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Oakland, California is located in Alameda County. Zip codes in Oakland, CA include 94606, 94605, and 94623. The median home price in Oakland is $449,000 which is roughly $391/per square foot. More Oakland information.

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37 min ago | Vallejo Times-Herald

Guest viewpoint: Breaking California up would be uncool to do

As a native Californian who was born in Oakland, raised in the San Fernando Valley, schooled in Berkeley and now living in Venice, I'd like to say one thing to Timothy Draper, the Silicon Valley kajillionaire pushing the idiotic breakup of the Golden State: Recently, Draper announced he is on track to gather enough signatures to get his ... (more)

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4 hrs ago | The Daily Democrat

Dramatic decline in California's teen birthrates over 22 years

OAKLAND >> California's teen birthrate has plummeted 63 percent since 1990, the most dramatic drop of any state in the nation, according to an annual report released Tuesday.

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9 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Oakland attorney gets felony probation, is banned from keeping pets

An Oakland attorney was sentenced Friday to five years felony probation for keeping around 100 cats in her home in rancid conditions, unwanted animals that she said she was only trying to help.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Tests suggest Bay Bridge bolts and rods don't need replacing

Several hundred bolts and rods on the eastern span of the new Bay Bridge apparently will not need expensive replacements or repairs because they resist corrosion better than 32 anchor bolts that snapped last year, designers of the bridge conclude.

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Oakland Post

Judge Blasts Oakland for Mishandling Police Discipline

Federal Judge Thelton Henderson issued a court order this week criticizing the City of Oakland for failing to consult the court-appointed federal overseer when the City Administrator reduced the punishment for a police captain accused of striking a suspect during an arrest.

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Fremont Bulletin

Citywise: Oakland merchants frustrated over illuminated art project...

When they zoom up a single-file escalator to the alleyway connecting Broadway and Telegraph Avenue in Uptown Oakland, commuters later this year can expect to see a bedazzling new blue-green sculpture outside the 19th Street BART station.

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San Jose Mercury News

Crews battle 1-alarm blaze at 7-story apartment building in downtown Oakland

Crews were dispatched just before 12:30 a.m. to 1322 Webster St. after witnesses reported seeing heavy smoke coming from the building, a fire dispatcher said.

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Inside Bay Area

Crews battle 1-alarm blaze at 7-story apartment building in downtown Oakland

Crews were dispatched just before 12:30 a.m. to 1322 Webster St. after witnesses reported seeing heavy smoke coming from the building, a fire dispatcher said.

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Oakland Post

Attorneys Burris, Chanin Meet with Community to "Sustain" Police Accountability

Two leading local civil rights attorneys, John Burris and Jim Chanin, met this week with community members who belong to an Oakland police accountability coalition that is seeking ways to improve oversight of police and sustain reforms that have been achieved over the last 12 years while the Oakland Police Department has been under federal court ... (more)

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Contra Costa Times

Teen wounded in shootout at East Oakland park

A 17-year-old boy was wounded during a shootout in East Oakland's Brookdale Park on Thursday evening, police said.

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Oakland Post

Mayoral Candidate Jason a oeShakea Anderson Talks Jobs, Public Safety, & ...

As election season gets into full swing, Oakland's mayoral race is heating up as we get closer to the November elections and mayoral candidate Jason "Shake" Anderson is using this platform to push for progressive leadership in the city, public safety, local jobs, and more effective programs to engage young people.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

KRON 4

VIDEO: Documents Reveal New Details About Woman Accused of Leaving Kids In Car While She Gambled

Court documents reveal the details about the Oakland woman accused of leaving her two young daughters in a hot car while she gambled at a casino in Livermore.

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Inside Bay Area

Oakland: Orange County man gets 15 years for meth bust

A Southern California man who had three-quarters of a pound of methamphetamine in his car when he was stopped by the California Highway Patrol on an Oakland freeway last year was sentenced to 15 years in prison Wednesday, federal officials said.

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Restaurants on the Oakland-Berkeley Border

Road Journals Blog-The western end of Alcatraz Avenue, the point where North Oakland, South Berkeley, and Emeryville meet, feels like one of the East Bay's hottest neighborhoods.

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The Sunnyvale Sun

Missing East Palo Alto man with dementia found safe on bus in Oakland

An elderly East Palo Alto man with dementia who went missing this week was found Thursday morning on a bus in Oakland, police said.

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Oakland Post

Tower of Power Still Making Legendary Sounds After 46 Years

The legendary sounds of Tower of Power are coming to the stage at the Concord Pavilion on Tuesday, July 29. Having launched their new album "Hipper than Hip," TOP is part of the "San Francisco Fest - On Tour Together for the First Time Ever," with Journey and The Steve Miller Band.

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WFTV Orlando

Mother accused of leaving kids alone in car while gambling

Thirty-seven-year-old Phaley Nget of Oakland, California, was arrested Monday night after police say she left her children in a car while she gambled at a Livermore casino.

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East Bay Express

Mid-Week Menu: LIBA Falafel Softly Opens, Curbside Creamery Announces ...

Welcome to the Mid-Week Menu, our roundup of East Bay food news. 1) LIBA Falafel owner Gail Lillian had said she would open her new Uptown brick-and-mortar spot with no advance notice, and lo and behold, she followed through on that promise: When I walked past on Monday afternoon, the falafel shop was open for business ! The sign on the door says ... (more)

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Roadshow: Toenail painter wins distracted driving prize

Q I thought I had seen it all during the morning commute. Men shaving ; women applying makeup; people reading newspapers; people eating cereal; the list is nearly endless.

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Inside Bay Area

Oakland: Toxic algae closes Lake Temescal

A bloom of blue green algae can be seen in the waters of Lake Temescal, Wednesday, July 23, 2014 in Oakland, Calif.

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