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Top Oakland news: Disabled woman rescued from burning building; budget crisis looms for city; more

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By Hoodline - Published on April 22, 2020.

Missed the most recent top news in Oakland? Read on for everything you need to know.

Sheriff's office: Stolen car suspect carjacks victim 37 minutes after release from Santa Rita Jail

A man who had been arrested for car theft in Oakland — and then released on a court-ordered zero bail because of the coronavirus pandemic — was arrested just minutes later iDublin for carjacking and a second attempted carjacking, according to the sheriff's office.

Read the full story on KPIX CBS San Francisco Bay Area.

Disabled woman rescued from burning Oakland apartment building

The building in the 400 block of Lee Street went ablaze at around 7:55 a.m. and forced approximately 50 people to evacuate either by themselves or with the assistance of police and other residents, authorities said.

Read the full story on East Bay Times.

Looming budget crisis 'like nothing Oakland has ever before experienced'

Due to the coronavirus shutdown, Oakland is facing a financial shock potentially worse than the foreclosure crisis and Great Recession of a decade ago.

Read the full story on Berkeleyside.

Man shot at Oakland hotel

A 54-year-old man was shot multiple times Tuesday morning at a hotel not far from the Oakland International Airport, authorities said.

Read the full story on East Bay Times.


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