Oakland opens warming centers for weekend

December 12, 2008 10:51:08 PM PST
The city of Oakland is opening two warming centers to help people escape the near-freezing weather this weekend.

The centers open Saturday at 4 p.m.

The centers will have a combined 80 cots and will stay open through Monday morning. Hot meals will be provided in the evenings.

Oakland warming center locations:
Willie Keys (formally Poplar) Recreation Center
3131 Union Street
(510) 597-5042

East Oakland Senior Center
9255 Edes Avenue
(510) 615-5731