Top Oakland news: Lack of distancing around Lake Merritt sparks complaints; drive-by wounds 1; more

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By Hoodline - Published on April 29, 2020.

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

Coronavirus: Complaints rise over lack of social distancing around Oakland's Lake Merritt

The warmer it gets and the later it gets into the afternoon hours, the more crowded the area around Oakland's Lake Merritt becomes, despite social distancing guidelines during the novel coronavirus pandemic.

Read the full story on ABC7 News.

Attempted murder charge filed in man’s try to push woman in front of Oakland BART train

An ex-convict  suspected of trying to deliberately push a woman in front of a BART train Saturday at the Lake Merritt Station has been charged with attempted murder, according to authorities and court records.

Read the full story on East Bay Times.

Woman killed in Oakland traffic collision is identified

A woman killed Sunday morning in a two-vehicle collision in East Oakland that badly injured two other women was identified by the coroner’s office Tuesday as 29-year-old Waynette Hunter.

Read the full story on East Bay Times.

Oakland parents, teachers call on mayor, district to guarantee internet access for all students

A coalition of parents, community members and more than 340 teachers represented by the Oakland Education Association union called on Oakland Unified School District Superintendent Kyla Johnson-Trammell and Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf to guarantee internet access to all students in the district.

Read the full story on CBS San Francisco.

Drive-by shooting in Oakland leaves man wounded

A 39-year-old man was wounded in a drive-by shooting Monday night in East Oakland, authorities said.

Read the full story on East Bay Times.

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Jun 16, 2021

Director of the Oakland Museum of California discusses the $18M renovation to the museum campus

The Oakland Museum reopens to the public this weekend, starting June 18, after many months of total closure, and they're unveiling a $17.8 million renovation of the campus and sculpture garden that's been five years in the making. Read More

Jun 04, 2021

Bay Area day trips: Summertime in Alameda County

From little-known treasures to popular hot spots, Hoodline is creating curated lists of some of our favorite day-trip destinations within reach of San Francisco, San Jose, and the rest of the Bay. This week, we're sharing a few worthwhile jaunts in Alameda County. Read More

Jun 02, 2021

SF social club The Battery is buying Oakland's historic Bellevue Club

The 92-year-old private social club on Lake Merritt, the Bellevue Club (525 Bellevue Ave.), is being sold to San Francisco-based club The Battery, for an East Bay expansion.  Read More

May 21, 2021

Questions surrounding masks, vaccine booster shots, and upcoming Oakland events mount

There's been a lot of talk about whether or not you should wear a mask if you're vaccinated, and there have been questions recently about booster shots for those who received the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines. Vaccination status may end up being a key factor in whether Oaklanders can attend upcoming, large events like Pride. Read More