Oakland, CA — The Oakland Police Department Criminal Investigations Division (CID) requests assistance from the media and the community regarding an auto-pedestrian collision that occurred on Friday, May 29, 2015 just after 11:00 PM in the 800 block of 28th Street in Oakland. more »
Oakland, CA —On Tuesday, June 2, 2015, from 4:00 to 6:30 PM, the 87th Annual OPD Safety Patrol Pass in Review will take place at the Scottish Rite Temple, 1547 Lakeside Drive, Oakland, CA 94612.
Guest speakers will include Chief Sean Whent, Mayor Libby Schaaf, Councilmember Noel Gallo and Robert Brown, AAA Vice President of Communications and Public Outreach. Lieutenant Dave Elzey, Traffic Operations commander, will preside as master of ceremonies. more »
Companies interested in doing business in Indonesia are encouraged to attend the Indonesia Business Forum on Friday, June 5, from 8:30 to 11:00 a.m. The forum will be held on the 19th floor of 1111 Broadway in downtown Oakland. The purpose of the event is to encourage closer ties between Oakland/East Bay and Indonesia. Participants will learn about the growing Indonesian economy and opportunities to do business there. more »
Oakland, CA — On Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at 5:00 PM the 87th Annual OPD Safety Patrol Pass in Review will take place at the Scottish Rite Temple, 1547 Lakeside Drive, Oakland, CA 94612.
Approximately 400 student crossing guards from Oakland Unified School District elementary schools (3rd, 4th, and 5th graders) will be at the Pass in Review, celebrating their hard work and dedication. more »
Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf welcomes AltCar Expo, the nation’s leading forum for green car ride and drive, public education and demonstration of the latest green technology vehicles, to Oakland City Hall. more »
Oakland, CA —Tuesday, May 26, 2015: About 9:00 AM this morning, an Oakland school police officer attempted to make a traffic enforcement stop on a vehicle that had been reported stolen. The two people in the car appeared to be a match for armed robbery suspects responsible for over half a dozen armed robberies committed earlier in the morning. The officer pursued the suspects; the suspect vehicle crashed. more »
Oakland Parks & Recreation (OPR) hosts the 2nd annual Adult Recess on the Plaza on Friday, May 29, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The free event will transform Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, located at 14th Street and Broadway in front of historic City Hall, into a playground for adults where they can relive grade school memories of lunchtime recess. more »
The City of Oakland administrative offices will be closed on Monday, May 25, in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. Police, fire and emergency services are not affected during the holidays or business closures. more »
In recognition of the Golden State Warriors advancing to the Western Conference Finals for the first time in 39 years, the City of Oakland has pumped up its lighting display at Oakland City Hall. more »
National Public Works Week! We welcome you to join us this week as Oakland Public Works participates with thousands of other organizations across North America in honoring the 55th annual National Public Works Week. The purpose of the celebration is to energize and inform the public of the important contributions of the Public Works Department to their daily lives, including – cleaning and greening; designing and installing bike lanes; paving roads; providing zero waste services; designing, constructing and maintaining City-owned facilities including all fire stations, libraries, recreation and senior centers; providing vehicles for police and fire; keeping traffic signals and street lights on; ensuring our facilities flush and drain as they are meant to do; and dealing with blight in our neighborhoods including illegal dumping and graffiti – all fundamental to our shared quality of life. This year’s national association’s theme says it all – Community Begins Here! more »