Oakland

Police lights on Patrol Car
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Jeffrey Schaub
May 30, 2020 - 5:25 am
The Oakland Police Department has confirmed to KCBS Radio that two Federal Protective Service officers were shot Friday night in Oakland, and one has died from their injuries.
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Oakland Unified School District and Lend a Hand distribute food and school supplies at pop-up centers in Oakland
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Matt Bigler
May 26, 2020 - 4:00 pm
Oakland Unified School District is taking a new approach to getting much needed food to families during the pandemic by hosting pop-up distribution sites over the summer.
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Tom Hanks
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KCBS Radio Afternoon News
May 22, 2020 - 7:05 pm
Graduates at Oakland's Skyline High School got a surprise Friday when a surprise guest joined the school's online commencement. Oscar-winning actor, and Skyline High alum, Tom Hanks sent a message of support to the Class of 2020.
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Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf
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Matt Bigler
May 22, 2020 - 5:37 pm
There's a new aspect of Oakland's grand experiment in "slow streets.” The city is rolling out extra pedestrian safety measures around places determined to be essential services. This would include grocery stores, medical clinics and testing centers - all "essential places" that many residents are...
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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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May 18, 2020 - New Covid-19 testing site in East Oakland
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Matt Bigler
May 18, 2020 - 7:09 pm
As health officials continue to emphasize testing as one of the most important keys to reopening the Bay Area, a new drive-up testing facility opened on Monday in East Oakland, an area that needs it the most.
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Jack Dorsey
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Doug Sovern
May 15, 2020 - 9:23 pm
Twitter Co-Founder Jack Dorsey made Oakland’s day on Friday, giving public schools $10 million to ensure that every child that attends a public school in Oakland has a home computer and internet access. Dorsey stepped up less than 24 hours after the school district launched its new campaign.
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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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Oakland's Lake Merritt
Oakland's Lake Merritt (Photo credit: Lynn Watson)
Rebecca Corral
May 01, 2020 - 2:12 pm
The mayor of Oakland wants every Oaklander to be counted and to know they count. The city is launching an ambitious project to reach 35,000 Oakland residents over the next few weeks to connect them with services and show them that City Hall and fellow residents care about them
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