Oakland, CA — On Thursday, April 18, 2013, at 9:00 PM, the Oakland Police
Department will be facilitating ShotSpotter Technologies as they conduct a
detection quality validation of their system.
Oakland, CA —Oakland Police Department investigators released this video surveillance of a person they believe to be responsible for a molestation of a 7-year-old girl that occurred on April 13, 2013 at about 3:15 PM in the 100 block of 10th Street.
Today, Mayor Jean Quan, City Administrator Deanna J. Santana and senior budget staff released the City of Oakland’s FY 2013-15 Proposed Policy Budget. The proposed budget strives to offer a “fair share” balance of Oaklanders’ many priorities in concert with the City’s fiscal reality. The proposals invest heavily in public safety, job creation and economic development.
Oakland, CA — Oakland Police Chief Howard Jordan held a press conference to
announce the recent arrests of five juveniles in connection with the April 2, 2013
shooting of Quinn Boyer, who died April 4, 2013, from his injury.
Oakland, CA —The Oakland Police Department would like to make the public
aware of a molestation of a 7-year-old girl. On April 13, 2013 at about 3:15 PM, in the 100 block of 10th Street, the suspect,
posing as a plumber or maintenance man, contacted a female adult resident of an
apartment complex, telling her that he was there to check the pipes for water
Oakland, CA — On April 11, 2013 at 2:36 PM, Oakland Unified School District
police responded to a report of an attempted kidnapping in front of Burckhalter
Elementary School - 3994 Burckhalter Avenue.
Kids Growing Strong workshop from USDA and CA Dept. of Food & Agriculture FREE training at Oakland Public Library in partnership with Oakland Community Gardening Program at Lake Merritt Toddler's Garden
Oakland, CA — On April 6, 2013, the Oakland Police Department conducted a
minor decoy operation at local restaurants. The Minor Decoy Operation
program is conducted to determine if merchants are asking for identification
and age prior to selling alcoholic beverages.
On Saturday, April 20, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon, thousands of community and corporate volunteers will clean and green over 80 locations throughout Oakland at the 19th Annual Oakland Earth Day.
Earth Day is Oakland’s largest community volunteer event. This year’s activities are expected to draw over 3,500 participants, including 300 volunteers from Starbucks East Bay. Activities include creek restoration, graffiti removal, litter pickup, weed abatement and planting.
Volunteers can choose among the many parks, recreation centers, creeks, commercial corridors and neighborhood locations listed at www.oaklandearthday.org.
Earth Day marks the anniversary of what many consider the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. According to Earth Day Network, “more than 1 billion people now participate in Earth Day activities each year, making it the largest civic observance in the world.”