Oakland

Holly Quan
KCBS Radio Morning News
November 06, 2018 - 7:42 am
A sprawling homeless encampment near Interstate 880 and High Street in Oakland is frustrating nearby businesses large and small. People in tents, shanties and RV's are living along Alameda Avenue and on a pie-shaped piece of land abutting the Home Depot store parking lot.
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"The Village" homeless encampment, Oakland
Holly Quan, KCBS Radio
KCBS Radio Morning News
November 05, 2018 - 4:30 am
A homeless encampment that was the scene of a recent fire is frustrating nearby business owners. "All the businesses around here, they're complaining," said Juan Chavez, co-owner of an auto repair shop on East 12th Street.
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Apr 6, 2017; Nashville, TN, USA; John Mellencamp performs during the Merle Haggard Tribute concert at Bridgestone Arena. Mandatory credit: Larry McCormack/The Tennessean via USA TODAY NETWORK
(Photo credit: Larry McCormack/The Tennessean via USA Today Network)
November 02, 2018 - 3:08 pm
American rocker John Mellencamp has announced the release of a new studio album Other People's Stuff and a supporting North American tour...
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A 3-year-old boy was shot in the stomach while inside his East Oakland home on October 29.
Matt Bigler/KCBS Radio
Matt Bigler
October 31, 2018 - 2:47 pm
A toddler remains in critical condition after being shot in East Oakland on Monday night, causing neighbors to feel anxiety about safety in one of the city's troubled sections.
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Oakland has converted a 3-story building into what officials hope will be a more humane building to help hundreds of homeless people.
Matt Bigler/KCBS Radio
Matt Bigler
October 30, 2018 - 1:47 pm
OAKLAND — Hopes are high for Oakland's new rapid-re-housing center, which officials tout as vastly more welcoming than decrepit, dangerous shelters of old. Mayor Libby Schaaf said the three-story, historic building on West Grand Avenue will house up to 180 transients a year. "Today we are...
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The Kingfish Pub & Cafe
(The Kingfish Pub & Cafe)
Bradford Hornsby
October 24, 2018 - 10:08 am
Thrillist released their list of "The 33 Best Dive Bars In America" and an Oakland spot made the list.
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Yolanda Banks Reed sits next to her attorney John Burris and decries that a BART police officer will not be charged in the shooting death of her son Sahleem Tindle
KCBS Radio
Carrie Hodousek
October 23, 2018 - 6:35 pm
A BART police officer will not face criminal charges in connection with a deadly shooting of a 28-year-old man earlier this year in West Oakland, Alameda County prosecutors announced on Tuesday.
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A fire at a luxury condo project in West Oakland was spread by embers to nearby buildings.
KCBS Radio
KCBS Radio Morning News
October 23, 2018 - 4:41 am
The Oakland Fire Department is on the scene of a five alarm fire burning in a condominium complex construction site in West Oakland. The fire started after 2 am in the complex being built near West Grand Avenue and Filbert Street.
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