Oakland, CA —The Oakland Police Department would like to make the public
aware of a molestation of a 7-year-old girl. On April 13, 2013 at about 3:15 PM, in the 100 block of 10th Street, the suspect,
posing as a plumber or maintenance man, contacted a female adult resident of an
apartment complex, telling her that he was there to check the pipes for water
Oakland, CA — On April 11, 2013 at 2:36 PM, Oakland Unified School District
police responded to a report of an attempted kidnapping in front of Burckhalter
Elementary School - 3994 Burckhalter Avenue.
Kids Growing Strong workshop from USDA and CA Dept. of Food & Agriculture FREE training at Oakland Public Library in partnership with Oakland Community Gardening Program at Lake Merritt Toddler's Garden
Oakland, CA — On April 6, 2013, the Oakland Police Department conducted a
minor decoy operation at local restaurants. The Minor Decoy Operation
program is conducted to determine if merchants are asking for identification
and age prior to selling alcoholic beverages.
On Saturday, April 20, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon, thousands of community and corporate volunteers will clean and green over 80 locations throughout Oakland at the 19th Annual Oakland Earth Day.
Earth Day is Oakland’s largest community volunteer event. This year’s activities are expected to draw over 3,500 participants, including 300 volunteers from Starbucks East Bay. Activities include creek restoration, graffiti removal, litter pickup, weed abatement and planting.
Volunteers can choose among the many parks, recreation centers, creeks, commercial corridors and neighborhood locations listed at www.oaklandearthday.org.
Earth Day marks the anniversary of what many consider the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. According to Earth Day Network, “more than 1 billion people now participate in Earth Day activities each year, making it the largest civic observance in the world.”
Oakland Mayor Jean Quan was pleased Wednesday to share the news that the Brooklyn Basin project – the largest approved, mixed use masterplan in the city – is receiving funding from a developer and investor from China. Signature Development Group of Oakland, CA and Beijing-based Zarsion Holdings Group Co. Ltd announced from Beijing their agreement to co-develop 65 acres of waterfront property on the Oakland Estuary of San Francisco Bay.
Oakland, CA —On Friday, May 10, from 4:00 to 7:00 PM, the Oakland Police
Department will host the community at its Second Annual Open House event at the
Police Administration Building, 455 7th Street.
Oakland, CA - April 5, 2013 - Oakland police and investigators remain at the scene of an officer-involved
shooting this afternoon. One suspect was struck by gunfire and was transported to a
nearby hospital with reportedly non-life threatening injuries, and a second suspect
remains in police custody at this time.
Oakland, CA – On April 3, 2013, Oakland Police officers responded to a call
concerning an armed robbery of a person in the 1000 block of Clay Street. Officers
were provided descriptions of three suspects and the direction they fled. As the
officers were attempting to detain three similar subjects in the 1000 block of
Jefferson Street, one officer discharged a firearm in response to a perceived threat.