Top Oakland news: 2 hospitalized in machete attack; workers strike at Telegraph Ave McDonald's; more

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By Hoodline - Published on May 27, 2020.

Read on for the most recent top news you may have missed in Oakland.

2 hospitalized in machete attack near Oakland Fruitvale BART station

Two people were hospitalized after being cut with a machete in Oakland on Monday morning, according to police.

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

Allegedly told to wear masks out of dog diapers, Oakland McDonald’s workers strike after COVID-19 outbreak

The 22 workers of the Telegraph Avenue fast-food restaurant did not show up to work Tuesday, striking to demand a two-week paid quarantine period, company-paid medical costs and a deep cleaning of the store, plus proper personal protective equipment.

Read the full story on East Bay Times.

2-alarm Oakland grass, vegetation fire burns more than 3 acres

A two-alarm fire Tuesday morning in East Oakland burned more than three acres of grass and vegetation.

Read the full story on East Bay Times.

1 wounded in West Oakland shooting

A 24-year-old man was shot in West Oakland Monday night, authorities said.

Read the full story on East Bay Times.

Woman barricaded inside Oakland motel leaves peacefully after 16-hour protest

Stefani Echevarría-Fenn had chained herself to security bars outside a window at the Palms Motel in Oakland to protest the lack of hotel rooms for people experiencing homelessness.

Read the full story on KQED.

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