In cooperation with the U.S. Secret Service, the Oakland Police Department has shut down a large-scale ID theft plant in Hayward, police officers announced at a press conference today. In the apartment, police said they found what seemed to be an ID, credit card and check-making plant, with personal information for up to 1,000 Californians and possibly also out of state residents.
On Thursday hundreds of Oakland police officers and ninety family members honored the 51 Oakland police officers who have died in the line of duty since 1867.
The Port of Oakland is about to start the construction of shore power connections at twelve of its berths, which will provide power from land to a vessel that is berthed or at the dock. Providing a land-based source of power is intended to reduce the amount of pollution from ships burning diesel fuel while they are in port.
Some people coming out of the Rockridge BART station stop and observe; some just shake their heads and continue walking. The scene before them is not what one would expect on a sunny Thursday evening—it seems as if a window to the Middle Ages has been opened in the parking lot next to the BART station.
A 43-year-old man survived a collision with a Pittsburgh/Bay Point-bound BART train pulling into the Rockridge BART station Tuesday. The investigating officer does not believe he was trying to commit suicide, but it is too early for definite answers.
BART’s Pittsburg/Bay Point line suffered a major delay Tuesday night after a train struck a man on the tracks at the transit network’s Rockridge station.
On Friday evening, and a diverse crowd had gathered for “April Ful’s Night,” a communal meal during which visitors would reflect on the political events happening throughout the Middle East.
“Ful,” Egypt’s national dish made of mashed fava beans, will be served together with roasted goat at Friday night’s event at the Oakland Museum of California, when “April Ful’s Night” visitors will share a communal meal and talk about the latest developments in the Middle East.
Members of the Longfellow Community Association gathered on Saturday at the North Oakland Community Charter School to celebrate the first anniversary of their neighborhood group and look ahead to future projects.
After a successful return of the Oakland Marathon last year after a 25-year hiatus, Oakland is ready to host the second edition of the city’s Running Festival this weekend. “The revival of the Oakland Running Festival is one of the many signs of Oakland looking more forward,” Mayor Jean Quan said at a press conference on Thursday. She hopes that the festival will introduce the projected 7,300 runners to Oakland’s diverse neighborhoods and scenic beauty.