Oakland, CA – On Thursday, December 15, 2011, the Oakland Police Activities
League (PAL) will host its 22nd Annual Christmas Dinner. This invitation-only
event will take place at Shiloh Christian Fellowship located at 3291 School Street
in Oakland. Dinner will be provided for over 500 guests, and gifts will be
distributed to the children in attendance; there will also be special performances.
Oakland, CA — The Oakland Police Department and Crime Stoppers of Oakland
are offering a reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to an arrest and
conviction in this case. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Youth and
Family Service Division at (510) 238- 3641 or the Tip Line at (510) 637-0298.
Investigators are working on a sketch of the suspect and hope to have it available
in the next 24 hours.
Mayor Jean Quan, local leaders, and community organizations will be commemorating the “Day of Inclusion” in recognition of the countless contributions and sacrifices of all immigrants to the United States. The celebration, which commemorates the 1946 repeal of the more than 60-year-old Chinese Exclusion Act will be held on Wednesday, December 14, 2011, 5:30-7 pm at Oakland City Hall,3rd Floor, 1 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Oakland, CA.
Oakland, CA — The Oakland Police Department would like to make the public
aware of a report of a sexual assault. A 27- year old female reported that on
December 4, 2011 at 8:20 PM, she was walking in the 1300 block of 91st Avenue
when she was approached by a stranger and physically forced against a vehicle and
Oakland, CA - With the assistance of the US Deputy Marshalls, San Francisco Police Department, Lexington Kentucky Police Department, and members of the Oakland Community, the suspect responsible for the shooting death of Kayode Foster at Frank Ogawa Plaza on November 10, 2011 has been taken arrested.
New Oakland Gift Card Supports the Local Economy and Eases Holiday Gift Giving
Just in time for the 2011 Holiday Season, the Oakland Grown Gift Card pilot project has been introduced. The gift card, available in amounts between $20 and $200, is accepted by multiple Oakland businesses and artists. It is fun, flexible, good for the local economy and an easy way for those who Love Oakland to put their money where their heart is.
This afternoon, in response to a request by Occupy Oakland demonstrators to erect a teepee at Frank Ogawa Plaza, the City of Oakland issued a three-day encroachment permit for one symbolic teepee structure and reinforced ground rules essential to maintaining the balance between respecting free speech and maintaining the City’s responsibility to protect public health and safety.