Tag Archives: Alameda County District Attorney

A National Drug Take-back day poster it's taped to a street pole outside of the Alameda County Family Justice building, where DA inspectors collected old prescriptions drugs on Saturday, April 29, 2017. (Yesica Prado/Oakland North)

Preventing accidental overdoses by taking back old medications

Last weekend was the 12th National Drug Take Back Day, held at locations across the country, including Oakland. The Drug Enforcement Agency and local law enforcement groups collect unused prescription drugs on this day as part of...

Oaklanders surrender heaps of drugs to feds in Drug Take-Back Day

The sidewalk at Telegraph and 27th Avenue was lined with signs reading, “Got Drugs?” and, “¿Tiene drogas?” The bilingual placards marked the site of the nation’s ninth National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, where the U.S....
A new billboard campaign from the Alameda County District Attorney's Office is aimed at combatting youth sex trafficking. (Photo courtesy of the Alameda County District Attorney's Office)

Oakland introduces new billboard campaign to combat human trafficking

Oakland District Attorney Nancy O’Malley announced Thursday morning the launch of a billboard campaign aimed at combating human trafficking and the sexual exploitation of minors in the Bay Area.
A photo of Century Buffet

Longtime Oakland businessman faces 12 felony labor charges

Servers at Century Buffet on International Boulevard were working twelve-hour days, six days a week, and being paid far below minimum wage, according to the Alameda County District Attorney.
Jeralynn Blueford, mother of Alan Blueford, leads supporters in a "Justice for Alan Blueford" chant on the steps of Rene C. Davidson Courthouse Tuesday afternoon.

Blueford family and supporters denounce DA’s investigation

The investigation by the district attorney’s office into the death of Alan Blueford at the gun of an Oakland police officer was biased and slipshod, Blueford’s family and supporters said at a press conference on...
Adam and Jeralynn Blueford, the parents of Alan Blueford, who was shot and killed by police on May 6, speak out at a Tuesday, Sept. 18 meeting of the Oakland City Council. Photo by Angela Hart.

District Attorney’s report: Officer justified in Alan Blueford shooting

Oakland Police Officer Miguel Masso was justified in shooting and killing Alan Blueford and prosecutors will not press charges based on their investigation, a report released Tuesday by the Alameda County District Attorney’s office states....