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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 $400,000 which is roughly $341/per square foot. More Oakland information.

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40 min ago | Houston Press

A Serious Look at Coachella's Drug Culture

Oakland, Calif. resident Kimchi Truong was 24. She passed out on the Coachella grounds last weekend, likely due to an overdose.

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4 hrs ago | 7x7

The Top Brunch Spots in Oakland

If you've exhausted all your brunch options in the city, then it's time to check out the scene across the bridge.

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8 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

El Cerrito plans salute to its 'pioneers'

Long after Oakland and Berkeley were built up with Victorian and Edwardian homes and distinctive downtowns, El Cerrito remained rural, a place of farmhouses and wide open spaces.

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12 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

EBMUD drought plan: Voluntary savings plus new emergency supply

Customers in the East Bay's largest water district should be asked to continue voluntarily reducing their water use 10 percent without mandatory water rationing, the agency's top managers recommend.

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16 hrs ago | KTVU Oakland

Beloved teacher found dead on Mt. Tamalpais

The second women found dead in less than a week on Mt. Tamalpais has been identified as a 50-year-old beloved Oakland teacher.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Piedmont: Moraga Avenue closed after trees fall on power lines

A small mudslide caused trees to fall on power lines along Moraga Avenue Friday, resulting in the closure of the road, city officials said.

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East Bay Express

Birdland Jazzista Social Club Hopes to Establish an Oakland Music District

The Birdland Jazzista Social Club - known for its long-running, twice-weekly live music sessions held in a garage in Berkeley - is planning to help launch an ongoing series of weekend "music community centers" in Oakland.

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SFGate

Lost & Found beer garden set to open in Uptown Oakland

The latest addition to the beer garden-crazy East Bay dining scene is opening this weekend: Lost & Found , from the same owners as popular dance bar The Layover, opens Sunday, April 20. Located at 2040 Telegraph Ave. behind the Paramount Theatre, it's been a long haul for husband-and-wife owners Christi Vaughn and Tim Martinez, mostly because the ... (more)

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Contra Costa Times

Livermore lab security arrests 40 in annual Good Friday anti-nuke protest

A group of 40 anti-nuclear activists, including a Dominican nun, were peacefully arrested at Lawrence Livermore Laboratory at the conclusion of an annual Good Friday protest organized by local interfaith groups.

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KESQ-TV Palm Desert

Coachella festival death reported

An Oakland woman has died at a Palm Springs hospital of a suspected overdose of drugs and alcohol that investigators believe happened at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival on Sunday, during the festival's first weekend, authorities said today.

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San Jose Mercury News

Today's Music Picks: Broken Bells set for Oakland

James Mercer is best known as the leader of The Shins; yet, he's done his finest work in Broken Bells.

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Bellingham Herald

Indiana native donates black film materials to IU

Mary Perry Smith's donation to IU's Black Film Center/Archive includes more than 300 linear feet of records, publications and memorabilia from the Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame, which Smith co-founded.

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KTVU Oakland

Street silence hinders Oakland homicide investigations

Oakland Police have a new clue which they hope will lead to an arrest in Wednesday's fatal shooting that took the life of 20-year-old Marjon Fuller.

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Patch.com

3 Men Convicted of Murder at San Leandro Tattoo Party Shooting

Three alleged gang members were convicted today of three counts of murder and four counts of attempted murder for a shooting after a tattoo party in San Leandro in October 2011 that left three people dead and three others wounded.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

KEYC Television, Mankato, MN

Record labels sue Pandora over older songs

NEW YORK - Major record labels are suing Internet radio giant Pandora for copyright infringement for using songs recorded before 1972 without paying license fees.

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Inside Bay Area

Oakland Community Orchestra to celebrate 50 years of music

Oakland Community Orchestra conductor Gil Gleason wasn't letting anything slip by at a recent Friday morning rehearsal at Leona Lodge.

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KTVU Oakland

Slayer of 23-month-old Oakland child sentenced to 25-to-life

A teenager who is a reputed gang member was sentenced Tuesday to 25 years to life in state prison for his first-degree murder conviction for a shooting that killed a 23-month-old boy in West Oakland in 2011.

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SFGate

Death penalty to be sought in Oakland slaying of girl, 8

Darnell Williams was accused of murder and attempted murder in an Oakland shooting that left Alaysha Taylor, 8, dead on July 17, 2013.

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Oakland Post

AC Transit CFO Charged With Embezzling from Allen Temple

Lewis G. Clinton Jr., the CFO of Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District, was arrested and charged with embezzling more than $500,000 from his own church, the powerful and prestigious Allen Temple Baptist Church in Oakland- The revelation has shocked both his church and professional family who learned that he bilked money meant for the poor to pay ... (more)

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Inside Bay Area

Alameda County DA's office seeks death penalty against child killer

The Alameda County District Attorney's Office announced Thursday that it is seeking the death penalty against an Oakland man charged with two murders, including the killing of an 8-year-old girl.

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