Top Oakland news: A’s skip Coliseum rent payment; man hit and killed by freight train; more

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By Hoodline - Published on May 20, 2020.

Here's what you need to know about what's happening in Oakland.

Graffiti artist painting on Oakland Interstate 880 center divider killed by hit-and-run driver

A graffiti artist who was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver while trying to cross Interstate Highway 880 in Oakland last week has been identified by the Alameda County coroner's bureau as 39-year-old Nelson Guzman.

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Oakland A’s skip Coliseum rent payment

"They said because they haven't used it, they were not able to generate revenue and have no ability to pay," the head of the Coliseum Stadium Authority said Tuesday.

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Man hit and killed by freight train in Oakland

A man was struck and killed by a freight train in East Oakland Tuesday morning, authorities said.

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San Francisco, Oakland among school districts warning budget cuts will delay reopening

Six California school districts representing more than 900,000 students, including two in the Bay Area, say the governor’s proposed budget cuts will delay the reopening of schools.

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Police respond to 2 stabbed in West Oakland

Police are responding to two people stabbed in West Oakland, authorities said.

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