Oakland, CA – The Oakland Police Department reports that 7-year-old Kyianna
Orear, who had been reported missing, has been safely located.
This investigation is ongoing and anyone with
information is asked to contact the OPD Missing
Persons Unit at (510) 238-3641. more »
Oakland, CA – The Oakland Police Department is requesting assistance from
the media and the public in locating a missing child, Kyianna Orear.
Kyianna Orear is a female African American, 7 years old, 4' 0", 50 pounds,
with brown eyes and brown hair. She was last seen wearing a black shirt, blue
jeans and black tennis shoes. more »
Oakland, CA — The Oakland Police Department is requesting assistance from the media and the public in locating missing person Mr. King Carraway, Jr.
Mr. Carraway, Jr. is a male African American, 79 years old, 6’4”, 165 pounds, brown eyes, and gray hair. He was last seen wearing a blue jacket (blazer) and blue denim jeans. more »
Oakland Public Works will conduct a seven-week Pothole Blitz this year. Potholes continue to plague our streets and they require this annual special effort by the Oakland Public Works’ Streets & Sidewalks Maintenance crews.
The first week-long Pothole Blitz will commence on May 12, 2014 in East Oakland’s City Council District 7. The week of May 19th crews will concentrate on District 6; May 26th crews will be in District 5; and the Streets & Sidewalks Maintenance crews will continue to spend one week in each respective Council district, progressing east to west across the City. The Blitz is scheduled to end June 27th in District 1 in North Oakland.
What: Pothole Blitz Photo & Video Opportunity – Interviews Available
When: Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 9:00 a.m.
Where: 106th Avenue at MacArthur Boulevard
Photo/Video Opportunity: Mayor Jean Quan, City Councilmember Larry Reid and Public Works Interim Director Brooke A. Levin more »
Nine finalists have been announced in the City of Oakland’s third annual Youth Poet Laureate competition. These talented young poets made it through a highly competitive first round juried by esteemed judges, including accomplished authors, educators and community leaders. The Oakland Public Library, in partnership with Youth Speaks Inc. and Pro Arts is staging the annual competition. more »