Oakland, CA — On Saturday, November 23, 2013, from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM, in
the 9800 block of Bancroft Avenue, the Oakland Police Department’s Police
Activities League (PAL) program continues its holiday tradition of providing
turkeys to community members.
Oakland Public Works Agency has received more than 190 requests for assistance with downed trees, branches and other debris related to the winds as of 11 a.m. today. Public Works crews are busy responding to the most urgent ones first and then will continue to work their way through the requests for service.
To make a request for service, please choose one of the following:
You can submit a Service Request online, by phone, by email or by mobile app:
Phone: (510) 615-5566
Mobile App: http://seeclickfix.com/oakland
The City of Oakland Public Works Agency has received more than 190 requests for assistance with downed trees, branches and other debris related to the winds as of 11 a.m. today. Public Works crews are busy responding to the most urgent ones first and then will continue to work their way through the requests for service.
In the spirit of the holidays and to stimulate shopping in Oakland’s commercial districts in support of local merchants, the City of Oakland will offer free parking every Saturday between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, plus Plaid Friday which is November 29.
Oakland, CA — For the last 23 years, Ms. Maryann Mitchell of the Oakland Police
Department’s Identification Section has been giving to Oakland Families who are
less fortunate and in need during the holidays.
Ms. Mitchell along with her family and volunteers from the Evangelistic Outreach
Association prepares bags of food that include a turkey.
Oakland, CA — On Tuesday, November 19, the Oakland Police Department (OPD) added a new page, U-Visa, to its website. A form of witness protection, the U-Visa is a non-immigrant, temporary visa, which allows a victim who has suffered substantial physical or mental abuse from certain crimes (specified in federal law), and who provides information that has, is, or will assist law enforcement in the investigation or prosecution of the crimes, to remain in the United States for up to 4 years.
Oakland, CA — Last Saturday, November 16, 2013, the suspect who was wanted in connection with the armed robbery of an 11- year-old boy that occurred on November 1, 2013, at 7:20 AM, surrendered himself to the Oakland Police Department.
Oakland, CA — The Oakland Police Department supports Youth UpRising and will be actively involved in the Oakland Gun Buyback scheduled for December 14, 2013. “Removing guns that can potentially fall into the hands of criminals is a vital part of reducing gun violence in our City,” said Chief Sean Whent.
On Tuesday morning Oakland City Auditor Courtney Ruby released the results of an audit performed in cooperation with the Oakland Fire Department analyzing the City’s vegetation management inspections. The Oakland Fire Department is committed to providing the highest level of service to residents and ensuring their safety, and welcomes the assistance of the City Auditor in identifying areas for improvement.