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 4 hours ago - Updated 32 mins ago - 2 reports

Woman with scores of cats gets probation

(07-25) 19:09 PDT OAKLAND -- A 62-year-old Oakland woman who kept almost 100 cats in her home was sentenced to five years' probation Friday following a felony conviction for animal cruelty.Jan Van Dusen , an attorney who lives in West Oakland, is also ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - 32 mins ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 46 mins ago - 2 reports

Gunman arrested after opening fire on tow truck driver

OAKLAND, Calif. —A gunman was arrested after he opened fire on a tow truck driver leading to a standoff with police.Oakland Police say just after 9:15 a.m. a tow truck driver was in the process of leaving with a car he just repossessed, in the 900 block ... [Published KTVU - 46 mins ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Neighbors on edge after shootings at 2 Oakland parks

OAKLAND, Calif. —Two shootings in two Oakland parks in less than a week have left two young people injured and some neighbors talking about moving away.Police are saying little about what happened at Brookdale Park near High Street in East Oakland Thursday ... [Published KTVU - 1 hour ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

Oakland barricaded suspect taken into custody

OAKLAND, Calif. —A barricaded suspect in West Oakland who possibly was armed with a firearm has been safely taken into custody, police said.The incident began in the area of the 1000 block of Seventh Street in Oakland sometime Friday morning.While the ... [Published KTVU - 3 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

Crews extinguish 1-alarm fire in downtown Oakland>

OAKLAND, Calif. --No one was injured in a one-alarm fire at a building in downtown Oakland Friday that was controlled less than half an hour after it was reported, Oakland fire Battalion Chief Coy Justice said.The fire at Webster and 13th streets was ... [Published KGO San Francisco - 5 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 3 reports

Suspect surrenders after repo man fired at while towing car in West Oakland

_ OAKLAND -- A least one suspect surrendered during a police standoff on Friday, after a gunman reportedly opened fire on an auto repossession agent towing away a car in West Oakland.No one was injured, but the repossession tow truck was hit by gunfire, ... [Published Contra Costa Times - 7 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 3 reports

BART Closed For Hours After Bomb Threat In Oakland

Oakland, CA -It was a commute nightmare Friday morning for people in Oakland after a bomb threat closed down BART for hours.It all started around 7:40 a.m.Police immediately evacuated BART's Coliseum Station in Oakland.Train lines were turned around to ... [Published KMPH Fox 26 - 7 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

Oakland Coliseum BART station closed

(Oct. 17, 2013) (Oct. 17, 2013) The is closed Friday morning because of police activity, BART officials said.Trains are turning around at the Fruitvale and San Leandro stations and are not running through the Coliseum station, according to BART. The and ... [Published KCRA.com - 11 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

Oakland: Coliseum station closed due to police activity

_ OAKLAND -- Police activity at the BART Coliseum station has resulted in major delays on the Fremont line, according to media sources. The station is reportedly closed at this time.Authorities have confirmed they are investigating a bomb threat, according ... [Published Contra Costa Times - 11 hours ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 5 reports

Police investigate after man electrocuted in Oakland warehouse

OAKLAND, Calif. —A 40-year-old man was electrocuted while apparently stripping copper wires out of an abandoned West Oakland warehouse, once operated by Pacific Pipe Company.Police say it was just after 8:30 p.m. Wednesday when they received a call about ... [Published KTVU - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 3 reports

Toxic algae closes Oakland's Lake Temescal

We also have more stories about:(click the phrases to see a list)Subjects:Places:OAKLAND, California — Officials have closed one of Oakland's most popular swimming holes indefinitely because of a rare toxic algae bloom that poses health risks to people ... [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 3 reports

Firefighters Knock Down East Oakland House Fire

Firefighters responded to a one-alarm fire in East Oakland this morning, a fire dispatcher said.A report of a structure fire in the 8700 block of Hillside Street came in shortly before 2 a.m., the dispatcher said. The fire was under control by about 2:10 ... [Published Piedmont Patch - Jul 24 2014]

Quotes

...attacks seems unlikely, the amount of air traffic in the BayBay Area provides at least a minimal possibility of an aircraft-skyscraper impact ( "A gasp-inducing plan for S F skyline, from the ground up" Bay Area, July 23)...
"I was there the day the cats came in. It was like an emergency triage ward," Hawks said. "I'd never seen anything like it. But we handled it. It was an astonishing feat."
Steve said after Friday's shooting he'll be extra guarded, especially since he has no true way of protecting himself.  "You have to really be able to talk people down. You know really calm a situation down, because at the end of the day we can't carry a weapon" he said
"It's going to be hot, so just relax and enjoy it" forecaster Steve Anderson said

More Content

All (8421) | News (6947) | Reports (0) | Blogs (1385) | Audio/Video (1) | Fact Sheets (11) | Press Releases (75)
sort by: Date | Relevance
California drought requires urgent action [Published San Francisco Chronicle - 10 mins ago]
Letters to the editor, July 26 [Published San Francisco Chronicle - 10 mins ago]
Free Financial Counseling Available [Published Examiner.com - 24 mins ago]
Woman with scores of cats gets probation [Published San Francisco Chronicle - 32 mins ago]
Plea deal over brawl near AT&T Park [Published San Francisco Chronicle - 35 mins ago]
Gunman arrested after opening fire on tow truck... [Published KTVU - 46 mins ago]
Scorcher pushes Bay Area records [Published Vallejo Times-Herald - 53 mins ago]
Sacramento Men Reach Plea Deals In Fight That K... [Published KRON4 - 58 mins ago]
Giants’ Brown ready to Rolle like fellow safety... [Published New York Post - 1 hour ago]
Neighbors on edge after shootings at 2 Oakland ... [Published KTVU - 1 hour ago]
Real estate transactions for Milpitas, Fremont,... [Published Milpitas Post - 1 hour ago]
OAKLAND: Gunman arrested after opening fire on ... [Published KTVU - 1 hour ago]
Recent deadly or serious dog attacks in southea... [Published Detroit Free Press - 2 hours ago]
OAKLAND: Neighbors on edge after shootings at 2... [Published KTVU - 2 hours ago]
Ryan Sturges, 23, of Silver Lake [Published Glencoe News - 2 hours ago]
Bingo halls a no-go in Antioch ... at least for... [Published The Daily Review - 2 hours ago]
Pets and Wildlife Calendar: July 26 and beyond [Published Inside Bay Area - 2 hours ago]
Apps for apartment searches add new features [S... [Published BusinessWeek - 2 hours ago]
Northeast Oakland Gifted Academy Interest Meeting [Published Rochester-Rochester Hills Patch - 2 hours ago]
Oakland Airport workers to get fare discount on... [Published Alameda Times Star - 2 hours ago]
Greg Maddux's Cooperstown Conundrum [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - 2 hours ago]
Apps for apartment searches add new features [Published Inside Bay Area - 2 hours ago]
Tests suggest Bay Bridge bolts and rods don't n... [Published San Jose Mercury News - 3 hours ago]
Former School Teacher Sentenced To More Than Ei... [Published Noodls - 3 hours ago]
Consumer Report: Traveling with kids, Amazon sm... [Published Click Orlando - 3 hours ago]
Oakland barricaded suspect taken into custody [Published KTVU - 3 hours ago]
Highland Park job fair promises 300 jobs [Published Michigan Citizen - 3 hours ago]
One-dish restaurants: Fad or here to stay? [Published CNBC - 3 hours ago]
AL Power Rankings: A's still on top [Published U-T San Diego - 3 hours ago]
Union City Man, 32, Arrested After Leading Poli... [Published Union City Patch - 3 hours ago]
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ...
In Focus
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
Content Volume
Document Volume
Network
Network

Blogs

sort by: Date | Relevance
Oakland Woman Gambles While Children Left in Ho... [Published Breitbart Feed - 4 hours ago]
An Oakland mother who allegedly left two of her children in a hot car outside a casino while she gambled was arraigned on two counts of misdemeanor child endangerment on Thursday. According to a police affidavit, the woman outright ignored two police ...
Priority Health Growth Plan Includes New Southf... [Published EON Consumer - 9 hours ago]
SOUTHFIELD, Mich.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Priority Health hosted a grand opening event with community leader L. Brooks Patterson and Mayor Brenda Lawrence to commemorate its new office in Oakland County on Thursday. The event also featured Dr. Lynda ...
Priority Health Growth Plan Includes New Southf... [Published Business Wire Education News - 9 hours ago]
SOUTHFIELD, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Priority Health hosted a grand opening event with community leader L. Brooks Patterson and Mayor Brenda Lawrence to commemorate its new office in Oakland County on Thursday. The event also featured Dr. Lynda Wood, superintendent ...
Priority Health Growth Plan Includes New Southf... [Published Business Wire Health News - 9 hours ago]
SOUTHFIELD, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Priority Health hosted a grand opening event with community leader L. Brooks Patterson and Mayor Brenda Lawrence to commemorate its new office in Oakland County on Thursday. The event also featured Dr. Lynda Wood, superintendent ...
MLB: Tony La Russa Says Steroid-Era Stars Deser... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - 9 hours ago]
Bryan Steffy/Getty Images Tony La Russa, one of the most successful baseball managers of all time, will be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday. As fans of the sport are undoubtedly aware, La Russa is being enshrined at a time when the ...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ...

Audio/Video

sort by: Date | Relevance
Thirsty West: Why Californians Will Soon Be Dri... [Published Slate Magazine - Jun 17 2014]
1

Press Releases

sort by: Date | Relevance
Alameda Health System Names David Cox Chief Fin... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jul 21 2014]
Burnham Brown Opens New Offices in San Francisc... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jul 15 2014]
Announcing Oakland's Teen Empowerment Pageant, ... [Published GlobeNewswire: Airlines News - Jul 08 2014]
Alameda Health System Names Tyler J. Bennett Vi... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Jul 02 2014]
SunTel Services Awarded Education Contract with... [Published Financial Services - Jul 01 2014]
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ...
Contact Us
Sales
Support


Freebase CC-BY Some image thumbnails are sourced from Freebase, licensed under CC-BY

Copyright (C) 2014 Silobreaker Ltd. All rights reserved.
The selection and placement of stories and images on any Silobreaker page are determined automatically by a computer program.
The time or date displayed reflects when an article was added to or updated in Silobreaker.