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 8 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

West Oakland skatepark lacks permits, city support

April 15-- OAKLAND-- Even in the "Do It Yourself" hotbed of West Oakland, a group of skateboarders may have crossed the line when they constructed a sprawling concrete playpen without city permission. Just about everyone acknowledges that the newly-christened ... [Published Insurance News Net - 5 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

Investment firms seek Oakland documents on water plan

Two big Wall Street investment firms have subpoenaed Oakland County records related to the county’s relationship with the City of Detroit’s Water and Sewerage Department.Nuveen Asset Management and Blackrock Financial Management issued their subpoena ... [Published Detroit Free Press - 5 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 3 reports

Officials say airports are new front in fighting human trafficking

OAKLAND, Calif. —Anti-trafficking advocates and Bay Area prosecutors and congresspersons said Tuesday that airports are an important new front in combating human trafficking and rescuing victims.Speaking at a news conference at the Oakland Internatio ... [Published KTVU - 6 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

OAKLAND: AC Transit CFO facing embezzlement charges

Alameda-Contra Costa Transit's chief financial officer has been charged with four felony counts of grand theft for allegedly taking more than $500,000 over a six-year period from one of Oakland's largest and most prominent churches. ... [Published KTVU - 6 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 3 reports

East Oakland: Relatives, neighbors, mourn 93-year-old man killed in house fire

_ OAKLAND -- If there was one thing Samuel Knox Sr. was, it was feisty.At 93, he could barely get around and could no longer cook or clean for himself, yet he refused to leave the home where he lived for more than 60 years. So, each day, one of his 10 ... [Published Contra Costa Times - 7 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 4 reports

Sonoma Airport TSA finds Knife in Enchilada

Courtesy:TSA Public AffairsSONOMA-What looked like to be a tasty, homemade meal, turned out to be an 8.5 inch knife.While going through airport security at the Charles M. Schultz Airport in Sonoma, an Alaska Airlines passenger was pulled aside for a knife ... [Published Fox40 KTXL - 10 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 3 reports

Oakland residents face federal tax fraud charges

OAKLAND -- Two Oakland residents who set up a scheme to defraud the Internal Revenue Service based on false claims had their first appearances in court after being indicted last month,¿ ... ... [Published Big News Network - 12 hours ago]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 4 reports

Oakland Man charged in sexual battery case

OAKLAND -- A transient has been charged with misdemeanor sexual battery and violating probation in an April 9 assault of a North Oakland woman walking near her home, authorities said Monday.Carlos ... ... [Published Big News Network - 12 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 2 reports

OAKLAND: TSA officers trained to spot signs of human trafficking

TSA officers trained to spot signs of human trafficking. ... [Published KTVU - 12 hours ago]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 3 reports

UPDATE: 13,000 homes in Oakland County still without power

Use extreme caution with downed power lines and assume any wire is live.• Stay at least 20 feet away from the downed wire and anything it’s in contact with.• Keep children and pets away from downed wires.• Call DTE Energy at (800) 477-4747 to report a ... [Published Oakland Press - 14 hours ago]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 7 reports

Detroit's Attempt to Share Water with Suburbs Fails

By Nathan Bomey, Christina Hall and Bill LaitnerThe City of Detroit has ended negotiations with Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties over the potential spinoff of the city’s water department as a regional authority, but the city and counties signaled they ... [Published Governing - 18 hours ago]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 2 reports

Oakland officials launch campaign to rebrand city

OAKLAND, Calif. — Oakland tourism officials are spending $195,000 to try to shed the city's reputation for crime and blight to attract more visitors.The money will pay for ads that are intended to rebrand the city as a culturally diverse destination with ... [Published Fresno Bee - Apr 14 2014]

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"What a tremendous human being to withstand the things that he went through. I thought what was really important about that was he was tough enough not to fight back. That meant a lot."
"Tonight, the CityCity Council approved the very documents that memorialize all of the deals that have been cut over the last nine months" said Marc Levinson, a bankruptcy attorney representing Stockton who's also a partner at Orrick
Without passing judgment on the soundness of the Copenhagen Zoo "s decision to euthanize the young giraffe, Marius, (Cover story, Insight, April 13), I daresay inviting the public, including even babes in arms, to witness not just the gunshot killing, but Marius" then being dismembered and gorged upon by lions, betrayed a callousness beyond unspeakable
U SS Rep. Jackie Speier, D-San Mateo, said, "Sex trafficking and human trafficking is big business in this country and region and it's high time that we got serious about eradicating it."

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