Oakland, CA - The Latino Peace Officers’ Association will kick off their annual Warm Coat Operation. Police Officers will hand deliver multiple warm coats to St. Elizabeth Church, which will then distribute the coats to the homeless and people in need. more »
Oakland, CA — Oakland Police Department Investigators released this sketch of a
person they believe to be responsible for the Sexual Assault that occurred on
December 4, 2011 at 8:20 p.m. in the 1300 block of 91st Avenue.
The suspect is described as an African American male, 30-39 years old, 5’11”, 200
pounds, short black hair, brown eyes, goatee, dark complexion, wearing a black
hat, black hooded jacket and black sweatpants. more »
Oakland, CA – On December 7, 2011 the Oakland Police Department Gang
Intelligence Task Force (GITF) executed a search warrant at a residence in the
2100 block of 57th Avenue. As a result of this operation, a total of six people were
arrested, including four women and two men. more »
The Golden State Warriors invite fans attending their preseason game against the Sacramento Kings on December 17 at Oracle Arena to bring unwrapped toys to support the 2011 Oakland Mayor’s Community Toy Drive. The first 400 fans to bring a toy will get a voucher that gains them entrance to the Warriors post-game “Chalk Talk" with several Warriors players. more »
Oakland, CA — For the third year in a row, members of the Oakland Police
Department's Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association (CPAAA) will
volunteer their time at the West Oakland BART station to provide safety escort
service to holiday shoppers. Both Oakland and BART police officers will work
side-by-side with CPAAA members in an effort to ensure holiday shoppers make it
safely to their parked cars. more »
At a media briefing at the Emergency Operations Center this evening, City and Port of Oakland officials provided an update on the marches and demonstrations that have occurred at the Port of Oakland and downtown today. more »
The City and Port of Oakland held a media briefing at 12:15 p.m. today.
“Protesters caused sporadic disruptions throughout the Port of Oakland area, which led to delays, but the Port has remained operational,” said Port Executive Director Omar Benjamin. “Traffic is now flowing into and out of the Port. We are working with our partners – labor, community, business, truckers, dockworkers and our government and law enforcement partners – to keep the Port operational throughout the day.” more »
The City and Port of Oakland held a media briefing at 6:45 a.m. today.
“One week ago the Port of Oakland sent a message to all of our stakeholders throughout this region to Keep Our Port Open. This was in response to the call to disrupt our Port once again. We said it then, and we’ll say it now – closing the Port is a bad idea,” said Port of Oakland Executive Director Omar Benjamin. more »