Press Release

Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Oakland Museum of California Will Be Holding A Press Conference Wednesday, January 9, at 9:30 am

The Oakland Museum of California, the Oakland Police Department, and Mayor Jean Quan will be discussing Monday's museum break-in and burglary at a press conference at the Museum on Wednesday, January 9, at 9:30 a.m.

The press conference will discuss the burglary, which resulted in the theft of a valuable historic artifact from the Museum's collection. A reward will be offered for the safe recovery of the stolen object, which can be described as a Gold Rush-era quartz and gold box with ornamentation depicting early California.

Further details about the theft as well as the reward will be discussed at the press conference.

When: Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Where: Oakland Museum of California, 1000 Oak Street, Oakland

Time: 9:30 a.m.

Parking is available in OMCA's Oak Street parking garage for this press conference.