Oakland (California, United States)

Type: City
Name: Oakland (California, United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 37.77
Longitude: -122.220001
population: 394,579
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Motorcyclist killed in Oakland hit-and-run

OAKLAND, Calif. —A motorist was killed Thursday night in a crash on Interstate Highway 80 in Oakland, according to the California Highway Patrol.The CHP described the woman as a 34-year-old from San Francisco. Her name has not yet been released.The crash, ... [Published KTVU - 13 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 3 reports

Terrelle Pryor to be released by Seahawks

One of the biggest points of intrigue surrounding the Seahawks’ 53-man roster is settled: The Seahawks will release quarterback Terrelle Pryor, according to a league source.The Seahawks must trim their roster to 53 players by 1 p.m. on Saturday. A team ... [Published Seattle Times - 3 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

Raiders 41, Seahawks 31: Three things we learned

Winning the Super Bowl also means getting the perk of hosting the traditional Thursday night season-opening NFL Kickoff game and all that comes with it. Come for Pharrell and Soundgarden, stay for the gameBut for the Seahawks, it also means a quick turnaround ... [Published Seattle Times - 8 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

Oakland A's drop protest against Angels

_ ANAHEIM — The A's have dropped their protest of an obstruction call in the ninth inning against first baseman Brandon Moss.So the Angels' 4-3 win stands and the A's (78-55) head into Friday's game with a two-game deficit to the Angels (80-53) in the ... [Published Contra Costa Times - 11 hours ago]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 2 reports

Man shot in East Oakland attempted robbery

OAKLAND -- A 27-year-old man was shot in the leg Thursday night in East Oakland after refusing to give a robber his money, police said Friday.The victim was able to get his own transportation to a hospital where he was in stable condition.The confrontation ... [Published Inside Bay Area - 16 hours ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

Percy Harvin among Seahawks missing exhibition finale

OAKLAND, Calif. — Receiver Percy Harvin was one of 10 Seahawks who entered Thursday night’s preseason finale against the Raiders listed as not expected to play.Harvin missed practices on Tuesday and Wednesday for what coach Pete Carroll said was personal ... [Published Seattle Times - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

Oakland man charged with aiming laser pointer at police helicopter

OAKLAND -- An Oakland man was indicted by a federal grand jury Thursday for aiming a green laser pointer at a police helicopter in East Oakland in June, authorities said.On the night of June 7, Christian Palomino, 18, was arrested for allegedly pointing ... [Published San Jose Mercury News - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

FEMA, local officials visit Oakland County areas to assess flood damage

A team of officials from federal, state and local governments visited southeastern Oakland County areas affected by recent floods on Thursday to assess the damage to homes and properties.Members of the team belonged to the Michigan State Police Emergency ... [Published Daily Tribune - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

Flight from San Jose to Maui diverted in Oakland >

OAKLAND, Calif. --A flight from San Jose to Hawaii turned around because of a mechanical problem this morning and landed safely in Oakland, airport officials said.Hawaiian Airlines Flight 45 left Mineta San Jose International Airport at about 8:30 a.m. ... [Published KGO San Francisco - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

Oakland Pride

It is the mission of to celebrate the cultures and diversity of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) community in Oakland and the East Bay. We are dedicated to educating the greater community, promoting equality, civic involvement ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

HIGH SPEED CHASE: Raw video of high-speed chase through Oakland

Raw video of high-speed chase through Oakland ... [Published KTVU - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 3 reports

CHP Finds $17,000 Worth of Drugs During Traffic Stop

OAKLAND — A traffic stop in Oakland led to a drug arrest and the confiscation of more than $17,000 in drugs and cash, California Highway Patrol officers said.Around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, a CHP officer stopped a Chevy Impala for speeding on Frontage Road ... [Published KRON4 - Aug 28 2014]

Quotes

Proof that "we are all one people linked by a common body that is so much more than a mere machine or engine."
"It's in all probability the poorest instance where fraudulence has progressed away from being a financial criminal activity to damaging individuals to make money" said Thomas Fraysse, an Oakland lawyer on the case
"Growing up, everyone used to say that Oakland was dangerous," he said. "When I moved here, I didn't even know it had a lake. Now that lake is the place everyone wants to be."

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Angels get A's for effort in 4-0 victory [Published Greenspace - 50 mins ago]
Oakland center fielder Coco Crisp risked serious injury when he crashed into the wall in a gallant effort to rob Angels catcher Chris Iannetta of a two-run home run in the fifth inning Friday night. ...
#BlockTheBoat prevents Israeli goods from docki... [Published Waging Nonviolence - 14 hours ago]
by Mariam Elba In Oakland, Calif., and Tacoma, Wash., people have been blocking an Israeli boat from unloading its cargo in an action that organizers say is in solidarity with Palestinian resistance. (Electronintifada) Earlier this month, after ...
A Decade After its Launch, Kaiser Permanente's ... [Published PR Newswire: Entertainment & Media - 14 hours ago]
OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As consumers adjust to a health care landscape transformed by medical innovation and advancements in digital health, Kaiser Permanente has chosen to focus its longest-running campaign on the accessibility ...
Oakland Police and U.S. Marshals Arrest Fugitiv... [Published U.S. Marshals Service News - 14 hours ago]
August 27, 2014 - Carlos Alberto Cervantes was arrested by The U.S. Marshals Service along with Mexican Authorities in Guadalajara, Jalisco. Cervantes is wanted by the Oakland police Department for two counts of Homicide from 2001. ...
The Daily Agenda for Friday, August 29 [Published Box Turtle Bulletin - 23 hours ago]
TODAY’S AGENDA: Pride Celebrations This Weekend: Atlanta, GA (Black Pride); Calgary, AB ; Copenhagen, Denmark ; Duluth, MN ; Grimsby, UK ; Leicester, UK ; Limerick, Ireland ; Münster, Germany ; Québec City, QC ; Oakland, CA ; Reading, ...
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