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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 $449,900 which is roughly $375/per square foot. More Oakland information.

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Local news for Oakland, CA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

2 hrs ago | Oakland Post

Entrepreneur Tom Henderson Creates Jobs for Oakland Residents

In the current economic struggle where people are vying for jobs, and the unemployment rate remains high, CallSocket is an Oakland company that stands out for its commitment to hiring Oakland residents and providing them with decent pay and health benefits, as well as opportunities to move up in the company.

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3 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Oakland physicians take no-confidence vote in Children's Hospital negotiator

Union-represented resident physicians at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland are taking a no-confidence vote on hospital management's negotiator in the slow-moving contract talks between the two sides, which have been going on for 16 months.

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6 hrs ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento

3 arrested in Auburn in alleged baby formula thefts

The Placer County Sheriff's Department arrested three people and are looking for a fourth person in connection with the theft of a large amount of baby formula from an Auburn store, officials said Thursday.

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11 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

Roadshow: Trying to get around road boulder, Tesla driver gets a ticket

Q There is one place where being a road boulder deserves a ticket: the toll-carpool lanes on Interstate 680.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Genesee Country Express

The Talker: Next, Oakland will lift bans on CB radios and Pet Rocks

Feel like showing off your groovy pinball skills and impressing everyone with your wizardry of the flippers? Head to Oakland, California, where, after 80 years of being banned, pinball is now legal .

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Inside Bay Area

Oakland: Worker injured in fall at Highland Hospital construction site

A worker was injured Thursday afternoon when he fell from a wall at a construction site at Highland Hospital, officials said.

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Contra Costa Times

Oakland: Film crew robbed at gunpoint inside home

About 15 people were inside the home on the 600 block of Brockhurst Street at around 1 p.m., when the robbers struck, according to police.

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East Bay Express

Thursday Must Reads: Hundreds in Oakland Protest Police Brutality;...

Henderson's order followed a recent arbitrator's decision that forced the city to rehire police Officer Robert Roche - the cop who lobbed a tear-gas grenade at a group of people who were trying to help Iraq War veteran Scott Olsen, who was shot in the head by police during a 2011 Occupy Oakland protest.

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Fire Dog Lake

Activists In Oakland Block Israeli Ship From Docking

Pro-Palestinian activists in the city of Oakland, California are blocking the docking of an Israeli commercial vessel in response to Israel's military campaign in Gaza.

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SFGate

Ship hit by protest unloads, leaves Oakland

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

KTVU Oakland

4 robbery suspects arrested in Oakland

The victim of the robbery in the 6000 block of Majestic Avenue, near Mills College, at about 9 a.m. last Thursday told police that she was approached by two suspects who demanded her purse and then escaped in a waiting vehicle.

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Contra Costa Times

Oakland to introduce new police complaint director

Anthony Finnell, a former Indianapolis police officer and supervising investigator for the Independent Police Review Authority in Chicago, was appointed recently to head up the department that had gone more than a year without a permanent director.

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Contra Costa Times

Oakland: Husband arraigned on murder charge; told police she fell down stairs

Joseph Bontempo Jr., a 53-year-old locksmith, is accused of killing his wife of 12 years, Laurie Wolfe, 57, an Oakland businesswoman who owned the house on Saroni Drive where the couple lived.

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KTVU Oakland

Rallies, vigils in Bay Area for Ferguson police shooting

Continuing unrest following the police shooting of an unarmed teen in Ferguson, Missouri, is prompting rallies and vigils throughout the country, including at least three Wednesday in the Bay Area.

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Oakland Post

REVOLVE Art and Film Festival Kicks Off August 24th

The 3rd Annual Spectrum Queer Media "REVOLVE, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and allies, Pride creative Arts and Film Festival" will be held in Oakland from Aug. 24th to Aug. 3rd.

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SFGate

Traveler survey: Oakland still No. 2 among a unfriendliesta U.S. cities

CondA© Nast Traveler readers still have it in for Oakland, according to the results of their 2014 Readers' Choice survey , in which it ranked No.

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SFGate

Boxer James Page gets 7 years for bank heists

Former world champion boxer and Pittsburg native James Quindale Page - known in the ring as "The Mighty Quinn" and to bank robbery investigators as the "Button Down Bandit" - was sentenced Tuesday to more than seven years in federal prison for robbing six East Bay banks of more than $20,000.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

East Bay Express

Another Medical Marijuana Bill Poisoned by Police

This is starting to sound familiar. Medical marijuana advocates are calling for the last-minute death of Senate Bill 1193 - which was supposed to be a compromise between patients and police, until police successfully deleted the patients' part at the last minute.

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My Mother Lode

Waste Management sues Oakland over trash contract

The nation's largest trash hauler has filed a lawsuit claiming the city of Oakland illegally awarded a $1 billion contract to a local garbage company.

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Inside Bay Area

Oakland: Deputy sheriff involved in fatal shooting of robbery suspect identified

An Alameda County deputy sheriff who fatally shot an unarmed robbery suspect in East Oakland earlier this month has been identified as Derek Thoms, authorities said Tuesday.

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