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Top Oakland news: Crowds gather for illegal sideshows: PD; groups ask OUSD to stop closures; more

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By Hoodline - Published on April 01, 2020.

Here's the most recent top news you may have missed in Oakland.

Crowds of 450 gather in Oakland for illegal sideshows during coronavirus pandemic

Despite the need to social distance and a statewide shelter-in-place, Oakland police said that about 450 people gathered over the weekend to watch drivers perform dangerous and illegal stunts.

Read the full story on KTVU Fox 2.

Longshoreman killed at Port of Oakland

A longshoreman died early Tuesday morning after falling off a ship at the Port of Oakland.

Read the full story on East Bay Times.

Daughter’s ‘heart is shattered into a trillion pieces’ following mother’s COVID-19 death in Oakland

The daughter of a Bay Area woman who died from coronavirus wants her death to be a “wake-up call” for anyone in the public who may still be reluctant to accept COVID-19’s danger.

Read the full story on The Mercury News.

Groups call for OUSD to suspend planned school closures, mergers

A group of Oakland activists and parents on Tuesday called on the Oakland Unified School District to suspend all proposed school closures, mergers and charter school co-locations until the novel coronavirus outbreak has ended.

Read the full story on NBC Bay Area.


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