West Oakland

Two homeless mothers have been living in this home in West Oakland, although the investment group that owns the property is trying to evict them.
Tim Ryan/KCBS Radio
All News KCBS Radio
December 30, 2019 - 3:39 pm
Two homeless mothers have temporarily beaten back an eviction attempt brought by the property owners of the vacant West Oakland home they have occupied for six weeks.
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City Officials in West Oakland Clear Encampment To Make Room For RV Park
Carrie Hodousek/KCBS Radio
Carrie Hodousek
November 05, 2019 - 3:16 pm
Oakland city officials have broken up a large homeless encampment on Wood Street in West Oakland to make room for a new RV park.
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Police used a Taser on a suspect at the West Oakland BART station who they say had injured a rider with a box cutter on Oct. 18, 2019.
Brian Krans
All News KCBS Radio
October 18, 2019 - 2:56 pm
A suspect was busted for stabbing a passenger riding on BART Friday morning, police said. Police used a taser on the alleged attacker who cut a woman's hand with a box cutter and resisted officers orders, according to BART spokesman Chris Filippi. "An adult female on the train suffered a cut to her...
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Traffic backs up on Interstate 80 at the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge as the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) strike snarls the morning commute on October 21, 2013 in Oakland, California.
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Jeffrey Schaub
July 25, 2019 - 4:38 pm
UC Berkeley and U.S. Department of Energy researchers have teamed up to develop a new way to track black carbon, better known as soot, in and around West Oakland.
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BART riders endured long lines at the Embarcadero station after a gas leak halted service between San Francisco and the East Bay on June 6, 2019.
Melissa Culross/KCBS Radio
KCBS Radio Afternoon News
June 06, 2019 - 3:01 pm
BART temporarily cut service between San Francisco and the East Bay because of a gas leak in West Oakland on Thursday afternoon. Service was restored at 3:19 p.m., about 30 minutes after it was halted in both directions. Although trains were again moving, BART warned that there would be "major...
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BART Police
BART Police (Photo credit: Sipa/USA)
KCBS Radio Morning News
March 29, 2019 - 8:48 am
Police are searching for the shooter who killed a woman in the parking lot at the West Oakland BART station on Thursday night.
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BART Police
BART Police (Photo credit: Sipa/USA)
March 13, 2018 - 1:55 pm
Family members of a 28-year-old man fatally shot by a BART police officer near the West Oakland BART station two months ago came to the Alameda County District Attorney's Office today to demand that the officer be fired, arrested, criminally charged and convicted.
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BART Police
BART Police (Photo credit: Sipa/USA)
Megan Goldsby
February 21, 2018 - 8:02 pm
BART Police have responded to a leaked video of the January 3rd officer involved shooting outside the West Oakland BART station. KCBS Radio’s Megan Goldsby has the story.
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