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Oakland Violence

Shootings Rattle Holiday Services At Oakland Church

The Contra Costa Times | Matthew Artz | Posted 02.25.2013 | San Francisco

OAKLAND -- While a pastor sermonized about the meaning of Christmas on Monday night, his parishioners dove to the floor as a hail of bullets was fired...

'Outdated, Dangerous And Ineffective': Report Slams Oakland Police Behavior

Aaron Sankin | Posted 06.15.2012 | San Francisco

In a damning report released to the public earlier this week, an independent investigation into the Oakland Police Department's handling of last year'...

TRAGEDY: ANOTHER Child Killed In Oakland

Robin Wilkey | Posted 03.01.2012 | San Francisco

On Friday night, a 5-year-old boy was shot and killed in Oakland, the third child killed by gunshot wounds in the city since August. According to ...

Occupy Oakland Protesters Ambush Mayor Jean Quan During Community Forum

| Posted 02.15.2012 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of SF Weekly's The Snitch. By Erin Sherbert You can take Occupy protesters out of the streets, but you cannot ...

RAW VIDEO: Man Shot Outside Occupy Oakland Camp

Carly Schwartz | Posted 01.23.2014 | San Francisco

A man was shot outside the Occupy encampment by Oakland City Hall Thursday evening, witnesses said. He did not survive. Sources on the scene said f...

It's Time For a New Approach to Violence

Jakada Imani | Posted 10.04.2011 | San Francisco
Jakada Imani

It is rare that young people who witness violence in our cities are counseled. Too often the coping mechanisms that youth learn in the streets only fuel the cycle of violence.