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 Oct 24 2014 - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Rare Butterfly Found in Oakland County Listed as Endangered

Four tracts of land in Oakland County proposed as "critical habitat" for the Poweshiek skipperling, found also in Wisconsin and Canada.The Poweshiek skipperling butterfly, which can be found near Holly in Oakland County, has been named to the federal ... [Published Birmingham Patch - 19 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Oakland students pumpkin contest

Cosmetology students Diara Matthers, 17 of Clarkston, left, Casey Kenyon, 17 of Lake Orion, and Taryn Ahlborn, 17 of Lake Orion, with pumpkins that they decorated at Oakland Schools Technical Campus Northeast in Pontiac. The pumkins will be for sale beginning ... [Published Oakland Press - 2 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 4 reports

Oakland reserves right to evict suspected prostitutes

Listen Now[18 min 25 sec] Justin Sullivan/A neighbor peers out of his door as Alameda County Sheriff deputies Ken Cammack (C) and Ken Kong (R) enter an apartment to evict tenants who have defaulted on rent payments June 4, 2009 in Oakland, Cali ... [Published SCPR - 3 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

Walnut Creek to Host Free Electric Vehicle Test-Drive Event

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Visitors to the Walnut Creek Farmers' Market on Sunday, Oct. 26, can test-drive some of the newest models of electric cars on North Locust Street. The "Experience Electric – The Better Ride" campaign will ... [Published Wards Auto.com - 4 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

Port troubles give retailers pause

Major retailers are facing a thorny problem in Southern California as a shortage of shipping containers and possible labor unrest have led to delays through the Los Angeles/Long Beach port, according to a report by Reuters.Already, the report said, Wal-Mart ... [Published Business Review Albany - 13 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

Oakland School Bus Drivers Choose Teamsters Representation

First Student Drivers Join Teamsters Local 853 for Improved Working ConditionsOAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- First Student school bus drivers in Oakland, Calif., have voted by an overwhelming 15-1 margin in favor of representation ... [Published Scottrade - 6 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

Inside America’s First Cat Café

It’s in Oakland, California and it was hell to open.The race to open the first cat café in the U.S. is over. As of Catur– er, Saturday, October 25, Oakland’s Cat Town Café will welcome cat and coffee lovers to its friendly space in the city’s Uptown neighborhood ... [Published Global Advisors - 9 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

Waste Management strike will not impact service

SAN LEANDRO, Calif. (KGO) --Waste Management recycling workers are taking part in a one day strike in the East Bay.There are 130 workers who plan to picket outside the company's headquarters in Oakland and San Leandro today. They claim the company manager ... [Published KGO San Francisco - 11 hours ago]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 12 reports

Oakland Co. could pull taxpayer support of DIA

(WXYZ) - The controversy over bonuses given to two top executives with the Detroit Institute of Arts is heating up even more this week.Oakland County commissioners are angry and giving the DIA an ultimatum for the execs to give back the bonuses or el ... [Published WXYZ - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 4 reports

Suspect is charged with murdering 78-year-old man in Oakland crime spree

OAKLAND, Calif. —A 26-year-old man was charged Thursday with special circumstances murder for allegedly fatally stabbing a 78-year-old man in West Oakland on Sunday at the beginning of a crime spree that included three carjackings.Bennie Deshawn Williams ... [Published KTVU - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 2 reports

Applebee's proposed in White Township

Applebees proposed in White TownshipClick photo for galleryPlans have been unveiled for a local franchise of a popular family restaurant chain in the Indiana area.White Township officials say they will hold a public hearing for comment on a request to ... [Published Indiana Gazette - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 2 reports

Poll: Oakland mayoral race getting tighter

A poll released Wednesday shows that the Oakland mayoral race is tightening with Councilwoman Rebecca Kaplan's lead against her top three opponents falling within the poll's 4.4 percent margin of error.Asking for voters' top choice in the 15-candidate ... [Published Inside Bay Area - Oct 23 2014]

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"It would be more of a neighborhood-serving location, because it's not as much of a regional draw" Ets-Hokin said of the Kmart building
"I think that is something we would be talking about as a council.," she said. "Our council believes the school resource officers are very important." After Councilwoman Diana Souza said the city has done a lot for the schools and San Leandro Unified is receiving more money from the state this year...
"We came up to do some changes," she said. "We try to change it up a little every year."
Kim said Esver had regular access to the girl and "was someone she trusted, cared for and looked up to."

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Drug habit held a ‘vice like grip’ [Published Albury Border Mail - 2 hours ago]
SEA LIFE Aquarium Water Fill [Published Oakland Press - 2 hours ago]
Oakland students pumpkin contest [Published Oakland Press - 2 hours ago]
Three Oakland Mayoral Candidates Say City Hall ... [Published Piedmont Patch - 2 hours ago]
Crime reports from Portage Public Safety for Oc... [Published Kalamazoo Gazette - 3 hours ago]
Oakland reserves right to evict suspected prost... [Published SCPR - 3 hours ago]
Hallways of Horror: Hotel Oakland [Published Havre Daily News - 3 hours ago]
BRAVE unit makes major 'purple' marijuana drug ... [Published Live 5 WCSC - 3 hours ago]
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Art that floats: A TED Fellow plans an immersiv... [Published TED Blog - 7 hours ago]
In Floating Peep Show, audiences were ferried across the San Francisco Bay to four sailboats rafted together, where they paid to watch live performances in the hulls. Photo: Constance Hockaday Constance Hockaday makes large-scale installations on open water. ...
Oakland City Officials Can Now Require Landlord... [Published Hit & Run - 7 hours ago]
<p><img alt="" height="225" src="http://cloudfront-media.reason.com/mc/_external/2014_10/-edna_millionflickr.jpg?h=225&w=300" title="|||edna_million/Flickr" width="300" style="float: right;"/&gt;Landlords in Oakland, California, will now berequired to ...
These Rules Can Protect Doctors and Nurses From... [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - 14 hours ago]
More than 200 nurses rallied outside the National Nurses Union headquarters in Oakland, California, on Tuesday, demanding more stringent protections from Ebola for healthcare workers. They carried signs reading "Stop Blaming Nurses. Stop Ebola." and ...
TODAY-- National Nurses Co-President to Testify... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - 14 hours ago]
OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the wake of news a doctor in New York City, recently returned from treating Ebola patients in Guinea in West Africa, has now tested positive for Ebola, a leader of the nation's largest nurses organization, ...
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