Oakland, CA – On May 4, 2011, officers responded to the Oak Knoll Market located at 7980 Mountain Blvd to investigate reports of a robbery. According to the victim and witnesses, three armed men entered the store and demanded money. more »
The City of Oakland’s free Broadway Shuttle will expand its service hours to run on Friday and Saturday nights to help patrons enjoy the vibrant arts and entertainment scene that has blossomed in downtown Oakland. more »
Oakland, CA – The East Bay Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (EBSPCA) and Oakland Animal Services (OAS) - a unit of the Oakland Police Department, collaborated last week to rescue 21 rabbits from an Oakland home. more »
On May 3rd at 4:30 P.M., an Oakland Patrol Officer responded to a report of trespassers inside of an unoccupied home.
Officers on scene recovered two van loads of items believed to be taken from homes in Oakland, Piedmont, Orinda, Berkeley, and Kensington. Recovered items include personal documents, televisions, computers, tools, and jewelry.
Although OPD has been able to return some of the items to victims, many more are still being held. The police have no leads for these items. more »
Oakland, CA – July 4th celebrations often include cook-outs, barbecues, boating, time spent with family and friends and, of course, fireworks. But for too many Americans, the nation’s annual celebration is filled with tragedy, as it is one of the deadliest holidays of the year when it comes to alcohol-impaired traffic fatalities. more »
Installation of Oakland’s latest public art 10,000 Steps: Walking the Invisible City has begun and will continue into July 2011. The installation includes 36 permanent conversational sidewalk markers that encourage residents and visitors to explore downtown Oakland and its five original parks. While preserving the past, the public art project also encourages long-time residents of and new arrivals to the culturally diverse downtown to interact. more »