Oakland, CA – Oakland Police Investigators will release a photo of the vehicle
they believe involved in a collision and deadly shooting of Aya Nakano that
occurred on June 12, 2013, at approximately 10:57 PM, in the 5800 block of
Oakland Public Library is starting off 2014 with a fun contest for teens that allows them to make their mark on the Main Library…permanently! With a grant through Keep Oakland Beautiful, we are going to transform the drab cement trash cans outside of the Main Library on Madison Street into beautiful mosaic murals.
Oakland, CA — On January 1, 2014 at 8:30 PM, it was reported that a 19-year-old
female was walking in the 200 block of 17th Street when she was approached by a
stranger, who had appeared from between two parked cars.
The suspect grabbed the victim by wrapping both of his arms around her,
threatened that he had a gun, and began dragging her down the sidewalk.
On Sunday, January 19th, Oakland Mayor Jean Quan will present the City of Oakland Citizen Humanitarian Award to Carol Johnson for her outstanding work on behalf of the Oakland community at “In the Name of Love,” the 12th Annual Musical Tribute honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., an extensive civic and cultural event that pays homage through music, to one of the greatest humanitarians of our time. The 2014 musical entertainment includes singer/songwriter/actor Martin Luther McCoy, the Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra featuring the Dynamic Ms. Faye Carol; the powerful 65-voice Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir; and the 275-voice Oakland Children’s Community Choir backed up by the Oaktown Jazz Workshops. Nikki Thomas, KBLX will serve as emcee.
Oakland, CA — The Oakland Police Department requests assistance from the media and the community in identifying an armed robbery suspect. Investigators have released this photo of the person they believe to be one of two people responsible for committing an armed robbery on August 19, 2013, at 7:30 PM, in the 2100 block of East 28th Street.
Oakland, CA — Illegal use of fireworks and celebratory gunfire are two major
complaints received by the Oakland Police Department at this time of year.
Ushering in the New Year is a joyous tradition. We want you to celebrate safely.
Celebratory gun fire and the use of fireworks are illegal and extremely dangerous.
Setting off fireworks and shooting guns pose a great risk for injury and even death
and as such, they have no place in our City.
Today, the City of Oakland will host the 22nd annual Holiday Dinner from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. to feed 2,000 seniors and those who are homeless and/or low income. Simultaneously, the final distribution for the 33rd annual Mayor’s Community Toy Drive will take place, wrapping up a successful tradition that brightened the holidays for more than 8,000 children from low-income Oakland families.
The City of Oakland administrative offices will be closed on Wednesday, December 25 in observance of Christmas and Wednesday, January 1 in observance of New Year’s Day. Police, fire and emergency services are not affected during the holiday.
Oakland, CA — On December 19, 2013 at about 7:15 PM, Oakland Police officers on patrol responded to the 2900 block of Foothill Boulevard to a report of an armed robbery in progress. Upon arrival, the officers spoke to four victims who had just been robbed at gunpoint by two suspects. The suspects fled in a vehicle with the loss.