Top Oakland news: Suspect in officer slaying appears in court; Black-owned NFL team proposed; more

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By Hoodline - Published on June 24, 2020.

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

Warriors head coach Steve Kerr speaks at Oakland rally for police-free schools

Golden State Warriors Head Coach Steve Kerr on Tuesday spoke at a rally organized by activists pushing to eliminate the school police force in Oakland, showing his support for the community during what he called “a real reckoning for America.”

Read the full story on CBS San Francisco.

Steven Carrillo, Boogaloo-associated suspect in killing of 2 CA officers, has first court appearance in federal death penalty case

Steven Carrillo had his first federal court appearance Tuesday, where he faces death penalty charges in the killing of FPS Ofc. Dave Patrick Underwood.

Read the full story on East Bay Times.

Racist drawing and message found at Port of Oakland

A person found a racist message and drawing Tuesday morning at the Port of Oakland, and police are investigating, a spokesman for the Port said.

Read the full story on The Mercury News.

Oakland group proposes NFL's first Black-owned team

With the Raiders gone to Las Vegas, a group of Bay Area entrepreneurs and business people want to bring professional football back to Oakland.

Read the full story on KTVU Fox 2.

A’s set to negotiate to buy Oakland’s share of Coliseum site

The A’s may not have to worry about paying rent at the Oakland Coliseum in the future. Instead, the team could be months away from dealing with mortgage payments on the property.

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