Top Oakland news: Officials seek residents’ ‘slow streets’ opinions; man shot following crash; more

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By Hoodline - Published on April 15, 2020.

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

Don’t count on concerts coming back anytime soon during coronavirus pandemic

The Oakland Arena has been sitting empty for more than a month now. Concerts that were scheduled for April were postponed to August. But Gov. Gavin Newsom has a sobering message for all those music fans — concerts and mass gathering events are the last things to go back to normal.

Read the full story on NBC Bay Area.

Oakland officials seek residents’ ‘slow streets’ opinions

In the wake of neighborhood traffic reductions meant to expand available space for residents’ physical-distancing needs, city staff are asking for a little help with the coming weekend’s round of “slow streets’ road closures.

Read the full story on East Bay Times.

One of world's largest cargo ships coming to Port of Oakland this week

In the midst of the novel coronavirus pandemic that has killed tens of thousands and slowed international trade, the Port of Oakland is expected to welcome one of the world's largest cargo ships this week.

Read the full story on SFGATE.

Man shot after Oakland vehicle collision

The suspect fled on foot, leaving his vehicle behind

Read the full story on East Bay Times.

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