North Oakland Now
Happy Saturday, here are today’s biggest headlines. Bay Area officials prepare for swine flu. Four Oakland police officers fired for falsifying affidavits in a drug case. People are lining up to replace Mayor Dellums, more than a year before the race begins. The Raiders have the 7th pick in today’s draft; check out their top choices.
Good afternoon! Here’s the news for today! Thursday afternoon shooting in Oakland leaves one dead and one wounded. Rent Prices in the Bay Area decline along with employment rates. This should make Oakland bicyclists happy! AC Transit is promoting greener transportation practices by installing new bike racks at its headquarters Witnesses identify Hayward man as a suspect in four Oakland bank robberies.
Three Trib reporters won a big award for their down-and-dirty series on Oakland’s child prostitutes today. You’d think the Trib would make it easy to find their story on its site. Not quite.
Just a quick hit this morning, as your intrepid headline-gatherer is running late: the state says an Oakland woman embezzled close to $700,000 from the State Bar for clothes and spa treatments. Workers at Fairmont Hospital believe it is unsafe. And three people have been charged in what’s being called a “social-networking” kidnapping case — the three allegedly ambushed a man who had agreed to meet one of them for a date. Today in transit, Oakland and SFO airports are…