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Top Oakland news: 3rd police officer tests positive for virus; Kaiser cancels downtown tower; more

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By Hoodline - Published on March 25, 2020.

Here's what you need to know about what's happening in Oakland.

3rd Oakland police officer tests positive for COVID-19

The Oakland Police Department on Tuesday said two officers tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the department’s total number of confirmed cases to three.

Read the full story on East Bay Times.

Kaiser cancels plans for downtown Oakland headquarters tower

Kaiser Permanente has scuttled plans to move its headquarters into a modern office in downtown Oakland, an economic blow for the East Bay’s largest city that could compound the jolts from the coronavirus panic.

Read the full story on East Bay Times.

1 wounded in East Oakland shooting

A 26-year-old man was wounded in a shooting in East Oakland on Monday evening, authorities said.

Read the full story on East Bay Times.

Former San Mateo top cop picked as Oakland’s new interim police chief

Mayor Libby Schaaf has appointed retired San Mateo Police Chief Susan Manheimer as Oakland’s new interim police chief, multiple city sources confirmed Monday.

Read the full story on East Bay Times.


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