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

3 hrs ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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12 hrs ago | 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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14 hrs ago | 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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18 hrs ago | 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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Inside Bay Area

East Oakland school's teachers bring back worldly lessons

While students at Melrose Leadership Academy revel in summer break, teachers have been embarking on learning trips around the world and across the country.

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The White Center Blog

"We All Have Stories to Share": Grammy-Nominated Storyteller Visits the Northwest

Diane Ferlatte, the National Storytelling Network's Circle of Excellence Award winner, will be a featured "teller" at this year's PowellsWood Storytelling Festival.

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Star-Telegram.com

Bay Area governments make big electric-vehicle buy

A group of San Francisco Bay Area cities, counties and water agencies has joined forces for what is being billed as one of the largest single government purchases of all-electric vehicles in the country.

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Inside Bay Area

Fentons celebrates its 120th birthday

Surely you remember your first Fentons Creamery sundae. It arrived at the table a glorious mess -- rivers of hot fudge cascading down the sides of the glass, scoops of ice cream so large they looked like they might topple unless you dug in right away.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

East Bay Express

Re: Welcome Back, PieTisserie

Great news for fans of flaky, all-butter pie crusts: After an extended hiatus, PieTisserie , the self-taught baking savant Jaynelle St. Jean's pie shop, will return to business at a new brick-and-mortar location in Oakland, near Lake Merritt.

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Inside Bay Area

Oakland jury gets case against "drug house enforcer" in Pittsburg man's killing

An Alameda County prosecutor on Tuesday asked a jury to find an Oakland man guilty of first-degree murder in the 2012 killing of a Pittsburg man inside an East Oakland drug house.

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CBS Local

Ex-Felon Pleads No Contest In 1974 Murder Of Oakland Teen

A 66-year-old ex-felon pleaded no contest today to second-degree murder for killing a 13-year-old Oakland girl 40 years ago.

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San Francisco Bay View

Comedian Leroy Stanfield talks Stop the Violence and Oakland Comedy Superfest Weekend

Leroy Stanfield is a Bay Area comedian on the rise, who some may know from his company, GoBaby Productions, and others may know him from his crew, The Bay Boys of Comedy.

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SFGate

Oakland's most popular new neighborhoods

As SFGate reported last week , Oakland's housing market has transformed over the last few years, and agents at East Bay-based Red Oak Realty say that buyers have had to look outside of the usual neighborhoods to find a home.

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