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Monday, Jun 5, 2017

Criminal Charges Filed in Ghost Ship Fire

Criminal Charges Filed in Ghost Ship Fire

The Alameda County District Attorney filed criminal charges on Monday against Derick Ion Almena, the landlord of the Oakland warehouse space known as the Ghost Ship, and Max Cardin Harris, a tenant who...

Sunday, Feb 26, 2017
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Memorial Mural for Oakland Ghost Ship Warehouse Fire Victims

A memorial mural was installed in San Francisco's Mission District for Oakland...View gallery

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Thursday, Mar 16, 2017

State Senate Discusses Converted Warehouses Like Ghost Ship

State Senate Discusses Converted Warehouses Like Ghost Ship

California state lawmakers said they are grappling with a growing public safety problem in cities where financially struggling artists are illegally converting warehouses into housing and entertainment venues.

Tuesday, Jun 6, 2017

Two Arrested in Connection With Oakland Warehouse Fire

Two Arrested in Connection With Oakland Warehouse Fire

Two people were arrested Monday morning on charges connected to the deadly Oakland warehouse fire that killed 36 people in December, according to the Alameda County District Attorney's Office.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Families of Oakland Warehouse Fire Victims Sue

Families of Oakland Warehouse Fire Victims Sue

Relatives of 18 people who died in a Northern California warehouse fire are suing the building’s owner, the primary leaseholder and others for wrongful death.

Friday, Mar 31, 2017

Lawsuit Filed For Another Victim of Oakland Warehouse Fire

Lawsuit Filed For Another Victim of Oakland Warehouse Fire

The father of a man who died in the Ghost Ship fire last year has filed a lawsuit against the property owner and operators.

Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017

Striking Similarities Between Two Deadly Oakland Fires

Striking Similarities Between Two Deadly Oakland Fires

The similarities between two deadly Oakland fires that occurred nearly four months apart are striking: Each involved a dangerously dilapidated building with an absentee landlord and renters desperate for...

Friday, Mar 17, 2017

Oakland Hired Pricey PR Agency after Deadly Warehouse Fire

Oakland Hired Pricey PR Agency after Deadly Warehouse Fire

The City of Oakland hired a public relations firm, in a deal worth up to $90,000, to serve as official media consultants and spokespeople following the city’s deadly warehouse fire.

Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017

Oakland Fire Chief Announces Retirement

Oakland Fire Chief Announces Retirement

Oakland Fire Chief Teresa Deloach-Reed, who has been under fire since the deadly Ghost Ship warehouse fire in December, has announced that she will retire in May, according to Mayor Libby Schaaf.

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