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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 $440,800 which is roughly $378/per square foot. More Oakland information.

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3 hrs ago | East Bay Express

Re: Streetcars Might Make a Comeback in Oakland

Until 1958, Oakland had a system of streetcars that shuttled passengers from across the city to its Western edge, where they could catch ferries or commuter rail to San Francisco.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Eater

Inside: Inside Shakewell, Oakland's Newest All-Star Spot

After a successful Kickstarter campaign and a takeover of the former Mezze space, the long-awaited Shakewell debuts today on Oakland's Lakeshore Avenue.

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The Modesto Bee

Oakland police headquarters evacuated due to odor

Officer Frank Bonifacio, a police spokesman, says the nine-story building was briefly evacuated after an employee thought they smelled gas Friday morning.

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Petaluma360

Authorities: Man set fire at Oakland airport

A man is in custody on suspicion of arson after authorities say he set fire to cardboard inside a baggage claim area at a San Francisco Bay Area airport.

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Sunherald.com

Michelle Nunn to return cash linked to ex-con

Nunn spokesman Nathan Click said Friday that Nunn was unaware of Virtual Murrell's criminal history and would not be depositing funds from him or anything he raised for Tuesday's event in Washington.

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Contra Costa Times

Oakland firm creates frozen dessert getting raves

One after the next, people pause in Berkeley Bowl before the row of ice cream pints.

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Inside Bay Area

Report finds overweight, obesity costing Alameda County billions

Nearly 70 percent of seniors, more than half of adults and a third of school-age children are overweight or obese, costing Alameda County billions of dollars each year.

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News Times

California man sentenced to 15 years for espionage

File - In this March 8, 2012, file photo, Robert Maegerle, left, walks out of a federal courthouse with attorney Jerome Froelich Jr. in San Francisco.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Daphne Webb disappearance: Oakland police say they've given case to prosecutors

Roslyn Robinson, right, posts a missing poster of her baby niece Daphne Webb, as family members gather at the spot where she was last time seen on 79th Avenue and International Boulevard in Oakland, Calif., on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013.

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Chico Enterprise-Record

Police arrest Oakland man after car chase in Chico

Willie James Staten of Oakland is taken into custody after a high-speed pursuit that ended when he crashed the vehicle, which had been reported stolen, then fled into a field near Browns Valley Drive in Chico on Thursday.

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Contra Costa Times

Jurors return quick first-degree murder verdict in Berkeley woman's death

An Alameda County jury deliberated for less than a day before finding a Berkeley man guilty on Thursday of first-degree murder in the gruesome knife attack on a 26-year-old woman in an East Oakland apartment in 2012.

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Contra Costa Times

Oakland: Freemasons lodge turning back the clock

The Scottish Rite Center that overlooks Lake Merritt is undergoing a $1.2 million renovation to return the lodge to its original glory.

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Inside Bay Area

Oakland filmmaker's documentary on burning of California mosque making television debut

The burning of a mosque in Yuba City and that community's response to the hate crime are the subject of a Oakland filmmaker's documentary airing on PBS stations this month.

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Contra Costa Times

Oakland Tribune editorial: Oakland City Council should sign the A's Coliseum lease

Oakland City Council members should end their public posturing and sign the deal extending the A's lease at the Coliseum.

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East Bay Express

Re: Ronnie Spector, Burger Boogaloo Rock Oakland

Burger Records was founded by two bedraggled twentysomethings in Orange County in 2007.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Oakland to present bus shuttle expansion study

Residents are invited to an open house Thursday to discuss a study on expanding the free Broadway shuttle and possibly switching the bus service to an electric streetcar.

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Inside Bay Area

Concern heightened over fire danger in Oakland hills

Fire Chief Teresa Deloach Reed is busy safeguarding the city's neighborhoods against the threat of fire amid this summer's particularly dire conditions.

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The Modesto Bee

NCAA President calls for 'scholarships for life'

Emmert faced a skeptical Senate Commerce Committee and said he feels college sports "works extremely well for the vast majority" and that the overall current model of amateurism should be preserved.

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Inside Bay Area

Oakland: Man charged in Saturday shooting death

A man has been charged with murder in the Saturday morning killing of a 26-year-old acquaintance who was fatally shot near the suspect's East Oakland home Police said Lamar Shaw, 20, has admitted his involvement in the death of Xzavier Johnson, of Stockton, who was killed as the result of a personal dispute between the two.

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Contra Costa Times

Police arrest carjacking, robbery suspects in West Oakland

Two carjacking and robbery suspects were in custody Wednesday morning in West Oakland, following a car crash and brief police search.

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