The City of Oakland this week concluded its administrative investigation of the sex crime scandal involving over a dozen Oakland Police Department (OPD) officers, which led to the removal of three police chiefs in one [...]
By John Myers, L.A. Times California voters will be asked this fall whether to repeal the state’s 38-year-old death penalty, as elections officials announced Friday that an initiative to abolish the law has earned [...]
By Patrick McGreevy, L.A. Times An initiative that would legalize the recreational use of marijuana in California will be on the Nov. 8 ballot, and the campaign has a commanding lead in fundraising to [...]
Oakland City Council unanimously passed an ordinance recently tightening regulations around false advertisements by fake pregnancy clinics who suggest they perform abortions and instead try to dissuade people from having abortions.
Council members on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a November ballot measure to change the city’s charter in order to create a citizen Police Commission, which will have the power to investigate and impose discipline [...]