The Oakland Public Library has reading, fun, and adventure for children, teens, and adults this summer. For kids and adults, the library is offering its annual Summer Reading Challenge, with various incentives designed to get people reading and visiting the library. Summer Reading and the Passport program begin June 13 and conclude on August 8. Free lunch for youths will be available at several library locations. more »
Incoming City Administrator Sabrina Landreth today announced the appointment of the newest additions to her executive leadership team: Christine Daniel as Assistant City Administrator, and Stephanie Hom as Deputy City Administrator. Christine and Stephanie round out the executive team along with Assistant City Administrator Claudia Cappio, who began on April 27. more »
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 »