Oakland, CA — On Thursday, April 24, the Alameda County District Attorney’s
Office charged Jabulani Williams, 38, of Oakland with the murder of Casey
Walker, 26, of Oakland, that occurred on November 21, 2013 in the 1900 block of
Oakland, CA – The Oakland Police Department is requesting assistance from the media and the community in identifying a strong arm robbery suspect. Investigators have released this photo of the person they believe to be responsible for committing a strong arm robbery of an 82-year-old victim on March 28, 2014, at 7:15 PM, in the area of Coolidge and Brookdale avenues.
Oakland Parks and Recreation is pleased to announce that Lisa Klein has been selected as Oakland’s 2014 Mother of the Year. Oakland mother of two and founder of the nonprofit Loved Twice, Lisa has been responsible for providing baby clothes to thousands of newborns living in Oakland.
The City of Oakland and AC Transit are pleased to announce that their staffs have developed a Business Sustainability Program for the East Bay Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Project. As planned, now that we are reaching the 65% design level and have been able to achieve project savings, the agencies are enhancing the BRT Business Impact Mitigation Plan (BIM-P) that will go to the AC Transit Board and Oakland City Council for approval this summer.
Oakland, CA — On Friday, May 2, 2014, at 6:30 PM, the Asian Advisory Committee on Crime (AACC) will be hosting its annual banquet to recognize the Asian Youth Services Committee (AYSC) at Peony's Restaurant in Oakland. Proceeds from the AACC banquet, its biggest fundraiser of the year, are used to fund AYSC scholarships and youth activities.
Oakland, CA – It was Thursday, April 24, 2014, and Financial Planner Wayne Rancourt of Boise, Idaho, had just flown into Oakland for a business meeting. Rancourt was riding the shuttle to BART when he saw a vehicle near Hegenberger Avenue at the San Leandro off-ramp hit the median, overturn, and land on its roof. Rancourt asked the driver of the bus to let him off so he could help.
On Saturday, April 26, 2014, from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm, the City of Oakland Fire Department, Emergency Management Services Division will conduct its 9th Annual CORE Program Citywide Emergency Response Exercise.
Oakland, CA — On April 24, 2014, Oakland Police Chief Sean Whent, Mayor
Jean Quan, Lieutenant Christopher Bolton and OPD’s five Area captains joined
Nirav Tolia, Co-Founder and CEO of Nextdoor, Nextdoor employees, and
neighborhood representatives to announce a partnership between the Oakland
Police Department and Nextdoor (nextdoor.com).
Oakland, CA – On April 23, 2014, the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office charged homicide suspects Stephon Lee and Mario Floyd with the murder of Judy Salamon, which occurred on July 24, 2013, in the 2400 block of Fern Street.
For the 28th consecutive year, the City of Oakland will celebrate Arbor Day with a community planting and environmental education program with school children. This tree planting coincides with the National Arbor Day program that publicizes the importance of tree planting and long-term care. Arbor Day is one of many ways the City works to maintain its status as a sustainable and green city. This year, the planting of eleven crape myrtle trees will enhance the beauty along the street in front of Jefferson School.
What: Tree Planting in Honor of Arbor Day at Jefferson School
When: Friday, April 25, 2014 from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Where: Jefferson School, 2035 40th Avenue, Oakland, CA
Who: Oakland Public Works Tree Services, Certified Arborists & Students