City of Oakland

Calm night in Oakland as police decline to enforce curfew; small businesses take stock after months of obstacles
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Holly Quan
June 03, 2020 - 8:25 am
After four nights of tear gas, the streets around Oakland's police headquarters were clear Tuesday night as police chose not to enforce the 8 p.m. curfew as protests remained peaceful. But for small businesses, the aftermath of unrest is not just sweeping up glass and boarding up the windows. It is...
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15,000 march peacefully in Oakland; tear gas, rubber bullets used as curfew falls
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Tim Ryan
June 02, 2020 - 10:11 am
15,000 people came out to march peacefully in Oakland Monday, but as curfew fell police used tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse the crowd.
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A protester seen with a sign at a peaceful protest in Oakland on Monday evening.
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KCBS Radio Overnight News
June 01, 2020 - 9:14 pm
We’re tracking unrest around the Bay Area as protests related to the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis and the Black Lives Matter movement continues for a fourth straight night.
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Smashed windows at a business in downtown Oakland.
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Jeffrey Schaub
May 30, 2020 - 2:34 pm
All along historic Broadway and near City Hall, sounds of construction and clean up can be heard as city workers and outside contractors were on the job following Friday night’s destructive protest in downtown Oakland.
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Smashed windows at a business in downtown Oakland.
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KCBS Radio Overnight News
May 29, 2020 - 6:22 pm
Protesters upset over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis blocked traffic Friday afternoon on southbound Highway 101 in San Jose, moving on to a tense standoff at City Hall after dispersing from the freeway.
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BARTLETT, ILLINOIS - MAY 01: Seven-year-old Hamza Haqqani, a 2nd grade student at Al-Huda Academy, uses a computer to participate in an E-learning class with his teacher and classmates while at his home on May 01, 2020 in Bartlett, Illinois.
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Melissa Culross
May 28, 2020 - 4:41 pm
It’s unclear just what those classes for Oakland public school kids will look like come August 10 when the next academic year begins, but a spokesman for the district believes there will very likely be at least some distance learning involved.
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Oakland's Lake Merritt
Oakland's Lake Merritt (Photo credit: Lynn Watson)
Matt Bigler
May 22, 2020 - 11:36 am
Oakland officials will be out in force this Memorial Day weekend to ensure that residents are keeping their distance from one another, especially at Lake Merritt.
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OAKLAND, CA - DECEMBER 06: An Oakland Police patrol car sits in front of the Oakland Police headquarters on December 6, 2012 in Oakland, California. Oakland City officials have come to an agreement to forfeit broad power over the Oakland Police Department
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Matt Bigler
May 21, 2020 - 10:45 am
Another member of the Oakland Police Department has tested positive for coronavirus, in the department’s fifth case overall. The news comes after the department announced on Tuesday that an officer, the fourth in the department, had tested positive and exposed 93 fellow employees.
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OAKLAND, CA - MAY 09: Acting Oakland police chief Anthony Toribio looks on during a news conference at Oakland police headquarters on May 9, 2013 in Oakland, California.
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Carrie Hodousek
May 21, 2020 - 6:00 am
The audit, released last month by State Attorney General Xavier Bacerra, found nearly 1,200 untested rape kits at the Oakland Police Department, the second highest of any other law enforcement agency in California.
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OAKLAND, CA - JANUARY 19: Oakland mayor Libby Schaaf looks on during an assembly at Edna Brewer Middle School about the U.S. Constitution on January 19, 2018 in Oakland, California. Oakland mayor Libby Schaaf discussed the U.S. Constitution with middle sc
Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf (Photo credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
KCBS Radio Morning News
May 08, 2020 - 11:35 am
Oakland mayor Libby Schaaf says the city’s popular “Slow Streets” program could continue even after the coronavirus pandemic has passed. “Absolutely, Slow Streets has definitely been one of the silver linings,” Mayor Schaaf tells KCBS Radio. “People are loving it.”
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