Living in Oakland Is Hazardous for Your Health

People die at a much younger age in some Oakland neighborhoods than in any other spot in the East Bay, according to a new series by the Bay Area News Group. In fact, the five worst zip codes in terms of life expectancy are in Oakland, with two in East Oakland rated as the lowest among eighty throughout the East Bay. By contrast, three of the top five in terms of life expectancy are in the Berkeley hills.

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