. These appointments aim to improve the city's service delivery to the community.
🚧 Heavy Traffic on I-880 Southbound in Oakland Due to Police Activity 🚔
The time displayed is local to the original X account in San Francisco Bay Area. Attention drivers in the Oakland area: Traffic is heavily congested on Interstate 880 southbound exiting the downtown vicinity because the California Highway Patrol (CHP) has halted all traffic at 16th Avenue. The stoppage is the result of a wrong way driver incident. Motorists are advised to use Interstate 580 as an alternative route to avoid delays. Please exercise caution and plan your travel accordingly. #Caltrans and #KCBSTraffic are monitoring the situation.
Mother's boyfriend fatally shoots 3-year-old at Bay Area home, police say
A 3-year-old boy was shot and killed at a Santa Clara residence, officials said.
These Oakland, CA based Dogs are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to oakland..
Baby left in parked, running vehicle while pair allegedly steal from Home Depot in Hercules
Hercules police arrested two would-be thieves earlier this week for alleged child endangerment, drugs and weapons violations after searching their vehicle and one of the suspect's homes.Police were called to Home Depot at 4:24 p.m. Monday for an alleged theft in progress.Officers contacted the pair of suspects as they were leaving the store and headed toward their vehicle, which was parked in a handicapped spot with an infant left alone in the still-running Chevy Cruze.Officers recognized them, one of whom they knew was on felony probation for robbery. During a vehicle search, officers found large quantities of marijuana allegedly packaged for sales and promethazine with no prescription label.Police arrested both suspects on suspicion of drug violations and child endangerment.A family member responded to the scene and took custody of the child.Police then conducted a probation search of one suspect's Hercules residence. They allegedly found a larger quantity of marijuana as well as an unregistered Micro Draco Assault Weapon, and an unregistered pistol.Both suspects were booked into Martinez Detention Facility on various firearm, marijuana and child endangerment allegations, police said.
Popeyes Franchisee Hit with Six-Figure Fine for Child Labor and Overtime Violations
A Popeyes Chicken & Biscuits franchisee, operating under the name 14th St. Chicken Corp., has been found in violation of child labor laws and overtime regulations, leading to a hefty financial penalty. 13-Year-Olds Employed. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division has uncovered that children as young as...
Oakland police investigating graffiti at Lake Merritt as hate crime
Oakland police said graffiti that was on the Pergola at Lake Merritt is being investigated as a hate crime.Officers responded to the 500 block of El Embarcadero on Monday around 12:30 p.m. for a report of vandalism on city property. According to police, "multiple phrases which appear to be connected to current conflicts in the Middle East" were spray painted on the Pergola. Police said when and who vandalized the Pergola is unknown.The graffiti has since been removed by Oakland Public Works. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 510-777-3333.
Oakland Police Department to Implement DUI Checkpoint, Location Kept Secret to Deter Impaired Driving
In a bid to curb impaired driving, the Oakland Police Department has announced the setup of a DUI checkpoint on February 21st from 6:00pm to 4:00am, as noted on their Facebook page. Nevertheless, the exact location remains within the veil of undisclosed secrecy, aimed at catching unsuspecting impaired drivers. The...
California bill would require landlords to accept pets
A new California bill would require landlords to accept pets. The bill, formally known as AB 2216, was introduced by Assemblymember Matt Haney (D- San Francisco) and is considered to be the first legislation of its kind in the nation. The bill is intended to “bar property owners from asking about pets on applications, prohibit […]
Prominent UFW Advocate and Business Owner Aristeo Zambrano Fatally Shot in Tenth Homicide of 2024
An Oakland auto repair shop owner, Aristeo Zambrano, was gunned down in his own business, marking the city's tenth homicide of 2024. The 68-year-old, who was known for his work in the United Farm Workers movement alongside Cesar Chavez, was shot on February 3 at Bay City Alternators, located at International Boulevard at 88th Avenue. Zambrano's death was confirmed by NBC Bay Area a few days following the incident, as reported by SFist.
Killer with 114-year sentence now poised for new plea deal
A convicted killer whose case was sent back to juvenile court due to changes in state law is now heading for a plea deal in adult court, attorneys said Tuesday. The announcement was the latest twist in a process that has been full of them. Lilron Jones — now 28...
12 Most Expensive U.S. Cities to Rent In
Rising demand and limited housing supply continue to drive steep increases in rental prices. Finding an affordable rental, whether a house or an apartment, has become increasingly challenging.
Oakland's Italian Trifecta: 3 Must-Try Italian Dining Experiences
In this article, we'll be exploring three delightful Italian restaurants in Oakland. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments yet? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!