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 11 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Oakland makes a deal with Waste Management, avoids costly lawsuit

OAKLAND -- In an unexpected about-face, the Oakland City Council will consider giving its garbage and green waste contract back to Waste Management to settle the legal and political dramas brought by the garbage giant after it was jilted for a smaller ... [Published Inside Bay Area - 1 hour ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

2 Oakland houses destroyed by fire; none hurt

Seven college students were displaced Friday after fire destroyed two homes in Oakland.The fire, which happened around 3 a.m. on Orpwood Street, went to three alarms because the flames were moving so quickly, firefighters said.Five people were inside ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - 2 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 4 reports

Oakland County renting office space to Consular Corps of Michigan

Oakland County has agreed to rent office space to the Consular Corps of Michigan in hope of increasing trade and developing relationships with the county’s international partners, Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson announced Wednesday.The Consular ... [Published Daily Tribune - 2 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 3 reports

UPDATE: Suspects Who Fled Crash on I-580 Left Car with Evidence of Shooting

The collision occurred in the eastbound highway’s center divider just east of Telegraph Avenue at about 11:45 a.m.Update:Three suspects in a Fruitvale District shooting fled from a crash on Interstate Highway 580 in Oakland this morning, police said. ... [Published Piedmont Patch - 12 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

Oakland father charged for accidental shooting of 1-year-old son

OAKLAND, Calif. —A 23-year-old Oakland man has been charged with three felony counts for the accidental shooting of his 1-year-old son last week, prosecutors said Thursday.Onisema Tua, 23, pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to one count each of child abuse, ... [Published KTVU - 14 hours ago]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

WHAT WE'RE WORKING ON: Oakland County officials meeting to discuss Great Lakes Water Authority

PONTIAC>> An informational meeting on the proposed Great Lakes Water Authority is being held at 11 a.m. today by the Oakland County Board of Commissioners for officials from the county’s 61 communities.Check back with TheOaklandPress.com for updates ... [Published Oakland Press - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

Police Seek Suspect Who Exposed Himself to Jogger

The incident occurred near the Bridgeview Trail in Dimond Canyon Park on Sunday.Oakland police are asking for the public’s help in finding asuspect who exposed himself to a jogger in the Oakland hills on Sundaymorning. Police said the incident occurred ... [Published Piedmont Patch - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 3 reports

OAKLAND: Woman wants to know why school let taxi take son home early

An Oakland mother is asking questions after the school district let a taxi driver pick up her special needs son early from school without permission. ... [Published KTVU - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 3 reports

Man, 21, Charged with Murder in Fatal Shooting on Bancroft Avenue

Miguel Salinas is charged with the killing of Reginald Beamon, a 28-year-old Oakland man who was found shot to death on Sunday.A 21-year-old man has been charged with murder in the fatalshooting of another man in East Oakland on Sunday morning, according ... [Published Piedmont Patch - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 2 reports

UPDATE: Burglary Suspect Search Prompts I-580 Ramp Closures

Not many details are available but Oakland Police and CHP assisted in the search.Update:Police reopened the on- and off-ramps to Interstate Highway 580 in Oakland’s Dimond District today after a search for a burglary suspect.Police reported the closure ... [Published Piedmont Patch - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 2 reports

Buddha fights crime in Oakland

When a blocked off street in Oakland became a magnet for drug sales and illegal dumping, one neighbor bought a small Buddha statue and placed it in the median. Now, the site has become a full-fledged miniature temple, drawing dozens of Chinese and Vietnamese ... [Published CBS News - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 2 reports

OAKLAND: Drought means less goose droppings but also less geese

They're a fixture on Lake Merritt in Oakland, but can sometimes create a messy problem. ... [Published KTVU - Sep 17 2014]

Quotes

..."Regardless, he's a human being," said Jacqueline Herremans, the head of Belgium’s right-to-die association, "a human being who has the right to demand euthanasia." This is the culmination of a certain line of moral reasoning: the human right to cease to be a human being (Michael Gerson, 9/18)
The case is "shocking," McQuade told the AP . "It wasn't a matter of stealing money but torturing patients by lying to them about having cancer... Chemotherapy is poison intended to kill cancer cells."
"I think this deal ends what could have been an expensive series of lawsuits," Quan said. "It's a good contract, addressing concerns about greenhouse gases and diverting from landfills."
...our consumers to become the solution and bring it home," said Paulette Cole, chief executive officer and creative director, ABC Carpet & Home. "Committed to fostering a green economy for a healthy planet and people, ABC will donate $150 to the Barefoot College through the ABC Home & Planet Foundation for every solar conversion. Solar for solar, light for light, we celebrate this mutual alignment in mission with Sungevity and invite our community to be a part of the change and vote with their dollars."

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