Lake Merritt

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 - 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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A sculpture at Lake Merritt has been restored after years of neglect.
Jeffrey Schaub/KCBS Radio
Jeffrey Schaub
July 29, 2019 - 1:46 am
Oakland’s famous Lake Merritt monster is back and greener than ever thanks to a group of dedicated volunteers who raised $50,000 dollars to restore the sculpture.
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Oakland Homeless Encampment Near Lake Merritt
Carrie Hodousek/ KCBS Radio
Carrie Hodousek
February 14, 2019 - 5:31 pm
Oakland city officials began removing homeless encampments around Lake Merritt on Thursday due to complaints about sanitation and crime.
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Oakland's Lake Merritt
Oakland's Lake Merritt (Photo credit: Lynn Watson)
June 13, 2018 - 10:37 am
A man caught on camera trashing a homeless man's camp near Oakland's Lake Merritt is in jail...
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