Top Oakland news: Family demands accountability in Salgado's death; Gov. visits Miss Ollie's; more

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By Hoodline - Published on June 10, 2020.

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

77-year-old woman fights for her life after Oakland hit-and-run

A 77-year-old Oakland woman is fighting for her life after being struck by a hit-and-run driver in the Fruitvale neighborhood.

Read the full story on KTVU Fox 2.

Erik Salgado's family demands police accountability for his shooting death, protesters march

Hundreds of people have taken to the streets of Oakland as the family of Erik Salgado demands answers and action following his deadly shooting over the weekend by California Highway Patrol officers.

Read the full story on KTVU Fox 2.

FBI looks for link between 2 ambush killings of officers

The FBI and local investigators are trying to determine a possible link between the ambush-style killing of a Northern California sheriff's deputy Saturday night and that of a federal officer who was fatally shot outside the U.S. courthouse in Oakland more than a week ago.

Read the full story on NBC 7 San Diego.

Artists turn downtown Oakland into art gallery with a message

The painted plywood walls near Oakland City Hall have become a sort of community message board, where the messages are shared in paint. Some take direct aim at police reforms, while some prop up a community in pain.

Read the full story on NBC LA.

Gov. Newsom holds meeting on racism and systemic injustices in Oakland, visits Miss Ollie’s

The city of Oakland marked the latest stop on Gov. Gavin Newsom’s listening tour as he travels the state to meet with community leaders to discuss racism and systemic injustices.

Read the full story on The Mercury News.

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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

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Bay Area day trips: Summertime in Alameda County

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

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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