There’s something in the water in Oakland.
But thanks to several local, state and federal agencies, it’s being cleaned up. On Monday, a 105-foot tugboat, nicknamed “Captain Al,” emerged from the depths of the Oakland Estuary where it had been resting – and rusting – for over a decade.Read More
A middle-aged swimmer paused at the end of the pool, between laps, and studied the man in the next lane fiddling with his goggles, who had just frog-kicked the length of the 100-foot-long pool, along the bottom, in one breath. She had been wondering about him for weeks. His swimming habits were unique. For example,…Read More
The Oakland Police Department is seeking information about a woman who was found clinging to rocks in the Oakland Estuary on Thursday morning and was pronounced dead later at a local hospital. According to OPD spokesperson Johnna Watson, a woman described as African American, with brown eyes and brown hair, 5-foot-7, 200 pounds and between…Read More