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Los Angeles TimesHousing crisis: The Oakland warehouse fire that killed 36 people has put a spotlight on the Bay Area’s affordable-housing crisis, which has pushed some into substandard housing because it’s all they can afford. The region’s rising rents have been … and more …read more From:: Oakland CA News By Google News ...

The San Diego Union-TribuneThe room for rent last summer inside the converted warehouse at 1919 Market St. in West Oakland had all the magic of an artists colony that Sam Code wanted. Code, who sang and played guitar in bands, was drawn to the three floors of lofts connected by …Evictions in Ghost Ship’s wake: Artists’ worst fears coming trueEast...

Man wounded in East Oakland shootingEast Bay TimesOAKLAND — A man was shot in the arm Thursday night in East Oakland as he was getting out of his car, police said. Two other men were also shot at earlier during an attempted robbery in East Oakland but were not hurt. Police do not believe the two … …read more From:: East Oakland News By Google News ...

NBC Southern CaliforniaTiffany Woods, 53, of San Leandro was steps away from Oakland’s mayor, fire chief and a host of other leaders who were announcing the latest grim updates on a fire that ripped through a warehouse on 31st Avenue on Friday night, killing 36 people, … and more …read more From:: Oakland Mayor Race News By Google News ...

NBC Southern CaliforniaOAKLAND, CA – DECEMBER 05: People stop and look at a makeshift memorial near the site of a warehouse fire that has claimed the lives of at least thirty-six people on December 5, 2016 in Oakland, California. The fire took place during a musical event …Ghost Ship tragedy puts focus on plight of Oakland artists dealing with soaring...

Governor’s friend sues to lift coal-shipping ban in OaklandSFGateAs mayor of Oakland, Brown appointed Tagami to the Oakland Port Commission in 2000, and as governor he has named Tagami to the California Lottery Commission and the state medical board. Brown has also been a leader in California’s efforts to combat … …read more From:: Oakland Mayor Race News By Google News ...

fox6now.comOakland’s Ghost Ship warehouse where 36 people died in a fire last week had not been inspected in 30 years, according to officials in the California city. “It is not acceptable,” Oakland City Councilman Noel Gallo told CNN on Thursday, blaming …Search completed at Oakland warehouse in fire that killed 36ReutersOakland fire: Warehouse...

RollingStone.comOakland, California Mayor Libby Schaaf pledged $1.7 million to create and sustain “affordable, safe spaces” for local artists and arts organizations following the warehouse fire that killed at least 36 people last Friday. The Ghost Ship art collective …Oakland Mayor Announces $1.7 Million for Affordable Arts Spaces in Wake of Warehouse...

Thomas D. EliasCommunity VoiceGavin Newsom, outgoing Attorney General and new U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris and Brown himself, a former Oakland mayor. Becerra, 58, instantly becomes California’s top-ranking Latino politico. He’s not saying, but he could run for election to his new office … and more …read more From:: Oakland Mayor Race News By Google News ...

Fox NewsThe fire has cast a spotlight on similar artists’ colonies around the San Francisco Bay Area that offer cheap housing in one of the country’s priciest rental markets but have raised safety concerns among neighbors and city officials. Oakland Mayor … and more …read more From:: Oakland Restaurants News By Google News ...

Following Oakland Warehouse Fire, Portland Takes Preventative StepOPB NewsPortland City Commissioner Dan Saltzman said there are similarities between Portland and Oakland when it comes to the underlying issues of housing affordability and a lack of creative spaces. Saltzman, who leads Portland’s Fire Bureau, is asking people … and more …read more From:: Oakland City Council News From Google News ...

Washington PostThe fire has cast a spotlight on similar artists’ colonies around the San Francisco Bay Area that offer cheap housing in one of the country’s priciest rental markets but have raised safety concerns among neighbors and city officials. On Wednesday, an …Oakland fire death toll hits 33: DA’s team looking into disasterSFGateDeadly...

Los Angeles TimesAccording to Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, the city followed up by sending a request to the warehouse owner to gain entry. Planning and building … outside the building be cleaned up. Schaaf said the city eventually would release records of all …Oakland Warehouse Fire: Victims Had No Warning Before Killer SmokeNBCNews.comOakland fire:...

ReutersA firefighter watches from the roof at the scene of the fatal warehouse fire in Oakland, California. REUTERS/Stephen Lam. By Curtis Skinner … Oakland police spokeswoman Johnna Watson told local television station KRON at a news conference that …Ohio native killed in Oakland warehouse fireWDTNOakland mayor accused of ‘victim blaming’...

ABC NewsThe rigorous search for bodies in the rubble of a fatal warehouse fire in Oakland, California, concluded today, with the death toll remaining at 36, police said. Authorities will begin reopening the street on which the charred structure is located …Oakland fire: Mayor announces $1.7 million grant to help artistsEast Bay TimesOakland mayor accused...

East Bay TimesOAKLAND — Mayor Libby Schaaf’s press conference to announce a philanthropic grant for the city’s arts community was canceled Tuesday. The mayor was scheduled to speak at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Eastside Arts Alliance, 2277 International Blvd., not far from …Mayor Libby Schaaf Announces Major $1.7M Philanthropic Investment to Help Create...

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SFGateOakland Mayor Libby Schaaf abruptly canceled a news conference Tuesday that she had scheduled to announce a major philanthropic grant to support the arts in Oakland. The mayor’s spokeswoman said the news conference was canceled because the city …Warehouse fire in Oakland, Calif., Dec. 3, 2016BreakingNews.com all 18 news articles …read...

SFistWith the Ghost Ship master tenant Derick Ion Almena very much in the spotlight following Friday’s deadly fire, another, less corporeal object of potential blame has emerged in some circles: the Bay Area affordable housing crisis, and the need for …Oakland fire death toll hits 33: DA’s team looking into disasterSFGateUS|Oakland’s ‘Ghost...

Man wounded in East Oakland shootingEast Bay TimesOAKLAND — A 31-year-old man suffered a graze wound to the head in a shooting Sunday night in East Oakland, the second in the same area in two days, police said Monday. The man was in stable condition at a hospital. The shooting happened about … …read more From:: East Oakland News By Google News ...

Update from the City of Oakland on the 31st Avenue Fire at 5:30 p.m. The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office Coroner’s Bureau has provided the City of Oakland the names of the eight (8) victims that have been positively identified as having perished in the 31st Avenue Fire. One of the eight victims is a 17-year-old minor whose name will not be released. The victims’ families have been notified. The seven identified victims are: Cash Askew, 22, Oakland, Calif. David Clines, 35, Oakland, Calif. Nick Gomez-Hall, 25, Coronado, Calif. Sara...

East Bay ExpressAt a press conference this afternoon, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf confirmed that the Oakland police have opened a criminal investigation regarding the warehouse fire. She also confirmed that a team of investigators from the District Attorney’s office …‘I literally felt my skin peeling’NEWS.com.au all 17 news articles …read...

KGO-TVOakland Mayor Libby Schaaf speaks to reporters after a deadly fire at a warehouse rave party in Oakland, Calif.. on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016. (AP). KGO. Sunday, December 04, 2016 02:43PM. OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) –. In an interview with ABC News, Oakland …Watch Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf discuss deadly fireLos Angeles Times33 Bodies Recovered in Oakland...

Patch.comBERKELEY, CA — A student at the University of California at Berkeley is in the hospital after being sexually assaulted while walking home on Nov. 27, campus police said Saturday. The student was walking from the Downtown Berkeley BART station at …Cal Student Sexually Assaulted While Walking Home From BART …CBS Local all 5 news articles ...

Los Angeles TimesThere are bodies that have been seen but have not yet been reached. There are bodies trapped in there that we need to cut from the wreckage. We don’t even know how far into the process we are. We really, truly don’t know how many deceased there are.Authorities: More than 2 dozen may be dead in Oakland warehouse fireUSA TODAYFire at...

USA TODAYOAKLAND — At least nine people are dead and as many as two-dozen others also may have perished in a massive fire that broke out late Friday in an Oakland warehouse and artists collective in what Mayor Libby Schaaf on Saturday called a “terrible …Oakland fire kills at least 9 at warehouse partyCNNWatch Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf discuss deadly...

Oakland carjacking suspect leads police on Bay Bridge pursuitEast Bay TimesOAKLAND — A carjacking suspect was arrested after the vehicle was pursued by air and ground police units from East Oakland to San Francisco on Thursday afternoon, authorities said. Oakland police ground units spotted the stolen gray Mercedes around … and more …read more From:: East Oakland News By Google News ...