Tag Archives: crime

Oakland Police

Crime Rates Remain High But Are Falling, Says OPD

  Highlighting trends that show a decrease in crime since the beginning of the year, the Oakland Police Department (OPD) released a report this week at the city’s Public Safety Committee, highlighting its efforts to [...]
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Study: Half of Black Males, 40 Percent of White Males Arrested by Age 23

Nearly half of black males and almost 40 percent of white males in the U.S. are arrested by age 23, according to a new report. The study released in the journal Crime & Delinquency analyzed [...]
1000Mothers

1000 Mothers to Prevent Violence hosts 6th Annual Purple Gala

On December 12, the 1000 Mothers to Prevent Violence nonprofit organization will hold its 6th Annual Purple Gala at the Jack London Aquatic Center at 5:30 p.m. where they will honor a “Survivor of the [...]
Stockton

Stockton Dramatically Lowers Crime Rates

The City of Stockton is showing dramatic results in reducing crime. With homicides down 60 percent, armed robberies down 28 percent, and overall violent crime down 16.8 percent in the first half of 2013, many [...]
Ravelle Sweetwyne, a bartender at Home of Chicken and Waffles in Jack London Square works to serve customers daily.

Home of Chicken and Waffles Serves up Job Opportunities (Part 1)

On the corner of Embarcadero West and Broadway in Jack London Square sits Home of Chicken And Waffles, a business started nearly a decade ago during the redevelopment of downtown Oakland. When the restaurant’s owner [...]
Pallbearers carry the casket of 8-year-old Alaysha Carradine.  Photo taken by Spencer Whitney

Hundreds Mourn Loss of 8-Yr-Old Alaysha “Ladybug” Carradine

More than 200 family, friends, and community members gathered on Tuesday at McNary-Williams-Jackson Mortuary to pay their respects to 8-year-old Alaysha “Ladybug” Carradine. Alaysha was at a sleepover at a friend’s house in the Dimond [...]